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  • Nationals sweep Cubs in doubleheader

    Nationals sweep Cubs in doubleheader
    Dallas Beeler, who made his major league debut in the first game of Saturday's split doubleheader at Wrigley Field, eventually may represent a significant part of the Cubs' future. In contrast, Jeff Samardzija, the starter in the second game, may become...
  • Roark's win streak ends in 7-2 loss to Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) — Washington Nationals starter Tanner Roark always will have good memories of his debut at Wrigley Field. His second visit, not so much. Roark (7-5) allowed four runs on 10 hits and one walk over six innings in a 7-2 setback in...
  • Game 1: Cubs' Beeler impressive in 3-0 loss to Nationals

    Game 1: Cubs' Beeler impressive in 3-0 loss to Nationals
    “Let’s play two” is more than a familiar refrain by Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks. The Cubs and Nationals will play a doubleheader Saturday. It is the first scheduled doubleheader for the Cubs since July 4, 1983, against the...
  • Jason Hammel continues to go about his business

     Jason Hammel continues to go about his business
    Jason Hammel insists he is oblivious to trade rumors that naturally accompany an impressive performer on a last-place team. Baseball, after all, is a bottom-line business. Yet Hammel continues to pitch like nobody's business. The towering right-hander...
  • Cubs' Edwin Jackson continues to struggle in 4-1 loss

    Cubs' Edwin Jackson continues to struggle in 4-1 loss
    For the past two weeks, manager Rick Renteria has spoken glowingly about a Cubs rotation that has come close to matching the prowess of its bullpen with several dependable performances. The likes of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel have provided...
  • Series preview: Nationals at Cubs

    Series preview: Nationals at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Nationals 4-3 in 2013. Thursday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Doug Fister (6-2, 2.65) vs. LH Travis Wood (7-6, 4.55). Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Tanner Roark (7-4, 2.79) vs. RH Jason Hammel (6-5, 2.99)....
  • Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making

    Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making
    Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away. It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
  • Cubs' Arrieta braces for rotation turnover

    Cubs' Arrieta braces for rotation turnover
    The only sense of dejection from Jake Arrieta late Tuesday night stemmed from the probability that he might not have Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel as teammates for much longer. “I’ve always wanted to pitch at a high level for whatever...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    The Times' Major League Baseball rankings
    Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: Raiders owner wants to “tear that Oakland Coliseum down the minute the 2015 baseball season’s over.”...
  • Cubs president virtually rules out Kris Bryant for 2014

    Cubs president virtually rules out Kris Bryant for 2014
    A refrain that is all too familiar to Cubs fans: "Wait till next year," also will apply to top slugging prospect Kris Bryant, who hit 22 home runs at Double-A Tennessee before being promoted to Triple-A Iowa and hitting another home run in his debut...
  • Cubs hand Marlins second straight home series loss

    Cubs hand Marlins second straight home series loss
    MIAMI A starter striking out 11 is noteworthy regardless of the opponent, but that achievement loses some value when it comes against the Marlins. Jake Arrieta pitched the Cubs to a series-clinching 6-1 win Wednesday, totaling 11 strikeouts over seven...
  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta masters Marlins in 6-1 victory

    Cubs' Jake Arrieta masters Marlins in 6-1 victory
    MIAMI — While ace Jeff Samardzija can control his future after the 2015 season, Jake Arrieta is making the Cubs feel better about their own. Arrieta took another step toward becoming a more reliable part of the Cubs' future with his latest...