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  • Key word for Cubs' Kris Bryant: Flexibility

     Key word for Cubs' Kris Bryant: Flexibility
    It could be a matter of where Kris Bryant ends up playing before when he finally receives the promotion to the majors that Cubs fans eagerly anticipate. In this era of versatility, the Cubs are trying to emulate the recent success of the flexible...
  • Cubs' Castro likely out for rest of season

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Cubs' Castro likely out for rest of season CHICAGO -- A high ankle sprain suffered Tuesday apparently has ended Starlin Castro's season. The shortstop suffered a left ankle injury while sliding...
  • With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS

    With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS
    Moving Javier Baez to shortstop wasn't what the Cubs had in mind when they stockpiled that position with the acquisition of minor league prospect Addison Russell on July 5. But depth will be a key issue if the Cubs want to embark on their ascent to...
  • Cubs shut SS Castro down for rest of season

    The Sports Xchange Cubs shut SS Castro down for rest of season A high ankle sprain is expected to sideline Chicago Cubs All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro for the final month of the season. Castro was injured Tuesday night in the first inning of the...
  • Valbuena 3rd, Soler 4th in Cubs' lineup

    Valbuena 3rd, Soler 4th in Cubs' lineup
    Injuries to Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro have allowed manager Rick Renteria to tinker more with the middle of the Chicago Cubs' lineup. The Cubs will try to complete a three-game sweep of National League Central contender Milwaukee on Wednesday...
  • Cubs' Epstein to Bryant: Prepare for 7-month season in 2015

    Cubs' Epstein to Bryant: Prepare for 7-month season in 2015
    Anthony Rizzo’s extended absence would have cleared more at-bats for slugging prospect Kris Bryant. But the Cubs — despite their recent improvement with a batch of recently promoted prospects — remain in a long-term mode. Rizzo faces...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 7, Brewers 1

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 7, Brewers 1
    The summary The Cubs, seeking to ruin the Brewers' playoff hopes, didn't miss a beat despite first baseman Anthony Rizzo missing his eighth consecutive game and shortstop Starlin Castro suffering a left ankle sprain that could sideline him indefinitely....
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    The Tribune's Mark Gonzales answers readers' questions about Manny Ramirez's role and Starlin Castro's base-running skills. It seems like Manny Ramirez has been a very positive influence with the younger players in Iowa. Is it possible that he will come...
  • Cubs hang loss on Brewers behind Castillo, Sole

    EditorsNote: replaces earlier w-t Cubs hang loss on Brewers behind Castillo, Soler CHICAGO -- There's no master plan that's allowed Chicago Cubs rookie Jorge Soler such an early hot bat. "The success is not as easy as it looks," the Cuban...
  • Cubs 4, Brewers 2

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports XChange Cubs 4, Brewers 2 CHICAGO -- Catcher Welington Castillo went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs as the Chicago Cubs opened a three-game series with a 4-2 victory over the slumping Milwaukee...
  • Lackey's anger directed at Castro baffles Cubs shortstop

    ST. LOUIS — The Cubs and Cardinals have been hating on each other for 122 years and running, so Sunday afternoon's tete-a-tete between John Lackey and Starlin Castro was nothing new. Just Google "Dusty Baker-Tony La Russa-shouting match" for a...