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  • Cubs rained out; long delay not easy on pitcher Jake Arrieta

    Cubs rained out; long delay not easy on pitcher Jake Arrieta
    CINCINNATI — Jake Arrieta might have extra motivation Sunday when he faces the Reds. Arrieta's start was pushed back after Saturday's game was rained out following a 4-hour, 13-minute delay during which Arrieta was relegated to taking selfies with...
  • Cubs struggling to plug holes amid all their injury problems

    Cubs struggling to plug holes amid all their injury problems
    PITTSBURGH — With a 13-man pitching staff and three catchers, manager Joe Maddon knows his in-game moves are somewhat limited. Those options could be even more limited, based on the severity of the tightness in Dexter Fowler's right groin....
  • Starlin Castro no longer wants to be a 'joke'

    Starlin Castro no longer wants to be a 'joke'
    PITTSBURGH -- Manager Joe Maddon and pitcher Jake Arrieta raved about Starlin Castro's defense, and the Chicago Cubs' shortstop explained his mission Monday night. "I have the talent to be a good shortstop," Castro said after making a diving stop to...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Pirates

     Series preview: Cubs at Pirates
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: First meeting. Pirates 14-5 in 2014. Monday: 6:05 p.m., CSN-Plus, CLTV. RH Jake Arrieta (1-1, 1.98) vs. RH A.J. Burnett (0-1, 2.25). Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., WGN-9. LH Travis Wood (1-1, 2.31) vs. LH...
  • Short-handed Cubs still mulling Kris Bryant promotion

    Short-handed Cubs still mulling Kris Bryant promotion
    The Cubs determined Tuesday that their bullpen situation was more urgent than their third-base issue. But if Mike Olt's sore right wrist doesn't heal quickly, the possibility of top prospect Kris Bryant receiving a promotion by Friday seems more...
  • Cubs' Welington Castillo making most of limited role

    Cubs' Welington Castillo making most of limited role
    The expectation last winter was that Welington Castillo would be catching for another team. But Castillo remains with the Chicago Cubs, and he's playing a successful but small role that he would like expanded. “I know he doesn’t like it,"...
  • Series preview: Reds at Cubs

     Series preview: Reds at Cubs
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: First meeting. Reds 11-8 in 2014. Monday: 7:05 p.m., CSN-Plus, CLTV. RH Mike Leake (0-0, 4.76) vs. LH Jon Lester (0-1, 6.23). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Anthony DeSclafani (0-0, 3.00) vs. RH Jake Arrieta...
  • Jorge Soler, Jake Arrieta carve pieces of Cubs' history

    Jorge Soler, Jake Arrieta carve pieces of Cubs' history
    The Chicago Cubs hope Jorge Soler and Jake Arrieta reinforce their historical marks Tuesday night against the Cincinnati Reds. Soler, who hit two home runs in a 7-6 comeback win over the Reds on Monday, has 26 RBIs in his first 30 major league games....
  • Is criticism of Jon Lester's pickoff move much ado about nothing?

    Is criticism of Jon Lester's pickoff move much ado about nothing?
    Minutiae is in the eye of the beholder, as the Jon Lester pickoff controversy proved. After giving up three stolen bases to the Cardinals on opening night, the Cubs' $155 million pitcher was forced to answer the charge of intentionally ignoring opposing...
  • Cubs push the right motivational buttons en route to 1st victory

    Cubs push the right motivational buttons en route to 1st victory
    After two games, the Cubs are starting to figure out how to handle each other during difficult situations. For Starlin Castro, it's a pat on the back from pitcher Jake Arrieta. For Arrieta, it's some tough love from catcher Miguel Montero. And for...
  • Wednesday's recap: Cubs 2, Cardinals 0

    Wednesday's recap: Cubs 2, Cardinals 0
    The summary The lines at the portable bathrooms were short, and fans were entertained by the three-hit pitching of Jake Arrieta during 46-degree weather under foggy conditions. The Cubs caught a break when Lance Lynn, who retired the first 10 batters,...