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  • Pirates 4, Cubs 0

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Pirates 4, Cubs 0 PITTSBURGH -- Hot-hitting Andrew McCutchen had a pair of doubles and Edinson Volquez combined with two relievers on a seven-hit shutout as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago...
  • Pirates defeat Chicago, 4-0

    PITTSBURGH It took two full cycles through the order Thursday night, and then it happened. Gregory Polanco lined a leadoff single up the middle in the fifth inning. Starling Marte followed it with a single of his own. Then Andrew McCutchen doubled to the...
  • Pirates hit Jeff Samardzija hard in 4-0 victory

     Pirates hit Jeff Samardzija hard in 4-0 victory
    PITTSBURGH — Watching ace Jeff Samardzija get knocked around Thursday night wasn't nearly as painful for the Cubs as seeing Emilio Bonifacio hurt his right rib cage, an injury that could sideline him for an indefinite period. Bonifacio appears...
  • Volquez, McCutchen lead Pirates past Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Volquez, McCutchen lead Pirates past Cubs PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates play a three-gamer series at Miami this weekend and Jeff Samardzija has some advice for the Marlins' pitching staff....
  • Cubs upcoming moves should be as obvious as 1-2-3

    Cubs upcoming moves should be as obvious as 1-2-3
    Groupthink compels us to believe the Cubs calling up minor leaguers Kris Bryant and Javier Baez or — gasp — signing ace Jeff Samardzija rather than trading him for more prospects would be as smart as bunting with two strikes. Square up...
  • Jason Hammel struggles in 4-2 loss to Pirates

    Jason Hammel struggles in 4-2 loss to Pirates
    PITTSBURGH — With the amateur draft completed, the presence of an Orioles scout here to watch Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija pitch on consecutive nights stoked anticipation of the Cubs' future with the July 31 trade deadline approaching. But...
  • Pirates' McCutchen stays hot in win vs. Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Pirates' McCutchen stays hot in win vs. Cubs PITTSBURGH -- A cold April and a chilly May in Western Pennsylvania has been followed by a warm and humid June. That makes Andrew McCutchen happy. "I'...
  • Bonifacio, Lake return to Cubs' lineup

    Bonifacio, Lake return to Cubs' lineup
    PITTSBURGH -- Leadoff batter Emilio Bonifacio returns to the lineup Thursday night as the Chicago Cubs hope to provide enough support for Jeff Samardzija against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bonifacio didn't start Wednesday night for only the eight time this...
  • Cubs extend Double-A agreement

    Cubs extend Double-A agreement
    PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs announced Wednesday they had reached a four-year Player Development Contract extension with Double-A Tennessee. The extension assures that the Cubs' Double-A affiliate will remain in Kodiak through the 2018 season,...
  • 10 reasons not to promote Kris Bryant

    10 reasons not to promote Kris Bryant
    Much ink and hot air have been spent clamoring for the Cubs’ future to become the Cubs’ present. Understandably, fans crave any hint of a young player who will stop this garbage. Pipe down, people. Wise up while you’re at it. Here...
  • Just in time, Cubs rediscover their losing ways

    Just in time, Cubs rediscover their losing ways
    Thank goodness the Cubs got back to being the Cubs. I have no idea what they were doing winning Рa season-high five games in a row Рbut they had to stop that. And on Sunday, mercifully, they did. They failed to hit in the clutch and they...
  • Castillo, Olt return to Cubs' lineup

     Castillo, Olt return to Cubs' lineup
    MILWAUKEE -- Now that Jeff Samardzija has his first win, the Chicago Cubs will try to provide more offense Sunday to try to get him more victories. Catcher Welington Castillo and third baseman Mike Olt, whom each have struggled as this 10-game trip...