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  1. Epstein: Time was right for Jorge Soler

    Jesse Rogers

    Declaring it is the "right time to bring him up here," Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein says outfield prospect Jorge Soler needs the playing time after an injury-plagued start to his 2014 season. "We've been certain in our minds for a while he...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. Anthony Rizzo out of lineup while Jorge Soler makes Chicago Cubs ...

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is not in the starting lineup on Wednesday after leaving Tuesday night's game with a back issue.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  3. Baez making history -- good and bad

    Jesse Rogers

    After yet another four-strikeout game Tuesday against the Cincinnati Reds, there must be some growing concern about Chicago Cubs rookie Javier Baez. Maybe not within the team, but definitely within a portion of the fan base that hasn't seen a player ...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Reds 0

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night. Here's a quick look at the game. How it happened: Before a short rain delay in the first inning, Anthony Rizzo took Johnny Cueto deep to right for his 30th home run of the season. Ari...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  5. Cubs' Russell, Edwards to play in AFL

    Jesse Rogers

    Pitcher C.J. Edwards and shortstop Addison Russell are among seven players the Chicago Cubs will send to participate in the Arizona Fall League, MLB announced on Tuesday. Both players were limited this summer due to injuries. Russell, 20, is t...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  6. Series preview: Cubs at Reds

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs open a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. • Tuesday: Travis Wood (7-11, 4.91 ERA) vs. Johnny Cueto (15-7, 2.20), 6:10 p.m. • Wednesday: Jacob Turner (4-7, 5.77) vs. Mat Latos (4-3, 2.99), 6...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  7. Kris Bryant's quest for 50 home runs

    Jesse Rogers

    Hitting 50 home runs is a rare accomplishment in baseball, even rarer in the minor leagues, where teams play fewer games and players can be moved from one level to the next at a moment's notice. Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant is in sight of that n...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  8. Plate discipline helps Soler's rapid rise

    Jesse Rogers

    After only about a season's worth of at-bats in his entire minor league career, Chicago Cubs outfield prospect Jorge Soler is headed for the major leagues. He'll most likely debut in Cincinnati this week, according to sources familiar with the situat...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  9. Logan Watkins on front line of Cubs' rebuild

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If anyone can speak to the quality and depth of the Chicago Cubs prospect pool, it's newly demoted utility man Logan Watkins. Watkins, 24, has been in the Cubs system since being drafted in 2008. He has played with All-Star shortstop St...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  10. Castro to return vs. Reds Tuesday

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro will rejoin the team in Cincinnati when they open a series there on Tuesday night, the team announced on Sunday afternoon. Castro has been on the bereavement list since a car accident in the Dominic...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  11. Cubs' sweep a sign of things to come?

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- There are no statements to be made for last-place teams, but there is progress to be made. If any series this year can show the Chicago Cubs are moving in the right direction it might be their latest -- a three-game sweep of the first-plac...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  12. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 2, Orioles 1

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 on Sunday to sweep the series. Here's a quick look at the game. How it happened: Arismendy Alcantara broke up a scoreless game in the fifth with his fourth home run of the season. One inni...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  13. Wright: JRW could draw city kids to baseball

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- In the mind of Chicago Cubs reliever Wesley Wright, Jackie Robinson West has already won on Sunday. And that's before they take on South Korea in the Little League World Series Championship. "I'm already proud of these guys," Wright sai...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  14. Javier Baez blasts another into the street

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - At this rate, Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez may never hit a home run in Wrigley Field. As for landing a few outside the Friendly Confines, well, he's got that part down. "You want to see every one of that kid's at-bats," starter Jak...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  15. Arrieta, Strop help beat former team

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - It's the trade that might go down as one of the best in Chicago Cubs history if Jake Arrieta and Pedro Strop keep pitching like they did Friday in helping their current team beat their former one, 4-1. "At the beginning it was a little w...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  16. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Orioles 1

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 4-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday afternoon: How it happened: The Cubs got to Orioles starter Kevin Gausman for two runs in the third inning as Luis Valbuena tied a career high wit...

    Blog | August 22, 2014