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Friday's recap: Cubs 3, Angels 2; Indians 7, Cubs 2
Kris Bryant, the No. 2 overall pick in the draft nine month ago, belted an opposite-field homer to right off Carlos Carrasco for the Cubs' only runs in the home half of their split-squad afternoon.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Miami Herald
Cubs' Jeff Samardzija working out the kinks
Through his first two starts of spring training, Jeff Samardzija says he has yet to throw his patented split-finger fastball.
Wright, Russell head Cubs relief corps
The Cubs used a franchise record 56 players last season. It just seemed that most of them were middle relievers.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Cubs vs. Athletics at Mesa Preview, Tuesday 3/4, 2:05 CT
The weather has improved tremendously in the Valley of the Sun, though it's a bit cloudy this morning.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Chicago Cubs: Pedro Strop and Arodys Vizcaino Provide Bright Future For Bullpen
Last season, the Chicago Cubs bullpen was one of the worst in baseball, especially in the first half of the season.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Cubs hope lefty Jonathan Sanchez can harness his 'explosive' stuff
When Jonathan Sanchez felt his lower leg give way as he planted to field Randall A Delgado's bunt in August 2011 in A Atlanta, he knew something was very wrong.
Countdown to Opening Day: #35Made for Southpaws
James Russell is may be the best lefty the Cubs bring out of the pen these daysso why not give him #35? It's been saved for southpaws in Chicago for over two decades.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
REPORT: Chicago Cubs receiving interest in pitchers
With Spring Training games getting started in just a week, yes, just a week, teams have already started to find holes in their rosters.
That Balls Outta Here
2014 MLB Team Previews: Chicago Cubs
There is no sugar coating the Cubs offense in 2013; they were dreadful. They finished 28th in baseball in runs scored, 28th in on base percentage, 27th in batting average, and 25th in stolen bases.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Call to the Pen
Chicago Cubs 2014 season preview
Feb 14, 2014; Mesa, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo fields grounders during camp at Chicago Cubs training facility at Mesa .
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Cubs like way relief corps stacking up
Anthony Rizzo, Jeff Samardzija and Darwin Barney have played with the Cubs long enough to cope with the dreaded reality of watching likable teammates being traded in midseason to address long-term needs.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Is Castro the Cubs' best leadoff option?
Starlin Castro batted leadoff in 40 games in 2013, and early indications are that's where he'll start 2014.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Epstein: Cubs will focus primarily on pitching in this year's draft
April 5, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein talks to the media before the game against the Washington Nationals on opening day at Wrigley Field.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
The Miami Herald
Cubs busy stockpiling arms for pitching depth
Adding Jason Hammel and James McDonald became as much a necessity as a luxury to the Cubs' rotation on the eve of their first workout for pitchers and catchers.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Let's Play 'Who'll Be On The Cubs 25-Man Roster?'
Pitchers and catchers don't report until Thursday. There will be two weeks' worth of workouts and five-plus weeks of games, with "phenoms" producing gaudy stats that will have people saying, "Hey, he needs to make the team!", before the Cubs and Pirates open the season in Pittsburgh March 31. So even though there could be surprises, injuries, ... (more)
Sun Feb 09, 2014
What does Jose Veras mean to the Chicago Cubs in 2014?
A little under two months ago, the Chicago Cubs made their biggest and best offseason addition in the form of 33-year-old closer Jose Veras .
OPINION: Chicago Cubs aren't among the offseason losers this year
Sep 10, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Joe Saunders pitches to the Houston Astros during the 1st inning at Safeco Field.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Chicago Cubs: Key deals before arbitration
But the club has sealed several deals the past few weeks, avoiding arbitration disagreements, which could help stop another bust season with these returning players.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Cubs, 2B Barney agree to one-year contract
The Chicago Cubs and second baseman Darwin Barney avoided arbitration Thursday, agreeing to a one-year deal that a source tells ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers is for $2.3 million.
5 Questions Chicago Cubs Must Answer During Spring Training
Despite entering the 2014 season with low expectations and few offseason moves, the Chicago Cubs have many interesting questions to answer as they mold their team for the future.