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Carlos Villanueva

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  • Cubs' Renteria stands by Jackson

    Cubs' Renteria stands by Jackson
    ST. LOUIS – Since taking over as manager of the Chicago Cubs, manager Rick Renteria has been consistent in his praise of his players, no matter how much they have struggled in the past and in the present. So Renteria didn’t budge when...
  • Reserves Jay and Descalso power Cardinals by Cubs

    ST. LOUIS How the Cardinals have positioned Jon Jay and Daniel Descalso two stalwarts for three consecutive postseason runs � as understudies leaves them with a role complicated by irregular playing time and undesirable matchups. At least it's...
  • Cubs recall Rusin, send out Schlitter

    Cubs recall Rusin, send out Schlitter
    ST. LOUIS -- The need for pitching insurance resulted in the Chicago Cubs recalling left-hander Chris Rusin from Triple-A Iowa on Saturday. Rusin will serve as a long reliever with Carlos Villanueva starting Saturday's game at St. Louis. Reliever...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cardinals 12-7 in 2013. Friday: 7:15 p.m. CSN+. RH Jeff Samardzija (0-1, 1.29 ERA) vs. RH Joe Kelly (1-0, 1.69). Saturday: 1:15 p.m. CSN. RH Carlos Villanueva (1-2, 4.26) vs. RH Adam Wainwright (1-1, 1.29)...
  • Cubs hope Javier Baez can be quick learner

     Cubs hope Javier Baez can be quick learner
    The Cubs hope prized prospect Javier Baez will respond to adversity with his bat more than his emotions. President Theo Epstein and manager Rick Renteria were encouraged that Baez, after getting ejected from a game and then getting into an altercation...
  • Bowa says there's a lot to like about Cubs' Castro

    Bowa says there's a lot to like about Cubs' Castro
    Starlin Castro did not respond particularly well to the often critical approach of former Cubs manager Dale Sveum. "I don't want to say anything about that. It is what it is. The kind of people right now who are here, they are always positive to me,"...
  • Wild start to Triple-A season for Baez

    Wild start to Triple-A season for Baez
    Javier Baez, considered the Cubs' top minor league prospect, has had an eventful start for Triple-A Iowa. The 21-year-old shortstop began his season going 0-for-9 with six strikeouts. He was ejected from Saturday's game when he threw his hands up...
  • How Cubs might be forced to win arms race

    How Cubs might be forced to win arms race
    In their season-opening series, the Cubs improved from 1-for-lordtheystink with runners in scoring position to 3-for-omigawd. In the final game of a series they just lost to the Phillies at home, they improved from 4-for-lordtheystink to 8-for-omigawd...
  • Villanueva's solid outing helps prevent sweep by Phillies

    Villanueva's solid outing helps prevent sweep by Phillies
    If adversity builds character, the Cubs have experienced a healthy dose already this young season. The process of overcoming those issues is what manager Rick Renteria hopes will work well for the long haul. The Cubs avoided a series sweep by the...
  • Cubs beat Phillies in series finale 8-3

    Cubs beat Phillies in series finale 8-3
    By Jack McCarthy The Sports Xchange CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs jumped on Philadelphia Phillies starter A.J. Burnett for four runs in the first inning and never looked back to salvage the finale of a three-game series with an 8-3 victory Sunday at...
  • Ryne Sandberg and Phillies rain on Cubs parade

    Ryne Sandberg and Phillies rain on Cubs parade
    Shortly after dawn before the home opener for the 100th anniversary season of Wrigley Field, Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg was trying to get inside the ballpark. "It was 7:30 in the morning I'm getting poured on by the rain at the visitors' gate,"...
  • Emilio Bonifacio's hot start a must-see

    Emilio Bonifacio's hot start a must-see
    PITTSBURGH — The T-shirts Emilio Bonifacio distributed to his teammates before the season have been a harbinger of his performance. The T-shirts read "#Loviste," which is Spanish for "Did you see that?" Bonifacio started the tradition in 2012...