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  • Wrigley welcome not so warm for Javier Baez

    Wrigley welcome not so warm for Javier Baez
    When Javy Baez toured Wrigley Field with some other prospects during a cold January day in 2013, a Cubs' executive chastised them for walking on the grass and leaving imprints. You can bet no one was telling Baez where he could and could not walk Friday...
  • Long games becoming the norm for Cubs

    Long games becoming the norm for Cubs
    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. ┬áThe stretch began with the 16-inning, 6-hour, 27-minute game against the Rockies, the longest game in...
  • Series preview: Brewers at Cubs

    Series preview: Brewers at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Brewers lead 5-4. Monday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Yovani Gallardo (6-6, 3.54) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (6-3, 2.80). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Wily Peralta (14-6, 3.42) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (3-1, 2.10)....
  • Monday's recap: Brewers 3, Cubs 1

    Monday's recap: Brewers 3, Cubs 1
    The summary: The Cubs scored three runs or fewer for the fourth consecutive game as they wasted an exceptional effort from Jake Arrieta, who limited the National League Central-leading Brewers to five hits in 7 1/3 innings. At the plate: Chris Coghlan...
  • 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...
  • Dodgers suffer a rotational error as Dan Haren rocked in loss to Cubs

    Dan Haren's performance alone was reason for the Dodgers to be alarmed. Turns out that was only the start. The Dodgers' season-long winning streak ended at six games Friday night with an 8-2 defeat to the last-place Chicago Cubs that unfolded like a...
  • Bosio believes Cubs have a lot to play for down stretch

    Bosio believes Cubs have a lot to play for down stretch
    LOS ANGELES — From owner Tom Ricketts to pitching coach Chris Bosio, the Cubs collectively acknowledge the franchise has a long way to go in achieving its goal of sustained success. But Bosio pointed to a perk that could be used as a measuring...
  • Hanley Ramirez's three-run homer in 12th wins it for Dodgers, 5-2

    Hanley Ramirez, the Dodgers have missed you. You’ve been around and all, and playing OK. But not really approaching the Hanley Ramirez of last season who looked like the most dangerous hitter in baseball. There was a late-night reappearance...
  • Cubs' Castro looks to future, reflects on past

    LOS ANGELES — Shortstop Starlin Castro declared Sunday that the final two months of the season are important for him, as well as the rest of his Cubs teammates, despite the likelihood of a last-place finish in the National League Central. "It's...
  • Cubs' Jackson doesn't worry about trade talk

    Cubs' Jackson doesn't worry about trade talk
    LOS ANGELES — The only time Edwin Jackson showed signs of weariness Sunday was when he was asked if he thought he could be traded before the end of the season. "I don't know how many times I can say it," Jackson replied after pitching six...
  • Javier Baez home run gives Cubs 6-5 victory

    Javier Baez home run gives Cubs 6-5 victory
    DENVER — Amid the hoopla surrounding Javier Baez, the Cubs' megaprospect wasn't about to change a style that produced impressive numbers but left him vulnerable at times. "I always swing big, hard," Baez said. And after going hitless with...