| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:14 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Samardzija thought he would dominate the way he often does. Instead, he walked away frustrated with another loss.
Samardzija struggled in a rare rough outing and the Chicago Cubs lost 7-2 to Washington, completing a day-night...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:18 PM
BOSTON - From sample sizes ranging from small to lengthy, the Chicago Cubs hope to continue their past success against Jake Peavy when they face the Boston Red Sox in an interleague game Monday night at Fenway Park.
Ryan Sweeney, who is 2-for-4 lifetime...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:19 PM
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....
| Jun 15, 2014
| 2:55 PM
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Season series: Cubs 2-1
Monday: 6:10 p.m., CSN. RH Jason Hammel (6-4, 2.81) vs. RH Tom Koehler (5-5, 3.68).
Tuesday: 6:10 p.m., WGN-9. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.77) vs. RH Jacob Turner (2-4, 6.38).
Wednesday: 11:40 a.m.,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:27 PM
The Chicago Cubs cut ties with reliever Jose Veras by designating him for assignment Tuesday.
Veras had an 8.10 ERA in 12 appearances. The Cubs owe Veras $3.85 million this season and a $150,000 buyout for 2015.
The Cubs also placed catcher Welington...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Cubs manager Rick Renteria cautioned there would be hiccups along the way, and sure enough, the Cubs experienced one Sunday.
The Marlins scored twice in the eighth inning off Pedro Strop to escape with a 4-3 victory and snap the last-place Cubs' season-...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:20 PM
PITTSBURGH -- It's become more apparent recently that Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria is opting for more consistent players in his lineup.
That's the case Monday night with right fielder Nate Schierholtz and left fielder Chris Coghlan.
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:34 AM
PITTSBURGH -- There was plenty of buzz Monday night at PNC Park before the promotion of outfield prospect Gregory Polanco to the Pittsburgh Pirates was made official.
The Pirates were so fond of Polanco before he was promoted from Triple-A...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:47 PM
PITTSBURGH -- The selections for the National and American leagues in the All-Star Game are 3 1/2 weeks away.
But Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is making a strong push.
Rizzo, who went 3-for-4 with a home run and two doubles Tuesday night...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:33 PM
PITTSBURGH — There will be a day soon when the likes of Javier Baez and Kris Bryant receive overwhelming receptions at Wrigley Field the same as Pirates top prospect Gregory Polanco received in his major league debut Tuesday night.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:54 PM
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.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:41 PM
PITTSBURGH — In another sign that the Cubs are protecting their young arms, manager Rick Renteria said Thursday there are no current plans to trim the eight-man bullpen they have carried since April 24.
"It gives us an opportunity to make sure...