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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. Travis Wood 'ready now' after best showing

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood had his best outing of the spring in the Cubs' 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians Sunday. The good: Wood gave up two runs in the first inning, but only after outfielder Brett Jackson botched a fly bal...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  3. Cubs add Alcantara and Beeler to 40-man

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs added infielder Arismendy Alcantara and pitcher Dallas Beeler to their 40-man roster on Wednesday, the final day such moves can be made before the Rule 5 draft next month. Alcantara, 21, made the all-star team for Doub...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  4. Eric Wedge interviews for Chicago Cubs managerial position

    Jesse Rogers

    Former Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge on Tuesday became the fifth candidate to interview for the Chicago Cubs managerial position, according to a source familiar with the situation.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  5. Managerial analysis: Hinch not the guy

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- As the Chicago Cubs take a break from their manager search -- at least publically -- for the World Series, there are at least four candidates waiting to hear if they will be hired. The Cubs have divulged that San Diego Padres bench ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  6. Sources: Cubs eye Latin American presence

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs lacked a prominent Latin American coaching presence in their dugout the past two seasons, and they will look to address the issue as they hire a new manager and coaches, according to sources familiar with the situation. Several La...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  7. Chicago Cubs, Rick Renteria to meet, sources confirm

    Jesse Rogers

    With Joe Girardi now off the market, San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria likely will meet with the Chicago Cubs next week to discuss the team's open managerial position, league sources confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  8. Yanks up first for Girardi, then what?

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- As the storylines start to unfold regarding the Chicago Cubs' managerial position, there's at least one thing we know about free-agent-to-be manager, Joe Girardi: The New York Yankees want him back. And, according to Yankees general manage...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  9. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Indians 3

    Jesse Rogers

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. The good: Once again Chris Rusin had an effective start. He went 5.1 innings, giving up no runs. His spring ERA is a sparkling 1.93. ... ...

    Blog | March 24, 2013
  10. Fujikawa impressive against Indians

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- If the Chicago Cubs are going to trade Carlos Marmol sometime over the next five months -- as most believe they will -- closer-in-waiting Kyuji Fujikawa is showing he has the stuff to take over the end-of-the-game role. Fujikawa had...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  11. Baez homers but still has work to do

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- As much as your curiosity might want to fast-track the Chicago Cubs prospects to the big leagues, common sense says patience is the better virtue. Before shortstop Javier Baez homered in Saturday's 9-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians,...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  12. Rapid Reaction: Indians 9, Cubs 2

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 9-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday: The good: Chris Rusin had a solid start for Chicago. He gave up three hits in three innings, picked off a runner and induced a double-play ball ...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  13. Cubs had shown interest in Bourn

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, AZ. - Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer admitted Saturday the team was interested in now- Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Bourn before he signed last Monday. "There was dialogue with (agent) Scott Boras," Hoyer told Talking Basebal...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  14. Cubs spring training preview: Bullpen

    Jesse Rogers

    Jesse Rogers previews the Cubs by position in the days leading up to pitchers and catchers reporting for spring training on Sunday. If the Chicago Cubs had a strength in 2012 it likely was their bullpen. They were used plenty -- not surprising for...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  15. Cubs select RHP Rondon in Rule 5 draft

    Jesse Rogers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Chicago Cubs selected right-handed pitcher Hector Rondon in the Rule 5 draft on Thursday at the winter meetings. Rondon has been in the Cleveland Indians organization but has a history of elbow problems. "If you go back...

    Blog | December 06, 2012