| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:10 AM
The Cubs got a lot of press last year over the amount spent on international signings. The perception was it was a deep group and the Cubs got some of the best out there. When do you think we will start to see some of these kids coming up through the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Three night games are scheduled, followed by two 3:05 p.m. starts when the shadows will start to creep over Wrigley Field before pregame batting practice.
But quirks of the schedule aside, the Cubs are relieved to be home after playing 14 of their...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:00 PM
CINCINNATI - The Chicago Cubs were recipients of back-to-back home runs by Chris Coghlan and Ryan Sweeney in the sixth inning off Cincinnati Reds ace Johnny Cueto.
But that wasn't enough, as left-hander Travis Wood allowed three runs in the first and...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:04 PM
CINCINNATI — Left-hander Travis Wood will be hard pressed to match 3.11 ERA of 2013, but he believes he will benefit from the hard knocks he has sustained this season.
"You always learn more when you see your faults and how they're going against...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Moving Javier Baez to shortstop wasn't what the Cubs had in mind when they stockpiled that position with the acquisition of minor league prospect Addison Russell on July 5.
But depth will be a key issue if the Cubs want to embark on their ascent to...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:36 PM
CINCINNATI — Timing is everything in baseball, whether it involves swinging the bat or perhaps even staging an auspicious major league debut.
Either way, Jorge Soler certainly knows how to make a favorable first impression.
The Cubs made the...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 7:38 PM
CHICAGO — Wrigley Field is known as the “Friendly Confines,” but the Orioles have had their share of challenges in two games this weekend here on Chicago's North Side.
The Orioles waited through a 3-hour, 9-minute rain delay Saturday...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:45 PM
CHICAGO -- Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez said his transition to the bullpen was made easier Saturday when the Orioles brought him in following their three-hour, nine-minute rain delay.
The delay allowed Jimenez to make his first relief appearance since...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:41 PM
No rookie hazing. No jealousy.
That's the current mission of Cubs veterans who welcome the balancing act of trying to finish the season strong while aiding rookies who could end up taking their positions in the near future.
"I think everything that...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:36 PM
When Javy Baez toured Wrigley Field with some other prospects during a cold January day in 2013, a Cubs' executive chastised them for walking on the grass and leaving imprints.
You can bet no one was telling Baez where he could and could not walk Friday...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The Cubs have played five extra inning games out of their last 10 games, including Friday’s 3-hour, 30-minute loss to the Rays in 10 innings.
The stretch began with the 16-inning, 6-hour, 27-minute game against the Rockies, the longest game in...