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  1. Chicago Cubs to suspend Ian Stewart for Twitter rant, discussing ...

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs and Ian Stewart will try to find some common ground in ending their relationship, but in the meantime Stewart will be suspended without pay for his critical tweets of the organization.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  2. Valbuena proving he can handle third

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs spent the entire offseason looking for a young third baseman they could project for the future. Failing to acquire the prime player they were looking for, the front office signed Ian Stewart to a one-year $1.5 million contract. While...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Padres 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs surged ahead early in a 6-2 victory over the San Diego Padres in the third of a four-game set at Wrigley Field on Wednesday. How it happened: Former Cub and No. 1 draft pick Andrew Cashner started for the first time aga...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  4. Lillibridge taking advantage of opportunity

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- With less than two weeks before Opening Day, the Chicago Cubs' roster has begun to take shape. Ian Stewart will start the season on the DL. A platoon at the third base will include Luis Valbuena and non- roster invitee Brent Lillibr...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  5. Ian Stewart update

    Bruce Levine

    The third base position continues to be a mystery for the Chicago Cubs. Projected starter Ian Stewart has just begun to DH recovering from a strained quad he suffered in February. Stewart had numerous plate appearances in a minor league game on T...

    Blog | March 16, 2013
  6. Cubs can't afford to cut Stewart

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- The theories about Ian Stewart's injury affecting his viability as the Chicago Cubs third baseman seem a bit overhyped. Stewart, though injured most of the spring, is really the only true third baseman in camp who can be projected ...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  7. Injuries consuming Sveum's time

    Bruce Levine

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- With a little more than three weeks until Opening Day, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum seems to spend as much time with the team training staff as he does with his coaches. Two of the Cubs' star players are injured and other pl...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  8. Ian Stewart takes some swings in cage

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs third baseman Ian Stewart, who strained his left hamstring a week ago, tried hitting in the cage on Saturday. Cubs manager Dale Sveum does not expect to see Stewart in action until mid-March. "It is very frustrating...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  9. Stewart (quad) a week away from hitting

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs don't expect third baseman Ian Stewart to start hitting for another week as he recovers from a strained quad. Stewart has done little since suffering the injury on Feb. 21 and it could make it difficult for him to ...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  10. Cubs non-tender Ian Stewart

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs non-tendered three players before Friday night's deadline, including last season's opening day third baseman Ian Stewart. Two minor league pitchers, Zach Putnam and Jaye Chapman, were not offered contracts and become free agents a...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  11. Colvin makes most of chance with Rockies

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Tyler Colvin looks back at his beginnings in the Chicago Cubs organization as just that -- a start. Traded by the Cubs with DJ LeMahieu for Ian Stewart to Colorado in December, Colvin has become one of the Rockies' most productive play...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  12. Streaking/Slumping: Dempster stays stingy

    Bruce Levine

    With the second half kicking off Friday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, here's a look at two players heading in the right direction after 85 games and two who would rather forget the first three months of the season. STREAKING 1. Ryan Dempst...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  13. Ian Stewart's recovery not progressing well

    Bruce Levine

    Ian Stewart is eligible to come off of the disabled list on Friday but the Chicago Cubs third baseman appears nowhere near ready to return to the 25-man roster. Stewart went on the DL with left wrist soreness on June 13 and received a cortisone sh...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  14. Streaking/Slumping: Soriano powers on

    Bruce Levine

    STREAKING 1. Ryan Dempster, P: The National League Player of the Week was 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA, and he allowed just seven hits in his two starts during 15 innings of work. The veteran starter, who can be a free agent at the end of the season, has...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  15. Streaking/Slumping: Castro needs break

    Bruce Levine

    STREAKING 1. Darwin Barney, 2B: He has been rejuvenated over the last two weeks, playing his best baseball since last July. Barney has worked with both hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo and manager Dale Sveum on his approach to the ball and bat plane ...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  16. Breakthrough effort for Cubs, Stewart

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Ian Stewart's slump and that of the Cubs' offense really mirrored each other over the past two weeks of losing baseball. Stewart, who broke out of a 3-for-22 skid with a home run and three RBIs on Monday, believes this cou...

    Blog | May 28, 2012