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Jake Arrieta

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  • Cubs miss on Cole Hamels but show a will to spend

    The Cubs knew they had little chance of making a deal for Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels after putting in a waiver claim Wednesday. They obviously don't need Hamels this season, but considered it a long shot worth taking to have one of the game's best...
  • Cubs turn attention to acquiring top pitchers

    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. Although one...
  • Rockies rock Jake Arrieta for 13-4 victory

     Rockies rock Jake Arrieta for 13-4 victory
    DENVER — Javier Baez was grateful to have the chance to hit a game-winning home run Tuesday night after striking out three times. With each opportunity, Baez seeks to narrow gaps in his game as quickly as possible. "Hopefully, I'll figure it out...
  • Game roundup: M's send Braves to 8th straight loss

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7: Adds Dodgers-Angels; final update, will stand Game roundup: M's send Braves to 8th straight loss SEATTLE -- The Atlanta Braves ended a disastrous West Coast road trip with their eighth consecutive loss...
  • Recap: Rockies 13, Cubs 4

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Rockies 13, Cubs 4 Rockies 13, Cubs 4: Carlos Gonzalez homered to highlight a six-run sixth as Colorado stormed past visiting Chicago. Michael McKenry homered, Chris Dickerson went 4-for-4 with three RBIs and Nolan Arenado...
  • Rockies 13, Cubs 4

    The Sports Xchange By Jack Etkin, The Sports Xchange Rockies 13, Cubs 4 DENVER -- Inevitably, the Colorado Rockies were going to take out their frustrations on some unfortunate pitcher and do substantial offensive damage. It happened Wednesday night,...
  • Rockies' resounding win ends five-game skid

    The Sports Xchange By Jack Etkin, The Sports Xchange Rockies' resounding win ends five-game skid DENVER -- Inevitably, the Colorado Rockies were going to take out their frustrations on some unfortunate pitcher and do substantial offensive damage. It...
  • Cubs downplay hype, Javier Baez hits game-winner

    DENVER — Before Javier Baez's game-winning home run in his first game in the majors Tuesday night at Coors Field, the Cubs tried their best to persuade the media not to overhype the event. Manager Rick Renteria said the reporters were "more...
  • 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)....
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week’s ranking in parentheses. Statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: After Lester deal, had best starting rotation in the American League — for a couple of hours. (1) 2. ANGELS: Reliever Joe Smith’s streak...
  • Felix Doubront eager to compete for rotation spot with Cubs

    Felix Doubront eager to compete for rotation spot with Cubs
    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...