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  • 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...
  • Monday's recap: Cubs 4, Brewers 2

    Monday's recap: Cubs 4, Brewers 2
    The summary Inspired by a pregame visit from U.S. Little League champion Jackie Robinson West, the Cubs extended the Brewers' losing streak to six games without first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who didn't start for the seventh consecutive game because of...
  • Jorge Soler stays hot despite brief injury scare

    Jorge Soler stays hot despite brief injury scare
    A festive Wrigley Field crowd momentarily turned quiet Monday after rookie sensation Jorge Soler, standing in foul territory off third base, was drilled in the right thigh by a line drive hit by Welington Castillo in the sixth inning. After Soler's...
  • Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot

    Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot
    Besides headline writers, nobody enjoyed the Cubs' latest move more than their loyal fans, who understandably get more puffy-chested with each promotion. Soler powers Cubs. Soler energy sparks rally. Soler eclipses 30-home-run mark. Word-play...
  • Series preview: Orioles at Cubs

    Series preview: Orioles at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. All-time series: 3-3. Friday: 1:20 p.m., WGN-9. RH Kevin Gausman (7-4, 3.70) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (6-4, 2.61). Saturday: 1:20 p.m., CSN. RH Bud Norris (11-7, 3.69) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (5-1, 1.48). Sunday: 1:20 p.m., WGN-...