Cubs manager Rickey Renteria is doing his best to cajole and push his players to better performance levels.
The song remains the same for hard-luck starter Jeff Smardzija.
Alfredo Simon lowered his ERA to 0.86, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday for their 16th win in their last 17 games at Wrigley Field.
Cubs manager Rick Renteria knew run production would be an issue in 2014. Plenty of good starting pitching has been wasted in the team’s 4-10 start to the season.
So do they do shootouts? What about shootouts? Those in the playoffs or no? Shootouts after five minutes, or do they just keep going, or what?
It appears that the Cubs may have figured out a solution to their lack of a closer: Just never lead again.
Michael Pineda followed an overpowering outing by Masahiro Tanaka with one of his own, pitching six innings of four-hit ball as the New York Yankees beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on a bitterly cold Wednesday night to complete its first doubleheader shutout sweep since 1987.
Masahiro Tanaka threw eight innings of shutout baseball.
McDonald retired in early April after a 16-year pro career.
The Cubs will have to wait one more day to face Masahiro Tanaka.
Baez suffered the injury taking ground balls during batting practice.
Chicago Cubs closer Jose Veras stumbled first. Then it was Trevor Rosenthal’s turn to fail — at the plate and on the mound.
There aren’t many long-tenured stalwarts or stars for the Cubs, but the chemistry is still clicking.
CHICAGO (AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 […]
Mike Olt has a renewed belief and confidence with his vision problems behind him.
Junior Lake and Mike Olt have earned a little more time while playing in platoons.
For years National league 2013 MVP Andrew McCutchen was pitched around. It certainly is a common practice too pitch around a teams best hitter or two too win a ballgame.
He was caught on video this weekend throwing a punch in a Wrigleyville bar. As CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports, the man in the costume says there’s more to the story than the video shows.
“Billy Cub” has acted as an unaffiliated mascot for years.
Chase Utley went 3-for-3 and homered for the second day in a row, and Cliff Lee pitched seven scoreless innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
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