| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:45 PM
The sweetest redemption for rookie left-hander Zac Rosscup and catcher Welington Castillo surfaced at an ideal time for the Chicago Cubs.
After blowing a 3-0 lead against National League Central leader St. Louis, Rosscup and Castillo each played...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...