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  1. Castro impressed by Baez's arrival

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro flutters around the team clubhouse like a moth around a porch light. He says he has been given a second wind, been tossed a baseball buoy, and because of it, his bleach-white smile hasn't dimmed for day...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Rockies 2

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- Here's a quick look at how the Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 6-2 at Coors Field on Thursday afternoon. How it happened: Shortstop Starlin Castro said a couple of days ago that it was going to be a lot of fun to play with new sec...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  3. Cubs' Rizzo gets day off vs. left-hander

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was given the day off as his team goes for the series win against the Colorado Rockies on Thursday. Rizzo will get his second day off of the season as the Cubs face left-hander Yohan Flande. "...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  4. Renteria: Hype won't get to Baez

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- If you're worried that the giant microscope following Javier Baez around will eventually burn him, he says, "I'm ready for anything." And that's good enough for Rick Renteria, whose new second baseman will make his Wrigley Field debut o...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  5. Renteria: With woes 'should be excitement'

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- Holding firm a hat and a cheerful look, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria smiled politely at each postgame question that came his way Wednesday night. Makes you wonder what game he was watching. After a closer look at the box score, ...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Rockies 13, Cubs 4

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- The sixth inning was a mile-high meltdown for the Chicago Cubs, and the seventh wasn't much better. Here's a quick look at their 13-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. How it happened: Jake Arrieta (6-3, 2.80 ERA) gave up ...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  7. Baez ready for limelight, learning curve

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- The spotlight on Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez got even larger after the potential superstar in the making hit a game-winning home run in his first major league game. He doesn't mind. "Whatever happens happens," Baez said wi...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  8. Javier Baez arrives with a big statement

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- Javier Baez left tears of celebration in a hotel room somewhere in Omaha when he got the call that he was being promoted to The Show. Yeah, you've seen this movie before; but, come on, it doesn't get old. Here's a kid who grew up without...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Rockies 5 (F/12)

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo said it didn't matter if Javier Baez went 0-for-20 or 0-for-30 to start off his big league career. He knows that's probably not the kind of thing the good and honest people of Chicago probably wa...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  10. Javier Baez finally gets his chance

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- Javier Baez was treated like a superstar from the moment he was drafted as the Chicago Cubs' first-round pick in 2011. But he rarely took the time to bask in it. He was too busy hounding his teammates and coaches for tips, trying to perf...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  11. Kershaw wants to start All-Star Game

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- If it were up to him, Los Angeles Dodgers southpaw Clayton Kershaw said he'd be thrilled to start in the All-Star Game on July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis. "Yeah sure, I'd love to do it," Kershaw said Sunday following the Dodgers'...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  12. Dee Gordon on fast track all way to ASG

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- Nothing ever seems to slow down "Flash" Dee Gordon, the fastest man on a diamond. Not pitchers, not catchers and certainly not adversity. Gordon, with offensive and defensive production limited by a seemingly unorthodox and untranslatabl...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  13. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 8, Rockies 2

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- The Los Angeles Dodgers weren't hitting the long ball through the thin air of Coors Field, merely exhausting the opposing pitcher with single after single. L.A. piled together 12 singles and two doubles on a toasty, then overcast afterno...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  14. Dodgers' infield injury woes continue

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- The Los Angeles Dodgers again are feeling the pinch at the shortstop position. On Sunday, a sunscreen-necessary one at that in the Mile High City, the Dodgers placed Erisbel Arruebarrena on the 15-day disabled list with a right hip flex...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  15. Haren surprisingly human in L.A. rotation

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- Dan Haren is no slouch, as Rockies outfielder Drew Stubbs pointed out, but he's nothing like what Colorado had seen the past two days in the Mile High City. Los Angeles Dodgers super-starters Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke almost made ...

    Blog | July 05, 2014
  16. Rapid Reaction: Rockies 8, Dodgers 7

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- Before his start, Dan Haren said trying to follow the strong performances of Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw would be a tough task for anyone on any staff. And he proved as much on Saturday. The previously ice-cold Colorado Rockies ...

    Blog | July 05, 2014