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  • Cubs 6, Rockies 5 (12 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Jack Etkin, The Sports Xchange Cubs 6, Rockies 5 (12 innings) DENVER -- After five futile at-bats, Javier Baez came up in the 12th and capped his major league debut with one memorable swing. The second baseman homered off Boone...
  • Griffin didn't live up to high expectations, but Baez has better shot with Cubs

    Griffin didn't live up to high expectations, but Baez has better shot with Cubs
    Coaching teenagers this week at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C., Ty Griffin cautioned his captive audience on the dangers of high expectations. The former Cubs first-rounder, picked ninth overall in the 1988 amateur draft, spoke...
  • Javier Baez gets call to join Cubs

    Javier Baez gets call to join Cubs
    LONG BEACH, Calif. — Print the T-shirts, resurrect the ticket push. In promoting prospect Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa, the Cubs have invigorated a fan base split between prospect loyalists and disgruntled supporters. The next eight weeks...
  • 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 to call up Baez

    The Sports Xchange Cubs to call up Baez The Chicago Cubs plan to call up prospect Javier Baez on Tuesday at the Colorado Rockies. Baez, one of the top minor league shortstops, recently moved over to second base. The Cubs already have a starting...
  • Cubs' Castro looks to future, reflects on past

    LOS ANGELES — Shortstop Starlin Castro declared Sunday that the final two months of the season are important for him, as well as the rest of his Cubs teammates, despite the likelihood of a last-place finish in the National League Central. "It's...
  • Cubs' Jackson doesn't worry about trade talk

    Cubs' Jackson doesn't worry about trade talk
    LOS ANGELES — The only time Edwin Jackson showed signs of weariness Sunday was when he was asked if he thought he could be traded before the end of the season. "I don't know how many times I can say it," Jackson replied after pitching six...
  • Hanley Ramirez's three-run homer in 12th wins it for Dodgers, 5-2

    Hanley Ramirez, the Dodgers have missed you. You’ve been around and all, and playing OK. But not really approaching the Hanley Ramirez of last season who looked like the most dangerous hitter in baseball. There was a late-night reappearance...
  • Dodgers suffer a rotational error as Dan Haren rocked in loss to Cubs

    Dan Haren's performance alone was reason for the Dodgers to be alarmed. Turns out that was only the start. The Dodgers' season-long winning streak ended at six games Friday night with an 8-2 defeat to the last-place Chicago Cubs that unfolded like a...
  • Recap: Dodgers 5, Cubs 2 (12)

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Dodgers 5, Cubs 2 (12) Dodgers 5, Cubs 2 (12): Hanley Ramirez delivered a three-run walk-off homer among his three hits and Los Angeles outlasted visiting Chicago. Dee Gordon belted a two-out single off Blake Parker (1-1) and...
  • Ramirez's 3-run HR wins it for LA in extras

    Ramirez's 3-run HR wins it for LA in extras
    LOS ANGELES --The sight of rain Saturday night at Dodger Stadium seems to be the only occurrence more rare than a three-game winning streak by the Chicago Cubs. Light showers started to fall in the bottom of the ninth inning and persisted, as did the...