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  1. Cubs come across ideal offensive blueprint

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Over one long weekend series, the Chicago Cubs caught an in-your-face glimpse of who they aspire to be one day one day in the future. The playoff-contending Los Angeles Dodgers slugged their way to a series victory, even when their top ...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 8, Cubs 5

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs fell 8-5 to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday to conclude the second-to-last home series of the season. How it happened: A day after collecting two home runs among his four hits, the Cubs' Chris Coghlan went 2-for-5 wit...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  3. Cubs showing a youthful exuberance

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Finally home after a road trip that would shake even the most confident player to his core, the Chicago Cubs insist they still have plenty of fight left inside them. Five days into an 11-day journey that ended Thursday, the Cubs saw pit...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  4. All-Star Rizzo now leading way for Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- That on-field dust-up the Chicago Cubs had with the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday was all part of Anthony Rizzo's master plan to get to the All-Star Game. "You know, I knew there was 30 minutes left in the Final Vote, and I didn't hit a h...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  5. Sveum: Wouldn't have changed a thing

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Former Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum had nothing bad to say Friday about his time on the North Side, but did suggest that his candor wasn't always appreciated. Back in Chicago this weekend as the hitting coach for the Kansas City Royal...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Brewers 2

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs posted just their second series win of the season with a 4-2 victory Sunday over the Milwaukee Brewers. How it happened: Welington Castillo and Mike Olt hit home runs to provide the Cubs' offense in the victory. Travis ...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  7. Rizzo learning to conquer his fears

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- We all must overcome our fears and it has been no different for Anthony Rizzo in his quest to become a more complete power hitter. It has taken a while, but as Rizzo has learned to not worry about the potential of looking bad on a two-s...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  8. Back spasms end Rizzo's day early

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was pulled from Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds with back spasms, but the issue isn't believed to be serious. Rizzo said his back tightened up on him after making a stretch for a high ...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  9. Olt delivering on power potential

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Mike Olt hit his first home run this year off somebody not named Wandy Rodriguez, setting the tone on a cool Wrigley Field afternoon that did not seem inviting for long balls. Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo followed with their own...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  10. Cubs break free on offense

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs marked their first blazing hot summer day with an offense to match, getting at least one afternoon to feel like a slugging, clutch-hitting team. The Cubs managed to keep a cool breeze swirling for the crowd of 35,121 by...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  11. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 14, Astros 6

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs closed out their second series triumph of the month with a 14-6 victory Sunday over the Houston Astros. How it happened: The Cubs reached double digits in hits by the fifth inning and double digits in runs by the sevent...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  12. Tide starting to turn for Rizzo

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo has not even played a full season in the major leagues and already the Chicago Cubs' middle-of-the-order presence knows the value of pacing yourself for a long season. It's not that he has become indifferent to struggles. ...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  13. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Astros 1

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs kicked off a brief three-game homestand with a 3-1 victory Friday against the Houston Astros in a game that was delayed 3 hours and 18 minutes at the outset because of rain. How it happened: A stagnant offense sprang ba...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  14. Approach at plate has Sveum alarmed

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum altered the lineup a bit Friday, but what he really wants is an altered approach at the plate. With the Cubs mired in an offensive funk, Sveum was hoping that his lineup specific for left-handed opposing s...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  15. Offense getting into swing of things

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Home is where the hits are for the Chicago Cubs whose offensive revival has come during a long stretch of play at Wrigley Field. The Cubs entered Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds with a .286 batting average over their last ei...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  16. In Giants, Cubs see latest blueprint

    Doug Padilla

    If a "foundation for sustained success" is what Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein wants to build, he knows where to look for the latest and trendiest model. The San Francisco Giants just won their second World Series title in three seasons and t...

    Blog | October 29, 2012