1. Cubs' Castro OK to Resume Baseball Activity

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro will begin fielding and hitting drills on Tuesday as he recovers from a right hamstring strain which has kept him out of spring games...

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  2. Welington Castillo Wants to Be a Big Part of Cubs' Future

    MESA, Ariz. — Welington Castillo heard it from teammates after admiring the home run he crushed onto Cubs Park's left-field berm during an intrasquad scrimmage.....

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  3. Edwin Jackson Sidestepped Game Plan, Threw All Fastballs on Friday

    Edwin Jackson gave up three runs on four hits in his start against the Indians on Friday, but that wasn't the shocking part of what happened...

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  4. Breakout Performances from the Cubs' First Two Weeks of Spring Training

    Coming into spring training this MLB season, the Chicago Cubs have some decisions to make regarding roster spots. They also have some decisions to make regarding where to start their young prospects when the season begins...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 1 month ago 9,416 reads 14 comments

  5. Cubs' Coghlan Healthy Again After Pie Went Awry in 2010

    MESA, Ariz. — Did you hear the one about the outfielder who got hurt pushing a towel full of shaving cream into a teammate's face? It left a pie hole in the lineup.....

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  6. After the Hype, Jorge Soler Trying to Find His Game with Cubs

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Jorge Soler isn't quite yesterday's news. But all the buzz about the “Core Four” this spring has revolved around Javier Baez, Kris Bryant and Albert Almora...

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  7. Renteria Playing It Coy Regarding Opening Day Starter

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  8. Samardzija Is a Real Pressure Pitcher

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  9. Cubs' Baez Working at Second, Third Base

    MESA, Ariz. -- It's now a matter of when, not if Chicago Cubs top prospect Javier Baez will make an exhibition appearance at second base or third base instead of shortstop.....

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  10. Samardzija out to Prove He's an Ace

    Saying he still believes the prime of his career is in front of him, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija thinks he needs to prove he's a No.1 pitcher before signing a long-term deal with the team...

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  11. Theo Epstein's Patience Is About to Pay Off Big for Chicago Cubs

    When you think of patience and the Chicago Cubs , usually it's about the fans who have waited more than a century to see this lovably inept franchise win a championship...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 19,517 reads 34 comments

  12. Cubs' Villanueva Not Consumed with 5th Spot

    Carlos Villanueva has been groomed this spring as a backup candidate for the fifth spot in the Chicago Cubs ' rotation...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 121 reads 0 comments

  13. Cubs: Vizcaino Shows He Was Supposed to Be Braves' Next Big Thing

    The Atlanta Braves created an identity with their pitching, from a Hall of Fame core – Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz – to a new generation that was supposed to include Arodys Vizcaino...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 234 reads 0 comments

  14. Breaking Down Chicago Cubs' Key Position Battles

    One of the most exciting parts about being a team in full-blown rebuilding mode is the way it makes spring training infinitely more watchable...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 10,649 reads 20 comments

  15. Castro Welcomes Baez — No Shortstop Rivalry

    MESA, Ariz. — Four years ago, when teenager Starlin Castro arrived at spring training as the next big shortstop prospect, incumbent Ryan Theriot threw down the gauntlet.....

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  16. Video: GM Hoyer on Cubs Hiring Lilly

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  17. Baseball Prospectus' Jason Parks Drools over Cubs Prospects

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  18. Cubs: Mike Olt Regaining His Confidence and Showing off Power

    MESA, Ariz. — Cubs fans tired of hearing about the future could see a 25-and-under infield at some point this summer: Anthony Rizzo, Javier Baez, Starlin Castro and Mike Olt...

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  19. Buckner Steps Down as Minors Hitting Coach

    Former major league star Bill Buckner is stepping down as a minor league hitting coach in the Chicago Cubs organization.....

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  20. Offseason in Review: Chicago Cubs

    The Cubs added flippable veteran arms, assembled a center field platoon, and brought in a new backup catcher.....

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  21. Ted Lilly Named Cubs Special Assistant

    Three years after being traded away for what wound up being negligible return, Ted Lilly returns to the Cubs in a front-office capacity. (Wonder if he could repurchase his old house at 1305 W...

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  22. Ted Lilly Joins Cubs Front Office

    It's only been a couple of months since Ted Lilly decided that his pitching days were over and announced his retirement, but he didn't stay out of the game for long...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 1,558 reads 3 comments

  23. Cubs: Javier Baez Keeps Making a Strong Impression

    PHOENIX – All these moments will keep adding up, but Javier Baez can't change the plan with one swing.....

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  24. Cubs Name Ted Lilly Special Assistant to GM

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  25. Projecting the Cubs' Final 25-Man Roster at the Start of Spring Training

    As spring training gets underway and position battles begin, it's time to look forward to who's in and who's out on the Chicago Cubs ' Opening Day 25-man roster...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 1 month ago 10,774 reads 22 comments