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  • Cubs turn to Plan B after top free-agent catcher Russell Martin joins Jays

    Cubs turn to Plan B after top free-agent catcher Russell Martin joins Jays
    Cubs executives Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer stressed last month that the offseason lasts until mid-February, not the end of the winter meetings. That means they have time to pursue a catcher in the wake of Russell Martin's decision to accept a five-year,...
  • Javier Baez wants to slim down for next season

    The process of preparing for next season already has started, with Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer and manager Rick Renteria conducting exit interviews with selected position players. Rookie Javier Baez has an idea of what he would like to work on this...
  • Addison Russell ready for anything with Cubs

    Addison Russell ready for anything with Cubs
    After missing nine weeks with a right hamstring tear and getting traded despite his distinction as the Athletics' top prospect, Addison Russell believes he's ready for anything the Cubs may throw at him. "This year threw me a curveball," Russell said...
  • It's off to the bullpen for Cubs' Edwin Jackson

    There might be a small window for Edwin Jackson to resurrect his thus-far disastrous stint with the Cubs. Jackson's next appearance will occur as a reliever, although he hasn't had any extensive experience in that role since 2006. Manager Rick...
  • Javier Baez gets call to join Cubs

    Javier Baez gets call to join Cubs
    LONG BEACH, Calif. — Print the T-shirts, resurrect the ticket push. In promoting prospect Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa, the Cubs have invigorated a fan base split between prospect loyalists and disgruntled supporters. The next eight weeks...
  • Veterans say Rick Renteria right on focus message

    TORONTO — Manager Rick Renteria showed that he hasn't given up on the Cubs' fifth consecutive non-winning season, and the year's remaining 16 games allow the rookies to respond to Renteria's challenge to display better focus. "A lot of us are...
  • Renteria sees progress in Cubs' seventh straight loss

    Renteria sees progress in Cubs' seventh straight loss
    PITTSBURGH-- No Rizzo, no Castro, no Soler. No chance. The Cubs couldn't overcome the loss of their top three offensive threats Friday, losing 7-3 to the Pirates for their season-high seventh straight defeat. For the kids in the Cubs' clubhouse,...
  • Cubs fine with soft handling of Starlin Castro

     Cubs fine with soft handling of Starlin Castro
    ST. LOUIS — One of the main reasons the Cubs fired manager Dale Sveum after last season with a year left on his contract was the perception Sveum's tough love approach toward Starlin Castro wasn't working. So it should come as no surprise the Cubs...
  • Baez's versatility boosts Cubs' options

    Baez's versatility boosts Cubs' options
    Javier Baez played catcher on his summer league team before his senior season at Arlington Country Day High School in Florida. Theo Epstein won’t go that far to address the lack of upper level depth at catcher, but the Cubs’ president of...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs

    Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs
    The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price. As with every season,...