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  • 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-...
  • Big day for Wada, but does he have a Cubs future?

     Big day for Wada, but does he have a Cubs future?
    Young and old, Cubs starters have been pitching in to give their team a chance to win against some of the elite clubs lately. On Sunday it was 33-year-old Tsuyoshi Wada's chance to turn away the first-place Orioles. Wada had a no-hitter through six...
  • Thursday's Game 2 recap: Giants 5, Cubs 3

    Thursday's Game 2 recap: Giants 5, Cubs 3
    The summary Travis Wood couldn't hold a 3-1 lead as the Giants took the lead for good on a home run by Buster Posey in the fifth. Justin Ruggiano and Welington Castillo hit consecutive home runs in the first off Madison Bumgarner, who struck out 12 in...
  • Pitcher Villanueva goes to bat for his Cubs teammates

    Pitcher Villanueva goes to bat for his Cubs teammates
    Cubs' Carlos Villanueva goes to bat for his teammates As a member of the Major League Baseball Players Association's executive board, Cubs pitcher Carlos Villanueva goes to bat for his Cubs teammates. Chicago Cubs, Carlos Villanueva, Major League...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 3, Brewers 0

    The summary Kyle Hendricks blanked the first-place Brewers for 71/3 innings in extending his streak of quality starts to five — the longest for a Cubs rookie since Randy Wells from May 16-June 7, 2009. The Cubs beat 14-game winner Wily Peralta...
  • Hendricks among Cubs' elite rookies

    One of the most interesting scouting reports on Chicago Cubs rookie standout Kyle Hendricks was provided Tuesday night by first baseman Anthony Rizzo. “He works well, he works fast,” Rizzo said after Hendricks pitched 7 1/3 shutout innings...
  • Saturday's recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3

    Saturday's recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3
    The summary The Cubs, who are in the midst of constant roster shuffling, received only 51/3 innings from recently promoted starter Dan Straily. Two of the three Cubs' runs came on home runs from Welington Castillo in the fifth and Justin Ruggiano in the...