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  • Pirates hit Jeff Samardzija hard in 4-0 victory

     Pirates hit Jeff Samardzija hard in 4-0 victory
    PITTSBURGH — Watching ace Jeff Samardzija get knocked around Thursday night wasn't nearly as painful for the Cubs as seeing Emilio Bonifacio hurt his right rib cage, an injury that could sideline him for an indefinite period. Bonifacio appears...
  • Cubs manager comfortable with 8-man bullpen

    PITTSBURGH — In another sign that the Cubs are protecting their young arms, manager Rick Renteria said Thursday there are no current plans to trim the eight-man bullpen they have carried since April 24. "It gives us an opportunity to make sure...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Phillies

    Series preview: Cubs at Phillies
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Phillies 2-1. Friday: 6:05 p.m. WGN-9. RH Jake Arrieta (1-1, 2.50) vs. RH Roberto Hernandez (2-4, 4.35). Saturday: 2:05 p.m. CSN. RH Edwin Jackson (4-6, 4.70) vs. RH David Buchanan (1-3, 6.08). Sunday:...
  • Saturday's spring training recaps from the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues

    GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
  • Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Please tell us why the Cubs can’t let their plus kids play up here and learn together, like Tampa Bay, the Angels, etc. Sixty-year-old Cubs fan. I think it would be exciting to watch. Not the pitchers, of course. Edward Hansen, Hanover Park Of...
  • 99 problems, Cubs-style

    99 problems, Cubs-style
    The pieces aren't in place yet for the Cubs, but the plan is and so is the braintrust. Whether Tom Ricketts, Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum will succeed remains a mystery, and the fact is there's more to be done. A lot more. So on the cusp of Wrigley...
  • Ninth-inning homer, failed bunt sink Marlins

    Ninth-inning homer, failed bunt sink Marlins
    MIAMI —┬áPut this Marlins loss on Juan Pierre, he's willing to take it. The Marlins had embattled Cubs closer Carlos Marmol on the ropes Thursday, working men onto first and second with nobody out in the bottom of the ninth. Down 4-3, thanks to...
  • Cubs position analysis: Hole at the hot corner

    Cubs position analysis: Hole at the hot corner
    The Cubs couldn’t find a way to replace Aramis Ramirez at third base this year, and have to go back to the drawing board in 2013. They tried Ian Stewart, Luis Valbuena and Josh Vitters for the most part, with Joe Mather filling in occasionally, and...
  • Cubs invite Lillibridge to camp, sign Valbuena

    Cubs invite Lillibridge to camp, sign Valbuena
    The Chicago Cubs have invited 16 non-roster players to spring training major league camp in Mesa, Ariz., including former White Sox infielder Brent Lillibridge. The Cubs also announced Thursday that third baseman Luis Valbuena avoided salary...
  • Cubs lineup has same look for Cardinals opener

    Cubs lineup has same look for Cardinals opener
    The Cubs open a homestand Friday against the Cardinals and the lineup looked the same as it has in recent weeks, with David DeJesus leading off, Anthony Rizzo batting third and Luis Valbuena batting eighth. Travis Wood goes to the mound for the Cubs on...
  • Valbuena again at third base for Cubs vs. Red Sox

    Valbuena again at third base for Cubs vs. Red Sox
    Red Sox fans gathered early outside Wrigley Field Friday, perhaps hoping to invade the park much like Tigers fans did the day before. Cubs' officials were still watering the outfield grass Friday morning, hoping to re-grow grass that was browned from...