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  • Cubs hand Dodgers a 1-0 loss in 10 innings

    Cubs hand Dodgers a 1-0 loss in 10 innings
    Chicago 1, Dodgers 0 (10 innings) KEY MOMENT: Manager Don Mattingly waited until the Cubs loaded the bases with no outs in the 10th inning to insert closer Kenley Jansen into the game. Predictably, the move turned out to be too late. Jansen got...
  • Indians pitching dismantled by Cubs in 17-0 loss

    CLEVELAND Indians pitchers appeared to have no chance to defeat the Cubs in a 17-0 thrashing Wednesday night at Progressive Field. It was shortstop Francisco Lindor's debut in front of the home fans, but those positive, hopeful feelings were quickly...
  • Wednesday's recap: Cubs 12, Tigers 3

    The summary Chris Coghlan and Miguel Montero each hit three-run homers in the Cubs' 12-3 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday night at Comerica Park. This was the second three-hit game for Montero, who snapped a 4-for-39 slump. Jake Arrieta blanked...
  • Cubs' Mike Baxter receives start

    DETROIT -- After getting shut out for the first time after 37 consecutive road games, the Chicago Cubs will try another lineup Wednesday night at Detroit. Seldom-used Mike Baxter will handle the designated hitter duties and bat seventh. Baxter has...
  • Cubs must show improvement in play and deportment

     Cubs must show improvement in play and deportment
    MIAMI — The Cubs' latest plan to give Javier Baez playing time at third base boosted the expectations of hitting consultant Manny Ramirez. "I'm telling you," Ramirez said. "Three more years, this is going to be the place to be. This is going to be...
  • Cubs' Jorge Soler goes on 15-day DL

    Cubs' Jorge Soler goes on 15-day DL
    MIAMI -- The Chicago Cubs placed right fielder Jorge Soler on the 15-day disabled list because of a left ankle sprain. Soler, who was batting .265, could miss up to three weeks. He injured the ankle while lunging to first base Monday. Soler had returned...
  • Jorge Soler's left ankle injury leaves Cubs lineup in flux

    Jorge Soler's left ankle injury leaves Cubs lineup in flux
    MIAMI — Manager Joe Maddon likes versatility, which might take on greater importance for the Cubs in light of Jorge Soler's left ankle injury and at which position Javier Baez eventually ends up. Kris Bryant looked comfortable in his first major-...
  • 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...
  • Cubs invite 19 non-roster players to spring training

    Cubs invite 19 non-roster players to spring training
    The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that they have invited 19 non-roster players to spring training, which begins when pitchers and catchers report to Mesa, Ariz., on Feb. 19. Nine pitchers were on the list: right-handers Daniel Bard, Corey Black, Anthony...