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  1. Cubs non-tender John Baker, Wesley Wright

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs tendered contracts to eight arbitration-eligible players on Tuesday, while they non-tendered catcher John Baker and lefty reliever Wesley Wright, making them free agents. Baker, 33, played one season for the Cubs after ...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  2. Wright: JRW could draw city kids to baseball

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- In the mind of Chicago Cubs reliever Wesley Wright, Jackie Robinson West has already won on Sunday. And that's before they take on South Korea in the Little League World Series Championship. "I'm already proud of these guys," Wright sai...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  3. Bonifacio, others wait on deadline day

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio entered the team's clubhouse Thursday morning wearing a suit and carrying luggage. One way or another he's leaving town after the day's game against the Colorado Rockies. The Cubs are ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Rockies 6, Cubs 4 (F/10)

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs lost to the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Wednesday night. Here's a quick look at the game. How it happened: The Rockies scored twice in the 10th off reliever Wesley Wright, once on an RBI hit by Brandon Barnes and again on a...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  5. Cubs will be 'active' at deadline

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Saying he's "envious" of buyers in the trade market as the Thursday deadline approaches, Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer says he thinks his team will be active and believes the market will start to move Wednesday. "Tomorrow is m...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Giants 4, Cubs 0

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Chicago Cubs lost 4-0 to the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. Here's a quick look at the game: How it happened: Cubs starter Jake Arrieta wasn't able to field a couple of ground balls hit back up the middle as they got...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  7. Wright put on paternity list; Parker recalled

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Chicago Cubs reliever Wesley Wright was added to the paternity list on Tuesday, while right-hander Blake Parker was recalled from Triple-A Iowa to take his place. Parker, 29, has appeared in two games for the Cubs this season whil...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Cards 4, Cubs 3 (F/12)

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- The Cubs lost 4-3 to the Cardinals in 12 innings on Tuesday night. Here's a quick look: How it happened: Justin Grimm walked two in the bottom of the 12th inning before Greg Garcia won the game when Grimm hit him with a pitch with the...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  9. Cubs shake up bullpen numbers

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs made the somewhat drastic move on Thursday of going with 13 pitchers on their roster and 12 position players one day after using three pitchers in a ninth-inning blown save against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Blake Parker...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  10. Staying sharp not easy for Cubs' Olt, Wright

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- Trying to stay sharp while not playing is any baseball player's challenge, so when guys like Chicago Cubs third baseman Mike Olt or reliever Wesley Wright do get into a game they have to make sure not to be too anxious. It's not always e...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  11. Cubs' closer problems trickle down

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer called the pitching problems associated with the Cubs closing situation right now, "collateral damage." That's because with blown saves come extra-inning games which can tax a bullpen. Twice in t...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  12. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Cardinals 3 (11)

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- The Chicago Cubs won a seesaw game with the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-3 in 11 innings. Here's a quick look: How it happened: Welington Castillo hit a two-out, three-run homer in the top of the 11th after Jose Veras blew a save in the bo...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  13. Notes: Russell to debut Wednesday night

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Maybe it shouldn't come as a surprise that Chicago Cubs lefty James Russell is getting a late start this spring. After all, he led all left-handed relievers in appearances with 151 over the past two seasons. So as he makes his sprin...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  14. Day 4 Notes: Praise for Ryan Dempster

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- He might be gone, but former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster isn't forgotten, especially by one of his former proteges. Righty Jeff Samardzija reflected on Dempster's time as his teammate one day after Dempster announced he would si...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  15. Countdown to Camp: The bullpen

    Jesse Rogers

    With Chicago Cubs spring training set to begin Feb. 14 in Mesa, Ariz., we're taking an early look around the diamond. Major additions since Opening Day 2013: Pedro Strop, Blake Parker, Justin Grimm, Jose Veras, Wesley Wright Subtractions: Shawn...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  16. Veras just a small piece for Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- He may end up making the most money of all the relievers, but the addition of potential closer Jose Veras to the Chicago Cubs' bullpen is just one small move to improve on a part of the team that wasn't very good in 2013. Veras agreed t...

    Blog | December 17, 2013