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  • Cubs have first scheduled Sunday off in 82 years

    Cubs have first scheduled Sunday off in 82 years
    The Cubs will enjoy a rare off day on Sunday. Very rare. For the first time in 82 years there is no game scheduled for the Cubs on a Sunday. "That's unheard of. We already have some family plans for that day. Maybe this can become a regular thing,"...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: After hitting .354 in April, catcher Tyler Flowers batting .093 (4-for-43) over first 14 games of June. Indians: Indians spokesman defends Chief Wahoo logo: "When people look at our logo, we believe they...
  • Ruggiano in place of Lake in Cubs' lineup

    Ruggiano in place of Lake in Cubs' lineup
    BOSTON -- Junior Lake's snapping of his bat over his leg following one of his four strikeouts Monday night was overshadowed by Jake Arrieta's 7 2/3 innings of one-hit ball at Fenway Park. Nevertheless, Lake is on the bench Tuesday night while in the...
  • Cubs rally in 9th, survive replay challenge

    Cubs rally in 9th, survive replay challenge
    BOSTON — A tense pitchers' duel didn't provide nearly as much suspense for the Cubs as a game-ending replay that validated their 2-1 win over the Red Sox. "It was nerve-wracking, especially with Papi (David Ortiz) coming up," Anthony Rizzo said....
  • 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...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Nationals

    Series preview: Cubs at Nationals
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Tied 2-2. Friday: 10:05 a.m., WGN-9. RH Jason Hammel (7-5, 2.98) vs. RH Tanner Roark (7-5, 2.98). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., CSN. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-7, 2.83) vs. LH Gio Gonzalez (5-4, 3.93). Saturday: 12:35...
  • Cubs explode for 16 runs, 19 hits, finish sweep

    Cubs explode for 16 runs, 19 hits, finish sweep
    BOSTON — It seemed like a long time ago that general manager Jed Hoyer acknowledged the Cubs offense was "frustrating" and in need of improvement in several areas. That actually occurred early Wednesday night, well before the Cubs unleashed a 19-...
  • New rules for Cubs

    New rules for Cubs
    The Cubs are winning and I don't know why. I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting. One day Jake Arrieta...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Reds

    Series preview: Cubs at Reds
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Reds lead 5-3. Monday: 6:10 a.m., CSN. RH Edwin Jackson (5-8, 4.99) vs. RH Mike Leake (6-7, 3.47). Tuesday: 12:05 p.m., WGN-9. LH Travis Wood (7-6, 4.62) vs. TBA or Johnny Cueto (8-6, 1.99). Tuesday: 6:...
  • Starlin Castro helps Jake Arrieta to 2-1 victory

    Starlin Castro helps Jake Arrieta to 2-1 victory
    PHILADELPHIA — The loss of Emilio Bonifacio and the presence of lurking scouts will test the Cubs' focus leading up to at least the July 31 trade deadline. And they could learn Saturday whether they could be without the services of closer Hector...
  • Readers Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    The Cubs management talks about developing homegrown players.  But they don't seem to have much respect for Jeff Samardzija, who is one of the Cubs’ few success stories.  Is Theo Epstein biased because Jeff was never in the Red Sox organization? --...
  • Travis Wood's pinch-hit double in 13th gives Cubs 5-4 win over Marlins

     Travis Wood's pinch-hit double in 13th gives Cubs 5-4 win over Marlins
    MIAMI — With at least six scouts evaluating Jason Hammel, the Cubs' exceptional pitching rental didn't turn in one of his sharper performances. Perhaps those same evaluators will see a more tantalizing performance from ace Jeff Samardzija on...