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  1. Jorge Soler, Javier Baez may arrive soon

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- After Tuesday night's announcement that Jorge Soler would be promoted from Double-A to Triple-A, the discussion immediately turned to whether the scorching hot prospect was ticketed for Wrigley Field this September. Chicago Cubs preside...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. Cubs could face big decision on Schwarber

    Sahadev Sharma

    When the Chicago Cubs selected Kyle Schwarber with the fourth overall pick in June's amateur draft, many were taken aback. Schwarber, a bat-first catcher from Indiana University, was widely considered a mid- to late first-round talent who would likel...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. Jake Arrieta's hot streak continues vs. Reds

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- It might have taken longer than some had hoped, but everything is finally starting to click for Jake Arrieta. It all came together on Tuesday night, with Arrieta mowing down the first 18 batters he saw before finally losing his perfect...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  4. Anthony Rizzo taking cues from Joey Votto

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo's young career has been filled with plenty of ups and downs. When he was first called up to the big leagues while with the San Diego Padres, Rizzo struggled in a 49-game stint and put up a measly .523 OPS. After gettin...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Reds 3

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs registered a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: Anthony Rizzo broke a scoreless tie in the fourth with a solo home run, and Welington Castillo added to the lead in the fif...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  6. Bryant, Baez named to Futures Game

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- The Futures Game rosters were announced Tuesday, and two Chicago Cubs prospects headline a loaded field of minor league talent. Third baseman Kris Bryant and shortstop Javier Baez, his teammate at Triple-A Iowa, earned the honor for the Cu...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  7. Rick Renteria defends late batting changes

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria played the matchups in the eighth inning when his team was attempting to comeback from a 2-0 deficit. After being shut down for seven innings against starter Brandon Cumpton, lefty reliever Tony Watson...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  8. Arrieta's progress paying off for Cubs

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- When the Chicago Cubs acquired Jake Arrieta from the Baltimore Orioles last July, he was seen as sort of a lottery ticket. A former top prospect who had failed to live up to his lofty billing, not many around baseball were very optimistic ...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Pirates 2, Cubs 1

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: Travis Snider slugged Jason Hammel's first offering of the third inning just into the center field bleachers to give the Pira...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  10. Welington Castillo activated from DL by Chicago Cubs

    Sahadev Sharma

    The Chicago Cubs activated catcher Welington Castillo from the 15-day disabled list prior to Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2014
  11. Efficiency solidifying Jake Arrieta's status

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO - When it comes to the Chicago Cubs' starting staff, the future is a bit murky. Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, both performing at an All-Star level for more than two months, are likely to be dealt before the trade deadline. After a bre...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  12. Rapid Reaction: Marlins 4, Cubs 3

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 4-3 loss to the Miami Marlins in Sunday's series finale at Wrigley Field. How it happened: Jake Arrieta tossed six shutout innings, allowing just three hits while striking out seven and walking none. He...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  13. Starlin Castro finding the right fixes

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- Friday wasn't Starlin Castro's first hitless game of the season, but it was the first time he didn't feel right at the plate. "Something felt off," Castro said after Saturday's 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins. "So I looked at the tap...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  14. Draft 'a good couple days' for Cubs

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs have put together a nice five-game winning streak -- Saturday's 5-2 defeat of the Miami Marlins the latest in that string -- and earned their third and fourth series victories of the season in the process. They're getting s...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
  15. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Marlins 2

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs got two home runs from Junior Lake to help Jeff Samardzija to his second win of the season. Here's a quick look at the game: How it happened: Samardzija gave up a solo shot to Christian Yellich in the third, but the Cu...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
  16. A learning experience for Rondon

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- When it came down to getting the biggest out of the game, Rick Renteria didn't hesitate, he stuck with his best reliever. Unfortunately for the Chicago Cubs, Yadier Molina bested Hector Rondon on Sunday night as the Cubs fell to the St. Lo...

    Blog | May 05, 2014