Cubs Acquire P Matt Brazis From Mariners In Exchange For OF Justin RuggianoBrazis, 25, split time between Single-A and Double-A in 2014, with a 2.36 ERA.
Ruggiano Homers, Cubs Cool Off Nationals 7-2Justin Ruggiano homered for the second straight game for the Chicago Cubs, who used another solid outing from Jason Hammel to beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday.
Pitcher Travis Wood Has Big Hit For Cubs In 13thChicago 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.
Cubs Place Ruggiano On DL, Recall LHP Rosscup, RHP RamirezBoth pitchers will be available to this afternoon.
Levine: Cubby Occurrence Mars Wrigley CentennialLeading 5-2 with newly anointed closer Pedro Strop on the hill, things where looking good for starter Jeff Samardzija. Leaving with the lead, the 29-year-old pitcher watched the bullpen give up 5 runs in the ninth in a 7-5 loss.
Lindholm: Evaluating The Cubs' RosterThe youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.
Lindholm: Cubs' 2014 PECOTA ProjectionsAnthony Rizzo has breakout potential, but not much is expected from the rest of the squad.
Cubs, Ruggiano Agree To 1-year, $2-million dealRuggiano hit .222 with 18 homers and 50 RBIs last season.
Cubs Make Deal For Ruggiano To End Winter Meetings Adding a right-handed hitter with some pop ,the Chicago Cubs added some depth to their outfield mix as they departed the winter meetings.
Bernstein: Sox Offense PowerlessNobody should have to be thankful for the existence of the Miami Marlins.