| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:18 PM
DENVER — While rookie Kyle Hendricks further solidified his chances of staying in the Cubs' rotation past 2014 on Thursday, team executives already have embarked vigorously on a 24-month mission to acquire premium starting pitching.
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Cubs manager Rick Renteria didn't know much about the plans for Jacob Turner, the right-handed acquired from the Marlins after being claimed on waivers.
Is the plan to start Turner or put him in the bullpen?
"I don't know what that plan is yet,"...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:03 PM
LOS ANGELES -- In the wake of the trade of Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell to the Atlanta Braves, the Chicago Cubs added infielder Chris Valaika and reliever Blake Parker to their 25-man roster in time for Friday night's game against the Los Angeles...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:07 PM
LOS ANGELES — Thursday's trading deadline passed, but the Cubs are far from done in trying to improve in the final two months of another losing season.
A starting rotation that changed by 40 percent following the trade of ace Jeff Samardzija and...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:52 PM
LOS ANGELES — The only time Edwin Jackson showed signs of weariness Sunday was when he was asked if he thought he could be traded before the end of the season.
"I don't know how many times I can say it," Jackson replied after pitching six...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:27 PM
BOSTON — Jon Lester won't pitch for the Red Sox on Wednesday night. He might not be in a Boston uniform when the game begins.
Lester was scratched from his scheduled start in the series finale against the Blue Jays, manager John Farrell...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The Chicago Cubs acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday for a player to be named later, the team said.
The non-waiver trading deadline is less than 24 hours away, and a deal involving Cubs infielder Emilio Bonifacio...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:52 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Cubs 2-1.
Thursday: 7:05 p.m., CSN.
RH Zack Greinke (15-8, 2.64) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (4-3, 3.34).
Friday: 1:20 p.m., CSN.
LH Clayton Kershaw (19-3, 1.70) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (6-14, 6.09).
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:45 PM
AT THE PLATE: Catcher A.J. Ellis entered the day with only one home run. On Friday, he hit a pair of two-run home runs, including a blast that capped the Dodgers' six-run first inning. The multi-home run game was the second in Ellis' career. The first, in...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 8:26 PM
PITTSBURGH— The Cubs’ rotation for 2015 is starting to get interesting now that Felix Doubront has his act together.
Doubront pitched six shutout innings Saturday in a 6-4 win over the Pirates, helping to snap a season-high seven-game losing...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 4:34 PM
PITTSBURGH — The final homestand of a season the Cubs dubbed the "Party of the Century" begins Monday at Wrigley Field.
Fans will get their last chance to see the 100-year-old ballpark without a jumbo-sized video board dominating the backdrop in...