| 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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Everyone loves a winner, so the success of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team is certain to spur more interest in youth baseball in Chicago.
Being on national TV for two weeks is about as good as it gets, marketing-wise, and last year's team...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The Cubs made a few bullpen moves Sunday, bringing back Neil Ramirez from the disabled list and putting newly acquired Jacob Turner on the roster.
Chris Rusin was optioned to Triple-A Iowa, and Brian Schlitter was placed on the 15-day disabled list with...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Left-hander Chris Rusin arrived at Wrigley Field, but most of Wednesday night's focus was on Emilio Bonifacio, who was out of the lineup as the Chicago Cubs try to win their third consecutive game against the Colorado Rockies.
Rusin served as protection...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:29 PM
TORONTO -- The Chicago Cubs’ losing streak might seem longer than six games with all the pitching changes made by manager Rick Renteria during late blowout losses.
But Renteria insinuated late Wednesday night after an 11-1 loss at Toronto that the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:39 PM
MIAMI — With at least six scouts evaluating Jason Hammel, the Cubs' exceptional pitching rental didn't turn in one of his sharper performances.
Perhaps those same evaluators will see a more tantalizing performance from ace Jeff Samardzija on...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:05 PM
MIAMI — Carlos Villanueva politely declined to talk about his gradual success since moving to the bullpen six weeks ago, and it had nothing to do with the fact his talents could attract playoff contending teams searching for versatile veteran...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:33 PM
MILWAUKEE -- Cubs reliever Hector Rondon was placed on the paternity list Friday, following in the footsteps of fellow reliever Wesley Wright, who missed Tuesday and Wednesday's games in San Francisco for the same reason.
Taking Rondon's place in the...
| Aug 21, 2013
The steady stream of fans rapidly heading toward the exits of Camden Yards in the ninth inning of the Orioles' 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night signaled that they had seen enough.
A one-run game quickly spiraled into a five-run deficit for...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:42 PM
HOUSTON — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman can't explain it; really there's not necessarily any logical reasoning for it.
Maybe it's advanced maturity or improved focus or pure coincidence, but when Tillman takes the mound on the road this season...
| Sep 18, 2012
The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...