| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:47 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:19 PM
LOS ANGELES — From owner Tom Ricketts to pitching coach Chris Bosio, the Cubs collectively acknowledge the franchise has a long way to go in achieving its goal of sustained success.
But Bosio pointed to a perk that could be used as a measuring...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:34 PM
LOS ANGELES — Shortstop Starlin Castro declared Sunday that the final two months of the season are important for him, as well as the rest of his Cubs teammates, despite the likelihood of a last-place finish in the National League Central.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Sarah Wood gives good advice — and she follows it.
Wood, wife of former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood, is co-founder with her husband and vice president of the Wood Family Foundation. She is in her second year at the University of Illinois at Chicago,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:15 AM
The Chicago Cubs won't waste any time measuring their talents in 2015 as they will face perennial National League Central power St. Louis at Wrigley Field on April 6 in the regular season opener.
The Cubs and the other 29 major league teams released...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:37 AM
The Chicago White Sox will open the 2015 season on the road for just the fourth time in 11 seasons when they visit the Kansas City Royals for a three-game series April 6-9, with an off day on April 7.
The Sox will then host the Minnesota Twins in the...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:16 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- A pair of key Angels relievers returned to the club for the first time since their season-ending injuries last summer, one clearly on track to start the regular season and the other one a little iffy.
Right-hander Kevin Jepsen said...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Babe Ruth: It's up for debate whether Ruth actually called his shot before homering during the 1932 World Series. But there were no doubts about Ruth's assessment of Wrigley Field, even though he succeeded there. "I'd play for half my salary if I could...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:17 PM
A rare meeting between two locals was likely a relatively forgettable experience for both the Milwaukee Brewers’ Marco Estrada and Colorado Rockies’ Christian Bergman.
The two area pitchers squared off in National League action Friday evening...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Following a quick turnaround after Saturday night's rain-delayed game, the Cubs and Pirates reported for duty Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
"I work pretty good on 4-6 hours' sleep," Cubs manager Rick Renteria quipped.
Apparently his players...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:51 AM
What happens when Javier Baez comes up? Does Starlin Castro get traded? -- Hank, Rock Island
There are many considerations. Assuming Castro rebounds and Baez earns a major league promotion, I believe Baez would move to second or third base. If Darwin...