| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
PHOENIX — Arismendy Alcantara made a brief stop in Iowa over the All-Star break to pick up some more clothes for his stay in the big leagues, and Kyle Hendricks will start Tuesday night with a chance to stick in the fourth spot in the Cubs'...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:54 PM
It should have been an unqualified good day for the Angels. They needed a left-handed reliever, and they got one. Their team got a little better.
But the Angels are chasing the Oakland Athletics, the best team in baseball. The A's did not appear to need...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:39 PM
CINCINNATI — Youth is being served on the Cubs' roster.
But latest arrivals Arismendy Alcantara, Dallas Beeler and Kyle Hendricks would like to be more than appetizers before the likes of Kris Bryant and Javier Baez arrive.
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:44 PM
“Let’s play two” is more than a familiar refrain by Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks.
The Cubs and Nationals will play a doubleheader Saturday. It is the first scheduled doubleheader for the Cubs since July 4, 1983, against the...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Dallas Beeler said he felt as if he was on "Cloud Nine" while he stood at his locker in the Cubs clubhouse Friday morning.
The right-hander got the call from Triple-A Iowa to start the first game of Saturday's split doubleheader against the Nationals....
| Sep 7, 2014
The Pirates scored a pair of runs off Wesley Wright in the 11th inning Saturday to take the game suspended in the seventh inning Friday. Josh Harrison's base-loaded single snapped the 3-3 tie, and a sacrifice fly brought in an insurance run....
| Sep 1, 2014
| 1:24 PM
It was more than a hero’s welcome that members of the Jackie Robinson West Little League All-Star team received Monday from the Chicago Cubs.
The players received Cubs jerseys with their last names on the back, as well as congratulatory wishes...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:35 PM
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.
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:10 PM
ST. LOUIS— They haven’t been around long enough to really get the gist of this Cubs-Cardinals rivalry, but the Cubs’ rookies are quick learners.
After Jorge Soler and Javy Baez powered the Cubs to a 7-2 win over the Cardinals on Friday...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:47 PM
The Cubs' pitching staff — a veritable grocery store conveyor belt assortment of items — has had its moments this season.
Recent moments have been quite encouraging, from the resurgent season of starter Jake Arrieta to the debut showing of...