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  1. Cubs enjoy Little League thriller

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Rain delays in baseball are not usually welcomed, unless they manage to be timed perfectly to provide a little inspiration. As it turned out, the 3-hour, 9-minute rain delay that hit during the Chicago Cubs-Baltimore Orioles game manage...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  2. Cubs' kids are growing up fast

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- As the roster keeps getting younger, the play is getting more spirited, and while it is no guarantee the Chicago Cubs have moved past rock bottom and are now trending upward with their franchise overhaul, a better brand of baseball is clea...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Orioles 2

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs moved one game away from a series sweep with a 7-2 victory Saturday over the Baltimore Orioles. How it happened: Chris Coghlan had three RBIs, Arismendy Alcantara had three hits and Javier Baez hit his seventh home run....

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  4. No trouble for Cubs' grounds crew this time

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Determined not to be embarrassed again, the Chicago Cubs' grounds crew solved its tarp issues Saturday during a rain delay in a game against the Baltimore Orioles. Saturday was the first in-game delay for the Cubs since Tuesday when the ...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  5. Rondon's 20th 'a tremendous accomplishment'

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Lost in the shuffle of the Chicago Cubs' 4-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday was the 20th save from former Rule-5 pickup Hector Rondon. While plenty of emphasis was placed on Cubs starter Jake Arrieta pitching against his ol...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  6. Jacob Turner in as Cubs reset rotation

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs will make some rotation alterations in the wake of Edwin Jackson's trip to the disabled list this week. Jackson's regular spot in the rotation comes up again Tuesday at Cincinnati, but Travis Wood will be able to move to...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  7. Maddux starts at head of Hall rotation

    Doug Padilla

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Just like he carved up opponents from 60 feet, 6 inches away, Greg Maddux moved through his Hall of Fame speech Sunday with deft precision. There was family to thank, teammates and coaches he appreciated and a few people who w...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  8. Maddux's edge takes him to Cooperstown

    Doug Padilla

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Greg Maddux didn't use a blazing fastball to have one of the best pitching careers in major league history, yet he was intimidating nonetheless. He crafted 355 victories over a storied 23-year career that at its peak earned hi...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  9. Cubs showing a youthful exuberance

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Finally home after a road trip that would shake even the most confident player to his core, the Chicago Cubs insist they still have plenty of fight left inside them. Five days into an 11-day journey that ended Thursday, the Cubs saw pit...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  10. Ricketts on Wrigley: Time to move forward

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - One day after the Chicago Cubs received approval for their revised plans to renovate Wrigley Field, chairman Tom Ricketts described an upbeat feeling at the corner of Clark and Addison streets. "Obviously, it's very important for us to g...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Braves 4

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs started their final series before the all-star break Friday with a 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves. How it happened: Justin Ruggiano's single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Arismendy Alcantara to give the ...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  12. Cubs welcome back Barney, recall Rosscup

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs made a pair of roster moves Friday, reinstating Darwin Barney from the paternity list and calling up left-hander Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa. To make room for both players, right-handed pitchers Kyle Hendricks and Bla...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  13. All-Star Rizzo now leading way for Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- That on-field dust-up the Chicago Cubs had with the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday was all part of Anthony Rizzo's master plan to get to the All-Star Game. "You know, I knew there was 30 minutes left in the Final Vote, and I didn't hit a h...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  14. Sveum: Wouldn't have changed a thing

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Former Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum had nothing bad to say Friday about his time on the North Side, but did suggest that his candor wasn't always appreciated. Back in Chicago this weekend as the hitting coach for the Kansas City Royal...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  15. Rondon states his case on mound

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The door is now wide open for Hector Rondon to prove he can be the Chicago Cubs' closer moving forward. Firing nothing but fastballs that ranged from 96-98 mph, Rondon held off the Milwaukee Brewers for the second consecutive day to fin...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  16. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Brewers 2

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs posted just their second series win of the season with a 4-2 victory Sunday over the Milwaukee Brewers. How it happened: Welington Castillo and Mike Olt hit home runs to provide the Cubs' offense in the victory. Travis ...

    Blog | May 18, 2014