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  1. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 2, Red Sox 0

    Jesse Rogers

    BOSTON - The Chicago Cubs beat the Boston Red Sox 2-0 behind 7.33 one-hit innings from Jake Arrieta. Here's a quick look at the game. How it happened: Stephen Drew broke up the no-hitter with two out in the eighth with a solid single t...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Mets 4

    Adam Rubin

    CHICAGO -- To quote the late, legendary Chicago Cubs broadcaster Harry Caray: "Holy Cow!" With a 7-4 loss on Thursday night, the Mets were swept in a three-game series at Wrigley Field for the first time in a decade. The Cubs, who sport the worst ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  3. Rondon to paternity list, Strop activated

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE -- Chicago Cubs closer Hector Rondon has been placed on the paternity leave and pitcher Pedro Strop has been activated from the disabled list to take his place. Strop last pitched in a game on May 6 but had to leave due to a groin injury...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  4. Chicago Cubs place Pedro Strop on disabled list

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs placed relief pitcher Pedro Strop on the disabled list Wednesday with a left groin strain that should keep him out of the lineup for several weeks.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 5, Cubs 1

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs lost 5-1 to the Chicago White Sox in Game 2 of their four-game series on Tuesday night. Here's a quick look: How it happened: Reliever Neil Ramirez gave up his first home run in the majors as Gordon Beckham took him de...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  6. Chicago Cubs' Pedro Strop leaves with groin injury, to get MRI

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop will have an MRI on his groin on Wednesday after leaving Tuesday night's game against the White Sox in the ninth inning.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  7. Cubs vs. Sox: Whose future is brighter?


    The latest installment of the crosstown series begins Monday night at Wrigley Field with the Cubs playing host to the White Sox. Our beat writers weigh in on three Chicago baseball questions before the first of four games at Wrigley F...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  8. Cubs closer carousel turns again?

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs lost Wednesday's game in epic fashion, as Pedro Strop was unable to protect a 5-2 lead entering the ninth inning. Even though three of the four runs charged to the would-be closer were unearned, the loss counts all the same -- and it...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  9. After latest meltdown, who's next to close?

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Hector Rondon, come on down. You should be the next contestant on who's going to close games in the ninth inning for the Chicago Cubs. After a disastrous Wednesday meltdown, on the 100th anniversary of the first game at Wrigley Field, t...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Diamondbacks 7, Cubs 5

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs dropped a 7-5 decision to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday afternoon on the 100th anniversary of the first game ever played at Wrigley Field. Here's a quick look: How it happened: Relievers Pedro Strop, James Russe...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  11. So who's the Cubs' closer now?

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- Alright, now that the Chicago Cubs have completed their annual pulling of their closer from his job, who should be next in line to save games? Last year was a more obvious situation as Kyuji Fujikawa was signed as a late-inning guy an...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Closer controversy for Cubs?

    AJ Mass

    Is there a closer controversy brewing for the Chicago Cubs? Although we're just one week into the 2014 season, there's already a growing concern that Jose Veras might not be the right pitcher to handle ninth-inning duties for the team. As Jesse Ro...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  15. Theo Epstein plans to rebuild Chicago Cubs with blueprint from Bo...

    Tim Keown

    In ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, Tim Keown writes that three seasons into his latest attempt to reverse a curse, Theo Epstein is building on the blueprint he used in Boston and asking Chicago's restless fan base to hold on just a bit longer.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  16. Cubs fall, reliever Cabrera rocked

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs fell to the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 in front of another Cactus League record crowd of 15,276. The Good: Junior Lake hit arguably the longest home run in new Cubs Park as he cleared the grass beyond the left-field fen...

    Blog | March 25, 2014