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  1. Torrealba signed to minor league contract

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs signed catcher Yorvit Torrealba to a minor league contract, the team announced Thursday. Torrealba, 35, played last season for the Colorado Rockies, for whom he hit .240 in 61 games. He's a 13-year veteran who will ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  2. Cubs fall, reliever Cabrera rocked

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs fell to the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 in front of another Cactus League record crowd of 15,276. The Good: Junior Lake hit arguably the longest home run in new Cubs Park as he cleared the grass beyond the left-field fen...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  3. Los Angeles Angels swap manager Mike Scioscia's kid for Wayne Gre...

    Jesse Rogers

    The Cubs traded minor league outfielder Trevor Gretzky to the Angels for infielder Matt Scioscia, the son of Angels manager Mike Scioscia.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 'Big 4' prospects showing big things

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Their playing time has been sparse and their days in big league camp might be dwindling, but that doesn't mean the "Big 4" haven't had their moments. In fact, first-round picks Javier Baez, Albert Almora and Kris Bryant, along with Cub...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  6. Cubs' night game rained out, too

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs' Cactus League game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Ariz., was canceled Saturday night due to rain. The Cubs were rained out twice Saturday, as their home matinee against the San Francisco Gian...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  7. Kris Bryant homers in first spring at-bat

    Jesse Rogers

    Tempe, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs' No. 1 draft pick from last June, Kris Bryant, arrived on the baseball scene in dramatic fashion after crushing a long home run off of Los Angeles Angels reliever Jarrett Grube in his first spring at-bat as a professi...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  8. Cubs lose 15-3; Rusin, McDonald struggle

    Jesse Rogers

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs lost 15-3 to the Los Angeles Angels in their first road game of the spring: The good: Kris Bryant homered in his first at-bat of the spring after Albert Almora doubled before him. Those two prospects lived up to th...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  9. Cubs lose opener in front of record crowd

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. --- The Chicago Cubs opened their new spring stadium by dropping a 5-2 decision to the Arizona Diamondbacks in front of a record Cactus League crowd of 14,486, breaking the mark (13,721) set last year by the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicag...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  10. Cactus League rotation set through 5 games

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria announced his initial pitching rotation for Cactus League games following Thursday's opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Jeff Samardzija will take the mound that day as the Cubs open their new sp...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  11. Angels show Cubs how to bash

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Los Angeles Angels have been waiting for this to happen, and Jeff Samardzija and the Chicago Cubs wanted no part of it. A lineup that looked potent in January finally produced like its payroll as Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, Mike Trou...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  12. Rapid Reaction: Angels 13, Cubs 2

    Jesse Rogers

    This one was over early, as the Los Angeles Angels erupted for five runs in the first inning off Chicago Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija. Samardzijagave up home runs to Josh Hamilton and Mark Trumbo after leadoff doubles by Erick Aybar and Mike Trou...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  13. Wins won't stop Cubs from dealing

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- There's a certain irony taking place within the Chicago Cubs. As they trade some of their main players for prospects, the team is winning games. Four victories in a row and 11 of their past 17 probably won't stop them from making more move...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  14. There's no stopping Wood

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- With one start to go before the All-Star break, Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood has already entered rarified air. On Tuesday night he became the first Cubs pitcher since Greg Maddux in 1988 to throw 17 quality starts (6 IP, 3 or fewer run...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  15. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Angels 2

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 7-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: The Cubs hit a season-high five home runs led by Alfonso Soriano's two blasts. He and Anthony Rizzo went back-to-back i...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  16. Cubs notes: Alfonso Soriano a pro

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- As his bat heats up, so will the trade rumors surrounding Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano. He hit two more home run on Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Angels, giving him eight over his last 44 at-bats and 15 for the year. ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013