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  • Cubs preaching patience for their minor-league pitching prospects

    Cubs preaching patience for their minor-league pitching prospects
    The Cubs caught a break when Duane Underwood Jr.'s MRI revealed only inflammation and nothing more serious.
  • Cubs concerned as top-tier pitching prospect Duane Underwood Jr. gets MRI

    Cubs concerned as top-tier pitching prospect Duane Underwood Jr. gets MRI
    The Cubs' thin pitching depth is bracing for another organizational hit. Duane Underwood Jr., whom Baseball America rates as the Cubs' 10th best prospect, underwent an MRI on Tuesday in Chicago to determine the seriousness of discomfort in his right...

    Cubs rotation troubles exposed once again as Donn Roach falters

     Cubs rotation troubles exposed once again as Donn Roach falters
    An early knockout of Donn Roach accentuated and accelerated the Cubs' need for more starting pitching depth. But it might not be so easy to correct until at least after the All-Star break, and only if there is significant separation between playoff...

    Cubs' Kyle Schwarber delivering both behind and at the plate

    Cubs' Kyle Schwarber delivering both behind and at the plate
    It might have been the equivalent to one bad test out of several examinations, and Kyle Schwarber has responded very positively in a long baseball season. The process started last fall when Cubs coaches and instructors prepared Schwarber to play catcher...

    Joe Maddon wants Cubs starting pitchers to log 1,000 innings

    Joe Maddon wants Cubs starting pitchers to log 1,000 innings
    PEORIA, Ariz. — As long as the Cubs and their fans dream of a long-awaited World Series, there will be plenty of lesser goals to achieve on the way. One such target could represent a significant step in their ultimate quest. Manager Joe Maddon's...