16 hrs ago
Doubront set for Cubs debut in first game of twin bill
Of course, that won't come easily, especially this late in the season against a team with as much to play for as the Cardinals.
20 hrs ago
Cubs turning to six-man rotation down the stretch
The Cubs might not have the aces they need to finish off their competitive rebuild.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
While Jorge Soler has a blast with Cubs, Kris Bryant waits
The pitchers: Game 1 - Felix Doubront vs. Justin Masterson ; Game 2 - Tsuyoshi Wada vs. Marco Gonzales .
Brew Crew Ball
What we learned: August 29, 2014
It's the last weekend of play in the minor leagues. Nashville, Huntsville, and Wisconsin all end their regular seasons on Monday, Brevard County ends on Sunday, and Helena goes a little longer, until Friday of next week.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Jorge Soler got some last-minute advice from Triple-A Iowa player/coach Manny Ramirez before joining the Cubs on Wednesday.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Chicago Cubs weekly recap: August 18-24
It was an interesting week for the Chicago Cubs. Fans got to see some things they hadn't before and got a bigger glimpse of things to come with a plethora of rookies up in Chicago.
Sports Media 101
Dr. K Has Arrived: Career Day for Cubs' Starter Wada
Cubs 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Chicago Cubs as a part of Sports Media 101 .
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Eric Jokisch: Wrong Place, Wrong Time
One of the maxims of baseball is that a team can never have too much pitching. Another is that a team will keep pushing a player up through their system until he reaches a level that's clearly better than he is.
Birds Up, O's Down - 2014 Week 20
Picked up another QS along with his team-leading 13th win on Wednesday vs. the Chicago White Sox .
Sun Aug 24, 2014
MLB: Mariners finish sweep at Fenway
Ackley had a triple, double and single, going 13-for-25 in six games against Boston this season.
Indians Snap Six-Game Losing Skid
Josh Hamilton homered and drove in three runs, Mike Trout also went deep and the Los Angeles Angels regained the best record on baseball, beating the Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Sunday night.
The Baltimore Sun
With only one hit, Orioles swept by Cubs after 2-1 loss in Sunday's series finale
Despite giving Tsuyoshi Wada a two-year, $8.14 million contract prior to the 2012 season, the Orioles never saw whether the veteran Japanese left-hander could be a productive starter in the major leagues.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Wada looks to lead Cubs to series sweep
Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez will make his first start since Aug. 7 after a stint with Triple-A Norfolk in Sunday's series finale against the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Orioles Minor League Rundown 8/22 - Top performers on the farm
Not much to cheer in the Orioles farm system on Friday, with no winners at a higher level than Aberdeen.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Rizzo welcomes inspirational friend
A month ago, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo visited a cancer patient, Mike Kasallis, and promised the 22-year-old he would hit a home run for him.
Friday Bird Droppings
The Orioles will wrap up their road trip with three games against the Cubs . All are 1:20 Central Time starts and the O's will face at least one soft tossing lefty in old friend Tsuyoshi Wada.
Cubs get win they had, then lose
That seems a fitting way to sum up the proceedings at Wrigley Field. The team from San Francisco was in town for three eventful games, and Cubs manager Rick Renteria got into the spirit by invoking "karma."
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Giants took two of three from the Phillies over the weekend, winning their first series since August 1-4 vs. the Mets in the process.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Staffing issue may have been responsible for Cubs 'tarp gate'
A staffing decision by the Cubs' stadium operations might have made as big a difference as any "mechanical'' issue in creating the tarp-related mess Tuesday night that led to the historic decision Wednesday to uphold the San Francisco Giants' challenge of what was originally ruled a rain-shortened Cubs victory.
The Baltimore Sun
Orioles to face Jake Arrieta, Tsuyoshi Wada in series against Chicago Cubs
The Orioles will play against two familiar faces in their three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field this weekend.