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  • Readers Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ questions about the possibility of Justin Grimm returning to the rotation, Kris Bryant’s exclusion from the 40-man roster, and Welington Castillo’s future: Q: Justin Grimm originally...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 4, Cardinals 3 (10 innings)

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 4, Cardinals 3 (10 innings)
    The summary The Cubs, hoping to post a winning record at Wrigley Field for the first time since 2009, blew a 3-0 lead but rallied in the 10th. Anthony Rizzo double with one out to set up Welington Castillo's game-winning hit off reliever Pat Neshek with...
  • Timely redemption for Cubs' Rosscup, Castillo

    Timely redemption for Cubs' Rosscup, Castillo
    The sweetest redemption for rookie left-hander Zac Rosscup and catcher Welington Castillo surfaced at an ideal time for the Chicago Cubs. After blowing a 3-0 lead against National League Central leader St. Louis, Rosscup and Castillo each played...
  • Veterans say Rick Renteria right on focus message

    TORONTO — Manager Rick Renteria showed that he hasn't given up on the Cubs' fifth consecutive non-winning season, and the year's remaining 16 games allow the rookies to respond to Renteria's challenge to display better focus. "A lot of us are...
  • Mark Buehrle critiques Cubs' aggressiveness

    Mark Buehrle has heard the hype regarding the Cubs' young hitters, and his preferred style could have left him vulnerable against them Tuesday. But if the youngsters can learn to adjust as effectively as the Blue Jays starter did in beating them, the...
  • Renteria sees progress in Cubs' seventh straight loss

    Renteria sees progress in Cubs' seventh straight loss
    PITTSBURGH-- No Rizzo, no Castro, no Soler. No chance. The Cubs couldn't overcome the loss of their top three offensive threats Friday, losing 7-3 to the Pirates for their season-high seventh straight defeat. For the kids in the Cubs' clubhouse,...
  • Kyle Schwarber determined to be Cubs regular catcher

     Kyle Schwarber determined to be Cubs regular catcher
    The question of whether Kyle Schwarber will wind up as a regular an everyday catcher in the major leagues is one the Cubs don't have to answer for a while. But it's one everyone keeps asking, especially after Schwarber proved what he can do...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 7, Reds 0

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 7, Reds 0
    The summary Jake Arrieta pitched 7 1/3 no-hit innings before Brandon Phillips ripped a double that eluded a diving Matt Szczur on the warning track in left center. Arrieta also came close to a no-hitter June 30 at Boston when Stephen Drew singled with...
  • Wednesday's recap: Cubs 3, Cardinals 1

     Wednesday's recap: Cubs 3, Cardinals 1
    The summary The Cubs tossed autographed baseballs to selected fans before finishing with a 41-40 record at Wrigley Field, their first home winning record since 2009. Jake Arrieta led the way with seven innings of two-hit ball in which he struck out 10...
  • Renteria wants young Cubs to regain focus

    TORONTO -- The seventh and eighth innings of the Chicago Cubs’ 9-2 loss to Toronto gave more ammunition for manager Rick Renteria to deliver a direct but necessary briefing to his young team. “I think it’s a message we’ve been...
  • Confidence and quality at-bats key for Jorge Soler

    Confidence and quality at-bats key for Jorge Soler
    Baseball is a game of failure, or at least trying to handle it. Those players who can maintain a strong level of confidence throughout an arduous season are a step ahead of the competition. Rookie Jorge Soler has provided a small but impressive sample...