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  1. Cubs' closer problems trickle down

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer called the pitching problems associated with the Cubs closing situation right now, "collateral damage." That's because with blown saves come extra-inning games which can tax a bullpen. Twice in t...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Cardinals 10, Cubs 4

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- The Chicago Cubs lost 10-4 to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday afternoon. Here's a quick look at the game: How it happened: The Cubs were up 1-0 after one pitch as Junior Lake took Adam Wainwright out to left field, but things beg...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- The Chicago Cubs hit the road for five games including their first look at the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend. Here's a preview: The series: Friday, 7:15 p.m., Jeff Samardzija versus Joe Kelly Saturday, 1:15 p.m., Carlos Villanue...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  5. Villanueva puts aside early struggles

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- It's not often that a starting pitcher enters his first start of the season, only five games into the year, with two losses and 13.50 ERA. But that was the case with Carlos Villanueva. Villanueva won the Chicago Cubs fifth starter spot...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Pirates 4, Cubs 3 (F/16)

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Wednesday night as Jose Veras blew his first save and Carlos Villanueva suffered the loss for the second straight extra-inning game, this one going 16. How it happened: Tony San...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  7. Opening Day Rewind: Game 1 observations

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- Opening Day provided a lot of meat on the bone to pick at as the Chicago Cubs were shut out in 10 innings, 1-0. From replay challenges to a player making a memorable debut let's review Game 1 of 162: The Cubs did a lot right on Monda...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Pirates 1, Cubs 0 (10)

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- Here's a quick recap of the Chicago Cubs' 1-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday on Opening Day: How it happened: The game was scoreless until the 10th inning when Neil Walker went deep off Carlos Villanueva for a walk-off home ru...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  9. Prospect Mike Olt makes Chicago Cubs' Opening Day roster

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs third base prospect Mike Olt has made the team as has spring invitee, outfielder Ryan Kalish, the team announced on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  10. Roster decisions: Olt's chances look good

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- With final spring roster moves imminent Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria dropped hints on Tuesday morning on which direction he's leaning when it comes to several issues: Mike Olt It's looking more like Olt will make the team a...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  11. Stults pitches Padres to 7-1 win over Cubs

    Stults pitches Padres to 7-1 win over Cubs

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  12. Is it Rusin or Villanueva for 5th spot?

    Jesse Rogers

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Chris Rusin stated his case to open the season as the team's fifth starter with another impressive performance, this time shutting out the White Sox over five innings on Friday afternoon. He gave up two hits wi...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  13. Thoughts on a Cubs-Rockies game

    David Schoenfield

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- One last game in Arizona before heading back to Connecticut ... no jokes about the weather back home, please. Salt River Fields is the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies, a beautiful $100 million complex tha...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  14. Gonzalez homers as Rockies beat Cubs 9-6

    Gonzalez homers as Rockies beat Cubs 9-6

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  15. Bosio: Extra days off not good for pitchers

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio gave some insight into the team's thinking regarding its starting staff for the beginning of the regular season, which starts two weeks from Monday in Pittsburgh. "History tells us the last co...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  16. Podcast: Carlos Villanueva

    ESPNChicago.com

    ESPNChicago's Jesse Rogers talks Wednesday with Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Villanueva about what he'll do on the Cubs only day off this spring coming up on Thursday and how the young players act behind closed doors. Click here for more audio...

    Blog | March 12, 2014