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Starlin Castro crushed an A.J. Burnett fastball his first time up on Saturday. It seemed headed for the gap in right-center field but Gold Glove center fielder Andrew McCutchen took the perfect line and sprinted to make a catch. Castro smashed a line...
Winning has come much easier lately for the Cubs when they are able to rely on a variety of contributors. But not so much Saturday night. After a 2-hour, 21-minute rain delay, the Diamondbacks' Gerardo Parra led off the game with a home run into the...
All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: First meeting. Tuesday: 9:05 p.m., WGN-Ch. 9. RH Scott Feldman (5-4, 2.82) vs. RH Jered Weaver (1-1, 3.71). Wednesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN. RH Matt Garza (1-0, 3.38) vs. LH Jason Vargas (5-3, 3.34). Who's...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Though they both play in large markets, the Cubs and Angels have gone in opposite directions off the field. Angels owner Arte Moreno splurged on free agents Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton and C.J. Wilson the last two seasons, while...
Manager Dale Sveum is not directly involved in Thursday's major league draft, but he would like to see the Cubs add pitching. The Cubs have the second, 41st and 75th picks. "Obviously pitching is what you want to get in the organization as much as you...
Tags: Scott Hairston, Baseball, Edwin Jackson, Sports, Dale Sveum
ANAHEIM -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was dropped to the No. 7 spot in the lineup tonight against Los Angeles Angels right-hander Jered Weaver. Luis Valbuena was inserted into Castro's usual spot in the No. 2 hole. Castro was 2-for-20 on...
Having emerged from his senior season of high school with a reputation as a Nolan Ryan/Tom Seaver hybrid, Todd Van Poppel was a can't-miss kid in the spring of 1990. The Braves had the first draft pick and were set to stake their future on him. Then...
Tags: Jed Hoyer , Joe Mauer, Chicago Cubs, Minnesota Twins, Addison Reed
All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cubs 2-1. Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN. RH Matt Garza (0-0, 000) vs. LH Wandy Rodriguez (4-2, 3.25) Wednesday: 6:05 p.m., WGN-Ch. 9. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-5, 3.49) vs. LH Francisco Liriano (2-0, 1.64)...
Stephen Strasburg was at his dominant best in the early going Saturday, retiring 13 of the first 14 Chicago Cubs he faced, seven via strikeout. And then it all fell apart for the Washington Nationals’ right-hander after a teammate’s error....
Ian Desmond’s three hits included a two-run homer and an RBI double, and Danny Espinosa and Kurt Suzuki also drove in runs with doubles, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 for their season-high fifth consecutive victory....
After winning nine of 12 games to reach .500, the White Sox suffered a regression they hope is only temporary. Some of the mistakes that marked their sluggish start over the first six weeks resurfaced Monday night in a 7-0 loss to the Cubs. The Sox...
Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer had the winning script outlined for his team well before game time Monday. Hoyer sat in the Cubs dugout and said he wanted his players to exercise greater patience at the plate to draw more walks and create more scoring...
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