| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:13 PM
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) …...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The gang's all here.
Or so it might seem as the Cubs' minor league call-ups have contributed significantly to a recent winning surge.
For the first time since Oct. 3, 2012, the Cubs' starting lineup Sunday against the Orioles featured five rookies...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:54 PM
The Cubs management talks about developing homegrown players. But they don't seem to have much respect for Jeff Samardzija, who is one of the Cubs’ few success stories. Is Theo Epstein biased because Jeff was never in the Red Sox organization? --...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:20 AM
MIAMI – Manager Rick Renteria remains firm in not moving Travis Wood from the No. 9 spot in the Chicago Cubs’ batting order on the days he pitches.
But Wood is making a stronger case to be employed as a pinch hitter.
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:14 PM
MIAMI — Third baseman Kris Bryant caught the eye of several Cubs players in spring training, so they were among the least surprised Wednesday with his long-awaited promotion from Double-A Tennessee to Triple-A Iowa, where he will join top prospect...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:59 AM
For openers ...
Santonio Holmes, Brandon Marshall and Martellus Bennett walk into a huddle.
It sounds like the beginning of an NFL joke, doesn’t it, given the colorful and often combustible pasts and personalities of all three receivers....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:54 PM
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).
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:32 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:08 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:29 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:01 PM
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...