Javier Baez

Javier Baez. (Getty Images)

Cubs’ Javier Baez Headed To Extended Spring Training

Baez has missed the start of the Triple-A season while on bereavement leave.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Cubs prospect Kris Bryant. (Elsa/Getty Images)

DiCaro: Kris Bryant’s A Different Breed Of Player, As Cubs Fans Will Discover

Cubs fans are understandably amped to see Bryant start his MLB career.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2015

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Cubs Expect Talented Team, Tribute To Banks Will Overshadow Ongoing Construction At Wrigley

The Cubs are hoping a stable of hot prospects and a tribute to Hall of Famer Ernie Banks on Opening Night will help fans forget and forgive the big mess at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Ready To Compete After A 5-Year Drought

“It’s about getting it done,” Anthony Rizzo says.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2015

Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: A Letter By Kris Bryant From Iowa

Bryant will be toiling in Iowa for several weeks until the big city beckons.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

Javier Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Addison Russell Sent Down By Cubs

None of the heralded youngsters will open the season with the big league club.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

Cubs second baseman Javy Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Javier Baez’s Destination Is An Organization-Wide Decision

Maddon isn’t as worried about Baez’s strikeouts as others are.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Kris Bryant. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Police Prank Trevor Bauer By Returning Cubs’ ‘Home Run Balls’

Bauer allowed homers to Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

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

Levine: Anthony Rizzo Envisions Powerful Cubs Lineup

Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant homered Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

Kris Bryant. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Watch: Soler, Baez, Bryant Hit Back-To-Back-To-Back Homers

It’s a glimpse of the future.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2015

Cubs infielder Javier Baez. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Jed Hoyer: All About ‘Mindset’ For Javier Baez In Cutting Down Strikeouts

Baez struck out 95 times last season in 229 plate appearances.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2015

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

Levine: Baez Not Intimidated By Pitchers

Standing in the batter’s box against one of the top five pitchers in baseball really didn’t faze Javier Baez.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2015

Cubs prospect Kris Bryant. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Kris Bryant: It’s A ‘Friendly Competition’ For 3B Job

“I feel like I’m pretty close now” to the big leagues, Bryant says.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2015

Joe Maddon. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Take Comfort In The Confidence Of The Cubs

There’s a cold-blooded plan in place.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2014

The late Oscar Taveras. (Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Wisch: Taveras Tragedy Evokes Memories of Cubs’ Hubbs

The “what if?” question is so haunting, so sad in life and sports.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

The Royals celebrate their trip to the World Series. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Baffoe: 2014 Royals Show How 2015 Cubs Might End Up

A larger mentality is shared by the front offices of the Royals and Cubs.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

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

Levine: Cubs Searching For New Hitting Coach

The Cubs front office was concerned about the high strikeout rates of hitters.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

Manny Ramirez. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let Manny Be The New Manny In Chicago

Manny Ramirez has worked wonders with the young Cubs hitters at Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Manny Ramirez. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Levine: Manny Ramirez May Join Cubs’ Coaching Staff

“We have a really nice relationship with Manny,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a double against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 26, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Tom Lynn/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Brewers 6-4

Chris Coghlan hit a leadoff homer, and Javier Baez had his second career three-hit game.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

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