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  1. All-Star Rizzo now leading way for Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- That on-field dust-up the Chicago Cubs had with the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday was all part of Anthony Rizzo's master plan to get to the All-Star Game. "You know, I knew there was 30 minutes left in the Final Vote, and I didn't hit a h...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  2. Social media campaign pays off for Rizzo

    Jesse Rogers

    Behind the strength of the #VoteRizzo campaign on Twitter, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is an All-Star for the first time. I just want to thank you all for your support. Thank you to the @Cubs and all of my fans out there for voting fo...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  3. Keith Hernandez: Castro too unreliable

    Adam Rubin

    Brian Kersey/Getty ImagesStarlin Castro should be available next offseason, if not sooner, with the Cubs now loaded at shortstop. NEW YORK -- With the Chicago Cubs now flush with shortstops, count Keith Hernandez among those not in favor of the Me...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  4. Starlin Castro an All-Star for third time

    Jesse Rogers

    There might not be a more meaningful All-Star selection than Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro, who made it for the third time in five big league seasons. It was a year ago on this date Castro was hitting just .234 with an on-base percentage ...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  5. Cubs bid farewell to Samardzija, Hammel

    Benjamin Standig

    Professionally speaking, Jeff Samardzija grew up with the Cubs. Chicago selected the 6-foot-5 pitcher in the fifth round of the 2006 amateur draft. Samardzija made his big league debut in 2008, made 83 starts over the next six seasons and made plenty...

    Blog | July 05, 2014
  6. Young Cubs bounce back in 2014

    Marty Callinan, ESPN Stats & Information

    AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast Anthony Rizzo (left) and Starlin Castro (right) are proving their 2013 numbers are a thing of the past.Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs will go for a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox on "Wednesda...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 2, Red Sox 1

    Jesse Rogers

    BOSTON -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night. Here's a quick look at the game: How it happened: Luis Valbuena hit a sacrifice fly to score Anthony Rizzo in the top of the ninth inning with the winning run off Red Sox clo...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  8. Barney wants to stay a Cub

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney was supposed to get the chance that fellow infield teammates Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo are getting. A chance for a rebound season. Right or wrong, former manager Dale Sveum took a lot...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  9. Lake scares teammates with crash into wall

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs center fielder Junior Lake put a scare into his teammates and anyone watching the Cubs' 5-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night when he crashed into the outfield wall in the second inning of a scoreless gam...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Nationals 3

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Thursday night. Here's a look at the game. How it happened: The Cubs retook the lead for good when Justin Ruggiano doubled home two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning -- just a...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  11. Rizzo making a compelling All-Star bid

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is going to make his first All-Star team he'll have to count on his peers or National League manager Mike Matheny to choose him, considering he isn't in the top five in fan voting. Given the ...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  12. Déjà vu with Castro miscue

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Call it bad timing or some sort of irony, but on the same day Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria basically lamented the fact that shortstop Starlin Castro used to be blamed for everything that went wrong with the Cubs, Castro actua...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  13. Epstein: Almora's struggles echo Castro's

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - With some of the Chicago Cubs' top prospects getting promoted this past week, one has to wonder where 2012 first-round pick Albert Almora fits into the picture. Almora, 20, is stuck at the High A level, with the Daytona Cubs, and hitting...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  14. The blame is off Starlin Castro

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The resurgent season of Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has given manager Rick Renteria a chance to go on the offensive in defending his would-be All-Star. "He's a guy that in my humble opinion, when it starts raining, it's his fa...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  15. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Pirates 3

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 on Friday afternoon. Here's a quick look at the game. How it Happened: Anthony Rizzo started the scoring when he doubled home two runs in a five-run third inning. Starlin Castro followed ...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  16. Pirates-Cubs Preview

    Pirates-Cubs Preview

    Preview | June 20, 2014