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  1. 50 home losses: What did you expect?

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- You might see a headline or two highlighting the fact the Chicago Cubs lost their 50th home game of the season on Tuesday night when they dropped an 8-2 decision to the playoff-bound Pittsburgh Pirates. The Cubs snuck No. 50 in just under ...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  2. Pirates clinch as Samardzija learns

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- It's not something Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija or his teammates want to see: back-to-back days on which their opponent is celebrating a playoff berth on the Cubs' home field. The Atlanta Braves did it on Sunday and the Pittsbu...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  3. Stanley Cup comes to Wrigley

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville brought the recently won Stanley Cup to Wrigley Field on Saturday as he and the Cup made their way through the Cubs locker room and onto the field. "It was pretty cool," first baseman Anthony Ri...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  4. Villanueva to start Sunday vs. Pirates

    Joe Stiglich

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Reliever Carlos Villanueva will make Sunday's start for the Chicago Cubs in place of Scott Feldman, who was traded to the Baltimore Orioles earlier this week. Cubs manager Dale Sveum had identified Villanueva as the man he want...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Athletics 1, Cubs 0

    Joe Stiglich

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Here's a quick glance at the Chicago Cubs' 1-0 loss to the Oakland Athletics. How it happened: Cubs manager Dale Sveum talked before the game about starting pitcher Travis Wood (5-7) being the deserving choice as Chicago's All-...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  6. Cubs' kryptonite: Left-handed starters

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- Even before spring training, (Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum talked about the organization needing more left-handed hitting. They've acquired it to some extent. But the problem with that notion is what to do when a left-handed start...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  7. Sveum sticks with same lineup vs. lefty

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum will stick with the same lineup Wednesday against another Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander. Coming off a 5-4 loss to the Pirates and left-hander Wandy Rodriguez, the Cubs will face southpaw Francisco Lir...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  8. Sveum anxious to see young talent play

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Manager Dale Sveum said the Chicago Cubs' young players will get plenty of game action early on in Cactus League play which starts on Saturday. "Some of our core younger players are going to get a good amount of at-bats the first co...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  9. Jeff Samardzija pitches Cubs' first complete game of season

    Jeff Samardzija pitched the Cubs' first complete game in his final start of the season and Chicago beat the fading Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 08, 2012
  10. Maholm endorsement means 2 spots left

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum had strong words of praise for left-hander Paul Maholm on Tuesday, essentially setting three-fifths of the starting rotation with two weeks left in spring-training camp. Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza w...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  11. Castillo advances in bunt contest

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Days after being anointed the favorite among the final 16 participants in the Cubs' bunt tournament, minor-league catcher Steve Clevenger was eliminated. With guys like Ryan Dempster and Kerry Wood knocked out, both by Dale Sveum, t...

    Blog | March 05, 2012