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  • Cubs fail to cash in on chances, lose to Pirates

    Cubs fail to cash in on chances, lose to Pirates
    Following a quick turnaround after Saturday night's rain-delayed game, the Cubs and Pirates reported for duty Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field. "I work pretty good on 4-6 hours' sleep," Cubs manager Rick Renteria quipped. Apparently his players...
  • Cubs active Castillo, designate Whiteside for assignment

    The Cubs activated catcher Welington Castillo from the 15-day disabled list Sunday, and catcher Eli Whiteside was designated for assignment. Castillo, who pinch-hit in the eighth inning and struck out with two men on base, missed 20 days with a left rib...
  • Series preview: Reds at Cubs

    Series preview: Reds at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Reds lead 3-2. Monday: 7:05 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Alfredo Simon (10-3, 3.05) vs. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.60). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Homer Bailey (7-3, 4.68) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (3-1, 1.98)....
  • Cubs' Baez shakes off nerves at shortstop

    Javier Baez showed no fear when he made his major league debut on Aug. 5 and backed it up with a game-winning home run in the 12th inning at Coors Field. But for the first time since joining the Chicago Cubs, Baez expressed some nervousness in taking...
  • Cubs win longest game in team history

    Cubs win longest game in team history
    This wasn’t your traditional beer shower that the Chicago Cubs’ players performed early Wednesday morning to commemorate the first major league victory for backup catcher John Baker. “Beer, chocolate milk, hair gel, shampoo, body wash,...
  • Rest might benefit Starlin Castro at the plate

     Rest might benefit Starlin Castro at the plate
    Maybe Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro just needs a day off to get his head right at the plate. Maybe this is where manager Rick Renteria steps in and tells Castro to give it a short rest. "I spoke to him yesterday," Renteria said Tuesday. "He took a half-...
  • Cubs anticipate lots of trade action Wednesday

    Despite trading two of their biggest assets nearly four weeks ago, The Cubs aren't done with Thursday's 3 p.m. trade deadline approaching. "I think we'll be active," general manager Jed Hoyer said Tuesday night. "It wouldn't surprise me if we made no...
  • Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?

     Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?
    NEW YORK — Cubs followers flustered by the offense's recently high strikeout rate might have to get accustomed to this shortcoming as more highly-touted prospects arrive. "I think we're going to be a really high strikeout team going forward,"...
  • Cubs' Arrieta sharp, doesn't want his season cut short

    NEW YORK — A gale of relief swirled from Des Moines to Citi Field on Sunday after the Cubs learned that mega prospect Kris Bryant suffered only a bruise on his left foot that will enable him to finish the season. The third baseman is expected to...
  • Wake of the Web: Haugh on Holmes, Reinsdorf, Rose and more

    Wake of the Web: Haugh on Holmes, Reinsdorf, Rose and more
    For openers ...   Santonio Holmes, Brandon Marshall and Martellus Bennett walk into a huddle.   It sounds like the beginning of an NFL joke, doesn’t it, given the colorful and often combustible pasts and personalities of all three receivers....
  • Series preview: Giants at Cubs

    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Giants 2-1. Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Ryan Vogelsong (7-8, 3.71) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (2-1, 3.15). Wednesday: 7:05 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Jake Peavy (2-12, 4.57) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (6-13, 5.74). Thursday:...