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  • Saturday's recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3

    Saturday's recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3
    The summary The Cubs, who are in the midst of constant roster shuffling, received only 51/3 innings from recently promoted starter Dan Straily. Two of the three Cubs' runs came on home runs from Welington Castillo in the fifth and Justin Ruggiano in the...
  • Cubs Game Day: Cubs strike out 14 times, lose 3-2

    Cubs Game Day: Cubs strike out 14 times, lose 3-2
    The summary: The Cubs, who struck out 77 times during their seven-game homestand, whiffed 14 times against Mets starter Zack Wheeler and relievers Vic Black, Jeurys Familia and Jenrry Mejia. Left-hander Travis Wood, who entered Friday’s game with...
  • Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

    Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1
    The summary The Cubs snapped a three-game losing streak behind Jake Arrieta's seven innings of two-hit ball and an opposite-field home run by Starlin Castro that snapped a 1-1 tie in the ninth. The Cubs overcame a game-tying single in the eighth by...
  • Starlin Castro wants to stay just where he is

    Starlin Castro wants to stay just where he is
    NEW YORK — Starlin Castro said he was unaware many Mets fans have targeted him as their shortstop of the future. But as far as Castro is concerned, he prefers to stay with the Cubs and at shortstop, where the organization is well-stocked with...
  • Cubs' Albert Almora adjusting step by step

     Cubs' Albert Almora adjusting step by step
    KODAK, TENN — The last of the original "Core Four" prospects to make it through the Cubs' system is likely to be center fielder Albert Almora, the initial first-round draft pick of the new regime in 2012. By the time Almora makes it —...
  • Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th

    Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th
    NEW YORK -- Justin Ruggiano will get the task of batting behind Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro on Saturday night when the Chicago Cubs play the New York Mets. Ruggiano will be batting in place of Luis Valbuena, who is not starting for the second...
  • Series preview: Rays at Cubs

    Series preview: Rays at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Rays 4-2 all time. Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Chris Archer (7-6, 3.42) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (1-1, 3.32). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Jake Odorizzi (7-9, 4.09) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (6-11, 5.66)....
  • Cubs turn attention to acquiring top pitchers

    DENVER — While rookie Kyle Hendricks further solidified his chances of staying in the Cubs' rotation past 2014 on Thursday, team executives already have embarked vigorously on a 24-month mission to acquire premium starting pitching. Although one...
  • Wrigley welcome not so warm for Javier Baez

    Wrigley welcome not so warm for Javier Baez
    When Javy Baez toured Wrigley Field with some other prospects during a cold January day in 2013, a Cubs' executive chastised them for walking on the grass and leaving imprints. You can bet no one was telling Baez where he could and could not walk Friday...
  • Long games becoming the norm for Cubs

    Long games becoming the norm for Cubs
    The Cubs have played five extra inning games out of their last 10 games, including Friday’s 3-hour, 30-minute loss to the Rays in 10 innings.  The stretch began with the 16-inning, 6-hour, 27-minute game against the Rockies, the longest game in...
  • Series preview: Brewers at Cubs

    Series preview: Brewers at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Brewers lead 5-4. Monday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Yovani Gallardo (6-6, 3.54) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (6-3, 2.80). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Wily Peralta (14-6, 3.42) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (3-1, 2.10)....