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Arismendy Alcantara

Arismendy Alcantara.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Leadoff Man/Center Fielder An Offseason Priority

The top of the batting order is where all offense begins.

09/07/2014

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

Cubs’ Theo Epstein: ‘We’re Going To Be Must-See TV’

“I’m not sure I’d trade our long-term future for anybody’s,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2014

Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Watch: Jorge Soler Homers In 1st MLB At-Bat

Soler went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in his big league debut.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2014

Starlin Castro swings at a pitch against the Cincinnati Reds. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Wood Helps Cubs Beat Reds, 3-0

Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Javier Baez, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Finding Faith In A Very Watchable, Bad Cubs Team

It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Jorge Soler in spring training. (Getty Images)

Report: Cubs Calling Up Jorge Soler

Soler was hitting .278 with a .969 OPS at Triple-A Iowa entering Monday.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2014

Cubs infielder Javier Baez. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: For Cubs Youngsters, There’s Learning In Whiffing

Javier Baez is striking out at a wild rate, but the Cubs just want to see quality at-bats.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo. (Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs Not Expected To Place Big Bid For Rusney Castillo

Castillo is a highly regarded 27-year-old free agent from Cuba.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2014

Javier Baez.  (CHristian Petersen/Getty Images)

Baez To Bat 2nd, Play 2nd In Cubs Debut

This is a glimpse of the future.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

Cubs fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Emotional Crossroads Of The Cubs’ Plan Taking Shape

With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

Cubs outfielders Justin Ruggiano, left, and Chris Coghlan celebrate after Coghlan scored on Ruggiano's sac fly in a 3-1 win against the Rockies on Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Arrieta Strong Again As Cubs Top Rockies, 3-1

Jake Arrieta scattered three hits and a run in seven innings.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 22: Newly aquired Chase Headley of the New York Yankees looks on from the dugout during the fourth inning against the Texas Rangers on July 22, 2014 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 18 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

07/25/2014

Jorge Soler in spring training. (Getty Images)

Levine: Jorge Soler May Be A September Call-Up

Jorge Soler is already on the 40-man roster, which makes him easier to promote, Theo Epstein said.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Darwin Barney. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Goodbye To Barney Another Goodbye To Hendry

Darwin Barney’s exit, unceremonious as it is, is a watershed for Cubdom.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Darwin Barney.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Barney Never Regained 2011, ’12 Form

Only two players remain from the 2010 Cubs after Darwin Barney was designated for assignment.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Darwin Barney.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cubs Designate Barney For Assignment

Darwin Barney is a career .244 hitter and has declined offensively in the last three years.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2014

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Levine: Alcantara May Have To Return After Trading Deadline

Players from the Chicago Cubs farm system are making their way onto the 25 man roster.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo stares down Reds pitcher Homer Bailey after being hit by a pitch. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Rizzo, Cubs At Least Have Fight

These aren’t just pretty boy prospects the Cubs have amassed. They’ll battle you.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

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Report: Cubs Calling Up Alcantara For 2-Day Stint

He’ll fill in for Darwin Barney, who’s taking paternity leave.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

Addison Russell. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cubs Have 3 Of Top 7 Prospects In Baseball America’s Updated Rankings

No one is compiling elite-level minor league talent like Theo Epstein and company.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

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