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  • Goldschmidt's clutch HR, Ahmed's hit gives Arizona win

    Heroics are expected from Paul Goldschmidt. From Nick Ahmed, not so much.
  • Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    On-base percentage now is a commonly used statistic, and I would think it is most important when a batter leads off an inning. Does anyone keep this stat? -- Steve D., Chicago Yes, but it’s a very fluid stat given the way a lineup turns over...

    Moves keep on coming as Cubs look for ways to bolster roster

     Moves keep on coming as Cubs look for ways to bolster roster
    SAN DIEGO — After a flurry of transactions during a two-day span, manager Joe Maddon wasn't tempted to take a peek at what bigger moves may lie ahead for the Cubs. "I've talked about staying in the present tense," Maddon said before Tuesday night'...

    Cubs add Mike Baxter to roster

    Cubs add Mike Baxter to roster
    SAN DIEGO -- The Chicago Cubs added bench depth Tuesday by purchasing the contract of first baseman-outfielder Mike Baxter from Triple-A Iowa. Baxter, 30, is likely to serve as a left-handed pinch-hitter and outfielder. Baxter batted .290 in 34 games...

    Joe Maddon says Cubs still interested in a 'prize' — James Shields

    Joe Maddon says Cubs still interested in a 'prize' — James Shields
    James Shields remains the biggest free agent on the market as spring training approaches, and Cubs manager Joe Maddon, for one, thinks the right-hander would be "a nice prize" to win. Maddon told the MLB Network Radio show "Inside Pitch" on Friday...