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  • Addison Russell ready for anything with Cubs

    Addison Russell ready for anything with Cubs
    After missing nine weeks with a right hamstring tear and getting traded despite his distinction as the Athletics' top prospect, Addison Russell believes he's ready for anything the Cubs may throw at him. "This year threw me a curveball," Russell said...
  • It's off to the bullpen for Cubs' Edwin Jackson

    There might be a small window for Edwin Jackson to resurrect his thus-far disastrous stint with the Cubs. Jackson's next appearance will occur as a reliever, although he hasn't had any extensive experience in that role since 2006. Manager Rick...
  • Padres pound the Cubs 13-3

     Padres pound the Cubs 13-3
    The Chicago Cubs, who have lost 13 of their last 16 games, dropped two out of three to the San Diego Padres after Thursday night's 13-3 trouncing at Wrigley Field. Edwin Jackson (5-11) took the loss and Padres starter Tyson Ross (9-10) “We...
  • Chicago has 4 players make All-Star team

    It hasn't exactly been a season to remember for the White Sox or Cubs, but some stellar individual performances were recognized Sunday in voting for the All-Star Game. Rookie Jose Abreu and shortstop Alexei Ramirez were selected to represent the Sox...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    If (Theo) Epstein continues trading every starting pitcher with value, who will pitch in 2015?  Does he expect Edwin Jackson to pitch every day? At this rate, the Cubs won't enjoy sustained success in this century. --Jaime G., Universal City, Texas...
  • Cubs' Castro, Samardzija named to NL All-Stars; Rizzo on Final Vote

    WASHINGTON -- Shortstop Starlin Castro will get to be a teammate of Jeff Samardzija for at least one more time. Castro, 24, was rewarded for his rebound season Sunday by being voted by the players to the National League All-Star team. In a weird twist...
  • Theo Epstein: Starlin Castro's spot on Cubs is secure

     Theo Epstein: Starlin Castro's spot on Cubs is secure
    WASHINGTON — Near the end of Saturday's conference call, President Theo Epstein stressed the crux of the Cubs' six-player trade with the Athletics. "This trade had nothing to do with Starlin Castro," said Epstein, who called agent Paul Kinzer to...
  • Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot

    Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva took the place of injured Jake Arrieta in April, and now Villanueva will take the spot of the traded Jeff Samardzija when the Chicago Cubs play the Washington Nationals on Saturday. This also could serve as an audition...
  • Cubs' Theo Epstein sees 'light at end of tunnel' after latest deal

    Cubs' Theo Epstein sees 'light at end of tunnel' after latest deal
    Theo Epstein was giddy a couple of weeks ago after reading a Sports Illustrated article imagining a 2017 World Series between the Cubs and Astros. A buzz-killer quickly pointed out the writer had the Astros beating the Cubs. "OK, they didn't get...
  • Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters

    Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva wasn't informed that he would be starting Saturday's game until 11 a.m. - five hours before the first pitch. But he hopes there will be more opportunities to show the Chicago Cubs' younger players how to make the most...
  • Veterans say Rick Renteria right on focus message

    TORONTO — Manager Rick Renteria showed that he hasn't given up on the Cubs' fifth consecutive non-winning season, and the year's remaining 16 games allow the rookies to respond to Renteria's challenge to display better focus. "A lot of us are...