| 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.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:18 PM
The summary: The Cubs scored three runs or fewer for the fourth consecutive game as they wasted an exceptional effort from Jake Arrieta, who limited the National League Central-leading Brewers to five hits in 7 1/3 innings.
At the plate: Chris Coghlan...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:07 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:18 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:25 PM
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...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Ah, summer -- those three sun-kissed months when we can finally drag ourselves out of our Tostito burrows and spend some quality time trying to convince near-strangers that they should touch their mouths to our mouths.
Unfortunately, all those...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The Chicago Cubs acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday for a player to be named later, the team said.
The non-waiver trading deadline is less than 24 hours away, and a deal involving Cubs infielder Emilio Bonifacio...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Manager Rick Renteria grew up in Southern California in the 1970s following a Dodgers franchise that took deep pride in cultivating homegrown talent that produced two consecutive National League pennants.
That model, along with a current Cardinals...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Dear Stupid (and you Cubs fans know who you are):
Shut up already about Len Kasper supposedly jinxing Jake Arrieta’s no-hit bid Tuesday night. You sound like idiots, Cubs fans.
Bigger idiots, I mean.
Stop blaming Kasper for Arrieta’s...