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  • Cubs' Wada beats Rockies for first victory

    The Sports Xchange By John Jackson, The Sports Xchange Cubs' Wada beats Rockies for first victory CHICAGO -- Unlike many of the players making their way from the minor leagues to the Chicago Cubs, Tsuyoshi Wada is no youngster. At 33, he is the...
  • Renteria not concerned with trade possibilities

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- If president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer can find takers for any of the team's few remaining veterans, the Chicago Cubs figure to be sellers before the non-waiver trade...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Up next: Cubs at Diamondbacks

    Up next: Cubs at Diamondbacks
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Tied 2-2 Friday: 8:40 p.m., CSN. RH Edwin Jackson (5-10, 5.64) vs. vs. Trevor Cahill (1-6, 5.66). Saturday: 7:10 p.m., WGN-9. LH Travis Wood (7-8, 4.96) vs. LH Wade Miley (5-6, 4.18). Sunday: 3:10 p.m.,...
  • Congrats, you've almost made it to football!

    Congrats, you've almost made it to football!
    You've made it to the second half of the baseball season, congratulations. Through some wonderful offseason distractions by the Bulls and Blackhawks, we've made it through two pretty unwatchable teams. With the exception of Jose Abreu, Chris Sale,...
  • Cubs lose third straight, 5-4

    Cubs lose third straight, 5-4
    PHOENIX -- After a brief chat with his players on Sunday and conducting an optional workout Thursday, manager Rick Renteria hopes he won't need to deliver a pep talk as the Chicago Cubs open the second half Friday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks....
  • Cubs' Alcantara starts in center field

    Cubs' Alcantara starts in center field
    PHOENIX -- Rookie Arismendy Alcantara will make his seventh start and his second in center field Saturday night as the Chicago Cubs try to snap a three-game losing streak against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Alcantara, who stole two bases and scored a...
  • Cubs' Rizzo determined to make the play

    Cubs' Rizzo determined to make the play
    PHOENIX — Anthony Rizzo had no regrets Sunday about making a spectacular catch that allowed the Diamondbacks to score the go-ahead run in a 3-2 loss. "I don't think there's any Cubs fan who wanted me to miss it, and I don't think there were any...
  • Series preview: Pirates at Cubs

    Series preview: Pirates at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Pirates 7-3. Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Charlie Morton (4-7, 3.09) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (4-7, 5.11). Saturday: 6:15 p.m., FOX-32. RH Vance Worley (0-0, 0.00) vs. LH Travis Wood (7-5, 4.48). Sunday: 1:...
  • It's partly mind over matter for Starlin Castro

    It's partly mind over matter for Starlin Castro
    The road to recovery started in the offseason, only to hit a speed bump in spring training. But during the time Starlin Castro was recovering from a hamstring strain and then coped with a sluggish start that rekindled the debate of whether he already...
  • Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo come through big time

    Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo come through big time
    With all of the attention surrounding the emerging hitters in the Cubs minor league system, a couple of young pillars of the current big league roster continue to impress this season. Starlin Castro belted a three-run homer and Anthony Rizzo hit a...
  • Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro All-Star caliber

     Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro All-Star caliber
    Rick Renteria and his Cubs players say they win and lose as a team. But individual distinction is a possibility for Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro when it comes to being selected for the National League All-Star team. Rizzo entered Saturday night's...