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  • Cubs active Castillo, designate Whiteside for assignment

    The Cubs activated catcher Welington Castillo from the 15-day disabled list Sunday, and catcher Eli Whiteside was designated for assignment. Castillo, who pinch-hit in the eighth inning and struck out with two men on base, missed 20 days with a left rib...
  • College coach: Cubs top pick 'extremely ready'

    PITTSBURGH — In the eyes of Indiana baseball coach Tracy Smith, catcher Kyle Schwarber checked off every box with an exclamation mark. "After (Cubs President) Theo Epstein interviewed him this spring in Arizona, he told me it was one of the best...
  • Cubs sign top pick Schwarber

    Cubs sign top pick Schwarber
    PITTSBURGH — Kyle Schwarber immediately headed to Boise to start his professional career after agreeing Wednesday to a $3.125 million bonus with the Cubs. And manager Rick Renteria, a former first round pick of the Pirates who spent 10 seasons...
  • Cubs extend Double-A agreement

    Cubs extend Double-A agreement
    PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs announced Wednesday they had reached a four-year Player Development Contract extension with Double-A Tennessee. The extension assures that the Cubs' Double-A affiliate will remain in Kodiak through the 2018 season,...
  • Dodgers beat Cubs to make team history with 13th consecutive road win

    Maybe home is where the heart is but the Dodgers are feeling some particular love for the road. That would be the road they suddenly and absolutely own. They bring their own fireplace, leather recliner and ottoman, get all comfy and make each ballpark...
  • Dodgers keep it going on the road with 3-0 win

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  • Forget playing better, Cubs need to trade better

    Forget playing better, Cubs need to trade better
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum and team president Theo Epstein believe the Cubs will take a big step forward this season, and I’m thinking, I guess losing only 90 games would be a big step. Another 100 losses, however, is easily attainable, don’t...
  • Cubs tradition: Throwing out ceremonial first discussion of fans' patience

    Cubs tradition: Throwing out ceremonial first discussion of fans' patience
    If you believe the 2013 Cubs were built to stink -- spoiler alert: they were -- then you had to like Edwin Jackson’s miserable start in Monday’s home opener and Starlin Castro’s aggravating last out that was a wind shift from turning...
  • Ninth-inning homer, failed bunt sink Marlins

    Ninth-inning homer, failed bunt sink Marlins
    MIAMI — Put this Marlins loss on Juan Pierre, he's willing to take it. The Marlins had embattled Cubs closer Carlos Marmol on the ropes Thursday, working men onto first and second with nobody out in the bottom of the ninth. Down 4-3, thanks to...
  • Cubs position analysis: Castillo set at catcher

    Cubs position analysis: Castillo set at catcher
    The Chicago Cubs believe they have a piece of their core in place in the catcher’s spot, so there should be no need to look for one this offseason.  Welington Castillo earned the starting job with a .265 average, though he hit only .195 against...
  • Valbuena only lefty hitter in Cubs' lineup

    Valbuena only lefty hitter in Cubs' lineup
    Luis Valbuena is the only left-handed hitter in the Cubs lineup Saturday against Boston southpaw Jon Lester. The rest of  the lineup bats from the right side, including Reed Johnson in right field, Jeff Baker at first base, Joe Mather in center field and...