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  • Castro powers Cubs past Mets

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Castro powers Cubs past Mets NEW YORK -- All the talk about the Chicago Cubs lately centers around the cavalcade of blue-chip prospects either arriving at Wrigley Field or knocking on the door....
  • Cubs 2, Mets 1

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Cubs 2, Mets 1 NEW YORK -- Shortstop Starlin Castro homered on the first pitch of the ninth inning Sunday afternoon to snap a tie and lift the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 win over the New York Mets at...
  • Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?

     Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?
    NEW YORK — Cubs followers flustered by the offense's recently high strikeout rate might have to get accustomed to this shortcoming as more highly-touted prospects arrive. "I think we're going to be a really high strikeout team going forward,"...
  • Saturday's recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3

    Saturday's recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3
    The summary The Cubs, who are in the midst of constant roster shuffling, received only 51/3 innings from recently promoted starter Dan Straily. Two of the three Cubs' runs came on home runs from Welington Castillo in the fifth and Justin Ruggiano in the...
  • Cubs' Albert Almora adjusting step by step

     Cubs' Albert Almora adjusting step by step
    KODAK, TENN — The last of the original "Core Four" prospects to make it through the Cubs' system is likely to be center fielder Albert Almora, the initial first-round draft pick of the new regime in 2012. By the time Almora makes it —...
  • Starlin Castro wants to stay just where he is

    Starlin Castro wants to stay just where he is
    NEW YORK — Starlin Castro said he was unaware many Mets fans have targeted him as their shortstop of the future. But as far as Castro is concerned, he prefers to stay with the Cubs and at shortstop, where the organization is well-stocked with...
  • Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th

    Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th
    NEW YORK -- Justin Ruggiano will get the task of batting behind Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro on Saturday night when the Chicago Cubs play the New York Mets. Ruggiano will be batting in place of Luis Valbuena, who is not starting for the second...
  • Cubs Game Day: Cubs strike out 14 times, lose 3-2

    Cubs Game Day: Cubs strike out 14 times, lose 3-2
    The summary: The Cubs, who struck out 77 times during their seven-game homestand, whiffed 14 times against Mets starter Zack Wheeler and relievers Vic Black, Jeurys Familia and Jenrry Mejia. Left-hander Travis Wood, who entered Friday’s game with...
  • Mets 3, Cubs 2

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Mets 3, Cubs 2 NEW YORK -- Left fielder Eric Campbell hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning, and right-hander Zack Wheeler threw 6 2/3 strong innings as the New York Mets edged the Chicago Cubs...
  • 100-year-old Cubs fan dies less than 3 weeks after Wrigley Field visit

    100-year-old Cubs fan dies less than 3 weeks after Wrigley Field visit
    Louis Reinhart -- the 100-year-old Cubs fan who thought he had missed his chance to participate in the team's centennial year celebration – has died, less than three weeks after he stepped onto Wrigley Field for the first time. His funeral was...
  • 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...
  • Chicago has 4 players make All-Star team

    Chicago has 4 players make All-Star team
    It hasn't exactly been a season to remember for the White Sox or Cubs, but some stellar individual performances were recognized Sunday in voting for the All-Star Game. Rookie Jose Abreu and shortstop Alexei Ramirez were selected to represent the Sox...