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  1. First-half lows: Wood, Baez struggle

    Jesse Rogers

    Before we spin things forward to the second half of the Chicago Cubs' season, let's examine five players who didn't exactly move their careers in the right direction in the first half. These are players who matter in the Cubs organization (which mean...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  2. Cubs announce top of second-half rotation

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- At least one thing is known about the Chicago Cubs for the start of the second half of the season next Friday in Arizona. Edwin Jackson, Travis Wood and Jake Arrieta will start the three games against the Diamondbacks before the Cubs come ...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  3. Cubs, Nationals manage well through fog

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals played their version of the Fog Bowl on Thursday night as conditions made it hard to see the ball at times. "It made the signs a little harder to see," Cubs pitcher Travis Wood said after their ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Rapid Reaction: Pirates 5, Cubs 3

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 on Saturday night. Here's a quick look at the game: How it happened: The Pirates got on the board first when Jordy Mercer hit his second home run in two days in the third inning...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  6. Series preview: Pirates at Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs host the Pittsburgh Pirates for three games starting on Friday. •Friday: Edwin Jackson (4-7, 5.11) vs. Charlie Morton (4-7, 3.09), 3:05 p.m. •Saturday: Travis Wood (7-5, 4.48) vs. Vance Worley (0-0, 0.00), 6:...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7 Pirates 3

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Tuesday night. Here's a quick look at the game: How it happened: Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run home run in the first inning as the Cubs jumped on starter Francisco Liriano. It was Riz...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  8. Unlikely candidates solidifying Cubs' pen

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs' mini-resurgence over the past six games can be directly related to the success of their bullpen, especially at the back end. It's not exactly something they keep track of but there can't be many teams in baseball -- if...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  9. Series preview: Cubs at Pirates

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs open a four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. The series • Monday, 6:05 p.m.: Edwin Jackson (4-5, 4.59 ERA) versus Charlie Morton (2-7, 3.31) • Tuesday, 6:05 p.m.: Travis Wood (5-5, 5....

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  10. Travis Wood gets hit hard -- again

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE - It's all about perspective when it comes to Travis Wood. With an ERA that rose to 5.15 after Friday night's shellacking by the Milwaukee Brewers, it would be easy to say the Chicago Cubs left-hander is having a bad season. But what happen...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Brewers 11, Cubs 5

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs lost 11-5 to the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Here's a quick look at the game: How it happened: The Brewers batted around in the first inning, plating five runs as Ryan Braun hit Travis Wood's third pitc...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  12. Series preview: Cubs at Brewers

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers for three games this weekend in the final leg of their 10-game road trip. They're 3-4 in the first seven games. Friday: Travis Wood (5-4, 4.35) vs. Marco Estrada (4-2, 3.98), 7:10 p.m. CT...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  13. Samardzija looks for 1st win since August

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija, winless in nine starts, leads the major leagues with a 1.62 ERA as he heads into his start against the New York Yankees on Wednesday afternoon. As the scouts start to line up for his final 12 or 13...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  14. Samardzija not judging his season on wins

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- When he takes the mound Thursday afternoon against the St. Louis Cardinals for his ninth start of the season, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija knows all eyes will be on him as he attempts to win his first game of the year. More i...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  15. Wood feels for winless Samardzija

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS - The irony of the Chicago Cubs' offensive output Monday night against the St. Louis Cardinals wasn't lost on winning pitcher Travis Wood. He was the beneficiary of a season-high 20 hits and 17 runs, numbers rotation-mate Jeff Samardzija ca...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  16. Junior Lake breaks out in rout of Cards

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- Despite sagging ratings this season, "The Lake Show" hasn't been canceled just yet. Chicago Cubs outfielder Junior Lake had a career night Monday, driving in six runs on a homer and two doubles to help his team, and pitcher Travis Wood, ...

    Blog | May 12, 2014