LYNWOOD | Maybe he didn't take the "ACE" part that seriously.
Ryan McGuffey has almost lost track of all the production hats he’s worn the past 15 years behind the camera at Comcast Sports Net Chicago and predecessor Fox Sports Chicago.
CHICAGO | The Cubs are set to hire San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria as their manager, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
I can no longer watch the Cubs, who are as exciting as a flooded basement, but I can help team president Theo Epstein find his next manager.
MILWAUKEE | Andy Pafko, a four-time All-Star who played on the last Chicago Cubs team to reach the World Series and was the famously forlorn outfielder who watched Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard 'Round the World" sail over the left-field wall du…
CHICAGO | Since the White Sox and Cubs likely won’t win any league-wide awards this year, it’s up to the Times Baseball Bureau to bestow some tarnished season-ending bling on the underachievers:
CHICAGO | Three-year-old Nolan Kogut made his first visit to Wrigley Field last Sunday and his father, Kevin, carefully handled a certificate heralding the occasion while his son shouted "Go Cubs!" long before the start of the game.
CHICAGO | Donnie Murphy has thrived in late-game situations over the last month.
CHICAGO | Travis Wood knows all about pitchers who can swing the bat. After all, the left-hander is batting a respectable .246 with three homers this year for the Cubs.
CHICAGO | The Cubs have struggled most of this season and are in last place in the NL Central.
CHICAGO | Starlin Castro is continuing to find new ways to make 2013 the worst season in his young career.
CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta is coming up to join the Cubs' rotation on Friday, giving Chicago a chance to take a long look at the pitcher over the final part of the season.
CHICAGO | The Cubs finally brought their bats to Wrigley Field on Tuesday night. They just couldn't find them at the end of the game.
ST. LOUIS | No doubt, the St. Louis Cardinals bring out the best in Darwin Barney.
ST. LOUIS | With a small sample size from which to choose, Chris Rusin can easily pick his best performances. His latest ranks toward the top.
PHILADELPHIA | Jeff Samardzija has often been the victim of poor run support throughout the 2013 season.
PHILADELPHIA | Darin Ruf and Chase Utley sparked a three-run fifth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-8 win over the Cubs on Tuesday night.
Jason Repko wasn’t going to stick around one at-bat too long.
Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija pitched well enough to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers — if he'd gotten any run support.
CHICAGO | The Cubs' power display wasn't enough to slow down Yasiel Puig and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Edwin Jackson pitched eight solid innings, David DeJesus drove in three runs, and the Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Wednesday night to salvage the finale of the four-game series.
CHICAGO | The Cubs were on their way to salvaging the second game after dropping the opener, right until the ball popped out of shortstop Starlin Castro's glove.
CHICAGO | With the Cubs 14 ½ games out of first place, they were looking for a positive sign from starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija.
It takes more than radiation and chemotherapy treatments to keep Schererville’s Bill Bryk away from the ballpark.
SAN FRANCISCO | Travis Wood did more than just pitch his way out of trouble.
SAN FRANCISCO | Nate Schierholtz's recent power surge might not be enough to turn the Cubs season around. It sure is making the year a lot easier for the slugging outfielder to handle.
SAN FRANCISCO | As tough as it was for Chicago manager Dale Sveum to say goodbye to Alfonso Soriano, he sure likes how the Cubs played without the slugging outfielder.
NEW YORK | Alfonso Soriano took one look around Yankee Stadium and broke into a big, familiar smile.
PHOENIX | Cubs players were upset about the news of teammate Alfonso Soriano's impending trade to the Yankees, and manager Dale Sveum thought that played a part in the North Siders' 3-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
PHOENIX | Nate Schierholtz is having the kind of season that makes contending clubs interested in dealing for him. He showed why there is such interest with a career-high five-RBI night Wednesday in the Cubs' 12-inning 7-6 win over the Arizon…
CHICAGO | Chicago's City Council gave final approval Wednesday to a $500 million renovation of historic Wrigley Field that includes its first massive Jumbotron, improved facilities for the players in the bowels of the 99-year-old ballpark and…
ARLINGTON, Texas | The Texas Rangers finally have Matt Garza in their starting rotation.
DENVER | Tyler Chatwood pitched six strong innings, Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead single and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cubs 4-3 on Sunday to win the three-game series.
DENVER | Carlos Gonzalez homered, and Todd Helton had three of the Colorado Rockies' 13 hits in a 9-3 win over the Cubs on Saturday night.
After criticizing the trade of starting pitcher and new-found friend Scott Feldman, Valparaiso’s Jeff Samardzija has softened his stance a bit on the Cubs’ rebuilding-oriented deals.
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