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Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jake Arrieta And Progress

By now, the Cubs front office has shown we can trust their evaluations.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

Luis Valbuena and Steve Clevenger. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Clevenger To Miss At Least 6 Weeks

The Chicago Cubs expect catcher Steve Clevenger is expected to miss at least six weeks because of a strained left abdomen.

04/14/2013

Justin Maxwell #44 of the Houston Astros strokes a sacrifice fly to center in the third inning scoring Jimmy Paredes #38 of the Houston Astros against the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park on September 11, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Astros Beat Cubs In 1-0 Win

Jimmy Paredes singled and scored an unearned run in the third inning and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Tuesday night.

09/11/2012

Tony Campana #1 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after scoring on a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 8, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Fading Pirates 4-3

On Saturday afternoon, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said he was planning on relaxing any pitch count restrictions he had for Jeff Samardzija in that night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

09/09/2012

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Rizzo Leads Cubs Past Mets 5-3

Anthony Rizzo had two hits and drove in the go-ahead run in his first game with the Chicago Cubs, who rallied for a 5-3 victory over the sliding New York Mets on Tuesday night.

06/26/2012

Paul Goldschmidt #44 and teammate Chris Young #24 of the Arizona Diamondbacks celebrate a home run against the Chicago Cubs at Chase Field on June 23, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Diamondbacks Pound Maholm, Beat Cubs 10-5

David DeJesus and Starlin Castro, the top two players in the Chicago Cubs’ batting order, had four hits apiece on Saturday night. And neither table-setter scored.

06/24/2012

Chicago Cubs center fielder David DeJesus drives in two runs with a single in the 3rd inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on June 19, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wood Edges Peavy In Pitching Duel, Cubs Beat Sox 2-1

Travis Wood pitched six strong innings for his first win as a starter in more than a year, and the Chicago Cubs beat the White Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night even though Jake Peavy went the distance.

06/19/2012

Steve Clevenger. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Activate Clevenger From DL; Lalli Optioned

The Cubs activated catcher Steve Clevenger from the disabled Tuesday and optioned Blake Lalli to Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Paul Maholm #28 of the Chicago Cubs pitches during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on April 21, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Maholm Leads Cubs Past Reds, 6-1

Paul Maholm pitched six solid innings to earn his first win in nine months and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 on Saturday to stop a six-game slide.

04/21/2012

Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija delivers the ball against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 8, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Hold On After 9th Inning Scare, Beat Nats 4-3

Jeff Samardzija felt he had something to prove. He certainly made his point on the mound. Samardzija dominated into the ninth, outpitching Jordan Zimmermann, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 Sunday for their first win of the Theo Epstein era.

04/08/2012