CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta said he enjoyed running into some of his old Orioles teammates before Friday's game at Wrigley Field.
CHICAGO | Buster Posey went 4 for 4 with his 14th homer, leading Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory over the Cubs on Thursday night.
CHICAGO | Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.
NEW YORK | On days Kyle Hendricks is on the mound, he can count on Javier Baez, his buddy from the minor leagues, for plenty of run support.
The Cubs fan found the ideal seat at Wrigley Field almost by accident, sitting in the sunniest of spots along the left-field line and finding a friendly vendor to bring some nachos for his buddy. He even caught a foul ball that day.
NEW YORK | Starlin Castro gave Mets fans a firsthand tease of the two-way talent that has so many of them eager to see him in a New York uniform.
NEW YORK | Wilmer Flores provided a spark with his bat and glove, leading Jonathon Niese and the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Cubs on Saturday night.
NEW YORK | Zack Wheeler struck out 10 in a gritty performance, Eric Campbell hit a three-run homer and the Mets beat the free-swinging Cubs 3-2 Friday night.
CHICAGO | Cubs starter Edwin Jackson said he was thinking about things he shouldn't have been during Chicago's 6-2 loss Thursday to the Milwaukee Brewers.
CHICAGO | Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO | Rookie Kyle Hendricks pitched 7 1-3 innings of six-hit ball in his third consecutive win, and the Cubs cooled off Wily Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers with a 3-0 victory on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO| Anthony Rizzo was responsible for two of Chicago's 17 strikeouts Sunday. He also had the biggest hit of the game for the Cubs.
CHICAGO | As soon as he stepped on the mound, Jake Odorizzi went on the attack. And nobody could stop him.
CHICAGO | Cubs fans got a chance to see the franchise's next star in person.
DENVER | The Cubs' future looks bright even if their present is a little disappointing.
DENVER | Carlos Gonzalez homered, doubled and singled in his return to the lineup, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a five-game losing streak with a 13-4 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES | The Cubs haven't had many highlights to savor this season. Winning a series against the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers has to be right up there.
LOS ANGELES | Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits over seven innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and scored three runs, and the Cubs beat Los Angeles 8-2 on Friday night, snapping the Dodgers' six-game winning streak.
CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta did quite well without his best stuff.
CHICAGO | Brandon Barnes hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cubs 6-4 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO | Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first big league win, pitching seven strong innings Monday night as the Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. | Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
CHICAGO | Kyle Hendricks pitched brilliantly Sunday. Unfortunately for the Cubs, Adam Wainwright pitched better.
Matt Adams drove in four runs; A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut, and the Cardinals beat the Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game skid.
If there's any question that "Killing the Curse" is a work of fiction, it opens with the Cubs playing in Game 6 of the World Series.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. | Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.
CHICAGO | The Cubs don't have the look of a team more interested in draft position than on-field success.
Hector Noesi allowed three hits over 7 2/3 innings, and Adam Eaton had three hits and two RBIs to lead the visiting White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs, and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak.
PHOENIX | Things are going so badly for the Cubs, even a spectacular play backfires.
Tyler Flowers had three hits and drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning to lead the White Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
PHOENIX | Paul Goldschmidt homered, Didi Gregorius had a pair of RBI singles and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame two home runs by Anthony Rizzo to beat the Cubs 5-4 on Friday night.
MINNEAPOLIS | Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.
CHICAGO | Arismendy Alcantara is making a strong case to stay with the Cubs.
CHICAGO | The Cubs like to believe better days are ahead. Arismendy Alcantara is one youngster who gives them hope.
CHICAGO | Wrigley Field took a step in the direction of every major league baseball park in the country Thursday when a city commission unanimously approved a major expansion of planned renovations including several more electronic signs and …
CINCINNATI | Arismendy Alcantara needed just one day to get the feel of the big leagues.
Daniel Nava doubled in the tying run in the ninth inning and scored on Brock Holt's single as the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the White Sox 5-4 on Wednesday night and snap a four-game losing streak.
CINCINNATI | When it comes to playing two, the Cubs can't even win one.
Jordan Minch announced late Monday that he's opted to forgo his final two years at Purdue and sign a professional contract with the Cubs.
CINCINNATI | Jay Bruce played first base for the first time since high school and committed an error that let in a run Monday night, but later homered to help the Cincinnati Reds rally for a 9-3 victory over the Cubs in the opener of a five-g…
NEW YORK | The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.
Hector Noesi thinks he is a better pitcher than he was when he struggled at the start of the season. One of his former teams got a closer look at his improvement on Sunday.
OAKLAND, Calif. | The beginning of July's first blockbuster trade occurred about a month ago, when Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane called Chicago Cubs executive Theo Epstein to ask about Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
WASHINGTON | Jason Hammel picked up another victory for the Cubs, and that part of his Friday afternoon was very satisfying.
NEW YORK | Without regard to fan or player balloting, here are our selections for the 85th All-Star game July 15 at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins since 2010.
BOSTON | Justin Ruggiano, Mike Olt and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers to power the Cubs to a 16-9 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, completing a three-game interleague series sweep.
BOSTON | Luis Valbuena broke a ninth-inning tie with a sacrifice fly that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
BOSTON | Jake Arrieta held the Red Sox hitless until Stephen Drew singled with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Cubs beat Boston 2-0 on Monday night in the opener of only the second series between the teams at Fenway Park since 1918.
CHICAGO | Dallas Beeler surveyed his surroundings and wasted no time getting comfortable. He then did whatever he wanted in his major league debut, except pick up the win.
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