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  1. No plans yet to shut down Samardzija

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- While teams such as the Washington Nationals and the Chicago White Sox are trying to find ways to limit innings for their young aces, the Chicago Cubs have not yet reached that point with Jeff Samardzija. The 27-year-old has gotten to 1...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  2. Samardzija has look of No. 3 starter

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum named Ryan Dempster his Opening Day starter and Matt Garza his No. 2, leaving the door wide open for Jeff Samardzija to pitch the third game of the season against the Washington Nationals on April 8 at W...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  3. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Nationals 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 4-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: The North siders used the long ball to set the tone. Geovany Soto, Reed Johnson and Alfonso Soriano all went deep. ...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  4. Rapid Reaction: Reds 8, Cubs 7

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 8-7 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday at Wrigley Field, ending their seven-game winning streak. How it happened: The usually reliable Sean Marshall blew an eighth-inning lead, giving up two runs...

    Blog | August 07, 2011
  5. Relievers, DeWitt key unlikely comeback

    Bruce Levine

    WASHINGTON -- After the Chicago Cubs scored nine straight runs, wiping out an eight-run deficit, manager Mike Quade, the eternal optimist, turned out to be more soothsayer than dreamer in his pregame conversation with the media. "I believe we can ...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  6. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 10, Nationals 9

    Bruce Levine

    WASHINGTON -- Here's a quick look at the Cubs' 10-9 comeback victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday. How it happened: In an unbelievable turn of events, the Cubs scored nine straight runs to erase an 8-0 deficit through four innings. Tr...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  7. Rapid Reaction: Nationals 5, Cubs 4

    Bruce Levine

    WASHINGTON -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 5-4 loss to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night. How it happened: In a battle of ex-teammates, the Cubs' Randy Wells and the nationals' Tom Gorzelanny each gave up a pair of two-run ho...

    Blog | July 06, 2011
  8. Chicago Cubs' Ryan Dempster to throw side session, which will det...

    Bruce Levine

    Ailing Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster's big day will be Thursday when he throws a side session before his next scheduled start on Saturday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2011
  9. Quade not sure what went wrong for Mateo

    Bruce Levine

    WASHINGTON -- After another gut-wrenching loss, Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade was right back at it Tuesday answering questions about what has gone wrong. What has gone wrong recently is another rash of injuries and illnesses that has decimated t...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: Nationals 3, Cubs 2

    Bruce Levine

    WASHINGTON -- Here's a quick look at the Cubs' 3-2 loss to the Washington Nationals on Tuesday: How it happened: A shaky start by 38-year-old newcomer Ramon Ortiz and the Cubs' defense put them in a 3-0 hole after one inning. Ortiz allowed three s...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  11. Wednesday's Cubs notes

    Bruce Levine

    Alfonso Soriano recorded his first sacrifice bunt as a Cub in the 4th inning Wednesday night. It was his first sacrifice since June 25, 2006, while playing for the Washington Nationals. In his first career start against the Oakland A's, Ryan Dem...

    Blog | June 16, 2010