Anthony Rizzo

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

Tony Sanchez #26 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits the game-winning RBI single in the 16th inning against the Chicago Cubs during the game at PNC Park April 2, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The Pirates defeated the Cubs 4-3 in 16 innings.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Sanchez Has Winning Hit In 16th, Pirates Beat Cubs

The Cubs left 19 runners on Wednesday and have gone 1 for 27 with runners in scoring position in their first two games. Yet first-year manager Rick Renteria is remaining positive.

04/03/2014

Anthony Rizzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wisch: 5 Opening Day Questions For Cubs And Sox

Can Anthony Rizzo or Jose Abreu be the baseball stars this city craves?

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

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Spiegel: Even Combined, Cubs And White Sox Might Not Contend

A starting rotation of Sale-Samardzija-Quintana-Wood-Danks is solid.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Will Platoon Players To Begin Season

Mike Olt and Ryan Kalish have made the Opening Day roster for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

Joakim Noah. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

View: First Tweets By Chicago Athletes

What were athletes thinking when they typed their first tweet?

CBS Chicago–03/21/2014

Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Lindholm: Evaluating The Cubs’ Roster

The youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 03: Matt Adams #53 of the St. Louis Cardinals looks on prior to the start of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 3, 2013 in Anaheim, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Sleepers And Busts

CBS Local Sports breaks down potential sleepers and busts for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/13/2014

Chris Sale. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Evaluating Top Under-25 Players Of White Sox, Cubs

The Cubs are stocked with young position players, while the White Sox have more youthful arms.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2014

Anthony Rizzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Anthony Rizzo’s Path To A Higher Batting Average

Anthony Rizzo didn’t hit as many line drives last year as he did in 2012.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2014

Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Propsects Not Threatening 25-Man Roster Yet

The team’s veterans spoke of how stockpiling talent allows you to hit the jackpot with someone.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Who’s The Real Starlin Castro?

After a disappointing 2013 season, 2014 looms large for Starlin Castro.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

Tom Ricketts, right. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Owner Ricketts: ‘We Have A Team Right Now That Can Go To The Playoffs’

With confidence in his young players, Tom Ricketts believes the Cubs’ win total will improve this season.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

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