| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:32 PM
The Cubs have the same record they had after 77 games last season — 33-44.
Yet first-year manager Rick Renteria's players still appear as though they would try to run through a brick wall for him. Or in the case of outfielder Junior Lake, a...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Franchise with reputation for polishing young talent is only team that hasn’t used a rookie this season. (1)
2. MILWAUKEE: Marco Estrada has given...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:05 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: First meeting.
Monday: 6:10 p.m., CSN.
RH Jake Arrieta (4-1, 2.05) vs. RH Jake Peavy (1-6, 4.93).
Tuesday: 6:10 p.m., CSN.
RH Edwin Jackson (5-8, 5.22) vs. RH Clay Buchholz (3-4, 6.75).
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:19 PM
BOSTON — A tense pitchers' duel didn't provide nearly as much suspense for the Cubs as a game-ending replay that validated their 2-1 win over the Red Sox.
"It was nerve-wracking, especially with Papi (David Ortiz) coming up," Anthony Rizzo said....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:50 PM
TORONTO — Even with a discolored lower left leg, Starlin Castro hasn't ruled out rejoining the Cubs before the end of the season.
"I don't care if it's one game," a determined Castro said Monday, six days after suffering a high left ankle sprain....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:40 PM
TORONTO — There's more to solving Mark Buehrle than not allowing him to jam you with his cut fastball or fool you with his pedestrian speed pitches. You also can't let him pitch at his preferred quick tempo.
But the Cubs fells short in several...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Injuries to Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro have allowed manager Rick Renteria to tinker more with the middle of the Chicago Cubs' lineup.
The Cubs will try to complete a three-game sweep of National League Central contender Milwaukee on Wednesday...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Moving Javier Baez to shortstop wasn't what the Cubs had in mind when they stockpiled that position with the acquisition of minor league prospect Addison Russell on July 5.
But depth will be a key issue if the Cubs want to embark on their ascent to...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:23 PM
It could be a matter of where Kris Bryant ends up playing before when he finally receives the promotion to the majors that Cubs fans eagerly anticipate.
In this era of versatility, the Cubs are trying to emulate the recent success of the flexible...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Speculation about Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro’s future practically began before the swelling in his left ankle subsided.
Castro likely will miss the rest of the season after suffering a high ankle sprain Tuesday...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 5:59 PM
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...