| Aug 17, 2014
| 8:52 PM
NEW YORK — A gale of relief swirled from Des Moines to Citi Field on Sunday after the Cubs learned that mega prospect Kris Bryant suffered only a bruise on his left foot that will enable him to finish the season.
The third baseman is expected to...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:49 AM
NEW YORK -- Manager Rick Renteria doused a potential debate by emphasizing that Chicago Cubs staff ace Jake Arrieta will continue to pitch this season.
“There’s no plan of shutting Jake down," Renteria said Monday morning, "We monitor...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:02 PM
NEW YORK — Jake Arrieta will continue to pitch through September, but finding innings for other Cubs players the rest of the season will be a challenge for manager Rick Renteria.
Arismendy Alcantara returned to the leadoff spot Monday for the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:50 PM
CHICAGO-- Nick Markakis’ catch to rob a home run in Monday’s 8-2 win over the Chicago White Sox received some national attention. While Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Markakis deserves that recognition, the right fielder often shuns it....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:26 PM
CHICAGO -- The Orioles will play against two familiar faces in their three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field this weekend. Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta is scheduled to start Friday’s series opener, and left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:26 PM
It's no secret the Chicago Cubs will look to fortify their rotation this offseason through every avenue available, but Jake Arrieta reiterated he still welcomes the challenge of being the ace of their staff if that’s placed upon him.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:06 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Cubs 3-0.
Friday: 6:10 p.m., WGN-9.
LH Travis Wood (7-9, 4.86) vs. RH Zack Wheeler (7-8, 3.53).
Saturday: 6:10 p.m., WGN-9.
RH Dan Straily (1-2, 4.93 with A's) vs. LH Jonathon Niese (6-8, 3.46).
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:58 PM
The Cubs snapped a three-game losing streak behind Jake Arrieta's seven innings of two-hit ball and an opposite-field home run by Starlin Castro that snapped a 1-1 tie in the ninth. The Cubs overcame a game-tying single in the eighth by...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:18 PM
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.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:20 PM
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...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:16 PM
The summary: Anthony Rizzo's walk-off single against a five-man infield in the 12th inning gave the Cubs the win, avoiding a sweep. It was their sixth extra-inning game in their last 12 contests. Ryan Sweeney's leadoff double set up the rally.