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  • 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...
  • Around MLB

    American League Central Division 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...
  • Chris Iannetta pushes Angels past Red Sox, 4-3

    Chris Iannetta pushes Angels past Red Sox, 4-3
    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...
  • Looking at Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez going to the bullpen

    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. Jimenez has...
  • Is the July 31 trade deadline overrated?

    Is the July 31 trade deadline overrated?
    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. There...
  • Cubs' Arrieta doesn't want to be aced out

    Cubs' Arrieta doesn't want to be aced out
    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. Arrieta,...
  • Edwin Jackson's troubles an opening for others

    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...
  • Cubs conduct workout for Rusney Castillo

    Cubs conduct workout for Rusney Castillo
    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...
  • Cubs miss on Cole Hamels but show a will to spend

    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...
  • Cubs' final homestand could spell end for some

    PITTSBURGH — The final homestand of a season the Cubs dubbed the "Party of the Century" begins Monday at Wrigley Field. Fans will get their last chance to see the 100-year-old ballpark without a jumbo-sized video board dominating the backdrop in...
  • Castillo hopes to be Cubs' catcher when they turn corner

    Castillo hopes to be Cubs' catcher when they turn corner
    Welington Castillo has more than enough service time to not be forced to wear the costumes that the Cubs' rookies sported during their flight to Toronto on Sunday following a 10-4 loss to the Pirates that capped a three-game home sweep. But Castillo,...