1. Cubs' McLeod Withdraws from GM Consideration

    BOSTON - The chance to watch his draft picks potentially blossom into members of championship teams apparently was more attractive to Jason McLeod than the opportunity to interview as general manager for his San Diego Padres ' childhood team...

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  2. At 2014 Midpoint, Still About the Prospects

    CHICAGO -- The first scheduled Sunday off for the Chicago Cubs in 82 years comes one game before the midway point of the season...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 361 reads 0 comments

  3. Series Matchup: Cubs at Red Sox

    Who's hot: Starlin Castro has 21 RBIs in June, third most in the NL. Arrieta carried a perfect game into the seventh inning of his last start against the Reds .....

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  4. Theo Epstein Looks to Future, Skips Trip to Past

    This week's long-anticipated Fenway Park homecoming for Cubs President Theo Epstein has been postponed due to circumstances beyond his control.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 1,265 reads 0 comments

  5. Boston Success Informs, Fuels Epstein

    BOSTON – If there's one thing Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein brought with him from Boston in 2011 it was an understanding. An understanding of what an iconic sports franchise means to its fan base and to its city...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 182 reads 0 comments

  6. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects for Week 13

    After taking a week off from the prospect stock watch, we're back this week, complete with updated rankings following the first half of the season and the MLB draft...

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  7. Ranking Chicago Cubs' Best All-Star Game Candidates

    Even though the Cubs are 11 games under .500 this season, they still have a few deserving All-Stars. Both on the mound and at the plate, the team has had players step up, and those players should be playing in Minnesota this July...

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  8. Why the Chicago Cubs Should Trade 2B Darwin Barney

    While it's true that defense wins championships, that phrase is only valid to an extent. Despite winning a Gold Glove in 2012 and being a finalist for the award in 2013, second baseman Darwin Barney 's defense isn't enough for the Chicago Cubs ...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 1 month ago 8,921 reads 29 comments

  9. Barney Wants to Stay a Cub

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney was supposed to get the chance that fellow infield teammates Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo are getting.....

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  10. Cubs Hope Manny Ramirez Is Exactly What Javier Baez Needs

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  11. Renteria Hopes Manny Ramirez Helps out Prospects

    Manny Ramirez will not be joining the Cubs ' major-league team. Team president Theo Epstein made that clear when he signed the controversial slugger May 25 as a player-coach for ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 253 reads 0 comments

  12. Cubs: What's Been the Key to Anthony Rizzo's Turnaround?

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  13. Lake out vs. Nats After Running into OF Wall

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  14. Lake Avoids Concussion After Leaving vs. Nats

    Cubs center fielder Junior Lake had a rough encounter with the Wrigley Field wall Thursday night -- specifically one of the green doors in the ivy-covered brick wall that is exposed and has no padding or the minimal padding that is the ivy...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 143 reads 0 comments

  15. Manny Ramirez Went 0-for-4 in Triple-a Player/coach Debut

    Manny Ramirez made his debut as a Triple-A player/coach for the Cubs last night, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts while playing left field and batting sixth in Iowa's lineup...

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  16. Junior Lake Leaves Game Thursday with Bruises and Contusions

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  17. Cubs Prospects Who Should Be Called Up in the Second Half

    Cubs fans haven't had much to watch at the major league level in 2014, but the stellar performances of a number of Cubs prospects have given fans around the country something positive to talk about...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 1 month ago 9,840 reads 22 comments

  18. Anthony Rizzo Would Love Invite to Home Run Derby

    One day after White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu said he would reject an invitation, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo said he would love to be in the Home Run Derby.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 212 reads 0 comments

  19. Calls for Kris Bryant, Javy Baez May Get Louder as Cubs Fall Again

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 276 reads 1 comments

  20. Ricketts on Wrigley Renovation: 'Looking Forward to Moving Forward'

    Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts said Wednesday that he remains confident the team's $575 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field and develop the surrounding area will receive the necessary approval from the city...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 130 reads 0 comments

  21. Cubs Prospect Kris Bryant Can't Stay out of the News

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  22. Cubs: Anthony Rizzo Makes His All-Star Case

    Of course, Anthony Rizzo is thinking about the All-Star Game. “If anyone says they don't care about being an All-Star, then they're lying,” Rizzo said. “It's something you dream about as a kid...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 112 reads 0 comments

  23. Samardzija Just a Big-Game Pitcher No More

    CHICAGO – Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija admits he heard the criticism that he was only a big-game pitcher. In fact, his former manager told him so.....

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  24. Anthony Rizzo Earns Rave Reviews from Offseason Workout Mate Joey Votto

    Heads up for anyone thinking Anthony Rizzo is a poor man's Joey Votto: Don't try to sell that load of stuff to Votto. The Cincinnati Reds ' four-time All-Star first baseman said it's the other way around...

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  25. Samardzija Once Again Sees No Support in 6-1 Cubs' Loss

    A pitching duel turned into a beat-down of Cubs closer Hector Rondon Monday night at Wrigley Field as the Cincinnati Reds scored five in the ninth to beat the Cubs 6-1 in the opener of a three-game series...

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