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

Levine: Castro Longs For Return To All Star Game

Starlin Castro has found his game and won’t be returning to the mediocre player that patrolled shortstop for the Cubs in 2013.

06/25/2014

Starlin Castro, Luis Valbuena and Chris Coghlan celebrate after two runs scored against the Miami Marlins.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Have Top NL Record Over Past Month

The Chicago Cubs have the best record in the National League over the past month.

06/21/2014

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta. (Getty Images)

Arrieta Brilliant As Cubs Top Marlins

Jake Arrieta tossed seven innings of one-run ball and struck out a career-high 11.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

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

Epstein: Cubs Have ‘Good Dialogue’ With Samardzija In Contract Talks

Theo Epstein also expects Kris Bryant to move up to Triple-A later this season.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

Jeff Samardzija. (Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs, Samardzija Renew Contract Talks

The Cubs have reportedly upped their offer for right-hander Jeff Samardzija.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

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

Tom Ricketts and Theo Epstein. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs, Double-A Smokies Agree To 4-Year Extension

The Tennessee Smokies will remain a Cubs affiliate through 2018.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

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

Baffoe: Kris Bryant And Gregory Polanco Are Two Different Movies

It’d be imprudent for a non-contender to let gaudy statistics affect an elite prospect’s timetable.

670 The Score–06/11/2014

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

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wisch: It’s Time Kris Bryant Gets The Big League Promotion

Bryant is as polished as Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo were when they made their debuts.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Soriano on Castro: He’s Growing Up

“He is getting better on the mental side. He has always had the talent,” Soriano said of Castro.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2014

Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs First In MLB To Solve Tanaka

A steady rain and drop in Tanaka’s velocity helped the Cubs get to the Yankees’ ace.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2014

Starlin Castro presents Derek Jeter  with a number 2 from the Wrigley Field scoreboard in honor of his final season. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Soriano Compares Jeter And Castro

Starlin Castro has long kept an eye on Derek Jeter’s career.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2014

Alfonso Soriano with the Cubs in April 2012. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: There Is More Yankee Class At Wrigley This Week Than Just Jeter

Here’s to Alfonso Soriano, who always displayed the utmost professionalism in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Levine: Leadership Evolving On Cubs

“I can’t say who the leader will be here, but that will happen on its own,” reliever Jose Veras says.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2014

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: The ‘Other Guy’ Kane Is Quite The Star

Let this not escape us: Patrick Kane is just 25 years old.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

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

Gordon Beckham #15 of the Chicago White Sox flies over Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs on a double play in the 1st inning at U.S. Cellular Field on May 8, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Hammer Sox 12-5 In Crosstown Classic Finale

Scott Carroll was fighting himself for much of the night. That made the game much easier for the Chicago Cubs.

05/09/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Emma: Anthony Rizzo’s Indelible Impact

A cancer survivor himself, Rizzo’s passion is helping sick children and their families through his foundation.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2014

Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning on May 5, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: No Wins For Samardzija After 7 Starts; Blue Jays Still Interested

Jeff Samardzija has a 1.62 ERA but an 0-3 record.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2014

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