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  1. Offense getting into swing of things

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Home is where the hits are for the Chicago Cubs whose offensive revival has come during a long stretch of play at Wrigley Field. The Cubs entered Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds with a .286 batting average over their last ei...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  2. 2012 Cubs recap: Right field

    Doug Padilla

    Doug Padilla reviews the Cubs by position. Today he focuses on right field. CHICAGO -- Right field at Wrigley Field was where Bryan LaHair was sent to reinvent himself this past summer, just before the plug was pulled on one of the more curious se...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  3. 2012 Cubs recap: Center field

    Doug Padilla

    Doug Padilla reviews the Cubs by position. Today he focuses on center field. David DeJesus wound up being a steady contributor from center field for the Chicago Cubs, while Brett Jackson showed that more seasoning is needed before his day finally ...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  4. Cubs making 2012 miserable on Cards

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Don't try telling the St. Louis Cardinals that the Chicago Cubs have endured one of the worst seasons in their franchise's history. Darwin Barney's game-tying home run in the ninth inning Friday, followed by David DeJesus, game-winning ...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  5. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Cardinals 4

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in 11 innings Friday leaves them needing just four more wins to avoid the 100-loss mark. How it happened: David DeJesus hit a game-ending single in the bottom of the 11th inning...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  6. Latest miscue has Cubs manager seething

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- There was a defensive misplay from Alfonso Soriano in the first inning that led to a run and one from David DeJesus in the 11th inning that helped the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-5 victory Wednesday. Those mistakes were wind-aided, though. ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  7. Cubs not in complete agreement over spat

    Doug Padilla

    PITTSBURGH - A day after the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals had their on-field dust up, manager Dale Sveum wasn't exactly embracing the root of the issue. The teams emptied the dugouts twice Thursday in Washington, D.C., the first coming w...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  8. As Cubs go young, DeJesus plays key role

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Brought in this winter because of his hard and consistent play, David DeJesus has delivered that and a whole lot more to the Chicago Cubs. With the season winding down and 100 losses a possibility, DeJesus still refuses to take it easy ...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  9. Improved defense just a stepping stone

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Despite the Chicago Cubs showing much improvement on defense, manager Dale Sveum doesn't feel this is the final product and will continue to emphasize glove work the remainder of this season and on into spring training. While the Cubs h...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  10. Mentor DeJesus has a big day of his own

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The two home runs and the four hits total were only part of the reason the Chicago Cubs' David DeJesus considered it a successful day. The veteran, who is in his 10th season in the major leagues, not only powered a 7-2 victory over the ...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  11. Second was first choice for Cubs' Vitters

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- If Josh Vitters was going to hit toward the top of the Chicago Cubs order, he figured that the No. 2 spot would be his best chance. He got that opportunity Tuesday when manager Dale Sveum slid him between leadoff man David DeJesus and N...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  12. After 4 K's, Jackson back for more

    Doug Padilla

    Brett Jackson was right back in the Cubs starting lineup Tuesday, one day after he struck out in all four trips to the plate. With David DeJesus returning to the leadoff spot against San Diego Padres right-hander Ross Ohlendorf, Jackson moved bac...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  13. Cubs' DeJesus dares to dream a little dream

    Doug Padilla

    ATLANTA - As the Cubs reached the halfway point Wednesday there was a feeling of optimism that probably wasn't even there on Opening Day. That's what happens when you go 7-2 for the best nine-game stretch of the season. Even one member of the C...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  14. Cubs give lefty bats a rare opportunity

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - So much for that constantly changing Cubs lineup as manager Dale Sveum went with his everyday batting order despite going against a left-handed starter. Sveum has been altering his lineup to get in more right-handed bats against lefties,...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  15. Wells' outing has Cubs considering Volstad

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Forget the clutch hit, the Cubs could use a clutch ground out to the right side at this point. For the second consecutive night, the Cubs wasted a leadoff triple by not getting the run home. On Tuesday night it was David DeJesus who was...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  16. Cubs aim to reduce expectations on Rizzo

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The struggling Cubs could use a savior, they only problem is that they have to convince one of the soon-to-be-arriving chosen ones that he doesn't have to rescue the squad on the very first day. The expectation is that one day Anthony R...

    Blog | June 19, 2012