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

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 574 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 250 reads 0 comments

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

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 10 reads 0 comments

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

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  5. 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 140 reads 0 comments

  6. 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...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 150 reads 0 comments

  7. Junior Lake Leaves Game Thursday with Bruises and Contusions

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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 209 reads 0 comments

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

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 274 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 125 reads 0 comments

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

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 734 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 109 reads 0 comments

  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 51 reads 0 comments

  17. 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.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 7 reads 0 comments

  18. Respect for Players Union Plays Part in Samardzija's Contract Situation

    One of the most often and easily overlooked reasons Jeff Samardzija has refused to agree to the kind of multiyear contract the Cubs are willing to pay is his relationship with the players union...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 5 reads 0 comments

  19. Kris Bryant Belts Another Home Run for Triple-a Iowa

    Kris Bryant remains 340 miles from Wrigley Field, but his instant production with Triple-A Iowa has given Cubs fans a sense that their highly touted third base prospect is around the corner...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 504 reads 0 comments

  20. Arismendy Alcantara Making a Name for Himself

    Cubs fans have been so focused on big-name prospects Kris Bryant and Javier Baez, but Arismendy Alcantara might be the first one to debut at Wrigley Field.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 10 reads 0 comments

  21. Hammel Open to Returning to Cubs If Traded

    CHICAGO -- If and when Chicago Cubs starter Jason Hammel is traded, the 31-year-old right-hander says it doesn't mean he's closing the door on his Cubs career. The would-be free agent is open to returning...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 510 reads 0 comments

  22. Rick Renteria Defends Late Batting Changes

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria played the matchups in the eighth inning when his team was attempting to comeback from a 2-0 deficit.....

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  23. Position Switch a Key in Junior Lake's Rise

    So much of the attention on the Cubs surrounds their minor-league prospects, even as another prospect develops in the majors.....

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  24. Welington Castillo Activated; Whiteside DFA'd

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  25. Instant Replay No Help in Cubs' Loss to Pirates

    Though poor execution on certain pitches was as much to blame for the Cubs ' 5-3 loss to the Pirates on Saturday night at Wrigley Field, had video challenges not been in effect, the game might have gone their way...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 1 month ago 156 reads 0 comments