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  • Cubs not ready to lock Kris Bryant in at 3rd base

    Cubs not ready to lock Kris Bryant in at 3rd base
    For now, Kris Bryant is a Cubs third-base prospect who will be honored before Wednesday night's game as the organization's minor league player of the year. But where Bryant will end up remains a topic team officials will discuss as they sculpt the...
  • Anthony Rizzo counsels patience with Javier Baez

     Anthony Rizzo counsels patience with Javier Baez
    PITTSBURGH — The Cubs cautioned there would be some growing pains for Javier Baez, who previously struggled at the start of each rung on the minor league ladder. But Baez's struggles may have been exacerbated by being a centerpiece in a lineup...
  • 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:...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 2, Giants 0 (5 inn.)

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 2, Giants 0 (5 inn.)
    The summary The Cubs, playing the first of their 38 final games against playoff contenders, leaned on a two-run home run in the first inning by Anthony Rizzo, his 29th of the season and his second in as many games. Tsuyoshi Wada put a runner on base...
  • Giants' suspicions with Cubs, rain delays

    Giants' suspicions with Cubs, rain delays
    Tuesday night’s rain delay brought even more suspicions by the San Francisco Giants regarding the Chicago Cubs and rain delays. The Giants’ leeriness dates back to 15 years ago, when they were furious over the Cubs' decision to postpone a...
  • Cubs satisfied even after protest goes Giants' way

    Cubs satisfied even after protest goes Giants' way
    The Cubs and their fans can take solace that they didn’t have to forfeit Tuesday night’s game. But their victory was erased as the Giants won the first protest in 28 years. Major League Baseball ruled Wednesday that a mechanical failure...
  • Hendricks among Cubs' elite rookies

    One of the most interesting scouting reports on Chicago Cubs rookie standout Kyle Hendricks was provided Tuesday night by first baseman Anthony Rizzo. “He works well, he works fast,” Rizzo said after Hendricks pitched 7 1/3 shutout innings...
  • Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th

    Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th
    NEW YORK -- Justin Ruggiano will get the task of batting behind Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro on Saturday night when the Chicago Cubs play the New York Mets. Ruggiano will be batting in place of Luis Valbuena, who is not starting for the second...
  • 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.  The stretch began with the 16-inning, 6-hour, 27-minute game against the Rockies, the longest game in...
  • 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...