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  • Saturday's recap: Brewers 2, Cubs 1

    Saturday's recap: Brewers 2, Cubs 1
    The summary After being assured of finishing in sole possession of last place in the National League Central, the Cubs had their winning streak snapped at three games with a 2-1 defeat to the Brewers. Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada allowed doubles to...
  • Renteria, Baez don't tap brakes in Cubs' 6-4 win

    Renteria, Baez don't tap brakes in Cubs' 6-4 win
    MILWAUKEE – Despite the slim prospects of finishing no better than a tie for last place in the National League Central with the Cincinnati Reds, the Chicago Cubs showed they haven’t given up. That was evident Friday night in a 6-4 victory...
  • Jorge Soler returns to Cubs' lineup

    Rookie right fielder Jorge Soler will return Monday night to the Chicago Cubs' lineup as they try to prevent St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright from earning his 20th victory at brisk Wrigley Field. Soler didn't play Sunday as the Cubs want to...
  • Cubs TV rights deal in late innings

    Cubs TV rights deal in late innings
    The Chicago Cubs may be headed for extra innings in their search for a new television home. With one week left in the season, and its expiring agreement with WGN-Ch. 9, the team has yet to announce broadcast plans for 2015 and beyond. Sources say the...
  • Timely redemption for Cubs' Rosscup, Castillo

    Timely redemption for Cubs' Rosscup, Castillo
    The sweetest redemption for rookie left-hander Zac Rosscup and catcher Welington Castillo surfaced at an ideal time for the Chicago Cubs. After blowing a 3-0 lead against National League Central leader St. Louis, Rosscup and Castillo each played...
  • Cubs just can't seem to handle Reds

    Cubs just can't seem to handle Reds
    CINCINNATI — If and when the Cubs elbow themselves into contention in upcoming seasons, they might want to concentrate on at least breaking even with the National League Central-rival Reds. The Reds have beaten the Cubs 11 of 16 games this...
  • Lake in, Alcantara out of Cubs' lineup

    Lake in, Alcantara out of Cubs' lineup
    Junior Lake will receive a rare start while slumping Arismendy Alcantara sits Wednesday night as the Chicago Cubs try to beat National League Central leader St. Louis in the third and final game of this series. Lake, who was on the 25-man roster from...
  • Chicago Cubs' home attendance on the rise

    Chicago Cubs' home attendance on the rise
    Thanks to promotions celebrating the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field and the promoting of highly prized prospects such as Javier Baez and Jorge Soler, the Chicago Cubs are expected to experience their first increase in home attendance since the 2008...
  • Clayton Kershaw applies the clincher for Dodgers

    Clayton Kershaw applies the clincher for Dodgers
    The closer the Dodgers moved to the division title Wednesday night, the louder the fans at Dodger Stadium chanted. "M-V-P! M-V-P!" By the time Clayton Kershaw walked off the field in the eighth inning with a four-run lead, the call of the crowd was...
  • 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...
  • New rules for Cubs

    The Cubs are winning and I don't know why. I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting. One day Jake Arrieta...