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  1. Cubs call up three pitchers and a catcher

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs called up four players from their minor league system on Tuesday. RHP Justin Grimm, LHP Brooks Raley and catcher J.C. Boscan were recalled from Class AAA Iowa. LHP Zach Rosscup was selected from Iowa and added to the 40...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  2. Hoyer: Cubs in position to deal, compete

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs brass are confident in their present plan to move more players for young talent and stay competitive. As the trading deadline approaches, Chicago president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer have been in a state of constant c...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  3. Injured RHP Baker on road back to Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    Rehabbing right-handed pitcher Scott Baker will make an appearance at Wrigley Field on Thursday for a tuneup side session. Baker, who signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Cubs in the fall of 2012, is recovering from elbow ligament replacement surg...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  4. Baker starts rehab with some light throwing

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs starter Scott Baker started the long road back to the major leagues with some light throwing on Tuesday. Baker was rehabbing from Tommy John elbow ligament surgery in spring training when he re-injured his arm in mid-March...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  5. Cubs' early rotation an unproven bunch

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs will start the 2013 season with a rotation that does not have a pitcher with a winning lifetime record. In fact, with Matt Garza and Scott Baker out for at least the first month, the starters all have career ERAs t...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  6. Baker to have elbow examined Saturday

    Bruce Levine

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Injured Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Baker will meet with team orthopedic specialist Stephen Gryzlo on Saturday in Mesa, Ariz., for an examination of his sore right elbow. Baker was shut down from all throwing activity after undergo...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  7. Rotation looks shakier than once thought

    Bruce Levine

    PHOENIX -- What initially looked like a deep, if not spectacular, starting rotation for the Chicago Cubs appears questionable at best with two weeks left until opening day. Freak injuries and slow starts for some of the staff have depleted a once-...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  8. Baker ready to test elbow on Sunday

    Bruce Levine

    Scott Baker will make his Cubs and Cactus League debut on Sunday. The Cubs signed Baker in the offseason as a free agent. Since having surgery Baker has been rehabbing his right elbow ligament, which was replaced on April 17, 2012. Baker pitche...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  9. Cubs might not be done adding to rotation

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs have done a nice job of plugging in a couple of veteran starters into a rotation that was mostly void of major league-caliber talent at the end of the season. The additions of Scott Baker and Scott Feldman gives the front office ...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  10. Reds' Baker looking on as Cubs rebuild

    Bruce Levine

    With his Cincinnati Reds in first place in the National League Central, you would think veteran manager Dusty Baker had long ago put his Chicago Cubs career behind him. Although Baker lives in the present, like so many successful leaders he still ...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  11. Cubs call up Jackson, Vitters

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs are ready to see what the kids can do. The club called up top prospects Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters before Sunday's game in Los Angeles. According to a tweet from, Jackson will start in centerfield and hit second in...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  12. Chicago Cubs call up top prospects Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs called up top prospects Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters before Sunday's game in Los Angeles.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  13. Bruce Levine's interactive Chicago Cubs report card, 2011

    Bruce Levine

    Grades for each Cubs player and member of management.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  14. Wednesday's lineup: Cubs at Padres

    Bruce Levine

    SAN DIEGO -- Here's how manager Mike Quade's final lineup of the season looks as the Cubs wrap it up against the San Diego Padres: 1. Starlin Castro, SS 2. Blake DeWitt, 2B 3. Aramis Ramirez, 3B 4. Jeff Baker, 1B 5. Reed Johnson, LF 6. Luis M...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  15. Ramirez sits out Monday against Pirates

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez will sit out Monday's opener of a four-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Here's the lineup facing Paul Maholm: Reed Johnson, RF Starlin Castro, SS Jeff Baker, 3B Geovany Soto, C Marlon Byrd, ...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  16. Cubs go for fourth straight win

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs will be going for their first four-game win streak of the season when they face Chris Narveson and the Milwaukee Brewers. Here's the lineup he'll face: Jeff Baker, RF Starlin Castro, SS Aramis Ramirez, 3B Geovany Soto, C Marlon Byrd, ...

    Blog | July 26, 2011