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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. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 8, Twins 2

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Chicago Cubs avoided a sweep by the Minnesota Twins but finished their 10-game trip with a 2-8 record after an 8-2 victory on Sunday. How it happened: Ryan Dempster had his second solid start of the road trip and the offense sup...

    Blog | June 10, 2012
  13. New Cubs lineup has DeJesus in three spot

    Doug Padilla

    In yet another shakup in the Chicago Cubs' lineup, David DeJesus will return from a day of rest to find himself in the No. 3 spot. Without any offensive consistency against teams not named the San Diego Padres, manager Dale Sveum has been searchin...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  14. Lineup: Campana gets shot vs. left-hander

    Doug Padilla

    Despite the fact the Chicago Cubs are facing a left-handed pitcher, Tony Campana got the start in center field against the San Francisco Giants, the first time he has been in the starting lineup since May 21. The way the Cubs roster is currently c...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  15. Cubs give righty lineup another chance

    Doug Padilla

    HOUSTON -- The Chicago Cubs, who have struggled against left-handed pitching all season, will give their right-handed hitting lineup another try Tuesday in an attempt to end a seven-game losing streak. David DeJesus is the only left-handed hitter ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  16. Cubs to switch up top of lineup

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- A sixth consecutive defeat, a sweep by the cross-town Chicago White Sox and the first shutout of the season all have Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum working on the details of a lineup change for his last-place club. Sveum didn't reveal ...

    Blog | May 20, 2012