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  1. Unlikely candidates solidifying Cubs' pen

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs' mini-resurgence over the past six games can be directly related to the success of their bullpen, especially at the back end. It's not exactly something they keep track of but there can't be many teams in baseball -- if...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  2. Revamped bullpen starting to pay dividends

    Jesse Rogers

    CINCINNATI -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria isn't declaring any new roles for his relievers, but there's little doubt things are changing in the bullpen. They extended a streak of scoreless innings to 14 in helping the Cubs to a 9-4 win over the...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  3. Will Samardzija's start affect Cubs' plan?

    Jesse Rogers

    CINCINNATI -- Based on Jeff Samardzija's five starts this season, one question is inevitable when the Chicago Cubs face the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night: How are the Cubs going to blow this one? That question might cross your mind often these d...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  4. Better off signing, not trading Samardzija

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- You might think the time to trade Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has come. Contending teams with previous interest in the right-hander are losing pitchers on a near-daily basis. The Atlanta Braves are scrambling, as ...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  5. GM: Baez as good as he's seen -- in minors

    Jesse Rogers

    CINCINNATI -- Calling Chicago Cubs prospect Javier Baez's minor league season a "special one," general manager Jed Hoyer contends he's still probably not ready to make the big league club out of spring training next year. "Personally, in my caree...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  6. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 2, Reds 0

    Jesse Rogers

    CINCINNATI -- Here's a quick look at the a Chicago Cubs' 2-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday: How it happened: Ryan Sweeney and Luis Valbuena hit solo home runs in the second and third innings, respectively, and they held up as pitcher ...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  7. Rapid Reaction: Reds 6, Cubs 2

    Jesse Rogers

    Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 6-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Monday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips had a hand in every run scored in the game. He had an RBI single in the first, a grand slam ...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  8. Dusty Baker says ball is in Matt Garza's hands concerning feud

    Jesse Rogers

    Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker says the ball is in Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza's hands in regards to the mini-feud that started between the two teams last month.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  9. Scott Baker ready to throw in game

    Jesse Rogers

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- One of the Chicago Cubs' walking wounded who is actually on pace for a timely return is pitcher Scott Baker. Baker, coming off Tommy John surgery which caused him to miss all of last season, threw a simulated game on Thursday, ...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  10. Cubs spring training preview: Catchers

    Jesse Rogers

    Jesse Rogers previews the Cubs by position in the days leading up to pitchers and catchers reporting for spring training on Sunday. There was a hole behind the plate for the Chicago Cubs last season after Geovany Soto was traded to the Texas Range...

    Blog | February 06, 2013