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Luis Valbuena

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  • Monday's recap: Cubs 4, Mets 1

    The summary After being blanked for five innings by Carlos Torres, who started after Bartolo Colon left to attend to his ill mother, the Cubs pulled away. Anthony Rizzo hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth, and rookie Javier Baez hit a two-run homer...
  • Cubs 4, Mets 1

    (Updated: RECASTS lede CORRECTS "32" to "35" in graph 2 DELETES "four-start" in notes) Cubs 4, Mets 1: Anthony Rizzo had two hits – including a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning – and rookie Kyle Hendricks tossed seven strong frames...
  • Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

    Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1
    The summary 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...
  • Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?

     Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?
    NEW YORK — Cubs followers flustered by the offense's recently high strikeout rate might have to get accustomed to this shortcoming as more highly-touted prospects arrive. "I think we're going to be a really high strikeout team going forward,"...
  • Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th

    Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th
    NEW YORK -- Justin Ruggiano will get the task of batting behind Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro on Saturday night when the Chicago Cubs play the New York Mets. Ruggiano will be batting in place of Luis Valbuena, who is not starting for the second...
  • Wheeler wins fifth straight as Mets edge Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Wheeler wins fifth straight as Mets edge Cubs NEW YORK -- Zack Wheeler long ago established himself as a cornerstone player for the New York Mets. Eric Campbell might do likewise with a few more...
  • Mets 3, Cubs 2

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Mets 3, Cubs 2 NEW YORK -- Left fielder Eric Campbell hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning, and right-hander Zack Wheeler threw 6 2/3 strong innings as the New York Mets edged the Chicago Cubs...
  • Valaika in Cubs' lineup

    NEW YORK -- Chris Valaika will start Friday night in place of slumping Luis Valbuena when the Chicago Cubs face the New York Mets. Valbuena is in a 1-for-22 slump. Valaika hit a pinch-hit, two-run single to account for the Cubs' runs in a 6-2 loss to...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Mets

    Series preview: Cubs at Mets
    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). Sunday:...
  • Thursday's recap: Brewers 6, Cubs 2

    Thursday's recap: Brewers 6, Cubs 2
    The summary The Cubs failed to win their fourth series in their last five tries as they struck out 16 times and Edwin Jackson was knocked out after 4 2/3 innings. The Brewers scored five runs in the first four innings in maintaining their lead in the...
  • Valbuena returns to Cubs' lineup

    Valbuena returns to Cubs' lineup
    Despite an 0-for-15 slump, Luis Valbuena will return to the Chicago Cubs' lineup Monday night against National League Central leader Milwaukee. Valbuena hasn't had a hit in his past five games. Rookie second baseman Javier Baez, who has hit safely in...