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  1. Small change makes big impact for Wood

    Buster Olney

    ATLANTA -- Dee Gordon is the model of improvement in major league baseball this year, evolving from a part-timer into an All-Star with a position change and a change in regimen. He explained in spring training that by eliminating hours of pickup bas...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
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  3. Mike Olt optioned by Chicago Cubs to Triple-A Iowa

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs optioned third baseman Mike Olt to Triple-A Iowa late Tuesday to make room on the roster for Wednesday night's starter, Tsuyoshi Wada.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
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  5. Manny Ramirez to join Chicago Cubs' minor league team Thursday

    Jesse Rogers

    Manny Ramirez will report to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  6. Prospect Bryant homers in debut -- again

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant did it again. After hitting a home run in his Single-A Daytona debut last season, his first game in the Arizona Fall League, his first Cactus League game in spring training and his debut this season for Double-A ...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  7. Soler still rehabbing in Arizona

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler continues to rehab a sore hamstring in extended spring training in Arizona and his timetable to return to Double-A is undetermined. "He's hitting in the cage and off the tee," general manager Jed Hoyer ...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  8. Hammel pitching like an ace for Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE -- If Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel thought the trade speculation swirling around him was excessive during spring training and the early portion of the season, wait until the next two months get going. If the right-hander keeps ...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  9. Playing time, not record, a surprise

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If you're overly surprised by the Chicago Cubs' 5-12 record three weeks into the season then you must be an overly optimistic person. The season is going about as planned. Sure, there was always a chance they would employ a closer who ...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  10. Cubs to put some heat on Jake Arrieta

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - On second thought, Chicago Cubs rehabbing pitcher Jake Arrieta will be going to the much warmer Daytona, Fla., instead of Iowa for his next rehab start. The right-hander, who was dealing with shoulder stiffness in spring training, was sa...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  11. Ex-OF McDonald joins Cubs front office

    Jesse Rogers

    NEW YORK -- The Chicago Cubs have hired former outfielder Darnell McDonald as a baseball operations assistant, the team announced on Tuesday. McDonald, 35, retired from baseball at the end of spring training which he spent with the Cubs in Arizona...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  12. Reason for Cubs to worry about Baez?

    Joe Kaiser

    Javier Baez nearly made the Chicago Cubs roster out of Spring Training after putting together an impressive month of March, which included this monstrous home run off of then-Seattle pitcher Randy Wolf. A middle-infielder with tremendous power and...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  13. Starlin Castro: 'I got my feeling back'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Remember these few days if this is the beginning of the return of the old Starlin Castro. The sometimes-embattled starting shortstop for the Chicago Cubs is locked in -- just as he was at the beginning of spring training, before an injured...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  14. Veras still the closer ... for now

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Jose Veras has already lasted longer in his role this season than former Cub Carlos Marmol did a year ago, but the leash could be tightening on the current closer. Veras struggled in spring training and then in the ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  15. Boston Red Sox sign infielder Ryan Roberts

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox on Monday signed free-agent infielder Ryan Roberts, optioning Brock Holt to Triple-A Pawtucket to make room on the 25-man roster.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  16. George Springer No. 1 on list of top 10 prospects - Fantasy Baseb...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford ranks the top 10 MLB prospects in terms of potential value in fantasy baseball in 2014. Houston Astros outfielder George Springer leads the list.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  17. Series preview: Cubs vs. Phillies

    Jesse Rogers

    After record spring training crowds and an opening series in Pittsburgh, the Chicago Cubs begin the 100th-anniversary season at Wrigley Field with a three-game set against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. The series: • Friday: 1:20 p.m....

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  18. When does spring performance matter?

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- Someone needs to explain to me when exactly spring training performance matters. For the second consecutive year the Chicago Cubs have a closer who had a bad spring training and then went out and blew his first save attempt. The Cub...

    Blog | April 03, 2014