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Cubs fall to Rockies in extra innings

Cubs fall to Rockies in extra innings

CHICAGO | Brandon Barnes hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cubs 6-4 on Wednesday night.

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Cubs beat Rockies in record-setting game spanning two days

Cubs beat Rockies in record-setting game spanning two days

CHICAGO (AP) — Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.

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Stacked farm system offers Cubs hope

Stacked farm system offers Cubs hope

DES MOINES, Iowa | It's tempting for Cubs fans to pay as much attention to Triple-A Iowa as the struggling big league club.

July 29, 2014 2:09 pm Photos

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Wada earns 1st MLB win as Cubs beat Rockies

CHICAGO | Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first big league win, pitching seven strong innings Monday night as the Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1.

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The Big Hurt, Greg Maddux headline HOF class

The Big Hurt, Greg Maddux headline HOF class

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.

July 27, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Hendricks pitches well in Cubs loss

Hendricks pitches well in Cubs loss

CHICAGO | Kyle Hendricks pitched brilliantly Sunday. Unfortunately for the Cubs, Adam Wainwright pitched better.

July 27, 2014 6:45 pm

Adams, Pierzynski lead Cards past Cubs

Adams, Pierzynski lead Cards past Cubs

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.

July 26, 2014 9:00 pm

Cubs fans can dream reading 'Killing the Curse'

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.

July 26, 2014 5:00 pm

Hall call: Thomas, Glavine and Maddux to enter shrine

Hall call: Thomas, Glavine and Maddux to enter shrine

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. | Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.

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Cubs hand Cardinals 4th straight loss

Cubs hand Cardinals 4th straight loss

CHICAGO | The Cubs don't have the look of a team more interested in draft position than on-field success.

July 25, 2014 8:30 pm

Noesi, Eaton lead White Sox past Twins

Noesi, Eaton lead White Sox past Twins

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.

July 24, 2014 10:00 pm

Rizzo homers twice as Cubs beat Padres

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.

July 22, 2014 11:00 pm

Rizzo's big catch backfires, Cubs lose to D-Backs

PHOENIX | Things are going so badly for the Cubs, even a spectacular play backfires.

July 20, 2014 8:30 pm

Flowers' 3 hits, go-ahead RBI lead White Sox

Flowers' 3 hits, go-ahead RBI lead White Sox

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.

July 19, 2014 7:00 pm

Cubs squander lead in loss

Cubs squander lead in loss

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.

July 18, 2014 11:00 pm

Jeter bids farwell, AL wins all-star game

Jeter bids farwell, AL wins all-star game

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.

July 15, 2014 11:10 pm Photos

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Wood, Cubs lose 10-7 to Braves

CHICAGO | Arismendy Alcantara is making a strong case to stay with the Cubs.

July 13, 2014 7:15 pm

Alcantara 2 more hits, but Cubs falls to Braves

Alcantara 2 more hits, but Cubs falls to Braves

CHICAGO | The Cubs like to believe better days are ahead. Arismendy Alcantara is one youngster who gives them hope.

July 12, 2014 8:30 pm

Chicago panel expands Wrigley Field makeover

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 …

July 10, 2014 8:15 pm

Cubs snap streak with 12-inning win over Reds

Cubs snap streak with 12-inning win over Reds

CINCINNATI | Arismendy Alcantara needed just one day to get the feel of the big leagues.

July 10, 2014 5:15 pm

Red Sox rally to snap skid, beat White Sox

Red Sox rally to snap skid, beat White Sox

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.

July 09, 2014 8:45 pm

Cubs lose to Reds, fall to 0-5 since big trade

Cubs lose to Reds, fall to 0-5 since big trade

CINCINNATI | When it comes to playing two, the Cubs can't even win one.

July 08, 2014 10:45 pm

Highland grad Jordan Minch signs with Cubs

Highland grad Jordan Minch signs with Cubs

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.

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Bruce helps Reds overcome his error, beat Cubs 9-3

Bruce helps Reds overcome his error, beat Cubs 9-3

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…

July 07, 2014 8:30 pm

Trade costs Samardzija chance for All-Star outing

NEW YORK | The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.

July 06, 2014 8:30 pm

Noesi helps White Sox edge Mariners;

Noesi helps White Sox edge Mariners;

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.

July 06, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Athletics finalize blockbuster trade with Cubs

Athletics finalize blockbuster trade with Cubs

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.

July 05, 2014 2:20 pm

Ruggiano homers, Cubs cool off Nationals

Ruggiano homers, Cubs cool off Nationals

WASHINGTON | Jason Hammel picked up another victory for the Cubs, and that part of his Friday afternoon was very satisfying.

July 04, 2014 10:30 pm

Minnesota Stats: Choosing All-Stars no easy chore

Minnesota Stats: Choosing All-Stars no easy chore

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.

July 03, 2014 12:26 pm

Cubs complete sweep with blowout victory

Cubs complete sweep with blowout victory

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.

July 02, 2014 10:07 pm

Valbuena's sac fly lifts Cubs over Red Sox

Valbuena's sac fly lifts Cubs over Red Sox

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.

July 01, 2014 10:07 pm

Cubs Arrieta comes up short in no-hit bid

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.

June 30, 2014 9:00 pm

Cubs waste Beeler start, swept by Nationals

Cubs waste Beeler start, swept by Nationals

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.

June 28, 2014 10:20 pm

Baker, Hammel lead Cubs over Nationals

Baker, Hammel lead Cubs over Nationals

CHICAGO | The catcher had a career day and wanted to talk about his battery mate. The pitcher was pretty sharp himself and he wanted to talk about his catcher.

June 27, 2014 7:00 pm

Ruggiano leads Cubs over Nationals

Ruggiano leads Cubs over Nationals

CHICAGO | Justin Ruggiano's two-out, two-run double broke a tie in the seventh inning, leading the Cubs to a 5-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.

June 26, 2014 10:00 pm

Reds defeat Jackson, Cubs

Reds defeat Jackson, Cubs

CHICAGO | This time, the Cubs were shut down by Mat Latos.

June 25, 2014 11:15 pm

Arrieta leads the Cubs to win

Arrieta leads the Cubs to win

CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta took the ball for the Cubs and picked up right where he left off. He threw his fastball where he wanted it to go. His breaking stuff had good late movement.

June 24, 2014 11:45 pm

Reds score 5 in ninth, beat Cubs

Reds score 5 in ninth, beat Cubs

CHICAGO  | Devin Mesoraco hit a grand slam with two outs in Cincinnati's five-run ninth inning, leading the Reds to a 6-1 victory over the Cubs on Monday night.

June 23, 2014 9:30 pm

Nature rains, then Pirates pour it on Cubs

CHICAGO  | Josh Harrison homered and drove in three runs, leading Vance Worley and the Pittsburgh Pirates to a rain-delayed 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.

June 21, 2014 11:30 pm

Wood pitches Cubs past Phillies 3-0

Wood pitches Cubs past Phillies 3-0

PHILADELPHIA | It took a while, but the Cubs at last won a series away from Wrigley Field. Now, they hope to keep it going.

June 15, 2014 5:15 pm

Jackson struggles again for Cubs in loss to Phils

Jackson struggles again for Cubs in loss to Phils

PHILADELPHIA | Edwin Jackson is looking to find his form again.

June 14, 2014 8:00 pm

Arrieta, Castro lead Cubs past Phillies

Arrieta, Castro lead Cubs past Phillies

PHILADELPHIA | Even Starlin Castro knew Roberto Hernandez didn't hit him on purpose.

June 13, 2014 11:10 pm Photos

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Samardizja, Cubs fall to Pirates

Samardizja, Cubs fall to Pirates

PITTSBURGH |Andrew McCutchen had two doubles and two RBIs to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-0 victory over the Cubs on Thursday night.

June 12, 2014 11:00 pm

Brewers to honor Dan Plesac and 57 other former teammates

Brewers to honor Dan Plesac and 57 other former teammates

Dan Plesac is coming home. Sort of.

June 12, 2014 5:15 pm

McCutchen leads Pirates over Cubs

McCutchen leads Pirates over Cubs

PITTSBURGH | Andrew McCutchen homered and reached base four times and the Pirates beat the Cubs 4-2 at rainy PNC Park on Wednesday night.

June 11, 2014 10:15 pm

Rizzo's big game leads Cubs over Pirates

Rizzo's big game leads Cubs over Pirates

CHICAGO | Anthony Rizzo homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs to lead the Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 Tuesday night, spoiling Gregory Polanco's much-anticipated debut.

June 10, 2014 10:15 pm

Baseball odyssey a field of dreams & screams for Whiting couple

Baseball odyssey a field of dreams & screams for Whiting couple

WHITING | If you were blindfolded and led into Mayor Joe Stahura's office at City Hall, you might think you had stumbled into a Dick's Sporting Goods.

June 10, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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McCutchen, Pirates down Cubs

PITTSBURGH | Andrew McCutchen hit his eighth homer and drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night.

June 09, 2014 9:45 pm

Cubs bullpen struggles in 4-3 loss to Marlins

Cubs bullpen struggles in 4-3 loss to Marlins

CHICAGO | The Cubs were feeling hopeful even after their five-game winning streak ended Sunday.

June 08, 2014 8:30 pm

Cubs go extras to pick up fourth straight win

Cubs go extras to pick up fourth straight win

CHICAGO | Anthony Rizzo stayed at the plate for an extra second as his towering drive headed toward right field. The big first baseman just wanted to make sure it was fair before he got started on one enjoyable trip around the bases.

June 06, 2014 8:50 pm
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