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Starlin castro, left, and Ryan Sweeney. (Getty Images)

Emma: Clubhouse Leadership Has Different Dynamic For Rebuilding Cubs

There aren’t many long-tenured stalwarts or stars for the Cubs, but the chemistry is still clicking.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Will Platoon Players To Begin Season

Mike Olt and Ryan Kalish have made the Opening Day roster for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

Darwin Barney.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Barney Trying To Focus On Two Jobs

By Bruce Levine- (CBS) Darwin Barney has been through the emotional ringer this offseason. For one, he’s heard his name in the trade rumor mill all winter, whispers that continue to swirl around him daily. […]

CBS Chicago–03/25/2014

Nate Schierholtz (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Top Tigers Evaluator Watching Schierholtz, Barney

Detroit is also keeping its eye on Darwin barney.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2014

Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Lindholm: Evaluating The Cubs’ Roster

The youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

New Cubs Park in Mesa, Ariz. (Getty Images)

Spiegel: Your Glorious Day At Cubs Park In Mesa

Cubs Park is a glimpse of the bigger dream for Theo Epstein and Co.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2014

Darwin Barney. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Barney Fights For Spot As Teams Inquire About Him

Darwin Barney is trying to rebound from a 2013 campaign in which he hit a paltry .208.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014

Anthony Rizzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Cubs’ 2014 PECOTA Projections

Anthony Rizzo has breakout potential, but not much is expected from the rest of the squad.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

Darwin Barney.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cubs, Barney Avoid Arbitration With 1-Year Deal

Darwin Barney signs for a $2.3-million contract.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2014

Gordon Beckham. (Getty Images)

Lindholm: Can Cubs, White Sox Second Basemen Be Saved?

This 2014 season is an important one for Gordon Beckham and Darwin Barney.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

Anthony Rizzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lindholm: 2014 Cubs, Part 2 — Position Players

By Scott Lindholm- (CBS) My first piece previewing the 2014 Cubs analyzed their financial status. This one reviews the Cubs’ offense, while the next will be on their pitching. Beginning at catcher, the platoon of Dioner […]

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

Darnell McDonald #54 of the Chicago Cubs hits a run scoring single in the third inning during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 10, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Castillo Homers Twice As Cubs Rout Reds 9-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Welington Castillo drove in three runs with two home runs, Donnie Murphy added a two-run shot and even pitcher Edwin Jackson smacked one as the Chicago Cubs rolled to a 9-1 victory […]

09/10/2013

Welington Castillo #53 of the Chicago Cubs hits a two-RBI double against the Philadelphia Phillies during the fourth inning on September 1, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Arrieta Shuts Down Phils In Cubs’ 7-1 win

Jake Arrieta allowed three hits and a run while pitching into the seventh inning and catcher Welington Castillo drove in two runs to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 Sunday.

09/01/2013

Darwin Barney. (Getty Images)

Sveum Ejected, Dodgers Blank Cubs 4-0

Ricky Nolasco pitched eight innings of three-hit ball, Hanley Ramirez and Andre Ethier hit solo homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday.

670 The Score–08/28/2013

Starter Joe Kelly #58 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium on August 11, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Avoid Sweep, Beat Cubs 8-4

Pete Kozma singled home the tiebreaking run in the sixth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals ended a four-game losing streak.

08/11/2013

Nate Schierholtz #19 of the Chicago Cubs scores a run against the St. Louis Cardinals  in the eighth inning at Busch Stadium on August 10, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Cubs beat the Cardinals 6-5.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Navarro Lifts Cubs To 6-5 Win Over Cardinals

The win gave the Cubs, who won the opener 3-0 on Friday, a series win in St. Louis for the first time in nearly three years.

08/11/2013

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a two-RBI single against the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning at Busch Stadium on August 9, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cubs Get 1st Shutout In St. Louis In 16 Years

With a small sample size from which to choose, Chris Rusin can easily pick his best performances. His latest ranks toward the top.

08/10/2013

Marc Trestman. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Do The Bears Respect Marc Trestman?

As far as Trestman goes, I have a really hard time believing all the players—veterans especially—are going to be so gung-ho with his make-a-new-friend-today tactics as he described at a press conference on Wednesday.

670 The Score–07/26/2013

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.

07/25/2013

Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies hits an RBI double during the first inning as catcher Welington Castillo #53 of the Chicago Cubs and home plate umpire Lance Barrett look on at Coors Field on July 21, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Rockies 4-3

Tyler Chatwood pitched six strong innings, Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead single and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday to win the three-game series.

07/21/2013

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