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  1. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Cardinals 3 (11)

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- The Chicago Cubs won a seesaw game with the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-3 in 11 innings. Here's a quick look: How it happened: Welington Castillo hit a two-out, three-run homer in the top of the 11th after Jose Veras blew a save in the bo...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  2. Veras still the closer ... for now

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Jose Veras has already lasted longer in his role this season than former Cub Carlos Marmol did a year ago, but the leash could be tightening on the current closer. Veras struggled in spring training and then in the ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  3. Veras just a small piece for Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- He may end up making the most money of all the relievers, but the addition of potential closer Jose Veras to the Chicago Cubs' bullpen is just one small move to improve on a part of the team that wasn't very good in 2013. Veras agreed t...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  4. The Lake show continues

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Now it's getting scary. Chicago Cubs outfielder Junior Lake is doing things no one has seen in Chicago in many years. On Friday, Lake became the first Cub since 1916 to have two four-hit games within his first 16 of his career, though i...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  5. Marmol returns, happy to be a Dodger

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- He saved 117 games for the Chicago Cubs from 2006 to 2013 but it's the 28 blown saves and countless other nerve wracking moments in his final years that Carlos Marmol will probably be most remembered for. He returns as a member of the ...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  6. Cubs stay quiet at trade deadline

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The major league trading deadline passed on Wednesday afternoon without the Chicago Cubs making any further deals after making several trades earlier in the month, including dealing pitchers Matt Garza and Scott Feldman along with outfield...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  7. Cubs first half: It's still about the future

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Selling season has come early for the Chicago Cubs this year, not that anyone should be surprised by it. But it is a reminder about what we're dealing with here -- considering that even before the All-Star break the Cubs brass has decided...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  8. Cubs surprised by Hairston move

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If the Chicago Cubs didn't know trading season was upon them before, they do now. Most players were surprised by the latest move Monday morning -- Scott Hairston to the Washington Nationals for a minor league pitcher. "It was quite surp...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  9. Marmol's arm -- not fans -- reason for woes

    Jesse Rogers

    If you expected Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Marmol to go off into the sunset quietly, think again. After being designated for assignment on Tuesday, he took a parting shot at the fans. "Every time I go to the mound I try to give 100 percent, a...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  10. Marmol says civil suit against him dropped

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Marmol said Monday a civil lawsuit filed against him in the Dominican Republic by the woman who accused him of sexual assault in the offseason has been dropped. Marmol, who had maintained his innocence, said the case wa...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  11. Hoyer defends, but doesn't explain, Marmol

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If you've been wondering why the Chicago Cubs continue to pitch -- or even employ -- reliever Carlos Marmol there are probably 9.8 million reasons. That's the amount of money he's making this season so releasing him seems like a longshot. ...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  12. Closer Gregg? Not in name

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- For Chicago Cubs pitcher Kevin Gregg, the ninth inning isn't like any other inning. Many try to treat it that way, but sometimes accepting it for what it is - three outs filled with tons of pressure -- is the way to go. "I'm trying to a...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  13. Five Things: Numbers show Rizzo's value

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- As the Chicago Cubs return home for the second half of their 20 games in 20 days stretch of baseball their opposition will slowly rise back-up the competitive ladder. First the San Diego Padres come to town for a four-game series begin...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  14. No new closer, Soriano sits

    Jesse Rogers

    CINCINNATI -- Despite Kevin Gregg's first save as a Chicago Cub in Tuesday night's 4-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds, manager Dale Sveum isn't changing his stance on the end of games: closer by match-up is still his strategy. "One thing that helps ...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  15. Sveum decision worth examining

    Jesse Rogers

    CINCINNATI -- When Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer lent his support to his manager, Dale Sveum, before Tuesday's game, he also mentioned that Sveum and his coaching staff are always being evaluated. Progress is what Hoyer wants to see out of h...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  16. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Reds 2 (Final/10)

    Jesse Rogers

    CINCINNATI - Here's a quick look at the Cubs' 4-2 win in 10 innings over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night: How it Happened: Darwin Barney hit a 10th-inning home run to break a 2-2 tie after the Reds tied it in the bottom of the ninth on a Joe...

    Blog | April 23, 2013