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  • Cubs have first scheduled Sunday off in 82 years

    Cubs have first scheduled Sunday off in 82 years
    The Cubs will enjoy a rare off day on Sunday. Very rare. For the first time in 82 years there is no game scheduled for the Cubs on a Sunday. "That's unheard of. We already have some family plans for that day. Maybe this can become a regular thing,"...
  • Theo Epstein looks to future, skips trip to past

    Theo Epstein looks to future, skips trip to past
    This week's long-anticipated Fenway Park homecoming for Cubs President Theo Epstein has been postponed due to circumstances beyond his control. Epstein instead will have to watch the Cubs-Red Sox series on TV from his Wrigleyville residence because of...
  • Manny Ramirez happy to help, has no regrets

     Manny Ramirez happy to help, has no regrets
    DES MOINES, Iowa — Politicians roll into Iowa every four years to get a head start on their presidential campaigns. Manny Ramirez, Iowa's newest resident, isn't running for anything. In fact he's seemingly running away from some things, trying...
  • Memory lane for Cubs' Hoyer

    Memory lane for Cubs' Hoyer
    BOSTON -- With the exception of Theo Epstein, it was quite the reunion Monday for Chicago Cubs executives Jed Hoyer, Jason McLeod and Kyle Evans. The front office threesome returned to Fenway Park in what Hoyer described as “a little bit of a...
  • Jake Peavy has been in Jeff Samardzija's shoes

    Jake Peavy has been in Jeff Samardzija's shoes
    BOSTON — Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy has been traded twice to contending teams, so he understands what Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija is experiencing with the July 31 trade deadline looming. "It's a crazy time in your life," said Peavy, who spoke with...
  • Kris Bryant's career off and running

     Kris Bryant's career off and running
    KODAK, Tenn. — Only one year into his professional career, Cubs prospect Kris Bryant leads the Southern League in home runs, RBIs, batting average, hits, runs, walks, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, OPS, extra-base hits and total bases....
  • Cubs eager to get Jorge Soler going

     Cubs eager to get Jorge Soler going
    KODAK, Tenn. — While Kris Bryant continues to turn heads in his climb through the Cubs' system, the wait for Jorge Soler goes on. Signed to a nine-year, $30 million deal on June 30, 2012 and given a spot on 40-man roster, the Cuban outfielder...
  • Readers Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    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? --...
  • All eyes on Cubs' Samardzija

    MIAMI -- Before a major league scout left the press dining room Monday night at Marlins Park, he looked at two tables occupied by representatives from other clubs. "I think I'm the only guy here not to watch (Jeff) Samardzija," the scout joked. The...
  • Cubs' Samardzija pitches, waits

    Cubs' Samardzija pitches, waits
    MIAMI -- After receiving his seventh no-decision in puzzling season, ace Jeff Samardzija insisted late Tuesday night that he was unaware of any suggestion that the Chicago Cubs were making a late push to sign him to an extension in the midst of...
  • 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...