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  • Theo Epstein says Cubs have resources to win NL Central in 2015

     Theo Epstein says Cubs have resources to win NL Central in 2015
    Prospects are on the rise, construction has started at Wrigley Field and there's plenty of money to spend on pitching. "Now comes the interesting part, where we have to convert to winning," President Theo Epstein said Tuesday after reinforcing that...
  • Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?

     Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?
    NEW YORK — Cubs followers flustered by the offense's recently high strikeout rate might have to get accustomed to this shortcoming as more highly-touted prospects arrive. "I think we're going to be a really high strikeout team going forward,"...
  • Cubs' Arrieta sharp, doesn't want his season cut short

    NEW YORK — A gale of relief swirled from Des Moines to Citi Field on Sunday after the Cubs learned that mega prospect Kris Bryant suffered only a bruise on his left foot that will enable him to finish the season. The third baseman is expected to...
  • 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...
  • Learning curve for Arismendy Alcantara in center field

    The Cubs thought highly enough of Arismendy Alcantara's all-around talents to move him to center field at Triple-A Iowa on a part-time basis and now are giving him a full-time audition with the Cubs after the Aug. 5 promotion of Javier Baez. But...
  • 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...
  • Thursday's recap: Brewers 6, Cubs 2

    Thursday's recap: Brewers 6, Cubs 2
    The summary The Cubs failed to win their fourth series in their last five tries as they struck out 16 times and Edwin Jackson was knocked out after 4 2/3 innings. The Brewers scored five runs in the first four innings in maintaining their lead in the...