Ventura wants smarter defense from his team.
Rodon has a scoreless innings streak of 11 over his past two outings.
Samardzija is 4-4 with a 4.93 ERA and has struggled mightily of late.
Once again, Chicago went with the best available college pitcher.
Chicago took what it viewed as the best available player at No. 9: outfielder Ian Happ.
The MLB amateur draft starts Monday night.
In search of better play on the field and a more cohesive group in the clubhouse, Robin Ventura may have found his man in LaRoche.
What has transpired with Cabrera since the beginning of the season has been hard to believe, Bruce Levine writes.
The next few weeks will decide Chicago’s intentions on the trade market.
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon had to play the role of master politician when asked about where his loyalty will side during the Stanley Cup Final.
“You can only take it through the relentless execution of fundamentals and technique — we haven’t done that,” Joe Maddon says.
Now the Royals hitting coach, Sveum managed the Cubs in 2012 and 2013 before being fired.
Both starting pitchers were magnificent Wednesday night in Washington’s 3-0 win.
The Cubs have pitching needs and have been doing their due diligence.
Chicago is 13-10 in one-run games.
Baez is proving himself at the plate in Triple-A and has cut down on his strikeouts significantly.
Bryant and Harper grew up playing together in Las Vegas and are now expected to be two of the biggest stars in the game.
Chicago has had a power outage.
Paul Konerko was appreciative of all the support he’s received over the years.
Paul Konerko said he’ll never forget the 2005 World Series parade.