| May 31, 2014
| 9:42 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Emilio Bonifacio will start at third base for the first time this season as the Chicago Cubs attempt to snap a three-game losing streak at Milwaukee.
Bonifacio has started 32 games in center field and 16 at second base this season. He...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:54 PM
PITTSBURGH — With the amateur draft completed, the presence of an Orioles scout here to watch Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija pitch on consecutive nights stoked anticipation of the Cubs' future with the July 31 trade deadline approaching.
| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:26 PM
White Sox: Rush hour: Promote top draft pick Carlos Rodon from Class A to Triple A after four appearances.
Indians: Surgery on both knees ends disappointing season for Nick Swisher. Still two years left on $56...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:29 PM
AT THE PLATE: Josh Hamilton was back in the cleanup spot after a two-game “mental break” from a slump in which he hit .132 (five for 38) with 18 strikeouts in his previous 10 games. He flied to deep center in the first, was hit by a pitch in...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:30 AM
CHICAGO – Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, demoted to a relief role after continuing to struggle in the team’s crowded rotation, will be available to pitch out of the bullpen Wednesday night against the Chicago White Sox.
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Major league teams obsess throughout the month of July about the deadline for making trades without passing players through waivers, then some of them sacrifice their best young talent for the prospect of some instant postseason gratification.
| 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
| 7:21 PM
The happy medium that the Cubs repeatedly mentioned Thursday when discussing the struggles of Edwin Jackson and the high strikeout rate of their offense could face a cold reality in the future.
Jackson's inconsistency, coupled with an offense that...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:25 PM
DENVER -- The Chicago Cubs still face competition but have the resources to contend for Cuban free agent outfielder Rusney Castillo.
A team source confirmed the Cubs conducted a private workout Wednesday for the 5-foot-9, 185-pound Castillo at Wrigley...
| 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 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...