1. Cubs Recall Veteran LHP Wada for MLB Debut

    # Cubs today recalled LHP Tsuyoshi Wada from @IowaCubs. He will make his MLB debut as the starter in game two of today's doubleheader...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 days ago 275 reads 0 comments

  2. Cubs Taking Different Tack to Acquire Pitching

    WASHINGTON — So what happened to all that pitching the Cubs needed in return in deals for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel? And where do they plan to get front-line pitching ...

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  3. Cubs' Hitters Fail in Clutch in Loss to Reds

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  4. Scouting Reports for Chicago Cubs Players in 2014 Futures Game

    One of the highlights of All-Star Weekend is the Futures Game, an event where fans can see some of the game's future stars. There are undoubtedly players at every position who will be playing that same weekend in the MLB All-Star Game eventually...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 4 days ago 4,019 reads 3 comments

  5. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs Top-10 Prospects for Week 14

    The rich got richer last week, as what is already a loaded farm system for the Chicago Cubs got even better with the additions of Addison Russell and Billy McKinney in a trade that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 days ago 11,578 reads 28 comments

  6. Cubs: Epstein Bets on Addison Russell and Where Game Is Heading

    Addison Russell became the offer the Cubs couldn't refuse. Once Oakland A's GM Billy Beane put his best prospect on the table, the Cubs felt like they had to make it happen, combining ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 1,238 reads 0 comments

  7. Cubs Put Jake Arrieta Front and Center After Trade with A's

    At this time last year, Jake Arrieta was at Triple-A Iowa, trying to regroup after getting dumped by the Baltimore Orioles organization that drafted him and made him an Opening Day starter...

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  8. Samardzija Comes Up Big in A's Debut

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 260 reads 0 comments

  9. Russell Debuts; Soler, Bryant, Baez Homer

    As former Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija was making his debut for the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, so was the key player the Cubs got in return in the weekend trade for the All-Star right-hander...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 1,309 reads 0 comments

  10. Source: Hendricks to Start Against Reds

    Right-hander Kyle Hendricks will make his major league debut later this week for the Chicago Cubs against the Cincinnati Reds , according to a source close to the situation...

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  11. Cubs' Castro, Samardzija Named to NL All-Stars; Rizzo on Final Vote

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 5 days ago 354 reads 0 comments

  12. Theo Epstein Can See Light at End of Tunnel for Cubs: Chicago Sun-Times

    WASHINGTON — The biggest trade yet for the Cubs ' third-year front office sent another wrecking ball through another season...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 days ago 1,052 reads 1 comments

  13. Cubs' Veterans Hope to Lead Youngsters

    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva wasn't informed that he would be starting Saturday's game until 11 a.m. - five hours before the first pitch...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 days ago 366 reads 0 comments

  14. Dejected Cubs 'Spit out a Bad Ballgame'

    WASHINGTON — After learning late Friday that Jeff Samardzija had been traded to the Athletics , Cubs reliever James Russell had a final moment with his longtime teammate...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 days ago 198 reads 0 comments

  15. Nats Get Season-High 19 Hits in Rout of Cubs

    Gio Gonzalez pitched eight sparkling innings and Ryan Zimmerman tied a career high with four hits and drove in three runs as the Washington Nationals roughed up the Chicago Cubs without recently traded Jeff Samardzija for a 13-0 victory Saturday...

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  16. Cubs' Epstein: Trade for Russell 'No-Brainer'

    Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said acquiring top shortstop prospect Addison Russell from the Oakland Athletics on Friday, for veteran pitchers Jeff ...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 6 days ago 942 reads 0 comments

  17. Epstein Confident Baez Can Play Multiple Positons

    Theo: “We feel Javier Baez is a shortstop but we're also confident he can play second base or third base or the outfield if he has to...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 6 days ago 232 reads 0 comments

  18. A's Make Themselves the 2014 Favorite, but Cubs May Have Won Deal

    It seemed crazy. The A's, a team with the best starting pitching in the AL already, added two more starters to a rotation that seems full, even before Drew Pomeranz returns from rehab...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 6 days ago 1,617 reads 0 comments

  19. Analyzing Dan Straily's Impact on the Chicago Cubs' Future

    Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein showed he isn't afraid to take big risks when he dealt his two best pitchers late Friday night...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 7 days ago 4,427 reads 1 comments

  20. Cubs Positioned for More Deals

    On the same night top prospects Javier Baez and Kris Bryant each hit home runs for Triple-A Iowa, the Chicago Cubs loaded up on more prospects...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 7 days ago 2,043 reads 0 comments

  21. Analyzing Billy McKinney's Impact on the Chicago Cubs' Future

    It looks like the Chicago Cubs are loading up for the future. On Friday night, it was announced the team parted ways with some valuable trade chips when it sent pitchers Jeff ...

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  22. Ruggiano Homers, Cubs Cool off Nationals 7-2

    WASHINGTON -- Justin Ruggiano homered for the second straight game for the Chicago Cubs , who used another solid outing from Jason Hammel to beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday...

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  23. Chicago Cubs Sweep Series at Fenway Park for the 1st Time Since 1915

    With Wednesday's 16-9 victory over the Boston Red Sox , the Chicago Cubs completed a series sweep at Fenway Park for the first time since May of 1915, when they did so against the Boston Braves , per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  24. Hoyer on Arrieta: 'I'm Glad We Have Him'

    Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer met with reporters on Wednesday before the Cubs played the Boston Red Sox ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 days ago 449 reads 0 comments

  25. Barney, Olt Break out in Sweep of Red Sox

    It all came together in one evening for the Chicago Cubs on offense, especially for a couple of struggling players...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 days ago 249 reads 0 comments