| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:09 PM
PITTSBURGH — Kyle Schwarber immediately headed to Boise to start his professional career after agreeing Wednesday to a $3.125 million bonus with the Cubs.
And manager Rick Renteria, a former first round pick of the Pirates who spent 10 seasons...
| 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 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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:58 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Cubs broke a 1-1 stalemate in a disastrous third inning for the Dodgers. Ryan Sweeney singled to right field to drive in Anthony Rizzo and move the Cubs in front, 2-1. Matt Kemp fielded Sweeney's hit and made a throw to third base that...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:28 AM
TORONTO -- Ryan Kalish, who was one of the surprises on the opening day roster before getting demoted to Triple-A Iowa eight weeks later, will start Wednesday night in center field as the Chicago Cubs attempt to snap a five-game losing streak at Toronto....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Ex-Cub and current Tampa Bay Ray David DeJesus will host his karaoke fundaiser, “Strike a Chord,” Jan. 16 at American Junkie along with the David DeJesus Family Foundation and Cubs Charities. The benefit will raise money for ALS research and...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:41 PM
By trading any player with value, isn't Epstein lengthening the timeline to "sustained success"?
Does Epstein lack understanding of pitchers? Pitchers frequently peak later than position players. Although Jeff Samardzija is older than 25, his best...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:54 AM
I've noticed over the past few years, it seems the Cubs are the only team that continues to deploy a left and right-handed lineup card depending on the starting pitcher. To me, that seems like it would be hard for anyone to get in a groove. Why not just...