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  • Series preview: Cardinals at Cubs

    Series preview: Cardinals at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cardinals 5-4. Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Joe Kelly (2-1, 2.84) vs. LH Travis Wood (7-9, 5.12). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., CSN. RH Shelby Miller (7-8, 4.25) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (5-2, 2.12). Sunday: 1:20 p.m....
  • A.J. Pierzynski contributes to Cardinals quickly

     A.J. Pierzynski contributes to Cardinals quickly
    A.J. Pierzynski insists he is not such a bad guy in the clubhouse, once you get to know him. Released by the Red Sox on July 16, the former White Sox catcher signed with the Cardinals in time to help his new club defeat the Cubs 6-3 on Saturday....
  • Jake Arrieta posts 1st shutout, a 7-0 one-hitter

    Jake Arrieta posts 1st shutout, a 7-0 one-hitter
    After Brandon Phillips' drive barely eluded the outstretched glove of diving center fielder Matt Szczur on the warning track Tuesday night, Jake Arrieta resumed his mastery. Losing a no-hit bid in the eighth inning for the second time this season wasn't...
  • Wednesday's recap: Cubs 3, Cardinals 1

     Wednesday's recap: Cubs 3, Cardinals 1
    The summary The Cubs tossed autographed baseballs to selected fans before finishing with a 41-40 record at Wrigley Field, their first home winning record since 2009. Jake Arrieta led the way with seven innings of two-hit ball in which he struck out 10...
  • Cubs' Arrieta shows why he's an ace

    Cubs' Arrieta shows why he's an ace
    After capping a 10-5 season by holding the St. Louis Cardinals to two hits over seven innings Wednesday night, it would seem axiomatic that Jake Arrieta would start the Chicago Cubs’ 2015 opener on April 6 against the Cardinals. But Arrieta, known...
  • Cubs net top catching prospect Victor Caratini from Braves

    Cubs net top catching prospect Victor Caratini from Braves
    In a four-week span, the Cubs added three highly ranked prospects and saved about $6 million at the cost of two front-line starting pitchers, a super utility player and a durable left-handed reliever. But their biggest mission remains unfulfilled....
  • Cubs' Arismendy Alcantara flashes his versatility

    Cubs' Arismendy Alcantara flashes his versatility
    Arismendy Alcantara appears to be as agreeable as he is versatile in his first several games in the big leagues. The rookie second baseman was deployed in center field Saturday. He handled himself confidently defensively and collected a pair of hits,...
  • Anthony Rizzo assumes leadership role his way

    Anthony Rizzo assumes leadership role his way
    Anthony Rizzo has assumed a leadership role on the Cubs, even though he has not exactly campaigned for it. "I don't want to say, 'Oh, I'm the leader of this team' and this and that," Rizzo said. "You just come in and play every day. I am not going to...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Cubs have winners, if you look hard enough

    Cubs have winners, if you look hard enough
    Ah, summer. Who doesn't love a good summer romance? As a kid, my summer social existence revolved around the golf course pool. If a girl was lucky and the guy of her dreams happened to hang out at the pool while she was lifeguarding, there was a chance...
  • C.J. Edwards confident of a strong return

    C.J. Edwards confident of a strong return
    MESA, Ariz. — C.J. Edwards was scared for one of the few times in his successful career. One month after pitching in his first major league exhibition game and embarking on a successful start at Double-A Tennessee, the Cubs' top pitching...