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Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Kris Bryant And Gregory Polanco Are Two Different Movies

It’d be imprudent for a non-contender to let gaudy statistics affect an elite prospect’s timetable.

670 The Score–06/11/2014

The Cubs celebrate Nate Schierholtz's walk-off single on Tuesday night in a 2-1 win against the Mets. (Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Levine: Schierholtz Happy To Get Big Hit For Cubs

The big hits have often eluded the Cubs, but not on Tuesday in a comeback win against the Mets.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

Jake Arrieta  pitches against the New York Mets. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Schierholtz, Cubs Beat Mets 2-1 In 9th Inning

Nate Schierholtz hit a two-out game-ending RBI single, after Chris Coghlan homered to tie it in the eighth, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Tuesday night.

06/03/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wisch: It’s Time Kris Bryant Gets The Big League Promotion

Bryant is as polished as Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo were when they made their debuts.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Junior Lake, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Rizzo Leads Cubs Past Padres

Anthony Rizzo homered, and the Cubs cruised to a 5-1 win at Petco Park on Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Levine: Leadership Evolving On Cubs

“I can’t say who the leader will be here, but that will happen on its own,” reliever Jose Veras says.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2014

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a two-run home run in the 3rd inning agaiunst the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on May 8, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Hitters Break Out Of Slump, Salvage Last Game Of Series

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro each went deep for the Cubs in a 12-5 win against the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2014

Gordon Beckham #15 of the Chicago White Sox flies over Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs on a double play in the 1st inning at U.S. Cellular Field on May 8, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Hammer Sox 12-5 In Crosstown Classic Finale

Scott Carroll was fighting himself for much of the night. That made the game much easier for the Chicago Cubs.

05/09/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Emma: Anthony Rizzo’s Indelible Impact

A cancer survivor himself, Rizzo’s passion is helping sick children and their families through his foundation.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2014

Jose Abreu, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Abreu Story Obscuring Truth

Let’s work harder to see what’s happening before letting convenient narratives run wild.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2014

Jose Abreu (left) and Anthony Rizzo (right). (Credit: Getty)

Levine: Who Would You Choose, Abreu Or Rizzo?

As interleague play begins between the Sox and Cubs, both Abreu and Rizzo are off to great starts.

05/05/2014

Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a two-RBI single during the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs on May 4, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cardinals Rally In 9th To Beat Cubs 5-4

Although their three-game winning streak was snapped by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night, the Chicago Cubs are starting to see progress.

05/05/2014

Anthony Rizzo.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Rizzo On Way To Elite Status?

Rizzo, who has struggled with consistent hand placement, looks like he has figured out a batting stroke that can be repeated successfully.

05/03/2014

Hector Rondon. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Rizzo, Castillo Lead Cubs Past Cardinals

Anthony Rizzo homered and had three RBIs in the win, while Welington Castillo added two RBIs.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

David DeJesus. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Missing Veteran Leadership, DeJesus Says

David DeJesus says it can be tough for youngsters to lead a team like with the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2014

Arizona starter Mike Bolsinger. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall As Offense Is Stymied By D’Backs Rookie Bolsinger

The Cubs were held to just five hits on the afternoon.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2014

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Mac & Spiegs Agenda: A Goalie Win, Sale Aches And Bulls Do Or Die

Corey Crawford stepped up last night, now the Bulls need to tonight.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

Cubs outfielder Ryan Kalish reacts after striking out as Yankees catcher John Ryan Murphy prepares to throw the ball back to the pitcher during game two of a doubleheader on April 16, 2014 at Yankee Stadium.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Offense A Real Issue

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.

04/18/2014

Masahiro Tanaka. (Getty Images)

Tanaka Leads Yankees Past Cubs, 3-0

Masahiro Tanaka threw eight innings of shutout baseball.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Andrew McCutchen. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Protecting Young Cubs Hitters Up To Each Player, Says MVP McCutchen

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.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

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