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  1. Does Garza move mean Peavy's next?

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox starter Jake Peavy could end up being the next pitcher to be traded now that the Chicago Cubs moved Matt Garza to the Texas Rangers. Peavy said Monday that he only puts thought into being traded when he's asked about i...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  2. Tide starting to turn for Rizzo

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo has not even played a full season in the major leagues and already the Chicago Cubs' middle-of-the-order presence knows the value of pacing yourself for a long season. It's not that he has become indifferent to struggles. ...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  3. Cubs' offense showing its inexperience

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - After a kick in the pants from the Washington Nationals turned the Cubs' offense into something of a dynamic force, the lean times appear to have returned. For the second consecutive night the Cubs struggled for offense, needing a pinch-...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  4. Cubs' motivation comes from humble goal

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- When it gets as bad as it has gotten for the Chicago Cubs this season, you end up inventing goals. The one the club has been rallying around of late is the push to avoid a 100-loss season. So while other teams make a push for a play...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  5. Chicago Cubs catcher Steve Clevenger given a one-game suspension ...

    Doug Padilla

    Steve Clevenger will serve his one-game suspension on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2012
  6. Cubs show off what they learned in DC

    Doug Padilla

    PITTSBURGH - The Chicago Cubs had a response for the beating they took this week against the Washington Nationals: They delivered their own smack down of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Cubs showed they are a quick study, rebounding from three games a...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  7. Cubs not in complete agreement over spat

    Doug Padilla

    PITTSBURGH - A day after the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals had their on-field dust up, manager Dale Sveum wasn't exactly embracing the root of the issue. The teams emptied the dugouts twice Thursday in Washington, D.C., the first coming w...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  8. Nats both inspire and anger Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    WASHINGTON - The Chicago Cubs had already watched plenty of the Washington Nationals' might. They didn't care to see their scrappiness as well. Two Nationals' steals and a swing on a 3-0 pitch in the fifth inning Thursday first caught the ire of ...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Nationals 9, Cubs 2

    Doug Padilla

    WASHINGTON -- The Cubs' 9-2 defeat Thursday closed out a four-game sweep by the Washington Nationals that wasn't close. The Nationals outscored the Cubs 29-9 over the final three games. HOW IT HAPPENED: The Nationals completed the four-game s...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  10. Sveum shows fire after another rough night

    Doug Padilla

    WASHINGTON -- He is the manager of the Chicago Cubs, but Dale Sveum shifted into papa bear mode Wednesday. The second consecutive humbling defeat to the Washington Nationals wasn't even completed before Sveum began his attack. With the Cubs' st...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Nationals 9, Cubs 1

    Doug Padilla

    WASHINGTON -- The Chicago Cubs fell 9-1 on Wednesday as the Washington Nationals crushed six home runs for the second consecutive night. HOW IT HAPPENED: The struggling Cubs offense was little match for dominating Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez. T...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  12. Free-falling Cubs staring at loss mark

    Doug Padilla

    WASHINGTON -- They were only two defeats, but the Chicago Cubs' thrashing at the hands of the Washington Nationals in back-to-back days was an obvious sign that they are going to have a tough time avoiding a dubious distinction. Not only is a 100-...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  13. Seven Cubs rookies pounded by Nationals

    Doug Padilla

    WAHSINGTON -- It was a sink-or-swim kind of night for the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday and the results were predictably disastrous. The Cubs used seven rookie pitchers against the first-place Washington Nationals, and they gave up six home runs. In fac...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  14. Rapid Reaction: Nationals 11, Cubs 5

    Doug Padilla

    WASHINGTON -- The Chicago Cubs were buried under the weight of six home runs Tuesday in an 11-5 defeat to the Washington Nationals. HOW IT HAPPENED: The Cubs used seven pitchers Tuesday and all of them were rookies. Chris Rusin returned to the rot...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  15. Samardzija doesn't figure to reach 200

    Doug Padilla

    WASHINGTON -- While saying they still do not have an innings limit on first-time starter Jeff Samardzija, it is starting to sound as if the right-hander will be getting a shut-down date soon. Samardzija is at 165 2/3 innings after a seven-inning o...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  16. Cubs stick with regulars as rosters expand

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The first wave of reinforcements for the Chicago Cubs were in the house Saturday, but the team's tough schedule down the stretch figures to limit their playing time. Tony Campana, Adrian Cardenas and Dave Sappelt were all added as roster...

    Blog | September 01, 2012