Matt Kemp homered and had four RBIs, while Yasiel Puig scored a career-high four times.
A similar sign is posted in many different clubhouses in baseball — “Wanted: a player who can get on base and steal.”
Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday.
Watching Javier Baez swing and miss to the tune of 81 strikeouts in 44 games has brought plenty of scrutiny on both player and organization alike.
After another embarrassing start on Friday, any other starting assignments this season or moving forward would appear questionable, Bruce Levine writes.
Clayton Kershaw (20-3) pitched five shaky innings in his shortest start in 3 1/2 months, but the NL West-leading Dodgers roughed up Edwin Jackson on their way to a 13-hit attack that included four homers.
It’s the second affiliate move in as many days for the Cubs.
Only the bleachers will get rehabbed this offseason.
Clayton Kershaw opposes Edwin Jackson this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
“It’s never easy,” Darwin Barney says of his exit from Chicago.
Dee Gordon and pinch-hitter Andre Ethier hit RBI doubles in Los Angeles’ five-run seventh inning.
“These decisions are tough,” Theo Epstein says.
Zack Greinke opposes Tsuyoshi Wada tonight at Wrigley Field.
The new contract runs through 2018.
Kyle Hendricks kept up his impressive rookie season, pitching seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Wednesday night for a sweep.
Edwin Jackson faces Clayton Kershaw on Friday at Wrigley Field.
Kris Bryant is ignoring the talk of his major league call-up, which should come in early 2015.
If not for Len Kasper, the Cubs wouldn’t have allowed a hit this season, so says Twitter.
Daniel Corcino opposes Kyle Hendricks tonight at Wrigley Field.
Cubs righty Jake Arrieta took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and struck out 13.
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