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  1. Renteria wants better focus from Cubs

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- When a team is on a losing streak and fails to score for two straight games, the last thing a manager wants to see is a lack of focus. After the Chicago Cubs' 4-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Friday -- their fifth straight defeat -- C...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. Brandon Phillips of Cincinnati Reds leaves game with back spasms

    Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips left Friday's game against the Chicago Cubs because of back spasms.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  3. MLB - Blacks losing the numbers game

    Howard Bryant

    Coupled with declining on-the-field numbers, analytics have become a hindrance to more African-American opportunities in management positions.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  4. Renteria's style proving to be unpredictable

    Jesse Rogers

    After two weeks on the job, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria might best be described by one word: unpredictable. Maybe he realizes he doesn't exactly have a roster full of All-Stars or maybe this is how he's always going to be as a manager. But...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  5. Cubs' closer problems trickle down

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer called the pitching problems associated with the Cubs closing situation right now, "collateral damage." That's because with blown saves come extra-inning games which can tax a bullpen. Twice in t...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  6. Who replaces Veras as Cubs' closer?

    Joe Kaiser

    Well, that didn't take long. Only 10 games into the season, and hours after Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria gave Jose Veras a vote of confidence following Friday's blown save against St. Louis, saying "he's still our guy," Veras is out as the ...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  7. Jose Veras won't give in to failure

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- It was a composed but frustrated Jose Veras who met with reporters Saturday morning just hours after blowing his second save of the young season and only a few minutes before Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria relieved him of his closer ...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  8. Jose Veras out as Chicago Cubs' closer following latest blown sav...

    Jesse Rogers

    On second thought, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria has decided to pull Jose Veras from the closer's role.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2014
  9. Renteria on closer Veras: 'He's still our guy'

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria is sticking with Jose Veras as his closer despite Veras' second blown save in as many chances this season. "Shaky outing, but he's still our guy," Renteria said after the Cubs eventually won 6-3 in 1...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  10. Lineup: Back to the lefties vs. Cards

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- It's back to the mostly lefty lineup for Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria as his team opens a three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. One day after giving infielder Mike Olt and outfielder Junior Lake the...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  11. Lineup: Lake, Olt to face righty Cole

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- As promised the day before, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria has righties Mike Olt and Junior Lake in the lineup against right-handed starter Gerrit Cole of the Pittsburgh Pirates for Thursday afternoon's rubber game of the series. ...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  12. Olt, Lake might play Thursday vs. RHP Cole

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria intimated that his Thursday lineup won't employ the usual platoons he has been utilizing over the first 10 days of the season. It means righties Mike Olt and Junior Lake could start against Pittsburgh Pir...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  13. Theo on Baez ejection: Learning experience

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein and manager Rick Renteria view top prospect Javier Baez getting kicked out of a Triple-A game over the weekend -- and then having words with teammates -- as a learning experience. Most important is they ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  14. Cubs lineup: Six lefties vs. Bucs' Morton

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria continued his early season trend of platoons as he has six left-handed hitters in the lineup Tuesday to face right-hander Charlie Morton of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Morton shut out the Cubs over six innings...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  15. Chase Utley powers Phillies by Cubs in Wrigley Field opener

    Utley leads Phillies past Cubs in Wrigley opener

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  16. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Pirates 2

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- Rick Renteria earned his first victory as a major league manager when the Chicago Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday. Here's a quick recap: How it happened: Starting pitcher Jason Hammel was brilliant in his Cubs ...

    Blog | April 03, 2014