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Matt Garza makes his next rehab start on Thursday at Triple-A Iowa and could return to the Cubs next week if all goes well. “After Thursday I’ll make a decision,” Garza said. “They want me to get stretched out a little deeper...
Alfonso Soriano sat out two games on the Cubs' last homestand and wasn't all that happy about it. Manager Dale Sveum said he wanted Soriano to get more rest on day games after night games, pointing to his age and knees. Soriano, 37, understands...
WASHINGTON — Asked about his homecoming before Saturday's 8-2 win over the Nationals, Cubs starter Edwin Jackson joked to broadcaster Jim Deshaies: "I've had a lot of homecomings." The well-traveled veteran made this one count, doubling home a...
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Stephen Strasburg was at his dominant best in the early going Saturday, retiring 13 of the first 14 Chicago Cubs he faced, seven via strikeout. And then it all fell apart for the Washington Nationals’ right-hander after a teammate’s error....
Tuesday marked the three-year anniversary of Starlin Castro's call-up to the major leagues. Castro is a two-time All Star already and one of the better shortstops in the National League, but he still has room for improvement. "There's progress since...
St. Louis Post-DispatchWhile complimenting teammate Lance Lynn's run of 10 consecutive wins, the longest active streak of its type in the majors, Cardinals veteran Jake Westbrook recently described how "a lot of things have to go right" for a pitcher to win like that. Lynn...
Scott Feldman's performance was worthy of a standing ovation Monday night. But when the right-hander came to the plate in the fifth inning of the Cubs' 9-2 victory over the Rangers, the roar from the Wrigley Field crowd was in response to the Bulls'...
The clock is ticking on Ian Stewart, who must be recalled by the Chicago Cubs from his minor league rehab stint by Friday. “He’s got to start swinging the bat better, having more consistent at-bats,” manager Dale Sveum said Tuesday....
Summer arrived early Tuesday at Wrigley Field , a perfect night for baseball. Fans arrived in T-shirts and shorts, enjoying the balmy, 81-degree game-time temperature. Players drooled during batting practice at the prospect of hitting into the southerly...
With right-hander Mike Leake on the mound for the Reds, the left-handed-hitting Luis Valbuena returns to his spot at third base for the Cubs. He and the right-handed-hitting Cody Ransom have combined to provide seven home runs, more than any other big-...
Not everyone is in love with the idea of a shiny, new Wrigley Field. San Diego Padres manager Bud Black said Thursday he’ll miss the special “aura” of the cramped visitors’ clubhouse at Wrigley, the smallest in the majors,...
The Palm Beach PostThe window panes above left field at Marlins Park were open Saturday night. And when the ball shot off Giancarlo Stanton's bat, it looked for a moment like it might sail forever into the Miami skyline. The Marlins dropped their third straight to the...
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