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  1. Baez homers, prospects have their day

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs' prospects made noise all over the country on Sunday as Triple-A Iowa shortstop Javier Baez led the way with a two-run home run in the Futures Game in Minnesota where the major league All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday. Baez went...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  2. Samardzija's All-Star nod shows dilemma

    Jesse Rogers

    Only the Chicago Cubs would trade away a top, homegrown pitcher the day before he makes his first All-Star Game, right? It either underscores how highly the front office thinks of shortstop prospect Addison Russell, acquired in Friday's trade of S...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  3. Starlin Castro an All-Star for third time

    Jesse Rogers

    There might not be a more meaningful All-Star selection than Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro, who made it for the third time in five big league seasons. It was a year ago on this date Castro was hitting just .234 with an on-base percentage ...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  4. Alcantara, 3 others make Triple-A All-Stars

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Led by rising infield/outfield prospect Arismendy Alcantara, four members of the Iowa Cubs made the Triple-A All-Star Game, which will be played the day after the major league All-Star contest, July 16. Missing from the team is the Cubs' N...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  5. Cubs All-Stars? There's just one sure thing

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Chicago Cubs are guaranteed an All-Star selection this season, and it's not just because the rules say so. Pitcher Jeff Samardzija should be a lock for the mid-summer classic -- whether he's still a Cub at the time is anyone's gu...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  6. On 2nd thought, Wood may pitch in ASG

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - On second thought, Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood may pitch in the All-Star Game next Tuesday despite being the Cubs' Sunday night starter against the St. Louis Cardinals. On Monday, Cubs manager Dale Sveum intimated Wood would be unav...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  7. Wood may not throw in All-Star Game

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood might not be pitching in this year's All-Star game after all. Unless the Cubs get rained out this week or change their pitching plans, Wood is scheduled to start Sunday night against the St. Louis Cardinals...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  8. Is Welington Castillo part of Cubs' core?

    Jesse Rogers

    Even if they don't play another game, Chicago Cubs All-Stars Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo have proven they are core players for the organization. But is that still the case for catcher Welington Castillo? He was handed the starting job las...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  9. Rizzo remains out of lineup; MRI possible

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo remains out of the lineup with lower back tightness and could get an MRI if the ailment continues. "Still day-to-day," manager Rick Renteria said before Monday's game against the Milwauk...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  10. Two Cubs await possible All-Star selections

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- They're not exactly on pins and needles, but Chicago Cubs pitchers Travis Wood and Kevin Gregg will be watching their game against the Pittsburgh Pirates closely on Saturday afternoon as well as Major League Baseball's All-Star selection s...

    Blog | July 06, 2013