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  • Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs

    Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs
    The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price. As with every season,...
  • Cubs' Alcantara starts in center field

    Cubs' Alcantara starts in center field
    PHOENIX -- Rookie Arismendy Alcantara will make his seventh start and his second in center field Saturday night as the Chicago Cubs try to snap a three-game losing streak against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Alcantara, who stole two bases and scored a...
  • Cubs' Castro happy for Jeter reunion

    Cubs' Castro happy for Jeter reunion
    CINCINNATI --Starlin Castro remembers watching and hearing about the hoopla 13 years ago when Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. played his final All-Star Game in Seattle after a storied 21-year career. And Castro takes great delight in playing in...
  • 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...
  • Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making

    Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making
    Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away. It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
  • Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot

    Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot
    Besides headline writers, nobody enjoyed the Cubs' latest move more than their loyal fans, who understandably get more puffy-chested with each promotion. Soler powers Cubs. Soler energy sparks rally. Soler eclipses 30-home-run mark. Word-play...
  • Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler

    Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler
    CINCINNATI — Rick Renteria has an immediate plan for Jorge Soler. But it does not include any animated message or inspirational pep talk when the talented Cuban slugger is expected to make his big league debut Wednesday night against the Reds....
  • 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' Baez shakes off nerves at shortstop

    Javier Baez showed no fear when he made his major league debut on Aug. 5 and backed it up with a game-winning home run in the 12th inning at Coors Field. But for the first time since joining the Chicago Cubs, Baez expressed some nervousness in taking...
  • Jacob Turner could replace Edwin Jackson in Cubs rotation

    After all the trades, slumps and injuries he has witnessed in his rookie season, manager Rick Renteria didn't hide his satisfaction with the Cubs' 2-1 win over the Giants in the completion of a suspended game Thursday. "I'd be lying to you if I didn't...
  • Orioles a good model for Cubs development plan

     Orioles a good model for Cubs development plan
    The "Cubs Way" often espoused by President Theo Epstein and his faithful lieutenants has yet to produce the measurable evidence impatient fans want to see. And what exactly is the Cubs Way? "When you see the guys coming up (from the minors) …...