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  • Pirates defeat Cubs 4-3 in 16 innings

    Pirates defeat Cubs 4-3 in 16 innings
    PITTSBURGH – After stranding 19 runners and burning through the bullpen for the second consecutive game Wednesday night, the Cubs’ best friend might be the rain forecast to fall at PNC Park on Thursday. The Cubs pitching staff was taxed...
  • Rest is best for Cubs after loss

    Rest is best for Cubs after loss
    PITTSBURGH – After stranding 19 runners and burning through the bullpen for the second consecutive game Wednesday night, the Chicago Cubs’ best friend might be the rain forecast to fall on PNC Park Thursday. The Cubs’ pitching staff...
  • Rizzo, Castro signs of bad things to come?

    Rizzo, Castro signs of bad things to come?
    It’s never too early for a Cubs fan to give up because it’s never too early for the Cubs to give up. The Cubs were again built to stink in 2014, and boy, did the offense ever live down to that in the opener in Pittsburgh. And here’...
  • Strikeouts secondary for Cubs' Jeff Samardzija

    Strikeouts secondary for Cubs' Jeff Samardzija
    PITTSBURGH — Jeff Samardzija might not reach the 200-strikeout level this season as he did for the first time last year, but it's all by design. Pitch efficiency is around the top of Samardzija's list of goals for this season, and he started right...
  • Cubs' Castro to bat 3rd, Rizzo 4th

    Cubs' Castro to bat 3rd, Rizzo 4th
    PITTSBURGH -- Manager Rick Renteria's first starting lineup as manager of the Chicago Cubs features Starlin Castro in the third spot and Anthony Rizzo batting fourth. Both players had no issues with batting at least one slot lower than they've been...
  • Why the 2014 Cubs are like 'The Office'

    I'd love to have the luxury of comparing the Cubs to a show like "The Walking Dead," or any popular scripted drama for that matter. Alas, in terms of quality, drama and critical acclaim, the Cubs are more like a sitcom. A sitcom on its way up, no doubt,...
  • Potholes still line Cubs road to recovery

    Potholes still line Cubs road to recovery
    Between the buzz around Javier Baez and Kris Bryant and the uncertain future of Jeff Samardzija is a path of promise that suffered its share of potholes and detours of doom last summer. For the Cubs to steer back on that road of recovery — where...
  • Pirates fall to Cubs

    PITTSBURGH One-run victories in low-scoring games worked for the Pirates during the first two games of their opening series against the Chicago Cubs. Jason Hammel changed that Thursday, and though the Pirates mounted a late charge, the Cubs hung on....
  • Outlook for Cubs certainly questionable

     Outlook for Cubs certainly questionable
    The 100th season at Wrigley Field presents as many questions for the Cubs as reasons to celebrate one of baseball's shrines. But space permits only nine: How's the new boss? Rick Renteria's upbeat teaching methods will be put to the test by veterans...
  • Sore ankle slows Cubs' Ruggiano

     Sore ankle slows Cubs' Ruggiano
    PHOENIX — Justin Ruggiano isn't worried about the lingering soreness of his left ankle. But the swelling was enough for him to miss the final two exhibition games and require an MRI last week. Fortunately for Ruggiano and the Cubs, the MRI...
  • Cubs roster

    Cubs roster
    Infielders 1B Anthony Rizzo: Could be key to offense if he produces more with runners in scoring position. 2B Darwin Barney: Doesn't seem long for the ride with platoon system; Javier Baez looming. SS Starlin Castro: Determined to regain...
  • Castro returns to Cubs' lineup

    Castro returns to Cubs' lineup
    PHOENIX -- As expected, Starlin Castro will return Saturday to the Chicago Cubs' lineup against Arizona for the first time since suffering a right hamstring strain on March 2. Castro will bat second, raising the possibility that Emilio Bonifacio will...