1. Renteria Ready to Give Alcantara a Chance

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 4 days ago 114 reads 0 comments

  2. Cubs' Alcantara Makes Debut at Second

    It will be a two-day audition, at most, for Arismendy Alcantara. But this could be the start of more than just a peek at what could be a special piece to the Chicago Cubs ' future...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 5 days ago 819 reads 0 comments

  3. Yankees' Cashman Loves the Haul Cubs Got in Samardzija Deal

    Here's news that shouldn't come as a surprise to anybody: The New York Yankees were in on Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 days ago 604 reads 0 comments

  4. Bryant Ejected for First Time as a Pro

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Chicago Cubs third-base prospect Kris Bryant was ejected from Triple-A Iowa's game against the Omaha Storm Chasers in the eighth inning on Tuesday night. .....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 days ago 241 reads 0 comments

  5. Cubs: James Russell Knows He Could Be Up Next on Trading Block

    James Russell gave Jeff Samardzija the beer-and-a-cigarette sendoff on the Fourth of July in Washington . And then the Cubs reliever had to wonder if he would be the next one to get traded...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 days ago 86 reads 0 comments

  6. Alcantara Called Up to Cubs

    OMAHA, Neb. -- It came a little sooner than he expected, but Chicago Cubs ' prospect Arismendy Alcantara will make his major-league debut when he's called up to the majors for two days in place of Darwin Barney, who's going on paternity leave...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 5 days ago 806 reads 0 comments

  7. Cubs Won't Pin Skid on Their Admitted Post-Trade Blues

    Nobody in the Cubs ' clubhouse blames their tough stretch since Saturday on the trade the night before that blew up the rotation and stunned the guys left behind...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 5 days ago 106 reads 0 comments

  8. Cubs Fall to 0-4 Since Samardzija Trade

    The Cubs are having a tough time getting beyond their big trade. Jay Bruce returned to right field and hit another two-run homer on Tuesday afternoon, and Johnny Cueto extended ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 5 days ago 57 reads 0 comments

  9. Cubs Fall Short Despite Back-to-Back Homers

    Travis Wood was the Cubs ' lone All-Star last season. That seems like a long time ago. The lefty served up a two-run homer to Jay Bruce in the first inning, and the Reds went ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 6 days ago 124 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 6 days ago 275 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  12. Kyle Schwarber's New MLB ETA, Projection After Unreal Pro Start

    The Chicago Cubs surprised the baseball world last month by selecting Kyle Schwarber out of Indiana University with the No. 4 overall pick in the first-year player draft...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 days ago 31,249 reads 34 comments

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

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 6 days ago 95 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 7 days ago 1,255 reads 0 comments

  15. 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...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 7 days ago 415 reads 0 comments

  16. Samardzija Comes Up Big in A's Debut

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 7 days ago 261 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 7 days ago 1,311 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 7 days ago 4,116 reads 3 comments

  19. 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 7 days ago 11,781 reads 28 comments

  20. 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...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 7 days ago 965 reads 0 comments

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

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 7 days ago 357 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 8 days ago 1,054 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 8 days ago 366 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 8 days ago 198 reads 0 comments

  25. 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...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 8 days ago 132 reads 0 comments