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  • Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro All-Star caliber

     Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro All-Star caliber
    Rick Renteria and his Cubs players say they win and lose as a team. But individual distinction is a possibility for Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro when it comes to being selected for the National League All-Star team. Rizzo entered Saturday night's...
  • Pirates hold on to defeat Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Pirates hold on to defeat Cubs CHICAGO -- Out of 89 pitches Vance Worley threw on Saturday night, there's only one he might want back. An errant curve ball to Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony...
  • Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo come through big time

    Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo come through big time
    With all of the attention surrounding the emerging hitters in the Cubs minor league system, a couple of young pillars of the current big league roster continue to impress this season. Starlin Castro belted a three-run homer and Anthony Rizzo hit a...
  • Series preview: Pirates at Cubs

    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Pirates 7-3. Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Charlie Morton (4-7, 3.09) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (4-7, 5.11). Saturday: 6:15 p.m., FOX-32. RH Vance Worley (0-0, 0.00) vs. LH Travis Wood (7-5, 4.48). Sunday: 1:...
  • It's partly mind over matter for Starlin Castro

    The road to recovery started in the offseason, only to hit a speed bump in spring training. But during the time Starlin Castro was recovering from a hamstring strain and then coped with a sluggish start that rekindled the debate of whether he already...
  • Cubs hand Marlins second straight home series loss

    MIAMI A starter striking out 11 is noteworthy regardless of the opponent, but that achievement loses some value when it comes against the Marlins. Jake Arrieta pitched the Cubs to a series-clinching 6-1 win Wednesday, totaling 11 strikeouts over seven...
  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta masters Marlins in 6-1 victory

    Cubs' Jake Arrieta masters Marlins in 6-1 victory
    MIAMI — While ace Jeff Samardzija can control his future after the 2015 season, Jake Arrieta is making the Cubs feel better about their own. Arrieta took another step toward becoming a more reliable part of the Cubs' future with his latest...
  • Cubs 6, Marlins 1

    The Sports Xchange By Walter Villa, The Sports Xchange Cubs 6, Marlins 1 MIAMI -- Right-hander Jake Arrieta struck out a career-high 11 batters and Nate Schierholtz slugged a three-run homer to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-1 victory over the Miami...
  • Arrieta strikes out 11 as Cubs blast Marlins 6-1

    The Sports Xchange By Walter Villa, The Sports Xchange Arrieta strikes out 11 as Cubs blast Marlins 6-1 MIAMI - On a day when everyone in the Chicago Cubs locker room seemed to be talking about power-hitting prospect Kris Bryant getting promoted to...
  • Cubs' prospect Bryant promoted to Iowa

    Cubs' prospect Bryant promoted to Iowa
    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...
  • Wood's bat saves Cubs

    Wood's bat saves Cubs
    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. Wood’s...