1. The Manny Effect: How Ramirez Is Influencing the Cubs

    Manny Ramirez's official job title with the Cubs is hitting consultant, which puts him behind hitting instructor John Mallee and his assistant, Eric Hinske, on the coaching food chain...

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  2. Fans Let Losses Roll off Backs Just as Joe Maddon's Young Players Do

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  3. Kris Bryant in the Outfield Opens Up Options for Cubs

    SAN FRANCISCO – In what might be a Rookie of the Year season, Kris Bryant has shown surprising speed for a 6-foot-5 slugger and better-than-expected defense at third base...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 1,066 reads 0 comments

  4. Cubs Make Changes in Bullpen as Starter Dan Haren Struggles

    SAN FRANCISCO – The Chicago Cubs acquisition of reliever Fernando Rodney from the Seattle Mariners might feel a little like throwing a deck chair off the titanic as the team's ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 969 reads 0 comments

  5. Debate: What Grade Do You Give the Fernando Rodney Trade?

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  6. Cubs Can't Match Madison Bumgarner, Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO – Madison Bumgarner and Clayton Kershaw are the kind of big-time pitchers the Cubs will have to go through in the playoffs...

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  7. Maddon: Fowler Has 'Shot' to Return Friday

    X-rays of Fowler's shin on Wednesday were negative, and his status for the upcoming series against the Dodgers is questionable...

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  8. Fowler Sits Again, Szczur in CF

    Manager Joe Maddon overloaded Thursday's lineup with right-handed hitters against the Giants ' Madison Bumgarner for the Cubs series finale in San Francisco...

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  9. Fowler Sits Again, Szczur in CF

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  10. Starlin Castro Believes This Cubs Season Has Made Him Stronger

    This isn't the breakthrough season Starlin Castro envisioned for the Cubs . A three-time All-Star shortstop would have pictured being in the middle of it all when Wrigley Field started rocking again...

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  11. Chicago Cubs Coaches Wear Medieval Armor in Dugout

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  12. Cubs Loss the Exception to the Norm

    The interesting thing about the Chicago Cubs ' 4-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night is it was the kind of a game that should have been the norm for them this season, not the exception...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 69 reads 0 comments

  13. Giants Get to Kyle Hendricks as Cubs Fall by the Bay

    This is supposed to look and feel like a dress rehearsal for October, the Cubs trying to erase the San Francisco Giants from the wild-card picture and ride this momentum out of a one-game playoff...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 10 months ago 35 reads 0 comments

  14. David Ross on Family Medical Leave, Cubs Add Matt Szczur

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Chicago Cubs placed catcher David Ross on the family medical emergency list and recalled outfielder Matt Szczur to take his place on the roster, the team announced Wednesday afternoon...

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  15. Russell starts double play

    Cubs Video: Addison Russell Spins after Stopping Buster Posey's Hard-Hit Grounder in the Hole to Turn Double Play vs. SF....

    Mike Vernon Written by Mike Vernon about 10 months ago 872 reads 0 comments

  16. Cubs C Ross (Emergency List) to Miss 3-7 Days

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  17. Cubs Testing out a New Leadoff Hitter Wed.

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  18. Young Cubs Welcome Spotlight, Having Fun in It

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  19. Adjustment Helps Castro Have Big Game

    SAN FRANCISCO -- When Starlin Castro hit a ball to right field in the eighth inning Tuesday night, he was thinking triple. That's all that was missing after the Cubs shortstop had singled in the third, doubled in the fourth and homered in the sixth...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 142 reads 0 comments

  20. Kyle Schwarber's Whirlwind Year Pushes Cubs to Another Level

    SAN FRANCISCO – No, Kyle Schwarber didn't see himself in the big leagues this quickly, kick-starting a Cubs team that's on pace to win around 95 games and looking like an October fixture for years to come...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 135 reads 0 comments

  21. Cubs, Bonifacio Agree to Minors Deal

    The Cubs and Emilio Bonifacio are in agreement on a minor league contract, tweets Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 232 reads 1 comments

  22. Cubs Deserve More Than a One-Game Playoff

    The wild-card system is a great thing until the team you donate blood to wins 21 games during a 26-game span. Then you wonder why your terrific team might end up being reduced to a one-game playoff for the right to get a seat at the adult table...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 155 reads 0 comments

  23. Jorge Soler Injury a Blow -- but Not Devastating to Chicago Cubs

    The Chicago Cubs will need to overcome their first obstacles of the stretch run, which came surprisingly on Monday morning in the form of injuries to right fielder Jorge Soler (oblique) and pitcher Jason Motte (shoulder)...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 152 reads 0 comments

  24. Chicago Cubs Featured on This Week's SI Cover

    With the Chicago Cubs on the verge of their first playoff appearance since 2008, the team is featured on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated this week with an essay by Rich Cohen...

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  25. Maddon: 'Of Course' Cubs Can Win World Series

    CHICAGO -- Even before his team's latest dramatic win -- a ninth-inning, walk-off home run by rookie Kris Bryant on Monday -- Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon believed this could finally be the year for his storied franchise...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 months ago 2,171 reads 0 comments