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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. First-rounders stand out over weekend

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- While the major league team was getting swept in Phoenix, the Chicago Cubs' recent first-round prospects were cleaning up. The Cubs' top picks over the last four drafts are a combined 28-for-78 (.359) since last Thursday when the Triple-A ...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  10. Series preview: Cubs at Diamondbacks

    Jesse Rogers

    The second half of the Chicago Cubs (40-54) season begins in Phoenix where they open a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks (40-56) on Friday night. Friday: Edwin Jackson (5-10, 5.64) vs. Trevor Cahill (1-6, 5.66), 8:40 p.m. Saturda...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  11. Second half preview: Baez's time nearing?

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs' second half begins in Phoenix on Friday night with two questions in mind: How many more prospects will make it to the major leagues this season, and who will grab starting jobs heading into 2015? The addition of Arismendy Alcanta...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  12. Hold the ovation for Cubs on lauded system

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - The midseason prospect rankings by ESPN.com's Keith Law were released on Thursday and the Chicago Cubs have three of the top eight prospects in the game, including the top-ranked player in third baseman Kris Bryant. Bryant went from No. ...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  13. First-half lows: Wood, Baez struggle

    Jesse Rogers

    Before we spin things forward to the second half of the Chicago Cubs' season, let's examine five players who didn't exactly move their careers in the right direction in the first half. These are players who matter in the Cubs organization (which mean...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  14. Schwarber joins surging Almora at Daytona

    Jesse Rogers

    GENEVA, Ill. -- On Monday afternoon, Kyle Schwarber, the Chicago Cubs' first-round pick in June, was talking about just getting comfortable in his new surroundings not too far from Wrigley Field. "Being at Indiana and losing on a walk-off in the [...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  15. First-half positives: The kids can play

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- As the first half of the Chicago Cubs' season comes to an end, it might go down as the most positive of the three under president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. And that's with a 40-54 record. The positives extend from the majors dow...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  16. Baez homers, prospects have their day

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs' prospects made noise all over the country on Sunday as Triple-A Iowa shortstop Javier Baez led the way with a two-run home run in the Futures Game in Minnesota where the major league All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday. Baez went...

    Blog | July 13, 2014