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  1. Process is all that matters to Renteria

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- By now you should know Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria well enough to know that he's not going to fall into any big-picture trap when answering questions about his team. His focus remains on the process. The results -- good or bad -- co...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  2. Rizzo and Castro ready to give advice

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - One by one, they're going to make their way to Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs' farm system -- the best in in baseball, according to ESPN.com -- is producing major leaguers and will be for the foreseeable future. Arismendy Alcantara, Ky...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Cardinals 6

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 on Friday afternoon. Here's a quick look at the game. How it happened: A wild, back-and-forth game was won by the Cubs when Luis Valbuena erased a one-run deficit with a two-run ...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  4. Renteria to players: Keep grinding

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- It wasn't exactly a long closed-door meeting, but Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria felt the need to address his team after a 13-3 loss to the San Diego Padres on Thursday night. "Spoke to these guys just to encourage them," Renteria ...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  5. Rizzo's power numbers obscure 'softer' side

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The National League home run leader must be crushing the baseball this season, right? Anthony Rizzo couldn't have set a career high in home runs already by slapping the ball all over the field. He couldn't have raised his batting average f...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  6. 5 Questions: Is Hendricks the real deal?

    Jesse Rogers

    So much news so little time. As the Chicago Cubs were beating the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night they were also in the midst of a roster reshuffling. Veteran Darwin Barney (designated for assignment) and rookie Mike Olt (optioned to Triple-A Io...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  7. Albert Almora, Jorge Soler promoted

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - The Cubs promoted two of their top prospects on Tuesday, with 2012 first-round pick Albert Almora heading to Double-A Tennessee while Cuban slugger Jorge Soler will move up to Triple-A Iowa. Almora had been red hot for Single-A Daytona s...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  8. Kyle Hendricks shines in first career win

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- On a day when Chicago Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs, stud prospect Arismendy Alcantara hit one onto Sheffield Avenue and the Cubs promoted two of their other big-time prospects -- Jorge Soler and Albert Almora -- it was 24-y...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  9. Mike Olt optioned by Chicago Cubs to Triple-A Iowa

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs optioned third baseman Mike Olt to Triple-A Iowa late Tuesday to make room on the roster for Wednesday night's starter, Tsuyoshi Wada.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Padres 0

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 6-0 on Tuesday night. Here's a quick look at the game. How it happened: The Cubs struck early when Emilio Bonifacio doubled to lead off the first inning, eventually coming around on a Justin Rug...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  11. Hoyer: 'It's time for Mendy to play'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer came up with a twitter hashtag without even knowing it Tuesday as the organization turned the page on veteran Darwin Barney while further solidifying newcomer Arismendy Alcantara's status. "It's ti...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  12. Cubs jump to first in farm rankings

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- After nearly three years of trading talented veterans, drafting high, some tremendous scouting and a little luck, the Chicago Cubs have the top-ranked farm system in baseball, according to ESPN.com Insider Keith Law. The Cubs jumped fro...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  13. Series preview: Padres at Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs (40-57) open a three-game series with the San Diego Padres (43-55) on Tuesday night. • Tuesday: Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 6.00) vs. Eric Stults (3-11, 4.98), 7:05 p.m. • Wednesday: Tsuyoshi Wada (0-0, 0.00) vs. I...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  14. Darwin Barney designated for assignment by Chicago Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs designated veteran second baseman Darwin Barney for assignment to clear a roster spot for Emilio Bonifacio, who was activated from the disabled list, the team announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  15. Sutcliffe on Hendricks: He's a winner

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Former Chicago Cubs pitcher and current ESPN baseball analyst Rick Sutcliffe is a big believer in new Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks. "There are so many things about Kyle that flash me back to when I first met Greg (Maddux) and when I firs...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  16. Rizzo earns Player of the Week honors

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo followed up his first All-Star appearance by being named National League Player of the Week. Despite the Cubs getting swept by the Arizona Diamondbacks, Rizzo hit three home runs while going 5-fo...

    Blog | July 21, 2014