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  • Up next: Cubs at Diamondbacks

    Up next: Cubs at Diamondbacks
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Tied 2-2 Friday: 8:40 p.m., CSN. RH Edwin Jackson (5-10, 5.64) vs. vs. Trevor Cahill (1-6, 5.66). Saturday: 7:10 p.m., WGN-9. LH Travis Wood (7-8, 4.96) vs. LH Wade Miley (5-6, 4.18). Sunday: 3:10 p.m.,...
  • Cubs pitchers face huge challenge in 2nd half

    Cubs pitchers face huge challenge in 2nd half
    PHOENIX — It took a respectable pitching performance from rookie Kyle Hendricks to help the Cubs snap a season-high six-game losing streak July 10 and begin to eliminate lingering theories about the skid being linked to the trade of starters Jeff...
  • Cubs prospects soaking up big league experience

    Cubs prospects soaking up big league experience
    MESA, Ariz. — Shortly after front-line pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel were traded to the Athletics two weeks ago, Cubs pitcher Carlos Villanueva spoke of the importance of veterans in mentoring young players being promoted from the...
  • Rookies making strong bids to stick with Cubs

    Rookies making strong bids to stick with Cubs
    PHOENIX — Arismendy Alcantara made a brief stop in Iowa over the All-Star break to pick up some more clothes for his stay in the big leagues, and Kyle Hendricks will start Tuesday night with a chance to stick in the fourth spot in the Cubs'...
  • Rizzo looks for young Cubs to step up

     Rizzo looks for young Cubs to step up
    PHOENIX — A 100-loss season has become a possibility during the Cubs' 2-11 skid. But with Arismendy Alcantara providing a spark and Kyle Hendricks receiving an opportunity to earn a spot in the rotation, slugger Anthony Rizzo says the entire Cubs'...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Nationals

    Series preview: Cubs at Nationals
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Tied 2-2. Friday: 10:05 a.m., WGN-9. RH Jason Hammel (7-5, 2.98) vs. RH Tanner Roark (7-5, 2.98). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., CSN. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-7, 2.83) vs. LH Gio Gonzalez (5-4, 3.93). Saturday: 12:35...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1) DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as...
  • Sorry, Samardzija. You're not in the Cubs' World Series plans

    So what are Cubs fans going to talk about now that they can't speculate when Jeff Samardzija is going to be dealt? While you were drinking beer this weekend and either blowing up stuff or watching other people blow up stuff, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer...
  • Cubs' hitters fail in clutch in loss to Reds

    Cubs' hitters fail in clutch in loss to Reds
    CINCINNATI — The Cubs have learned to brace themselves for Edwin Jackson's mercurial ways. Monday night's 9-3 loss to the Reds was no different as Jackson struggled early, settled into a comfortable pattern before failing to get a key out. But...
  • For Cubs' Travis Wood, it's live and learn

    For Cubs' Travis Wood, it's live and learn
    CINCINNATI — Left-hander Travis Wood will be hard pressed to match 3.11 ERA of 2013, but he believes he will benefit from the hard knocks he has sustained this season. "You always learn more when you see your faults and how they're going against...
  • Series preview: Braves at Cubs

    Series preview: Braves at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Braves 3-0. Friday: 3:05 p.m., CSN. LH Alex Wood (6-7, 3.14) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (5-1, 1.78). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. LH Mike Minor (2-5, 4.54) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (5-9, 5.05). Sunday: 1:20 p.m.,...