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  • Sunday's recap: Cubs 3, Rays 2 (12 inn.)

    Sunday's recap: Cubs 3, Rays 2 (12 inn.)
    The summary: Anthony Rizzo's walk-off single against a five-man infield in the 12th inning gave the Cubs the win, avoiding a sweep. It was their sixth extra-inning game in their last 12 contests. Ryan Sweeney's leadoff double set up the rally. At the...
  • Dodgers' Dan Haren drops fifth straight start in 8-2 loss to Cubs

    Dodgers' Dan Haren drops fifth straight start in 8-2 loss to Cubs
    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...
  • With Kyuji Fujikawa active, Cubs must make move

    DENVER — President Theo Epstein said the Cubs "don't have anything in the hopper as of yet," but a move of some significance could be made Wednesday to make room for the activation of reliever Kyuji Fujikawa. The Cubs will have to adjust their 40-...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jason Hammel continues to go about his business

     Jason Hammel continues to go about his business
    Jason Hammel insists he is oblivious to trade rumors that naturally accompany an impressive performer on a last-place team. Baseball, after all, is a bottom-line business. Yet Hammel continues to pitch like nobody's business. The towering right-hander...
  • 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...
  • Ryan Sweeney extols Manny Ramirez's knowledge

    Ryan Sweeney extols Manny Ramirez's knowledge
    PHILADELPHIA — When Manny Ramirez shows up to join his Triple-A Iowa teammates, Ryan Sweeney believes the controversial slugger will provide the young hitters with plenty of help as a player-coach. "He was telling me different stuff," said...
  • Travis Wood's pinch-hit double in 13th gives Cubs 5-4 win over Marlins

     Travis Wood's pinch-hit double in 13th gives Cubs 5-4 win over Marlins
    MIAMI — With at least six scouts evaluating Jason Hammel, the Cubs' exceptional pitching rental didn't turn in one of his sharper performances. Perhaps those same evaluators will see a more tantalizing performance from ace Jeff Samardzija on...