| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:01 AM
The Sports Xchange
By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange
Red Sox go first to division-worst in 2014
Check one of the Boston Red Sox's recent box scores and it looks more like Triple-A Pawtucket's lineup than that of the defending World Series champions....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:40 PM
For now, Kris Bryant is a Cubs third-base prospect who will be honored before Wednesday night's game as the organization's minor league player of the year.
But where Bryant will end up remains a topic team officials will discuss as they sculpt the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:21 PM
TORONTO — Manager Rick Renteria showed that he hasn't given up on the Cubs' fifth consecutive non-winning season, and the year's remaining 16 games allow the rookies to respond to Renteria's challenge to display better focus.
"A lot of us are...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:26 PM
PITTSBURGH-- No Rizzo, no Castro, no Soler.
The Cubs couldn't overcome the loss of their top three offensive threats Friday, losing 7-3 to the Pirates for their season-high seventh straight defeat.
For the kids in the Cubs' clubhouse,...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:36 PM
ST. LOUIS — Before a doubleheader against the Cardinals on Saturday, Anthony Rizzo gave the Cubs marketing department some unsolicited help.
Discussing the impact of rookies Javier Baez and Jorge Soler, along with the promise of top prospect...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Speculation about Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro’s future practically began before the swelling in his left ankle subsided.
Castro likely will miss the rest of the season after suffering a high ankle sprain Tuesday...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Recap: Giants 5, Cubs 3
Giants 5, Cubs 3: Buster Posey went 4-for-4 with a solo homer and Pablo Sandoval collected three hits and two RBIs as visiting San Francisco posted its fourth win in five games after dropping the completion of a...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:41 PM
(Updated: RECASTS lede CORRECTS "32" to "35" in graph 2 DELETES "four-start" in notes)
Cubs 4, Mets 1: Anthony Rizzo had two hits – including a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning – and rookie Kyle Hendricks tossed seven strong frames...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Playing out the string in 2014, the only reachable goal for the Cubs appears to be finishing out of last place.
After losing twice to the Pirates on Saturday in the completion of Friday's suspended game and the regularly scheduled contest, the Cubs...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Francisco Liriano and three relievers shut out the Cubs on six hits, completing the sweep of the pseudo double-header after the suspended game.
At the plate
The Cubs completed the day with no runs over 14 innings in the two games. Javier...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The Cubs have accommodated season ticket holders who requested more time to pay their invoices.
At the same time, those fans holding premium seats will have to pay an average of 6 percent more to see the likes of young stars Javier Baez, Jorge Soler,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:05 PM
EditorsNote: changes Posey's innings caught to 13 innings from 14
Giants take nightcap to earn split with Cubs
CHICAGO -- By any definition, catching 13 innings qualifies as a long day. Buster Posey is glad it wasn't even longer.
"I'm happy we were...