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  • Cubs and White Sox All-Stars happy to be on hand

     Cubs and White Sox All-Stars happy to be on hand
    MINNEAPOLIS — Alexei Ramirez's hugging skills were on full display Tuesday night during his All-Star Game debut. The White Sox shortstop and Sox left-hander Chris Sale both entered Tuesday night's game in the top of the fourth inning when American...
  • Cubs explode for 16 runs, 19 hits, finish sweep

    Cubs explode for 16 runs, 19 hits, finish sweep
    BOSTON — It seemed like a long time ago that general manager Jed Hoyer acknowledged the Cubs offense was "frustrating" and in need of improvement in several areas. That actually occurred early Wednesday night, well before the Cubs unleashed a 19-...
  • 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 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...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Mets

    Series preview: Cubs at Mets
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cubs 3-0. Friday: 6:10 p.m., WGN-9. LH Travis Wood (7-9, 4.86) vs. RH Zack Wheeler (7-8, 3.53). Saturday: 6:10 p.m., WGN-9. RH Dan Straily (1-2, 4.93 with A's) vs. LH Jonathon Niese (6-8, 3.46). Sunday:...
  • Thursday's recap: Brewers 6, Cubs 2

    Thursday's recap: Brewers 6, Cubs 2
    The summary The Cubs failed to win their fourth series in their last five tries as they struck out 16 times and Edwin Jackson was knocked out after 4 2/3 innings. The Brewers scored five runs in the first four innings in maintaining their lead in the...
  • Edwin Jackson's troubles an opening for others

     Edwin Jackson's troubles an opening for others
    The happy medium that the Cubs repeatedly mentioned Thursday when discussing the struggles of Edwin Jackson and the high strikeout rate of their offense could face a cold reality in the future. Jackson's inconsistency, coupled with an offense that...
  • Recap: Cubs 4, Brewers 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cubs 4, Brewers 2 Cubs 4, Brewers 2: Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs and Tsuyoshi Wada took a shutout into the seventh inning as host Chicago beat first-place Milwaukee for the second straight night....
  • Learning curve for Arismendy Alcantara in center field

     Learning curve for Arismendy Alcantara in center field
    The Cubs thought highly enough of Arismendy Alcantara's all-around talents to move him to center field at Triple-A Iowa on a part-time basis and now are giving him a full-time audition with the Cubs after the Aug. 5 promotion of Javier Baez. But...
  • Hendricks among Cubs' elite rookies

    Hendricks among Cubs' elite rookies
    One of the most interesting scouting reports on Chicago Cubs rookie standout Kyle Hendricks was provided Tuesday night by first baseman Anthony Rizzo. “He works well, he works fast,” Rizzo said after Hendricks pitched 7 1/3 shutout innings...
  • Brewers 3, Cubs 1

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Brewers 3, Cubs 1 CHICAGO -- Right-hander Yovani Gallardo scattered six hits and struck out six as he helped lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night in...