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  • Cubs manage 5-3 victory over Nationals

     Cubs manage 5-3 victory over Nationals
    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...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    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...
  • Series matchup: Cubs at Red Sox

    Series matchup: Cubs at Red Sox
    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). Wednesday: 6:10...
  • Cubs rally in 9th, survive replay challenge

    Cubs rally in 9th, survive replay challenge
    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....
  • Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo itching to return

    Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo itching to return
    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....
  • Rick Renteria stresses focus after ugly loss

     Rick Renteria stresses focus after ugly loss
    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...
  • Valbuena 3rd, Soler 4th in Cubs' lineup

    Valbuena 3rd, Soler 4th in Cubs' lineup
    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...
  • With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS

    With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS
    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...
  • Key word for Cubs' Kris Bryant: Flexibility

     Key word for Cubs' Kris Bryant: Flexibility
    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...
  • In the Wake of the Web: Haugh on Castro, Conte, Notre Dame-Michigan

    For openers… 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...
  • 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...