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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Javier Baez home run gives Cubs 6-5 victory

    Javier Baez home run gives Cubs 6-5 victory
    DENVER — Amid the hoopla surrounding Javier Baez, the Cubs' megaprospect wasn't about to change a style that produced impressive numbers but left him vulnerable at times. "I always swing big, hard," Baez said. And after going hitless with...
  • 100-year-old Cubs fan dies less than 3 weeks after Wrigley Field visit

    100-year-old Cubs fan dies less than 3 weeks after Wrigley Field visit
    Louis Reinhart -- the 100-year-old Cubs fan who thought he had missed his chance to participate in the team's centennial year celebration – has died, less than three weeks after he stepped onto Wrigley Field for the first time. His funeral was...
  • New rules for Cubs

    The Cubs are winning and I don't know why. I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting. One day Jake Arrieta...
  • Castillo, Olt return to Cubs' lineup

    MILWAUKEE -- Now that Jeff Samardzija has his first win, the Chicago Cubs will try to provide more offense Sunday to try to get him more victories. Catcher Welington Castillo and third baseman Mike Olt, whom each have struggled as this 10-game trip...