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Grounds crew carry bags of diamond dry on the field following a rain delay during the fifth inning of the Cubs-Giants game at Wrigley Field on Tuesday. Chicago won 2-0 in a 4 1/2-inning contest.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Outlast Giants 2-0 In Rain-Shortened Game

The San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs played 4 1/2 innings in 6 hours, 9 minutes. An unplayable field following a downpour led to the game being called off at 1:16 a.m. The teams had played just enough on Tuesday night for the Cubs to earn a rain-shortened 2-0 victory.

08/20/2014

Cubs right-hander Neil Ramirez. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Ramirez Could Be Missing Link In Cubs Rotation

The Cubs have to decide whether Neil Ramirez’s future is in the rotation or bullpen.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Get Good News On Bryant Injury

Kris Bryant has a bone bruise on his foot and is day-to-day.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2014

Jake Arrieta #49 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the New York Mets  (Credit: (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Castro’s Homer In 9th Lifts Cubs Over Mets, 2-1

Starlin Castro hit a tiebreaking homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning to lift the Chicago Cubs over the New York Mets 2-1 Sunday.

08/17/2014

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Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West is a Crowd Favorite at Little League World Series

by Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) – Chicago is enjoying a much-welcomed infusion of hometown pride after Jackie Robinson West’s decisive 12-2 win over Lynwood Pacific in the 2014 Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Today, fans […]

08/17/2014

Athletics left-hander Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Pitching Plan Might Include Run At Lester

Acquiring pitching will be Chicago’s main offseason objective.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2014

Javier Baez  hits a single in the 1st inning against the Milwaukee Brewers.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baez, Rizzo Go Deep As Cubs Beat Brewers, 4-2

Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Chicago Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.

08/13/2014

Pedro Strop. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Young Bullpen A Promising Group

“There have been a lot of good individual performances out here,” GM Jed Hoyer said.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Hendricks Helps Cubs Beat Brewers, 3-0

Rookie Kyle Hendricks pitched 7 1-3 innings of six-hit ball in his third consecutive win, and the Chicago Cubs cooled off Wily Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers with a 3-0 victory on Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 4: Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Milwaukee Brewers hits a three-run home run against the Minnesota Twins during the seventh inning of the game on June 4, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Brewers 6-4.

Levine: Ramirez Likes Young Cubs Players

Aramis Ramirez is happy to see former teammate Starlin Castro’s resurgence.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2014

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

Levine: Renteria’s Handling Of Bullpen His Greatest Challenge

Rick Renteria has to weigh winning games with protecting the future.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2014

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a walk-off game winning hit against the Tampa Bay Rays on August 10, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 in twelve innings.(Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Avoid Sweep With 3-2 Victory Over Rays

Anthony Rizzo was responsible for two of Chicago’s 17 strikeouts Sunday. He also had the biggest hit of the game for the Cubs. Rizzo hit a game-ending RBI single in the 12th inning, and the Cubs beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 to avoid a three-game sweep.

08/11/2014

Javier Baez pops out in the first inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Rockies Rout Cubs, 13-4

DENVER (AP) — Carlos Gonzalez homered, doubled and singled in his return to the lineup, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a five-game losing streak with a 13-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night. […]

08/06/2014

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Man Arrested For Trying To Sell Stolen Cubs Merchandise

A Northwest Side man was arrested at the Wrigley Field this week, after allegedly trying to sell Cubs gear he’d just stolen from the team store.

08/06/2014

Javier Baez #9 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates his game winning solo homerun with thirdbase coach Gary Jones #1 of the Chicago Cubs in the 12th inning off of Boone Logan #48 of the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 5, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Cubs defeated the Rockies 6-5 in 12 innings.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Baez Homers In Debut As Cubs Top Rockies, 6-5

DENVER (AP) – Javier Baez made his major league debut a memorable one for himself and his family. Baez led off the 12th inning with a towering home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the […]

08/06/2014

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

Edwin Jackson. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Coghlan’s HR Leads Cubs To 7-3 Win Over Dodgers

Edwin Jackson pitched six innings for his first victory in six weeks and Chris Coghlan hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.

08/03/2014

Mayor Emanuel joins community members to break ground on a new park in the Lakeview neighborhood. (Credit:  Patrick Pyszka // City of Chicago)

City, Cubs Break Ground On New Park In Lakeview

The Chicago Cubs, elected officials and the Chicago Park District broke ground for a new playground in Lakeview.

08/03/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates his two run homerun with Hanley Ramirez #13 and Scott Van Slyke #33, in front of Welington Castillo #5 of the Chicago Cubs, to take a 2-1 lead during the fourth inning at Dodger Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers Beat Cubs 5-2 On Ramirez’s 3-Run HR

On a night when the Dodgers used home run threats Adrian Gonzalez, Andre Ethier and Yasiel Puig as pinch-hitters late in the game, Hanley Ramirez came through at the end.

08/03/2014

Starlin Castro. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Dodgers 8-2

The last time Kyle Hendricks pitched at Dodger Stadium he was in high school and there were a couple hundred people in the stands.

08/02/2014

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