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  • Rick Renteria stresses focus after ugly loss

     Rick Renteria stresses focus after ugly loss
    TORONTO — There's more to solving Mark Buehrle than not allowing him to jam you with his cut fastball or fool you with his pedestrian speed pitches. You also can't let him pitch at his preferred quick tempo. But the Cubs fells short in several...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In the Wake of the Web: Haugh on Castro, Conte, Notre Dame-Michigan

    For openers… Speculation about Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro’s future practically began before the swelling in his left ankle subsided. Castro likely will miss the rest of the season after suffering a high ankle sprain Tuesday...
  • 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...
  • 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' 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...
  • Saturday's Game 1 recap: Cubs 5, Cardinals 1

    Saturday's Game 1 recap: Cubs 5, Cardinals 1
    The summary The Cubs took the opener of the doubleheader behind the pitching of Felix Doubront and some more long ball from the offense. At the plate Three of the Cubs seven hits were home runs from Logan Watkins, Chris Valaika and Starlin Castro....
  • Cubs on path to developing own big league talent

    Cubs on path to developing own big league talent
    Manager Rick Renteria grew up in Southern California in the 1970s following a Dodgers franchise that took deep pride in cultivating homegrown talent that produced two consecutive National League pennants. That model, along with a current Cardinals...