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Cubs righty Edwin Jackson. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Edwin Jackson Goes 4 Innings, But Cubs Lose To D-Backs, 9-5

Starlin Castro hit a two-run double, and Edwin Jackson pitched four innings.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2015

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Diamondbacks Beat White Sox, 6-2

Chicago’s Carlos Rodon settled down after control issues in the first inning for the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Chicago White Sox

White Sox Tie Diamondbacks, 3-3

Jose Quintana, Chicago’s likely No. 3 starter, allowed one run and three hits in two innings while striking out three.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2015

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Levine: Montero Deal A Sign Cubs Moving Forward

Looking for an upgrade in catching and left-handed hitting, Chicago traded for Arizona catcher Miguel Montero.


Miguel Montero. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Acquire Montero In Exchange For 2 Minor League Pitchers

Pitching prospects Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley are headed Arizona’s way.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

Miguel Montero. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs On Verge Of Acquiring Miguel Montero

Montero had 72 RBIs last season and is considered a strong defensive catcher.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

Chip Hale, right. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Diamondbacks Hire Chip Hale As New Manager

Hale has served as the Athletics’ bench coach for the past three seasons.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

Didi Gregorius of the Arizona Diamondbacks is tagged out at home plate by starting pitcher Edwin Jackson. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rizzo’s 2 Homers Not Enough, Cubs Lose 5-4

Two home runs by Anthony Rizzo weren’t quite enough for the Chicago Cubs.


PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.


Aaron Hill  tags out Jose Abreu. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox Fall To Diamondbacks 5-1

Chase Anderson won his major league debut, Gerardo Parra and Miguel Montero homered, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 on Sunday.


Cubs outfielder Justin Ruggiano can't make a catch on a triple by the Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubby Occurrence Mars Wrigley Centennial

Leading 5-2 with newly anointed closer Pedro Strop on the hill, things where looking good for starter Jeff Samardzija. Leaving with the lead, the 29-year-old pitcher watched the bullpen give up 5 runs in the ninth in a 7-5 loss.


Mike Olt watches his three-run homer.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Hammel, Olt Lead Cubs Past D-backs

Jason Hammel pitched seven strong innings, Mike Olt hit a three-run homer and Nate Schierholtz drove in a pair of early runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.


Travis Wood #37 of the Chicago Cubs watches his three-run home run as he runs up the first base line during the second inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field on April 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Welington Castillo #5 and Ryan Kalish #51 scored on the home run.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Wood Beats Diamondbacks With His Arm And His Bat

Travis Wood picked up his first win of the season Monday night against Arizona.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

Cubs left-hander Travis Wood. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wood Homers, Allows 1 Run In Cubs’ Win

Travis Wood was so dangerous at the plate Monday night that Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson actually changed pitchers before the Cubs starter could bat with the bases loaded in the sixth.


SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 21: Archie Bradley of the Diamondbacks pitches during the match between Team Australia and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Sydney Cricket Ground on March 21, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

Diamondbacks May Turn To Archie Bradley With Patrick Corbin Out

Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.


Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Levine: Samardzija Will Be Scouted By Diamondbacks Again

Cubs righty Jeff Samardzija is could be an ideal fit for Arizona, which wants another quality arm.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2014

Adam Eaton. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Eaton Happy With ‘Dirtbag’ Nickname

When asked to describe newly-acquired center fielder Adam Eaton, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn used the word “dirtbag.”

670 The Score–12/12/2013

Adam Eaton. Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

White Sox Trade Hector Santiago; Acquire Adam Eaton

The Winter Meetings are underway in Lake Buena Vista and the White Sox are discussing a three-team trade.

670 The Score–12/10/2013

Infielder Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs gets the force out on Cliff Pennington #4 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on July 25, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

With Soriano Trade Looming, Cubs Fall To Arizona

Chicago players were upset about the news of teammate Alfonso Soriano’s impending trade to the Yankees, and manager Dale Sveum thought that played a part in the Cubs’ 3-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.


Hector Rondon #56 and teammate Wellington Castillo #53 of the Chicago Cubs celebrate a 7-6 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on July 24, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Schierholtz Powers Cubs To 7-6 Win Over D’Backs

Nate Schierholtz is having the kind of season that makes contending clubs interested in dealing for him. He showed why there is such interest with a career-high five-RBI night Wednesday in the Chicago Cubs’ 12-inning 7-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.