Soriano, Navarro Get Key Hits, Cubs Beat PadresAlfonso Soriano hit a two-run double and Dioner Navarro followed with two-run homer Sunday, leading the Chicago Cubs past the San Diego Padres 9-3.
Starlin Castro Homers As Cubs Beat Brewers 5-3Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer in the first inning off minor leaguer Kyle Heckathorn, and the Cubs beat a Milwaukee Brewers' split squad 5-3 Tuesday in Chicago's spring training finale.
Barney, Cubs Beat Weaver, Angels 8-1Darwin Barney hit an RBI triple off Jered Weaver that broke a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-1 Sunday.
Cubs Receive Prospect From Red Sox To Complete Epstein DealThe Cubs acquired first baseman prospect Jair Bogaerts from the Red Sox Thursday to complete the compensation deal for Theo Epstein.
Hoge's Spring Training Notebook: Cubs Roster Taking ShapeWhile most of the Cubs players were getting ready for morning workouts at HoHoKam Stadium Thursday, a few were instead cleaning out their lockers after getting cut.
Video: Samardzija After Big Outing Against IndiansJeff Samardzija meets the media after throwing six scoreless innings against the Indians, an outing that likely locked down a rotation spot.
Samardzija Rebounds From Bad Start For CubsJeff Samardzija rebounded from a subpar effort in his previous start to give up three hits in six shutout innings and the Chicago Cubs held on for a 2-0 victory over Cleveland at HoHoKam Stadium on Wednesday.
Hoge: Samardzija All But Locks Down Rotation SpotAfter the right-hander gave up seven earned runs in just four innings his last time out, Cubs manager Dale Sveum made it clear Wednesday morning that Samardzija’s outing would have an impact on whether or not he makes the rotation.
Hoge's Spring Training Notebook: Decision Day For CubsCubs manager Dale Sveum will sit down with Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer Wednesday night and make the final roster decisions before the team breaks camp next week.
Reds' Latos Strains Calf, Leaves 7-4 Loss To CubsCincinnati right-hander Mat Latos strained his left calf during a 7-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, providing another pitching concern for the Reds.
Maholm Impressive For Cubs In 2-0 Win Over PadresBryan LaHair is less than two weeks away from breaking camp on a big league opening day roster for the first time. The timing should be just about right for the Chicago Cubs first baseman, considering he has nearly 1,000 career at-bats in the minors and just 65 in the majors.
Rizzo, Jackson Cut By CubsTop prospects Anthony Rizzo and Brett Jackson were cut by the Cubs on Friday.