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  • Top prospect Kris Bryant still upset over Cubs sending him to Triple A

    Top prospect Kris Bryant still upset over Cubs sending him to Triple A
    MESA, Ariz. — Kris Bryant smiled while taking swings in the on-deck circle before hitting a home run Thursday that sailed to the right of the batter's eye in center field. And Bryant showed plenty of confidence Thursday in charging from third base...
  • Up next: Cardinals at Cubs

    Up next: Cardinals at Cubs
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: First meeting. Cubs 9-10 in 2014. Sunday: 7:05 p.m. ESPN2. RH Adam Wainwright (20-9, 2.38) vs. LH Jon Lester (16-11, 2.46). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m. WGN-9. RH Michael Wacha (5-6, 3.20) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (10-...
  • Cubs pitcher and family bear down on helping community

    Cubs pitcher and family bear down on helping community
    The Arrieta family wants you to notice them. Not because they crave the spotlight, but because they want Chicagoans to know the Cubs have their back. Jake Arrieta, entering his third season pitching for the North Siders, and his wife Brittany are...
  • Saturday's recap: Cubs 18, Rockies 4; Reds 9, Cubs 5

    Saturday's recap: Cubs 18, Rockies 4; Reds 9, Cubs 5
    The summary The Cubs knocked out the Rockies' Jon Gray, who was the third overall pick in the 2013 draft — one behind Kris Bryant — with seven runs in the first inning of an 18-4 victory Saturday at Sloan Park. Jake Arrieta batted eighth and...
  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta believes healthier diet will pay off during season

    Cubs' Jake Arrieta believes healthier diet will pay off during season
    MESA, Ariz. — Jake Arrieta carried a half gallon of a green liquid in the Cubs clubhouse last summer that could have passed for a mint shake or green tea. But it was kale juice, a small but effective part of Arrieta's healthy routine that he has...
  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta stays loose on mound, at plate

    Cubs' Jake Arrieta stays loose on mound, at plate
    MESA, Ariz. -- Jake Arrieta's biggest challenge Saturday wasn't facing the Colorado Rockies or batting eighth. It was staying loose during long stretches of the Chicago Cubs' 18-4 split-squad win. Arrieta capped a seven-run first inning by smacking...
  • Jake Arrieta brings Cubs' rotation into focus

    MESA, Ariz. -- Despite the impressive credentials of Jeff Samardzija, the Chicago Cubs didn't announce that he was going to be their opening day starter last season until spring training was virtually complete. Part of that was due to the uncertainty of...
  • Cubs' Jon Lester believes he's on schedule for opening night

    Cubs' Jon Lester believes he's on schedule for opening night
    MESA, Ariz. — After throwing 50 pitches off a mound Monday, Cubs left-hander Jon Lester expressed optimism that he would remain on target for the April 5 opener against the Cardinals. "We still got a long way to go," Lester said two hours after...
  • Cubs rally for 5-3 win over A's

    Cubs rally for 5-3 win over A's
    Cubs 5, Athletics 3 Spring record: 2-8-1 The summary: The Cubs collected four consecutive hits during a three-run sixth, capped by back-to-back RBI doubles by Addison Russell and Dexter Fowler. At the plate: Tommy La Stella collected three hits, and...
  • Jake Arrieta sees possibilities for Cubs, pushes himself to be better

    Jake Arrieta sees possibilities for Cubs, pushes himself to be better
    MESA, Ariz. — After walking three men in two innings Sunday in his spring debut, Cubs starter Jake Arrieta went for a little run. Then, like Forrest Gump, Arrieta kept running and running and running. "Even now I expect results," Arrieta said....
  • Joe Maddon names Jon Lester as Cubs' opening night starter

    Joe Maddon names Jon Lester as Cubs' opening night starter
    MESA, Ariz. -- Manager Joe Maddon made official what was anticipated since Dec. 9 -- that left-hander Jon Lester will be the Chicago Cubs' opening night starter against the St. Louis Cardinals. "Jon will start opening night," Maddon said after Monday'...