Starlin Castro

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

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

Levine: Castro Rounding Back To All-Star Form

Starlin Castro is hitting .308 with a team-high 14 RBIs this season after a tough 2013 campaign.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

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