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

Levine: Positive Vibes Surround Cubs As 2014 Comes To End

The record didn’t indicate it entirely, but the Cubs believe the saw plenty of growth.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Dodgers infielder Darwin Barney. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Levine: Barney Returns To Wrigley As A Dodger

“It’s never easy,” Darwin Barney says of his exit from Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

The Cubs celebrate Anthony Rizzo's walk-off homer that gave them a 1-0 victory against the Reds on Monday night at Wrigley Field. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Rizzo Makes Presence Known In Return

Anthony Rizzo hit a walk-off homer Monday night to give the Cubs a 1-0 win.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Javier Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez Gets His Shot At Shortstop

“It is mostly about him staying in himself and staying more focused in his zone,” Rick Renteria says of Javier Baez.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

Welington Castillo checks on teammate Starlin Castro after he suffered an injury sliding into home plate to score a run in the first inning Tuesday against the Milwaukee Brewers.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro’s Injury Will End His Season

Starlin Castro has a high left ankle sprain that will keep him out for September.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2014

Starlin Castro. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Castro’s Ankle Not Broken, But Further Test Results Still Pending

Starlin Castro is hitting .292 this season.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2014

Javier Baez, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Finding Faith In A Very Watchable, Bad Cubs Team

It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro Loses Best Friends, Relative In Car Accident

Castro will likely head to the bereavement list.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2014

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Could Cubs, Mets Strike A Shortstop-Pitcher Deal?

Chicago has a surplus of shortstops, and New York has a surplus of high-end arms.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2014

Cubs second baseman Javier Baez, left, gets a fist bump from teammate Anthony Rizzo after homering. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez’s 1st Wrigley Blast Ignites Cubs

“He is a young man that is trying to show everybody he belongs here,” Cubs manager Rickey Renteria says.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2014

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

Baez, Rizzo Go Deep As Cubs Beat Brewers, 4-2

Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Chicago Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.

08/13/2014

Javier Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez Enjoying The Spotlight

“I just have to … slow everything down,” Javy Baez says.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2014

Javier Baez. (Trevor Brown Jr./Getty Images)

Baez Homers Twice More To Lead Cubs Past Rockies

Javier Baez went 3-for-4 with two homers and four RBIs in his third major league game.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

Javier Baez.  (CHristian Petersen/Getty Images)

Baez To Bat 2nd, Play 2nd In Cubs Debut

This is a glimpse of the future.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

Cubs fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Emotional Crossroads Of The Cubs’ Plan Taking Shape

With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

Cubs catcher John Baker slides in for the winning run in Tuesday's 16-inning game against the Rockies at Wrigley Field. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Baker Shines On Wild Night At Wrigley

Chicago’s 4-3 win in 16 innings took 6 hours, 27 minutes to complete — the longest game in franchise history.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2014

Cubs catcher John Baker earned the win against the Rockies with a scoreless 16th inning. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Marathon Contest Brings Rare Feats For Cubs, Rockies

John Baker was the first MLB position player to earn a win since May 2012.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2014

Cubs first base coach Eric Hinsk, right, congratulates Starlin Castro after the latter's sac fly in the 16th inning plated the winning run against the Rockies. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Rockies In 16 Innings, 4-3

Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.

07/30/2014

Darwin Barney. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Goodbye To Barney Another Goodbye To Hendry

Darwin Barney’s exit, unceremonious as it is, is a watershed for Cubdom.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Emma: All-Star Honor A Milestone In Rizzo’s Maturation

“You grow up and you want to be an All-Star,” Anthony Rizzo says.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

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