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  • Gallardo leads Brewers to victory over Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Gallardo leads Brewers to victory over Cubs CHICAGO -- Yovani Gallardo went from struggling five days ago to superlative on Monday. The Milwaukee right-hander scattered six hits and struck out...
  • Monday's recap: Brewers 3, Cubs 1

    Monday's recap: Brewers 3, Cubs 1
    The summary: The Cubs scored three runs or fewer for the fourth consecutive game as they wasted an exceptional effort from Jake Arrieta, who limited the National League Central-leading Brewers to five hits in 7 1/3 innings. At the plate: Chris Coghlan...
  • Series preview: Brewers at Cubs

    Series preview: Brewers at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Brewers lead 5-4. Monday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Yovani Gallardo (6-6, 3.54) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (6-3, 2.80). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Wily Peralta (14-6, 3.42) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (3-1, 2.10)....
  • Long games becoming the norm for Cubs

    Long games becoming the norm for Cubs
    The Cubs have played five extra inning games out of their last 10 games, including Friday’s 3-hour, 30-minute loss to the Rays in 10 innings. ┬áThe stretch began with the 16-inning, 6-hour, 27-minute game against the Rockies, the longest game in...
  • Wrigley welcome not so warm for Javier Baez

    Wrigley welcome not so warm for Javier Baez
    When Javy Baez toured Wrigley Field with some other prospects during a cold January day in 2013, a Cubs' executive chastised them for walking on the grass and leaving imprints. You can bet no one was telling Baez where he could and could not walk Friday...
  • Game roundup: Harper hits walk-off HR in 13th to lift Nats

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6; Adds Mariners-White Sox; more to come Game roundup: Harper hits walk-off HR in 13th to lift Nats WASHINGTON -- Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer with no outs in the bottom of the 13th inning against reliever...
  • Series preview: Rays at Cubs

    Series preview: Rays at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Rays 4-2 all time. Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Chris Archer (7-6, 3.42) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (1-1, 3.32). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Jake Odorizzi (7-9, 4.09) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (6-11, 5.66)....
  • Cubs turn attention to acquiring top pitchers

     Cubs turn attention to acquiring top pitchers
    DENVER — While rookie Kyle Hendricks further solidified his chances of staying in the Cubs' rotation past 2014 on Thursday, team executives already have embarked vigorously on a 24-month mission to acquire premium starting pitching. Although one...
  • Cubs 6, Rockies 2

    The Sports Xchange By Jack Etkin, The Sports Xchange Cubs 6, Rockies 2 DENVER -- Javier Baez went 3-for-4 with two home runs and drove in four runs Thursday to power the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 win over the Colorado Rockies in the series finale at...
  • Baez homers twice in third game as Cubs top Rockies

    The Sports Xchange By Jack Etkin, The Sports Xchange Baez homers twice in third game as Cubs top Rockies DENVER -- After hitting two home runs Thursday and helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 6-2, Javier Baez modestly referred to a Coors...
  • Javier Baez home run gives Cubs 6-5 victory

    Javier Baez home run gives Cubs 6-5 victory
    DENVER — Amid the hoopla surrounding Javier Baez, the Cubs' megaprospect wasn't about to change a style that produced impressive numbers but left him vulnerable at times. "I always swing big, hard," Baez said. And after going hitless with...
  • Cubs win on Baez's homer in 12th

    The Sports Xchange By Jack Etkin, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: In 4th graph, clarifying in quote when Baez faced Logan in minors Cubs win on Baez's homer in 12th DENVER -- After five futile at-bats, Javier Baez came up in the 12th and capped his...