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  1. Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals play a four-game series this weekend beginning on Friday night. Friday: Kyle Hendricks (5-1, 1.78) vs. Shelby Miller (8-9, 4.26), 7:15 p.m. Saturday: Felix Doubront (0-0, 0.00) vs. Justin Masterson (2-2, 7...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  2. A change works for Cubs rookie Hendricks

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - Every pitcher has that pitch. The one he goes to when trouble is brewing and he desperately needs an out. For Chicago Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks, it's his changeup. "I feel really confident with it," Hendricks said. "Really comfortable...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  3. Chicago Cubs trade Darwin Barney to Los Angeles Dodgers

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs have traded second baseman Darwin Barney and cash considerations to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2014
  4. Put stock in Cubs' positive run differential?

    Jesse Rogers

    One statistic regarding the 2014 Chicago Cubs you may hear more about is run differential. After Thursday's 5-1 victory over the San Diego Padres, the Cubs have scored four more runs (179 to 175) than they've let up this season. That sounds surprisin...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  5. 5 for '14: Who will be the surprise?

    Jesse Rogers

    The surprise of the 2014 Chicago Cubs isn't even on the roster yet. And, no, it's not top prospect Javier Baez. Baez is no surprise anyway, but a player who doesn't make any of the top prospects lists does qualify. Right-handed pitcher Kyle Hendri...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  6. Cubs 2014 spring training wrap-up

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Cubs beat the White Sox 4-3 in Thursday's Cactus League finale and in the process set a single-spring season attendance record. New Cubs Park drew 15,170 on Thursday increasing, their spring total to 213,815. Here are some othe...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  7. Hendricks diary: Getting sent down

    Jesse Rogers

    Throughout spring training, Cubs minor league pitcher of the year Kyle Hendricks provided a player's diary of his first big league camp. This is his last entry of the spring. MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs minor league pitcher of the year last seaso...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  8. Cubs win behind Hendricks, record crowd

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. - In front of yet another record crowd for a Cactus League game, the Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Friday. The Good: Starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks was better than good. He was excellent against a starting lineup of mos...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  9. Castro leaves game with hamstring strain

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro left Sunday's game against the Kansas City Royals with a mild right hamstring strain after attempting to steal second base in the first inning, the team announced during the game. Castro was hi...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Little buzz, but Tanaka can change that

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Looking back, it was a bit of a subdued Chicago Cubs convention this year as the weekend didn't have a marquee player or moment to seize upon. There were no big introductions of new star players, nor even the buzz of a recent Hall of Fa...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  12. Can the Cubs get Masahiro Tanaka?

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- "We wish there was a free-agent market for young players." -- Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein, Nov. 8, 2013. Epstein and the Cubs got what they wanted -- sort of -- when Major League baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball finally...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  13. Bill Mueller named Chicago Cubs hitting coach

    Jesse Rogers

    Former Chicago Cubs infielder Bill Mueller was named the team's hitting coach Friday, while pitching coach Chris Bosio was retained as part of new manager Rick Renteria's staff, the team announced.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  14. Chicago Cubs have interest in Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer says the team has interest in acquiring Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka after the right-hander went 24-0 in the regular season for Tohoku Rakuten.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  15. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 4, Cubs 0

    Jesse Rogers

    Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 4-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday. How it happened: Hanley Ramirez hit a first-inning home run off of Edwin Jackson and it held up as Ricky Nolasco shut the Cubs down all afternoon. Andre Eth...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  16. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Dodgers 2

    Jesse Rogers

    Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. How it happened: Travis Wood outdueled Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw and also scored the game's first run after singling off Kershaw in the third inning....

    Blog | August 28, 2013