1. Barry Larkin: Starlin Castro Has the Potential to Be 'Dominant'

    At a time when the story about Starlin Castro should be his return to the All-Star Game, the 24-year-old shortstop is finding his name in trade rumors...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 13 days ago 729 reads 0 comments

  2. Cubs: Vizcaino, Rivero Could Be Game-Changers for Bullpen

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Arodys Vizcaino and Armando Rivero should be two players to watch in the second half for the Cubs ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 14 days ago 821 reads 0 comments

  3. Emilio Bonifacio Nearing Return to the Cubs

    After going 3-for-10 with a stolen base in three rookie-ball games Cubs utility man Emilio Bonifacio has moved his minor-league rehab assignment to Double-A...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 14 days ago 389 reads 0 comments

  4. Cubs' Youth Movement Beginning to Accelerate

    CHICAGO -- In his first year as the Cubs manager, Rick Renteria has had to find a new closer, deal with the loss of two starting pitchers who were traded, and juggle the lineup after his leadoff man was injured...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 14 days ago 851 reads 0 comments

  5. Castro, Rizzo Enjoy All-Star Game Despite K's

    MINNEAPOLIS -- On a night dominated by a fond farewell to Derek Jeter and the hitting of Mike Trout and Jonathan Lucroy, it was a markedly lower-profile night at the 2014 All-Star Game for Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and shortstop Starlin Castro...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 14 days ago 114 reads 0 comments

  6. Rizzo Took It All in at His First All-Star Game

    MINNEAPOLIS – Anthony Rizzo spent two days in Minneapolis, and all he got to show for it was a lousy strikeout. Similar story for his teammate Starlin Castro.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  7. Cubs May Expand Legal Rights Along with Bleachers

    In 2013, the Chicago Cubs came up with a comprehensive proposal to renovate Wrigley Field that included a revamped west entrance, upgraded concession areas and a sparkling new clubhouse for players...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 264 reads 0 comments

  8. David Price Backs Away from Cubs Talk

    MINNEAPOLIS — Rays ace David Price spent part of his All-Star day trying to convince people he wasn't lobbying to be traded to the Cubs , even though there was no chance of that happening anyway...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 587 reads 0 comments

  9. Cubs: Kris Bryant Taking It All in Stride During All-Star Week

    In a couple years, Kris Bryant might be making regular appearances during Major League Baseball's All-Star week.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  10. How Will Chicago Cubs Best Use Pile of Top Prospects to Build a Winner?

    It’s official: The Chicago Cubs have the best collection of young hitters in all of baseball. The acquisition of shortstop Addison Russell from the Oakland A’s as ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 15 days ago 18,433 reads 56 comments

  11. Young All-Stars a Good Sign for Cubs

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Anthony Rizzo was as wide-eyed as anyone experiencing All-Star Game activities for the first time. But the joy he felt on Monday was matched by Starlin Castro, his Cubs teammate...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 15 days ago 103 reads 0 comments

  12. Schwarber Joins Surging Almora at Daytona

    GENEVA, Ill. -- It was Monday afternoon and Kyle Schwarber, the Chicago Cubs ' first-round pick in June, was talking about just getting comfortable in his new surroundings not too far from Wrigley Field...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 15 days ago 867 reads 0 comments

  13. Rizzo has nothing to apologize for at ASG

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Through an odd turn of events, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo -- who has never run afoul of the Minnesota Twins , has played only three games at Target Field ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 411 reads 0 comments

  14. 2014 Chicago Cubs Midseason Grades

    Once again, it's time for me to assign letter grades to each of the 36 men who have played for the Chicago Cubs before the All-Star break.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  15. Castro, Rizzo on Board with Cubs' 'Patience' Doctrine

    MINNEAPOLIS — This whole patience thing is wearing thin on Cubs fans, most of whom haven't seen their team play in a World Series, let alone win one.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 473 reads 0 comments

  16. Alcantara Looks Great, Now Send Him Back Down

    The Jeff Samardzija-Jason Hammel trade had the desired effect of getting the Cubs back to their losing ways. But here's the problem.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  17. Starlin Castro Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Cubs Star

    Updates from Friday, July 18 Jon Morosi of Fox Sports has the latest on Castro: Original Text To deal or not to deal seems to be the question the Chicago Cubs face with Starlin Castro ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 16 days ago 22,481 reads 85 comments

  18. Rizzo Says Hello from 2014 Home Run Derby

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  19. First-half positives: The kids can play

    CHICAGO -- As the first half of the Chicago Cubs ' season comes to an end, it might go down as the most positive of the three under president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. And that's with a 40-54 record...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 17 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  20. Rick Renteria Remains Upbeat About Cubs' Potential

    Rick Renteria insists he was confident about the Cubs ' future even before he got the job as manager last fall.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 17 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  21. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs Top 10 Prospects for Week 15

    The Chicago Cubs prospect rankings were shaken up last week when the team acquired Addison Russell, Billy McKinney and Dan Straily from the Oakland Athletics in a trade that saw Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel depart...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 17 days ago 5,779 reads 4 comments

  22. Alcantara Maintains Torrid Pace, Plays Solid Center

    CHICAGO -- The chatter surrounding Cubs callup Arismendy Alcantara continued Saturday after the 22-year-old shifted from second base to center field and scored two runs while going 2-for-5 in the Cubs' 11-6 loss to the Braves ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 17 days ago 1,531 reads 3 comments

  23. Baez Making Case for Arriving in Majors Shortly

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 17 days ago 1,445 reads 0 comments

  24. Alcantara, Coghlan Stay Hot, but Wood Stumbles

    CHICAGO -- The Cubs truly embodied the resilience they've shown throughout the first half during Sunday's 10-7 loss to the Braves at Wrigley Field. But, in what seems to be the script of late, it was too little, too late...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 17 days ago 352 reads 0 comments

  25. Baez's Two-Run Homer

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 17 days ago 519 reads 0 comments