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  • Tuesday's recap: Reds 3, Cubs 2

    Tuesday's recap: Reds 3, Cubs 2
    The summary Jake Arrieta started strong but allowed three runs in the fourth that loomed large in a 3-2 loss to the Reds on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field. The Cubs put the tying and winning runs on base against Aroldis Chapman in the ninth before...
  • Cubs see 9th-inning come-from-behind victory as great sign

    Cubs see 9th-inning come-from-behind victory as great sign
    DENVER — The Cubs' first small step toward legitimizing themselves as playoff contenders started to crystallize Sunday as Dexter Fowler's drive landed in the right-field seats at Coors Field. More hurdles await the Cubs, but they took great...
  • Cubs Game Day: Cubs lose 5-1

    Cubs Game Day: Cubs lose 5-1
    Rockies 5, Cubs 1 The summary: Before an opening day crowd at Coors Field, the Cubs’ offensive woes continued as left-hander Travis Wood was victimized by a lack of offensive and defensive support. Troy Tulowitzki snapped a 1-1 tie by hitting a...
  • Matt Szczur, Welington Castillo starting for Cubs

    Matt Szczur, Welington Castillo starting for Cubs
    DENVER -- Manager Joe Maddon said he likes carrying three catchers and would do his best to keep them sharp. Maddon is giving Welington Castillo his first start of 2015 on Friday as the Chicago Cubs visit the Colorado Rockies. With Castillo in the...
  • Arismendy Alcantara's versatility lifts Welington Castillo's roster chances

    Arismendy Alcantara's versatility lifts Welington Castillo's roster chances
    MESA, Ariz. — The versatility the Cubs' catchers lack is offset by the flexibility of Arismendy Alcantara. The latter asset might allow the Cubs to carry three catchers on the opening-day roster if they cannot trade Welington Castillo for what...
  • Learning lessons for Jon Lester

    Learning lessons for Jon Lester
    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Jon Lester used Monday’s rough start as a learning lesson rather than an excuse. “I want (positive) results,” Lester said after his was tagged for six runs on seven hits in only 3 1/3 innings of a 7-0 loss to the San...
  • Saturday's recap: Cubs 3, A's 1; Cubs 10, Brewers 5

    Saturday's recap: Cubs 3, A's 1; Cubs 10, Brewers 5
    The summary Kris Bryant made his Las Vegas homecoming special with two home runs in 3-1 victory over the A's. At Maryvale, the Cubs rallied for seven runs in the third inning for a 10-5 triumph. Speedster Matt Szczur hit his third home run. At the...
  • Will Ferrell visit a hit for Angels, Cubs and fans

    Will Ferrell visit a hit for Angels, Cubs and fans
    Will Ferrell has never won an Academy Award, but the actor-comedian is the only guy in Hollywood who can boast of replacing 2014 American League most valuable player Mike Trout in center field. Ferrell jogged to the outfield in Tempe Diablo Stadium to...
  • Will Ferrell plays the fields at spring training

    Will Ferrell plays the fields at spring training
    Will Ferrell's major league career was brief — one day and five games. But he made history just the same, becoming the first player to bat for one team and catch for the other in the same half-inning. He also replaced an MVP in the field and...
  • Will Ferrell a big hit with the Cubs, Sox

    Will Ferrell a big hit with the Cubs, Sox
    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon had a prior incident with comedian-actor Will Ferrell dating back to his days with the Tampa Bay Rays. Maddon was managing at Yankee Stadium when he heard a relentless voice. "Someone was ragging me the whole game,"...
  • Starter Jason Hammel laboring through some early spring struggles

    Starter Jason Hammel laboring through some early spring struggles
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The brief appearance of actor-comedian Will Ferrell as an opponent just diverted attention from the early struggles of Jason Hammel. "It's hard to get pissed off at myself because you have Will Ferrell running around the field,"...