Thursday Apr 17
Fort Francis Times
Yankees pound Cubs 3-0
Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda pitched the New York Yankees to a 3-0, 2-0 sweep of the Chicago Cubs in a chilly day-night-doubleheader yesterday.
Jason Hammel returns to site of his biggest test
Joe Girardi and Masahiro Tanaka will be settled in their Yankee pinstripes Tuesday night, but Jason Hammel will feel just as comfortable trying to beat them at Yankee Stadium.
Pedro Alvarez Home Run Tracker 2014
The 2014 Pedro Alvarez home run tracker is back. El Toro now has four home runs, more than he had for the entire month of April last season when he tied for the National League lead in bombs.
The Miami Herald
Mike Olt and Junior Lake homer in Cubs victory
For more experienced players like Emilio Bonifacio and Starlin Castro, there are no concerns about their confidence because of their recent performance.
Righty Hammel set for first start at Wrigley Field
The Cubs are well into celebrating the 100th birthday of Wrigley Field -- a storied place which has managed to reach such an age without Jason Hammel ever having made footprints in it.
Jason Hammel Builds Potential Trade Value In First Start With Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel provided the team with a desperately needed lift on Thursday afternoon, getting the win in a 3-2 Cubs victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates .
National League Game Capsules
Emilio Bonifacio continued his blazing hot start with a pair of hits and two runs scored to back a strong effort from Jason Hammel in his Cubs debut, as Chicago salvaged the finale of a three-game set in Pittsburgh with a 3-2 victory over the Pirates on Thursday.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Cubs vs. Pirates Preview, Thursday 4/3, 11:35 am CT
Jason Hammel last faced the Pirates April 30, 2011 , when he was a member of the Rockies .
Carlos Villanueva Likely to Open Season as Chicago Cubs' 5th Starter
Carlos Villanueva had a slow start to Spring Training, but in his most recent start on Wednesday night against a strong Colorado Rockies lineup,Villanueva showed excellent command, striking out eight and walking one in four innings pitched.