Levine: Jake Arrieta Could Be Making Final Start In Cubs UniformArrieta will be a free agent in several weeks. For now, he's trying to keep the Cubs' season alive.
Levine: Cubs' Jake Arrieta Savoring Scene As He Prepares For NationalsArrieta is focused on the big games at hand but is also aware his time with the Cubs is likely winding down.
Cubs' Jake Arrieta Is 'Fine,' Ready To Go For Potential Game 4Arrieta remains in line to pitch Game 4, if necessary, after throwing a side session with success Wednesday.
Cubs Rotation: Kyle Hendricks In Game 1, Jon Lester In Game 2, Jose Quintana In Game 3Jake Arrieta will start Game 4, if necessary.
Levine: Cubs Could Include All 5 Starters On NLDS RosterWith Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester not in top form, John Lackey could provide playoff insurance for the Cubs.
Levine: Cubs' Jake Arrieta Heavily Leaning Toward Skipping Sunday StartArrieta is likely to throw a simulated game instead of pitching Sunday, thus giving his hamstring more rest.
Cubs' Jake Arrieta Sounds Like He'll Forgo Final Start: 'Biggest Thing Is Just To Get The Rest I Need'"If there's any chance of putting it in jeopardy, I mean there's no reason to go out there," Arrieta says.
Kris Bryant Was 'A Bank' For Anthony Rizzo, Who Struggled At Blackjack Table"We're going to have to settle our debts once we get to the field," Arrieta says.
Levine: Jake Arrieta's Form Still A Question Mark As Playoffs Loom For CubsArrieta lasted just three innings and didn't have a good feel for his pitches in a loss Tuesday night.
Cubs' Jake Arrieta Will Start Against Brewers On ThursdayArrieta has been out since suffering a hamstring strain on Sept. 4.
Cubs' Jake Arrieta To Throw Bullpen Thursday, A Simulated Game, Then Be Back 'As Soon As Possible'Arrieta is working back from a grade-one hamstring strain.
Cubs' Chris Bosio: 'Got To Be Smart' About Jake Arrieta's Return Timeline"Any tweak at all could cost him the rest of the regular season," Bosio says of Arrieta, who has an injured hamstring.
Cubs' Theo Epstein Explains Why Jake Arrieta Returned To FormThe Cubs are expecting Arrieta to miss one or two starts after a hamstring issue earlier this week.
Chris Bosio, Cubs Crossing Fingers That Jake Arrieta Is Out Only 7-10 Days"Losing a guy like Jake for any amount of time right now is significant," Bosio says.
Cubs' Jake Arrieta Undergoing MRI After Leaving With Cramp In Hamstring MondayThe Cubs are attempting to gain clarity on whether Arrieta's ailment was simply a cramp or a bigger problem.