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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...
  • Series preview: Dodgers at Cubs

    Series preview: Dodgers at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cubs 2-1. Thursday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Zack Greinke (15-8, 2.64) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (4-3, 3.34). Friday: 1:20 p.m., CSN. LH Clayton Kershaw (19-3, 1.70) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (6-14, 6.09). Saturday: 12:...
  • Cozy feeling for Cubs' Hendricks

    Cozy feeling for Cubs' Hendricks
    Kyle Hendricks received plenty of defensive help Wednesday night, but he managed to extend his success at Wrigley Field. With one start left, Hendricks is wrapping up an impressive second half that lends more optimism for the Chicago Cubs’ future....
  • Cubs without Rizzo, Castillo vs. Greinke

    Cubs without Rizzo, Castillo vs. Greinke
    The Chicago Cubs have stuck by their plan of giving Anthony Rizzo a rest every other day as he recovers from lower back stiffness. But they will field a lineup Thursday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers with very little or no experience against Zack...
  • Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace

    Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace
    WASHINGTON — As recently as three years ago, the running joke was that Jeff Samardzija was the best wide receiver in Chicago. That was as much a jab at Samardzija's slow evolution as a pitcher as at the Bears' struggles to roster quality...
  • New rules for Cubs

    The Cubs are winning and I don't know why. I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting. One day Jake Arrieta...