Nate Schierholtz

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo stares down Reds pitcher Homer Bailey after being hit by a pitch. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Rizzo, Cubs At Least Have Fight

These aren’t just pretty boy prospects the Cubs have amassed. They’ll battle you.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

Jake Marisnick #23 of the Miami Marlins steals second base under the tag of Luis Valbuena #24 of the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of the game at Marlins Park on June 16, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Pitcher Travis Wood Has Big Hit For Cubs In 13th

Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood delivered a victory from the mound on Sunday. A day later, he did the same from the batter’s box. The pinch-hitting pitcher had an RBI double with two outs in the 13th inning, giving the Chicago Cubs a 5-4 victory over the Miami Marlins.

06/17/2014

The Cubs celebrate Nate Schierholtz's walk-off single on Tuesday night in a 2-1 win against the Mets. (Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Levine: Schierholtz Happy To Get Big Hit For Cubs

The big hits have often eluded the Cubs, but not on Tuesday in a comeback win against the Mets.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Schierholtz, Cubs Beat Mets 2-1 In 9th Inning

Nate Schierholtz hit a two-out game-ending RBI single, after Chris Coghlan homered to tie it in the eighth, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Tuesday night.

06/03/2014

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a two-run home run in the 3rd inning agaiunst the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on May 8, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Hitters Break Out Of Slump, Salvage Last Game Of Series

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro each went deep for the Cubs in a 12-5 win against the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2014

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

Cubs right-hander Edwin Jackson. (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

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