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  1. Video: Silvy on First Take

    Jesse Rogers

    ESPN 1000's Marc Silverman talks Chicago sports with First Take's Dana Jacobson....

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  2. A day of firsts for catcher Lopez

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- When Chicago Cubs starting catcher Welington Castillo injured his rib in the first inning of Friday's 14-5 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, it opened the door for rookie Rafael Lopez to take over. The only problem? All world lefty Clayt...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5 Mets 4

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the the New York Mets 5-4 on Wednesday night. Here's a quick look at the game: How it happened: The Cubs rallied for three runs in the fifth inning to take their first lead of the game. The eventual winning run cam...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  4. Series preview: Cubs at Brewers

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers for three games this weekend in the final leg of their 10-game road trip. They're 3-4 in the first seven games. Friday: Travis Wood (5-4, 4.35) vs. Marco Estrada (4-2, 3.98), 7:10 p.m. CT...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  5. Samardzija not judging his season on wins

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- When he takes the mound Thursday afternoon against the St. Louis Cardinals for his ninth start of the season, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija knows all eyes will be on him as he attempts to win his first game of the year. More i...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 17, Cardinals 5

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- The Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 17-5 on Monday night to take the first game of the four-game series. Here's a quick look: How it happened: The Cubs jumped all over Cardinals starter Tyler Lyons, putting up four r...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  7. Series preview: White Sox at Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs take on the Chicago White Sox in a four-game series starting on Monday with the first two games at Wrigley Field and the final two at U.S. Cellular Field. The series Monday, 7:05 p.m.: Jeff Samardzija (0-3, 1.98) vs. J...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Cardinals 5

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Cardinals 6-5 on Friday to take Game 1 of the series. Here's a quick look: How it happened: The Cubs jumped on Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright for two runs in the first inning, snapping his 25-inning scoreless st...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  9. Ignore record: April wasn't a bad month

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- This is one of those times in the Chicago Cubs season when you need to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. Actually, that's every day in the Cubs season, but especially now, with the first month in the rearview mirror. The ...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  10. Garza trade to be revisited in Milwaukee

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If the Chicago Cubs want to turn the page on the final two games of their just-completed homestand, there's no better way than to take on the first-place Milwaukee Brewers and former Cub Matt Garza on Friday night in Milwaukee. The Cubs...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 2

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-2 on Tuesday night to take the first two games of the series. Here's a quick look: How it happened: Mike Olt broke open a close contest with a three-run home run in the fifth inning while...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  12. Series preview: Reds at Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs take on the Cincinnati Reds for the first time this season as they begin a stretch of 13 straight days of games. The series: • Friday, 1:20 p.m. CT: Jeff Samardzija vs. Reds' Alfredo Simon • Saturday, 1:20 ...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  13. Edwards to make Cactus League debut

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- The reigning minor league pitcher of the year in all of baseball, Chicago Cubs prospect C.J. Edwards, will pitch in his first Cactus League game Tuesday night when the Cubs take on the San Diego Padres. Edwards, a 48th-round pick of...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  14. Cubs win in one of better spring games

    Jesse Rogers

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Chicago Cubs shut out the White Sox, 7-0, in the first of two Cactus League games between the teams. The rematch and spring finale for both will take place next Thursday in Mesa. The good: Luis Valbuena smacked two home runs ...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  15. Baez could find home at 2B

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- The significance of Chicago Cubs top prospect Javier Baez playing second base on Monday against the Oakland A's extends beyond just one game. When he takes the field it will be the first time he has played second since his freshman yea...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  16. Hawks take step back after first period

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- First the Chicago Blackhawks lost momentum, then they lost the lead and finally the game, falling 2-1 in overtime to the Boston Bruins in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals on Saturday. The first 20 minutes were vintage Hawks. Speed with ...

    Blog | June 15, 2013