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  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    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...
  • Cubs' Kalish starts in center

    Cubs' Kalish starts in center
    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....
  • With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS

    With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS
    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...
  • Jorge Soler starts career with a bang — a big bang

    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...
  • Orioles lose ground in AL East with second straight loss to Chicago Cubs, 7-2

    Orioles lose ground in AL East with second straight loss to Chicago Cubs, 7-2
    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...
  • Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez 'felt good' in relief appearance Saturday

    Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez 'felt good' in relief appearance Saturday
    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...
  • Cubs sign top pick Schwarber

    Cubs sign top pick Schwarber
    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...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    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...
  • Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    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...
  • Ex-Cub David DeJesus hosting karaoke fundraiser

    Ex-Cub David DeJesus hosting karaoke fundraiser
    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...
  • Sweeney in Cubs' lineup

    Sweeney in Cubs' lineup
    PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Sweeney has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is in the Chicago Cubs' lineup Friday night at Philadelphia. Sweeney, who has been on the DL since May 3 because of a right hamstring strain, took the roster spot of...