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  1. Cubs roster move coming soon

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are expected to make a roster move as soon as Sunday evening and at least before Tuesday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers Currently operating with 13 pitchers, the Cubs are looking for more position-player flexibili...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Cubs go from bad to worse in one inning

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- An embarrassing season for the Chciago Cubs got even more humbling as they were pushed around in the ninth inning of a 14-5 defeat to the Milwaukee Brewers. Newcomer Alex Hinshaw and rookie Lendy Castillo were hit so hard in the final i...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  4. As strikeouts mount, Cubs production falls

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE - When the Cubs' just-completed seven-game road trip began, last Friday's lineup struck out five times in a defeat to the Cincinnati Reds. Nobody knew it then, but it would be a high point. Since then, the Cubs struck out 66 times in ...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  5. Vitters' first HR lost in runaway inning

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE -- Only Josh Vitters will want to remember the fifth inning Monday night against the Milwaukee Brewers. Shortly after crushing his first major league home run, the Chicago Cubs were buried under an avalanche of eight Brewers runs, six of...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  6. Lefty Rusin to make debut for Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs will use their 11th different starter this season when Chris Rusin takes the mound against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday. Rusin becomes the second Cubs pitcher this season to make his major league debut as a starte...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  7. Chicago Cubs fire hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo

    Doug Padilla

    The first of what could be some significant changes over the next seven weeks went down Tuesday when the Chicago Cubs fired hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  8. Sveum conflicted over seeing Fielder again

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum just can't seem to avoid these pupil-meets-former-teacher confrontations. The latest one begins Tuesday at Wrigley Field when the Detroit Tigers and slugger Prince Fielder come to town for a three-game in...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  9. Changes upcoming for Cubs' Volstad

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE -- Solving Chris Volstad's habit of running into one bad inning per start will apparently start with fixing his slider, but isn't limited to just that. It's been uncanny how one bad inning has upended most of Volstad's starts this seaso...

    Blog | May 12, 2012
  10. Chicago Cubs put Carlos Marmol on disabled list, recall Casey Col...

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago Cubs put Carlos Marmol on the disabled list Saturday with a strained right hamstring and recalled right-hander Casey Coleman from Triple-A Iowa.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2012
  11. Cubs to have Dolis close against Brewers

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs' current two-headed closer setup isn't always dictated by what batters are due to hit in the ninth inning. With left-hander James Russell and right-hander Rafael Dolis to choose from when a victory is on the line, man...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  12. Two years later, Starlin Castro still hitting

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- It was two years ago today that Starlin Castro made the debut heard 'round baseball. Castro hit a three-run home run in his first major-league plate appearance against the Cincinnati Reds and later added a three-run triple, with the six...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  13. Garza dominates, suggests he can be better

    Doug Padilla

    PHILADELPHIA -- With playoff hockey going on across the street Sunday in Philadelphia, maybe Matt Garza just wanted to make sure the Chicago Cubs postgame team bus would be able to beat traffic. The right-hander put in an efficient seven innings S...

    Blog | April 29, 2012
  14. Cubs take notice of Humber perfecto

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Dale Sveum said he took some time away from dinner with his wife Saturday evening at a Chicago restaurant to watch the end of Phil Humber's perfect game for the Chicago White Sox against the Seattle Mariners. "I just saw the score and d...

    Blog | April 22, 2012
  15. Maholm spins same tale, falls to 0-2

    Doug Padilla

    ST. LOUIS -- The new guys at the back end of the Chicago Cubs rotation still appear to be in an adjustment period. Paul Maholm was roughed up for a second consecutive start, following up his shaky debut last week against the Milwaukee Brewers with...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  16. Maholm's objectives are Crystal clear

    Doug Padilla

    ST. LOUIS -- Again this week Paul Maholm's past caught up with him, and on national television no less. The Chicago Cubs pitcher in Sunday's season finale against the St. Louis Cardinals didn't see it, but he has resigned himself to hearing about ...

    Blog | April 14, 2012