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  1. Dallas Beeler impresses in debut

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If Chicago Cubs pitcher Dallas Beeler was nervous before or during his major league debut Saturday against the Washington Nationals he never showed it. Beeler, 25, threw 91 pitches in a six-inning stint, allowing just one unearned run -...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  2. Despite win, too little too late for Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs catcher John Baker was asked if he wishes this version of his team was around at the beginning of the season. The Cubs are playing good baseball after beating the Washington Nationals again on Friday, 7-2, in another well-play...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7 Nationals 2

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday afternoon. Here's a quick look at the game. How it happened: Ryan Sweeney knocked in two runs with a two-out single in the bottom of the fourth inning after the Nationals had ...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  4. Series preview: Cubs at Marlins

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs open a three-game series with the Miami Marlins on Monday night. The series: Monday, 6:10 p.m. CT, Jason Hammel (6-4, 2.81 ERA) versus Tom Koehler (5-5, 3.68). Tuesday, 6:10 p.m., Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.77) versus Jacob Turner...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  5. Saying this offense stinks might be polite

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN FRANCISCO -- After back-to-back shutouts at the hands of the first-place San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon, the Chicago Cubs offense has nearly sunk to the cellar of the entire league. Not that they were thriving b...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Yankees 1

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs handed New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka his first regular-season loss since August 2012 in Japan. Here's a quick look at how the Cubs prevailed 6-1: How it happened: The Cubs got to Tanaka as the rains fell in t...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  7. Baker wins job; Olt should be next

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs named John Baker as the backup catcher and cleared two players from their 40-man roster by giving catcher George Kottaras his unconditional release and losing Donnie Murphy to the Texas Rangers in a waiver claim. Ko...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  8. Offseason questions: Who's the manager?

    Jesse Rogers

    With the conclusion of the World Series begins the official offseason for Major League Baseball, though the Chicago Cubs' winter started the day after their year ended with the firing of manager Dale Sveum. Undoubtedly, hiring his replacement is t...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  9. Baker to make first start since 2011

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Baker, who hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2011, will make his season debut on Sunday against the Milwaukee Brewers, the team announced on Friday. Read the entire story....

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  10. Sveum: Lake an outfielder for now

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Don't expect Chicago Cubs phenom Junior Lake back in the infield anytime soon except on a "need" basis, according to manager Dale Sveum. Lake played third base most of the time at Triple-A Iowa this year but with the recent additions o...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  11. Baker to begin rehab; wants to return

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Although he hasn't thrown a pitch for the Chicago Cubs and admitted he felt "disconnected" while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery in Arizona, pitcher Scott Baker wants to be a part of the organization's future. "There's no secret there...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  12. Cubs notes: Alfonso Soriano a pro

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- As his bat heats up, so will the trade rumors surrounding Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano. He hit two more home run on Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Angels, giving him eight over his last 44 at-bats and 15 for the year. ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  13. Dusty Baker puts onus on Matt Garza

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker says the ball is in Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza's hands in regards to the mini-feud that started between the two teams last month. "We're just going to play ball," Baker said before Monday's game ...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  14. Dusty Baker says ball is in Matt Garza's hands concerning feud

    Jesse Rogers

    Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker says the ball is in Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza's hands in regards to the mini-feud that started between the two teams last month.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  15. Tommy John more common, but still risky

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - When it rains it pours for the Chicago Cubs these days. The announcement that reliever Kyuji Fujikawa will have Tommy John surgery comes on the heels of prospect Arodys Vizcaino's news that he's had a set-back from his return for the same s...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  16. Barney out Opening Day, DL possible

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Chicago Cubs have yet to decide if second baseman Darwin Barney will go on the disabled list with an injured knee, but he won't start in the season-opening game on Monday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Barney hurt his left ...

    Blog | March 31, 2013