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Kris Bryant Goes 0-4 In Debut As Cubs Fall To Padres, 5-4

Wil Myers’ three-run homer in the seventh innings was the difference.

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Preview: Padres-Cubs

James Shields opposes Jason Hammel this afternoon at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2015

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30 Players: Despaigne Hopes To Build On Rookie Year For Padres

So when you look at the roster right now, there aren’t many young, inexperienced players who have a chance to make a big impact on the Padres in 2015. One name that does come to mind, however, is pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne.


Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (David Welker/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Why Rush Starlin Castro Out Of Town?

Just because Addison Russell’s in the pipeline doesn’t mean Castro doesn’t have a role in the long term.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

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Padres Rout Samardzija And White Sox, 8-2

James Shields allowed three hits in three scoreless innings, and Jedd Gyorko hit a three-run homer in a five-run first inning against Jeff Samardzija.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2015

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Padres Defeat White Sox, 10-4

Jose Quintana carried a shutout in the fifth but wound up allowing four runs and eight hits in 4 1-3 innings.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

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Shields, Hammel Dominate Early Innings As Padres Top Cubs

James Shields pitched five no-hit innings, and Tommy Medica hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth as the Padres won 6-1.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2015

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

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Padres Beat Cubs, 6-3

Cubs starter Edwin Jackson allowed four runs, all unearned because of two errors, but was hit hard.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2015

White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Rodon Sharp For White Sox, But Padres Win 5-0

Carlos Rodon threw two scoreless innings.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2015

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Cubs Were Runners-Up In James Shields Sweepstakes

Shields instead signed a four-year deal with the Padres.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 10: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Report: Padres Sign James Shields To 4-Year Deal

The Cubs reportedly offered Shields a three-year deal.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

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Cubs Claim RHP Donn Roach Off Waivers

Chicago’s 40-man roster now sits at 38 players.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

Catcher Welington Castillo tags out Chris Nelson of the San Diego Padres.   (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Padres 8-3

Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night.


Emilio Bonifacio scores as Yasmani Grandal of the San Diego Padres looks for the throw.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Rizzo Hits 2 Homers As Cubs Beat Padres 6-0

Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak.


PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.


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

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6 MLB All-Stars That You May Not Know

Here are 6 MLB All-Stars that you may not know.


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Levine: Cubs’ McLeod To Interview For Padres’ GM Post

Sources confirm that vice president of scouting and player development Jason McLeod will interview next week for the vacant general manager position with the San Diego Padres.


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Who Wore It Best? 5 Injury Protective Gear Worn By Athletes

Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?