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Tony Sanchez #26 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits the game-winning RBI single in the 16th inning against the Chicago Cubs during the game at PNC Park April 2, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The Pirates defeated the Cubs 4-3 in 16 innings.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Sanchez Has Winning Hit In 16th, Pirates Beat Cubs

The Cubs left 19 runners on Wednesday and have gone 1 for 27 with runners in scoring position in their first two games. Yet first-year manager Rick Renteria is remaining positive.

04/03/2014

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

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

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

Dioner Navarro #30 of the Chicago Cubs follows through on an RBI single scoring Luis Valbuena #24 during the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Wrigley Field on September 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Marlins 4-3

Henderson Alvarez hit his first career home run and pitched six innings before exiting with a hamstring injury, and the Miami Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Monday.

09/02/2013

Nate Schierholtz (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Video: Nate Schierholtz Starts Most Cubs-y Play Of All Time

LOL, Cubs. LOL, Cubs indeed.

670 The Score–08/26/2013

Brandon Phillips #4 of the Cincinnati Reds steals second base as Darwin Barney #15 of the Chicago Cubs makes the tag during the fifth inning on August 13, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Reds 6-4

Shin-Soo Choo hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the 11th inning and J.J. Hoover provided terrific relief work on his 26th birthday, helping the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Tuesday night.

08/13/2013

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

Nate Schierholtz #19 of the Chicago Cubs is congratulated by Cole Gillespie after Schierholtz hit a solo home run in the top of the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 27, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Cubs won the game 1-0. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Schierholtz’s HR In 9th Lifts Cubs Over Giants 1-0

Nate Schierholtz’s recent power surge might not be enough to turn the Chicago Cubs season around. It sure is making the year a lot easier for the slugging outfielder to handle.

07/28/2013

Infielder Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs gets the force out on Cliff Pennington #4 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on July 25, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

With Soriano Trade Looming, Cubs Fall To Arizona

Chicago players were upset about the news of teammate Alfonso Soriano’s impending trade to the Yankees, and manager Dale Sveum thought that played a part in the Cubs’ 3-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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

Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Chicago Cubs at O.co Coliseum on July 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Straily, Norris Lead A’s In 1-0 Win Over Cubs

Derek Norris scored on a passed ball with two outs in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Thursday.

07/04/2013

Edwin Jackson pitches in the bottom of the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Cubs Pounded By Brewers 9-3

Rickie Weeks homered twice and drove in four runs Tuesday night as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3.

06/25/2013

Luis Valbuena hits a two RBI single against the Houston Astros during the third inning . (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Cedeno, Martinez Lead Astros Past Cubs 4-3

Ronny Cedeno’s squeeze bunt scored Justin Maxwell with the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning to lead the Houston Astros over the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday.

06/22/2013

Starter Travis Wood #37 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on June 17, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Wood Pitches Well Again In Cubs’ Loss To Cardinals

Chicago Cubs starter Travis Wood seems to keep pitching better every outing. He just has very little to show for it.

06/18/2013

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Brandon Belt #9 after hitting a game-tying homer against the Chicago Cubs during the ninth inning. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Jackson, Bowden Tie WP Mark, Giants Beat Cubs 10-7

Edwin Jackson and Michael Bowden tied a major league record by combining to throw five wild pitches in an inning, and the San Francisco Giants got another big assist from a Cubs pitcher in a three-run 10th in Sunday’s 10-7 victory over Chicago.

04/14/2013

Outfielder Nate Schierholtz signed a one-year deal with the Cubs. (Credit: Getty)

Cubs Sign Outfielder Nate Schierholtz To One-Year Deal

Schierholtz, 28, hit .257 with 8 doubles, 5 triples and 6 home runs in 114 games last year for the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies.

12/21/2012