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Michael McKenry of the Colorado Rockies scores ahead of the throw to John Baker. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Rockies Beat Cubs 6-4 In 10 innings

Brandon Barnes hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Wednesday night.


Cubs first base coach Eric Hinsk, right, congratulates Starlin Castro after the latter's sac fly in the 16th inning plated the winning run against the Rockies. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Rockies In 16 Innings, 4-3

Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.


Emilio Bonifacio. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Expect Plenty Of Calls At Trade Deadline

Emilio Bonifacio and Justin Ruggiano are two Cubs whom foes are evaluating.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

Second baseman Emilio Bonifacio tags out Matt Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cardinals Shut Out Cubs 1-0

Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a solo homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory and a series win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.


Wrigley Field's scoreboard.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Former Wrigley Field Usher Takes Readers Behind The Dugout

If you want to get paid to watch baseball, you might be a good candidate to work as an usher at one of Chicago’s ballparks.


Matt Adams of the St. Louis Cardinals is tagged out by Emilio Bonifacio #64 of the Chicago Cubs during the first inning. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Cardinals 6-3

Matt Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game skid.


Catcher Welington Castillo tags out Chris Nelson of the San Diego Padres.   (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Padres 8-3

Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night.


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

Emilio Bonifacio scores as Yasmani Grandal of the San Diego Padres looks for the throw.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Rizzo Hits 2 Homers As Cubs Beat Padres 6-0

Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak.


Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Scouts In Abundance As Padres And Cubs Play At Wrigley

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer is preparing for a fast and furious eight days.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2014

Starlin Castro makes a running throw to first base .  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Diamondbacks 3-2

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh Collmenter threw seven sharp innings, Arizona scored on an unusual play in the sixth inning and the Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep of the Cubs with a 3-2 victory on Sunday. […]


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.


Arismendy Alcantara. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Braves Beat Cubs 10-7

Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday.


Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs See Progress Under New Manager

Rickey Renteria has had a successful first half to his Cubs managing career despite having a last place ball club.


Chris Coghlan hits an RBI double against the Atlanta Braves. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Braves Beat Cubs 11-6

Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.


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.


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

Anthony Rizzo hits a solo home run.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Reds Beat Cubs 4-1

Alfredo Simon became the NL’s first 12-game winner and Billy Hamilton added to his sensational series with a tiebreaking triple Wednesday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-1 victory over the trade-depleted Chicago Cubs.