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  1. GM: Cubs' needs include veteran leadership

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer gave insight Monday into the team's offseason needs -- other than pitching -- in saying that veteran leadership will be a priority. "We need to add some guys to our roster that can help provide tha...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  2. GM Jed Hoyer on Kris Bryant in 2015: 'Too early to speculate'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- By now it shouldn't come as any surprise the Chicago Cubs aren't necessarily ready to hand the organization's minor league player of the year, Kris Bryant, a starting job -- at least not on April 6 when the 2015 season begins. When gene...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  3. Starlin Castro proved '13 season was fluke

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Even if he doesn't play another game this season, Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has already proved again he's a near-elite player at his position. Castro, who has a high ankle sprain but might not be finished for 2014, rebounde...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  4. Injuries opening door for young talent

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- A slew of injuries to the Chicago Cubs have opened the door for even more young players to take the field in the final month of the season. If you are keeping track at home, Anthony Rizzo (back) and Starlin Castro (ankle) are down. Both...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  5. Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro expected to miss remainder of seas...

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has a high left ankle sprain and is likely to miss the rest of the regular season, according to general manager Jed Hoyer.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  6. Cubs' 2015 arms audition to expand soon

    Jesse Rogers

    With major league rosters expanding Monday, the Chicago Cubs intend to see as much of their young pitching as possible in the final month of the season. General manager Jed Hoyer intimated in a radio interview Friday the Cubs could simply go to a ...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  7. Rizzo won't comment on suspended game

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Before Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was diplomatic about the notion the San Francisco Giants probably didn't get a fair outcome when umpires declared the Cubs winners the night...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  8. Hoyer: 'They get a fair shot now'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- In an unusual twist, the Chicago Cubs advocated for their opponent as the San Francisco Giants were able to win a protest of Tuesday's game, which had originally been called after 4 1/2 innings and declared a Cubs victory. "The idea of...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  9. Cubs' Wada making a pitch for 2015 rotation

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- While the Chicago Cubs will search for pitching this offseason, they may have found a couple of hurlers for their starting staff already. Rookie right-hander Kyle Hendricks is garnering most of the headlines -- as he should be -- but 34-ye...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Brewers 2

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night. Here's a quick look at the game. How it happened: The Cubs scored twice in the first inning as Chris Coghlan led off with a double, Javier Baez followed with a single, ...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  11. Call-ups affected by playoff race

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs haven't decided who they will call up from Triple-A Iowa or when as the calendar inches towards September. The playoff race in the minors will have an effect on those decisions. "In a situation where we're not in a penn...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  12. Hoyer on Baez's first week: 'As expected'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs and Javier Baez are trying to find that "happy medium" at the plate as he begins his second week in the big leagues. So far, the reviews have been mixed. "There's been some high-highs and been some lows," general manage...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  13. Hitting Wins Championships: Why the Chicago Cubs' Inverted R...

    Rany Jazayerli

    One of the things that makes it such a joy to watch the Chicago Cubs' rebuilding plan unfold is that the team's approach is completely transparent. There's no trickery here, no deceit, no super-secret process that's inscrutable ...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  14. Beyond K's, Cubs seek on-base formula

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer should know all about high-strikeout teams. They ran the Boston Red Sox when they won the World Series in 2004 while leading the American League with 1,189 strikeouts. In a ...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  15. Baez ready for limelight, learning curve

    Brent W. New

    DENVER -- The spotlight on Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez got even larger after the potential superstar in the making hit a game-winning home run in his first major league game. He doesn't mind. "Whatever happens happens," Baez said wi...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  16. Hoyer: Struggles will be good for Baez

    Staff

    Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer expects plenty of highlights from Javier Baez, but he believes the young slugger also will benefit from the inevitable tough times he will face the rest of the season at the big league level. "A big part of w...

    Blog | August 06, 2014