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.
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.
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.
CHICAGO | This time, the Cubs were shut down by Mat Latos.
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.
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.
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.
PHILADELPHIA | It took a while, but the Cubs at last won a series away from Wrigley Field. Now, they hope to keep it going.
PHILADELPHIA | Edwin Jackson is looking to find his form again.
PHILADELPHIA | Even Starlin Castro knew Roberto Hernandez didn't hit him on purpose.
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.
Dan Plesac is coming home. Sort of.
PITTSBURGH | Andrew McCutchen homered and reached base four times and the Pirates beat the Cubs 4-2 at rainy PNC Park on Wednesday night.
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.
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.
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.
CHICAGO | The Cubs were feeling hopeful even after their five-game winning streak ended Sunday.
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.
CHICAGO | Starlin Castro went 3 for 4 with three RBIs and the Cubs outlasted the New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday night in a mistake-filled game that featured a combined 13 pitchers.
CHICAGO | Nate Schierholtz hit a two-out game-ending RBI single, after Chris Coghlan homered to tie it in the eighth, and the Cubs beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Tuesday night.
MILWAUKEE | Jason Hammel studied up on the Milwaukee Brewers. He passed a tough test Saturday.
MILWAUKEE | Ryan Braun homered to highlight a five-run first inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cubs 11-5 on Friday night.
CHICAGO | Jeff Samardzija did all he could once again to drive a stake through that winless streak with yet another dominant start.
CHICAGO | Let's put Friday's Brewers-Cubs game in perspective for a moment.
CHICAGO | Darwin Barney hit a long drive to left in the second inning, and Junior Lake went deep in the third. It looked as if the Cubs were headed for a big day at the plate.
ST. LOUIS | Jason Hammel struck out the side to start the game. That fast start quickly unraveled for the Cubs right-hander.
ST. LOUIS | Pinch-hitter Greg Garcia was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and one out in the 12th inning, sending the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cubs 4-3 Tuesday night.
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