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  1. Chicago Cubs finalize coaching staff for 2013 season

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago Cubs announced a number of personnel moves Monday, with the most significant being that the major league coaching staff is now set for the 2013 season.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  2. Youngsters won't be judged on numbers

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The good news for young Chicago Cubs players already on the roster, as well as those expected to arrive in September, is that your bad statistics won't count against you while the good numbers still will earn you credit. The Cubs have b...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  3. Cubs' offense unable to help rotation

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago Cubs' starting staff has been gutted but it's the offense that is struggling to find its way. The losing streak hit eight games after Wednesday's 2-0 defeat to the San Diego Padres. The numbers from the winless six-game road trip to...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  4. Cubs could give LaHair a shot vs. a lefty

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' version of the-chicken-or-the-egg conundrum, or perhaps the-dog-chasing-its-tail predicament, has to do with Bryan LaHair. LaHair hasn't been able to play much against left-handers because he doesn't have the numbers t...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  5. Chicago Cubs prospect Anthony Rizzo said he's here to stay

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago Cubs made official Tuesday what was widely reported one day earlier, that Anthony Rizzo is on the major league roster after a nearly three-month wait filled with promise, hype and some of the best offensive numbers at Triple-A.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  6. Cubs put Dempster on DL with tight lat

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago Cubs made a number of moves Monday, the most high-profile being the placement of pitcher Ryan Dempster on the 15-day disabled list. Read the entire story....

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  7. Chicago Cubs' Ryan Dempster goes on disabled list

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago Cubs made a number of moves Monday, the most high-profile being the placement of pitcher Ryan Dempster on the 15-day disabled list.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  8. Cubs took lumps on 7,000-mile odyssey

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The final numbers from a brutal three-week stretch that saw the Chicago Cubs play 16 road games and log nearly 7,000 air miles were not pretty. The Cubs lost 14 of those 16 road games, including 10 consecutive at one point. They wen...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  9. Rizzo's magic number is 104

    Doug Padilla

    HOUSTON -- Just because the Chicago Cubs head into play Wednesday with the worst winning percentage in baseball doesn't mean they don't have a magic number. Whether the Cubs want to admit it or not, that magic number is 104. If red-hot slugging...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  10. Milwaukee Brewers John Axford said blown save vs. Chicago Cubs se...

    Doug Padilla

    Milwaukee Brewers closer John Axford joked that his blown save against the Chicago Cubs sent his wife into labor.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2012
  11. Running game not cover for lack of pop

    Doug Padilla

    CINCINNATI -- The Chicago Cubs might be third in stolen bases in the National League and dead last in home runs, but that doesn't mean there is a correlation in the numbers. Manager Dale Sveum shot down a theory that the Cubs are running more to c...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  12. Epstein: Cubs system lacks 'impact talent'

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Theo Epstein did not sugar coat it when it came to describing the talent in the Chicago Cubs' minor league system. "We need more talent; we lack impact talent," Epstein said. "We have a number of interesting guys, especially at the ...

    Blog | April 03, 2012