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Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Hendricks Gearing Up For April 10 Start

The way pitcher Kyle Hendricks goes about his business has been impressive to new manager Joe Maddon.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Joe Maddon Doesn’t Know What To Expect Out Of Cubs’ Defense

With scoring down down across MLB, defense has become more important.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Report: Jon Lester Buys A Home Less Than 1 Mile From Wrigley Field

It was sold for a reported $3.8 million.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta delivers a pitch during the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals.(Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Jake Arrieta Not Concerned About Bad Outing

Arrieta is aiming to carry a big innings load in 2015.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

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

Levine: Kris Bryant, Joe Maddon Talk It Out

Braynt’s been in the middle of many subplots at Cubs camp.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

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Coghlan Homers As Cubs Rough Up McCarthy, Beat Dodgers

Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy got tagged as Chris Coghlan homered and drove in three runs.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

Kris Bryant. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Kris Bryant Gets ‘Mixed Messages’ Amid Promotion Timeline Drama

“The ownership here has been great to me,” Bryants says.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

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

Baffoe: Savor Kris Bryant Instead of Whining

With the long term in view, there’s no sensible argument for Bryant making the Cubs roster out of spring training.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Theo Epstein, Scott Boras Continue To Trade Verbal Haymakers

The issue is over whether Kris Bryant will make the Cubs roster out of spring training.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

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Hammel Throws 4 Scoreless Innings As Cubs Top Royals

Jason Hammel threw four scoreless innings, and Anthony Rizzo reached base three times Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

Welington Castillo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Welington Castillo: ‘Who Knows’ About Future With Cubs

Castillo remains the third catcher in a likely two-man rotation.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Rough Day For Ace Jon Lester As Padres Beat Cubs, 7-0

Lester hadn’t allowed a run in his first two spring starts. On Monday, he was charged with six runs before leaving with one out in the fourth.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Challenging Himself To Be Better

Lester had a poor outing Monday, allowing six runs in 3 1/3 innings.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

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

Cubs Reduce Spring Training Roster To 53 Players

Right-hander Pierce Johnson was among those assigned to minor league camp.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Cubs prospect Kris Bryant. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Kris Bryant On Board For Outfield Experiment

“I’m looking forward to another challenge,” Bryants says.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Kris Bryant. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Delaying Kris Bryant Promotion The Right Call For Cubs

The Cubs have a commitment to sustained success, not 2015 success.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

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Wood Throws 5 Shutout Innings In Cubs’ Win

Chris Denorfia hit a two-run homer, and Travis Wood pitched three-hit ball for five innings.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2015

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

Levine: Bryant The Talk Of The Baseball World

Kris Bryant has six home runs in 20 at-bats during Cactus League play to lead all spring hitters.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2015

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Szczur Homers For Cubs In Win Over Brewers

Matt Szczur had two hits, including his third homer of the spring.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2015

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Cubs Prospect Bryant Hits 2 Homers In Vegas Hometown Game

Cubs third base prospect Kris Bryant got into the game late, then hit two home runs in front of his hometown Las Vegas fans to highlight Chicago’s 3-1 win.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2015

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