| Aug 2, 2014
| 10:59 PM
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...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:34 PM
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.
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:52 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:26 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:40 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:02 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Playing out the string in 2014, the only reachable goal for the Cubs appears to be finishing out of last place.
After losing twice to the Pirates on Saturday in the completion of Friday's suspended game and the regularly scheduled contest, the Cubs...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Thank goodness the Cubs got back to being the Cubs.
I have no idea what they were doing winning – a season-high five games in a row – but they had to stop that.
And on Sunday, mercifully, they did. They failed to hit in the clutch and they...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:33 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Now that Jeff Samardzija has his first win, the Chicago Cubs will try to provide more offense Sunday to try to get him more victories.
Catcher Welington Castillo and third baseman Mike Olt, whom each have struggled as this 10-game trip...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:32 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Pirates lead 4-2.
Monday: 6:05 p.m., WCIU-26.
RH Edwin Jackson (4-5, 4.59) vs. RH Charlie Morton (2-7, 3.31).
Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN.
LH Travis Wood (5-5, 5.04) vs. LH Francisco Liriano (1-6, 4.54)....
| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Emilio Bonifacio went 3-for-4 Sunday as he recorded his ninth multihit game at home this season.
"He had some great at-bats today," manager Rick Renteria said. "He has done a nice job filling in with the role he has got since spring. I think (other)...