1. Braves shut down Cubs

    Hard-luck Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija is still winless and the Atlanta Braves are a victory from a weekend sweep...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 186 reads 0 comments

  2. Samardzija's Historic Stretch of Bad Luck Continues with Cubs

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 78 reads 0 comments

  3. Cubs' Jeff Samardzija Doesn't Understand Pitch-Count Concern

    "This is an on-field issue for uniformed personnel. That's all there is to it. I'm a grown man. I'm 29. I'm not a prospect or 22. I feel good, and I'm grown up enough and responsible enough to understand when I can go out and when I can't go...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 months ago 61 reads 0 comments

  4. Cubs' Olt Providing Relaxing Results

    ATLANTA -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria was still trying to digest the details of a 3-2 loss in 10 innings Friday night before stating whether Mike Olt would be in the starting lineup Saturday night...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 670 reads 0 comments

  5. Cubs Fall to the Braves in 10 Innings

    ATLANTA – Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman drove a first pitch from Wesley Wright up the middle for a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 10th inning Friday ...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 72 reads 0 comments

  6. Cubs Lose 3-2 in 10

    ATLANTA -- Rain pushed back the scheduled first pitch between the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves to 6:53 p.m. Central time. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 245 reads 0 comments

  7. Olt Hoping to Find His Stroke

    CHICAGO – Chicago Cubs third baseman Mike Olt chuckled when he heard a statistic about himself after he hit his first career grand slam Thursday night, helping his team to a 12-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 132 reads 0 comments

  8. Cubs GM Jed Hoyer Defuses Pitch-Count Issue

    Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer downplayed sharp comments made by Jeff Samardzija on Wednesday, when the right-hander talked about the front office weighing in on his career-high 126 pitches Monday night...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 69 reads 0 comments

  9. Cubs Busy Narrowing Down Draft Possibilities

    Even before East Carolina pitcher Jeff Hoffman was sidelined Wednesday with season-ending right elbow surgery, the Cubs already were in the process of trimming their list of candidates for the fourth overall pick in the June 5 draft...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  10. Cubs Offense Explodes to Salvage a Win in Crosstown Finale

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 139 reads 0 comments

  11. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 12, White Sox 5

    The Cubs salvaged the final contest of their four-game crosstown series with the White Sox, beating them 12-5 on Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 255 reads 0 comments

  12. Cubs End Skid with 12-5 Victory over White Sox

    Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro and Mike Olt homered, and the Chicago Cubs stopped a four-game slide with a 12-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 335 reads 0 comments

  13. 'Grown Man' Samardzija Doesn't Want Front Office Involved in Pitch Counts

    Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija threw a career-high 126 pitches in Monday night's loss to the White Sox and the next day reporters asked him and manager Rick Renteria about the wisdom of letting him have such a big workload early in the season...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 154 reads 0 comments

  14. Cubs Minor League Wrap: May 7

    The Cubs , horrible copycats that they are, named Will Remillard and Tsuyoshi Wada as their Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month. Those were your choices for April as well...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 357 reads 0 comments

  15. Chris Rusin Throws No-Hitter for Cubs' Class AAA Iowa

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 133 reads 0 comments

  16. Samardzija Defends Pitch Count, Tells Cubs: 'I'm a Grown Man'

    Jeff Samardzija set off some fireworks in a crosstown rivalry that had become way too boring. This seems to happen when the Cubs come to the South Side...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  17. Cubs Blow off Steam After 4th Straight Loss

    The Chicago Cubs got a few things off their collective chests after suffering their fourth consecutive loss and their third straight setback to the rival White Sox . .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 276 reads 0 comments

  18. Jeff Samardzija Doesn't Get Pitch Count Fuss

    CHICAGO -- There may be other people -- perhaps his agent or the Chicago Cubs front office -- concerned with pitcher Jeff Samardzija's pitch count from Monday's game against the Chicago White Sox ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 2 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  19. Cubs Place Pedro Strop on Disabled List, Recall Zac Rosscup

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 38 reads 0 comments

  20. Cubs Place Strop on 15-Day DL with Groin Strain

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 9 reads 0 comments

  21. Cubs' Prospect Rusin Throws No-Hitter for Iowa

    Chicago Cubs prospect Chris Rusin tossed a no-hitter for Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday. The left-handed Rusin, 27, walked two and struck out three en route to the 3-0 win over the ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 222 reads 0 comments

  22. One Sure Thing in Draft for Cubs: Pitching

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are battling the Chicago White Sox on the field this week, and they'll do the same in next month's amateur draft as the two teams pick one after another...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 246 reads 0 comments

  23. James Russell's Inactivity Puzzling to Him

    In a span of two weeks, left-handed reliever James Russell has gone from being well-worked to finding ways just to stay sharp.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 4 reads 0 comments

  24. Cubs Monitoring Samardzija After 126-Pitch Outing

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 38 reads 0 comments

  25. Cubs Reliever Strop Injures Groin, to Get MRI

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop will have an MRI on his groin on Wednesday after leaving Tuesday night's game against the White Sox in the ninth inning...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 months ago 48 reads 0 comments