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  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 7, Brewers 1

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 7, Brewers 1
    The summary The Cubs, seeking to ruin the Brewers' playoff hopes, didn't miss a beat despite first baseman Anthony Rizzo missing his eighth consecutive game and shortstop Starlin Castro suffering a left ankle sprain that could sideline him indefinitely....
  • Pierce Johnson throws his cap in Cubs' ring

     Pierce Johnson throws his cap in Cubs' ring
    KODAK, Tenn. — While the arrivals of Javier Baez and Jorge Soler have given Cubs fans hope the game plan finally is coming to fruition, Double-A right-hander Pierce Johnson and the rest of the top pitching prospects aren't assured of a seat at the...
  • Cubs on path to developing own big league talent

    Cubs on path to developing own big league talent
    Manager Rick Renteria grew up in Southern California in the 1970s following a Dodgers franchise that took deep pride in cultivating homegrown talent that produced two consecutive National League pennants. That model, along with a current Cardinals...
  • Series preview: Reds at Cubs

    Series preview: Reds at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Reds 11-5. Monday: 7:05 p.m., CSN-Plus, CLTV. RH Alfredo Simon (14-10, 3.48 ERA) vs. LH Travis Wood (8-12, 5.03). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., WGN-Ch. 9. RH Johnny Cueto (18-8, 2.15) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (8-5, 2.82)...
  • Wise up, Cubs fans: Leave Kasper alone

    Wise up, Cubs fans: Leave Kasper alone
    Dear Stupid (and you Cubs fans know who you are): Shut up already about Len Kasper supposedly jinxing Jake Arrieta’s no-hit bid Tuesday night. You sound like idiots, Cubs fans. Bigger idiots, I mean. Stop blaming Kasper for Arrieta’s...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Blue Jays

    Series preview: Cubs at Blue Jays
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Blue Jays lead all-time series 5-4. Monday: 6:07 p.m., WGN-9. RH Jacob Turner (5-8, 5.54) vs. RH Marcus Stroman (9-5, 3.83). Tuesday: 6:07 p.m., CSN. RH Jake Arrieta (8-5, 2.81) vs. LH Mark Buehrle (11-9,...
  • Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace

    Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace
    WASHINGTON — As recently as three years ago, the running joke was that Jeff Samardzija was the best wide receiver in Chicago. That was as much a jab at Samardzija's slow evolution as a pitcher as at the Bears' struggles to roster quality...
  • Too soon to say if Cubs will make early July deal

    Too soon to say if Cubs will make early July deal
    BOSTON — Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the trade that brought pitcher Jake Arrieta and reliever Pedro Strop to the Cubs from the Orioles for pitcher Scott Feldman, with the Cubs being accused of "jumping the market." Although...
  • New rules for Cubs

    The Cubs are winning and I don't know why. I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting. One day Jake Arrieta...
  • Day off unwelcome for red-hot Jake Arrieta

    Day off unwelcome for red-hot Jake Arrieta
    WASHINGTON — Jake Arrieta thought Thursday's day off was unnecessary with the four-day All-Star break looming. It's understandable that Arrieta would want to stay on a normal schedule after going 4-0 with a 0.92 ERA in June. The Cubs pitching...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Rockies

    Series preview: Cubs at Rockies
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cubs lead 3-1. Tuesday: 7:40 p.m., CSN-Plus, CLTV. LH Travis Wood (7-9, 5.10) vs. LH Brett Anderson (1-3, 3.12). Wednesday: 7:40 p.m., CSN. RH Jake Arrieta (6-2, 2.11) vs. RH Jordan Lyles (5-1, 3.52)....