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  1. Neil Ramirez deserving of some ROY votes

    Jesse Rogers

    Here's an outside the box suggestion: Chicago Cubs reliever Neil Ramirez for Rookie of the Year in the National League. OK, middle relievers on last-place teams don't win awards like that, but one way or another Ramirez deserves some recognition....

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  2. Edwards back to Tennessee

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs top pitching prospect C.J. Edwards should be making his next start for Double-A Tennessee after completing a long rehab in Arizona, according to general manage Jed Hoyer. Edwards has been out since late April because of sho...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  3. Sutcliffe on Hendricks: He's a winner

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Former Chicago Cubs pitcher and current ESPN baseball analyst Rick Sutcliffe is a big believer in new Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks. "There are so many things about Kyle that flash me back to when I first met Greg (Maddux) and when I firs...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  4. Baez homers, prospects have their day

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs' prospects made noise all over the country on Sunday as Triple-A Iowa shortstop Javier Baez led the way with a two-run home run in the Futures Game in Minnesota where the major league All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday. Baez went...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  5. Hendricks next prospect to make debut

    Jesse Rogers

    OMAHA, Neb. -- The march of major league debuts continues as Chicago Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks takes the mound Thursday in their series finale against the Cincinnati Reds. "I still don't think it's hit me, 100 percent," Hendricks said before le...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  6. Source: Hendricks to start against Reds

    Jesse Rogers

    Right-hander Kyle Hendricks will make his major league debut later this week for the Chicago Cubs against the Cincinnati Reds, according to a source close to the situation. Hendricks, 24, started and threw only two innings before being pulled in T...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  7. Manny Ramirez makes debut as player/coach for Iowa Cubs, the Trip...

    Jesse Rogers

    Former major league slugger Manny Ramirez went 0-for-4 in his debut on Thursday as a player/coach for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs, an affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  8. Hammel open to returning to Cubs if traded

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If and when Chicago Cubs starter Jason Hammel is traded, the 31-year-old right-hander says it doesn't mean he's closing the door on his Cubs career. The would-be free agent is open to returning. "I would assume they are pretty happy wit...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  9. MRI on Edwards comes up clean

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs got good news regarding top pitching prospect C.J. Edwards when his latest MRI on his right shoulder came up clean. "It was positive," general manager Jed Hoyer said Tuesday afternoon. "We're going to ramp up his throwin...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  10. No matter role, Ramirez treats it the same

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE - It's only a coincidence that Chicago Cubs reliever Neil Ramirez is reading "The Closer," the book by former New York Yankees great Mariano Rivera. Ramirez is getting a trial run this weekend doing Rivera's old job for the Cubs, as regular...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  11. Podcast: Mike Olt on Manny as teammate

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Mike Olt talks to ESPNChicago's Jesse Rogers about playing alongside Manny Ramirez last season for the Texas Rangers Triple-A club. Click here for more audio from ESPN Chicago....

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  12. Don't rush to judgment on Ramirez

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The best response to the Chicago Cubs signing Manny Ramirez to be a player/coach for their Triple-A Iowa team may have come from the man he's meant to mentor the most: top prospect Javier Baez. "He's a great hitter, and we'll see ...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  13. Hoyer on Garza: On us to 'flip that script'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said his team is in no position to respond to former players like pitcher Matt Garza when they criticize the organization's rebuilding efforts. "We have to deal with those comments," Hoyer said Fr...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  14. No structural damage for C.J. Edwards

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE - The Chicago Cubs got good news on top pitching prospect C.J. Edwards as an MRI performed Friday revealed no structural damage, only some inflammation. "Tremendous sigh of relief," manager Rick Renteria said. "It's not structural, just ...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  15. Garza trade to be revisited in Milwaukee

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If the Chicago Cubs want to turn the page on the final two games of their just-completed homestand, there's no better way than to take on the first-place Milwaukee Brewers and former Cub Matt Garza on Friday night in Milwaukee. The Cubs...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  16. Top prospect Edwards to get checked out

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs top pitching prospect C.J. Edwards is in town to get his right shoulder checked out by team doctors after experiencing "fatigue" during a bullpen session between starts. Edwards, 22, is 1-0 with a 2.61 ERA for Double-A Tenn...

    Blog | April 24, 2014