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  1. Report: Cubs calling up top prospect outfielder Jorge Soler

    Aug 25, 2014, 11:38 PM EDT

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    Another big piece of the Cubs’ future is on the way to the majors.

  2. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 25, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    Brian McCann

    The Yankees are, in my view anyway, unlikely to make the playoffs. Yet they refuse, Rasputin-like, to die.

  3. Report: The Braves and Cubs discussed a B.J. Upton, Edwin Jackson swap

    Aug 23, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

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    Bob Nightengale reports that the Braves and Cubs nearly swapped beleaguered, expensive players in B.J. Upton and Edwin Jackson, but it never materialized.

  4. Jacob Turner taking Edwin Jackson’s spot in Cubs’ rotation

    Aug 23, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

    Jacob Turner

    Jacob Turner will start on Wednesday, taking over Edwin Jackson’s spot in the Cubs’ starting rotation.

  5. Javier Baez hit the ball really far again, trails only … Mandy Brooks?

    Aug 22, 2014, 5:28 PM EDT

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    His latest, a solo shot off Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman.

  6. Cubs place struggling Edwin Jackson on the disabled list

    Aug 21, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

    Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals

    After signing a four-year, $52 million contract with the Cubs last offseason Edwin Jackson struggled last season and has now been a mess this year, giving him a combined 14-32 record and 5.47 ERA in 57 starts for Chicago.

  7. Starlin Castro excused from Cubs after death of cousin and three friends in car accident

    Aug 20, 2014, 9:59 PM EDT

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    Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was a late scratch from Wednesday night’s game against the Giants because what was called a family emergency. Now the heartbreaking details are out …

  8. Andrew Cashner tosses five innings in rehab start

    Aug 19, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

    Andrew Cashner

    Before being shut down Cashner had a 2.36 ERA in 12 starts.

  9. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 19, 2014, 6:42 AM EDT

    Arizona Diamondbacks v Washington Nationals

    The Nats win the close ones. They win the not-so-close ones. They win the tame ones. And last night, they won a wild one.

  10. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 18, 2014, 5:30 AM EDT

    Lloyd McClendon, Tony Randazzp

    An ump show in Detroit couldn’t stop the Mariners’ momentum.

  11. Starlin Castro hopes to stay with the Cubs

    Aug 16, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Starlin Castro Getty

    When the Cubs acquired top prospect shortstop Addison Russell from the Athletics in the Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel deal, many assumed that it likely signified the beginning of the end for Starlin Castro in Chicago. But Castro hopes to stick around.

  12. Joe Posnanski ranks all 30 MLB ballparks

    Aug 15, 2014, 2:58 PM EDT

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    Joe Posnanski ranks all 30 MLB ballparks. Spoiler alert: Wrigley Field is No. 1.

  13. History and nostalgia make Wrigley the No. 1 MLB ballpark

    Aug 15, 2014, 2:46 PM EDT

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    There are so many great ballparks in baseball right now, but Wrigley more than any of them – more even than Fenway Park, I think, though that’s a great debate – is the one that clings hardest to the past.

  14. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and hghlghts

    Aug 13, 2014, 7:16 AM EDT

    Mariners

    In the future, every pitcher will toss seven shutout innings for fifteen minutes — Andy Warhol.

  15. Watch: Elderly fan at Wrigley Field makes the catch of the night

    Aug 11, 2014, 10:37 PM EDT

    wrigley field fan

    Don’t worry, I’m hearing that Ruben Amaro, Jr. is already trying to get in touch with his agent.

  16. Dodgers place shortstop Hanley Ramirez on 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique

    Aug 10, 2014, 12:01 PM EDT

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    Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez suffered a strained right oblique on Friday night and was officially placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning.

  17. It’s Baez-mania at Wrigley Field today

    Aug 8, 2014, 3:54 PM EDT

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    The Cubs’ young slugger makes his home debut

  18. Reports: Cubs claimed Cole Hamels off revocable waivers from the Phillies

    Aug 7, 2014, 11:41 PM EDT

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    The Cubs have reportedly claimed Cole Hamels off revocable waivers from the Phillies, but it’s unlikely that the two sides work out a trade.

  19. Cubs designate Nate Schierholtz for assignment

    Aug 6, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT

    Nate Schierholtz

    Last season around this time the Cubs decided not to trade Nate Schierholtz in the middle of a career-year.

  20. When will the Cubs call up Kris Bryant to join Javier Baez?

    Aug 6, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant Cubs

    Yes, Theo Epstein sees the light at the end of the tunnel, but that doesn’t mean the prospects are getting an E-Z Pass to the big leagues.

  21. The Cubs are calling up Javier Baez

    Aug 4, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    Javier Baez

    The future is finally here.

  22. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 4, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    Indians celebration

    The Tribe walks off against Texas, MadBum was dominant and V-Mart goes yard again. Note: if you were not a baseball fan, you would have no idea what any of the stuff in the previous sentence meant. It’s just barely English, yet we all get it. Cool, huh?

  23. Twins claim outfielder Jordan Schafer off of waivers from the Braves

    Aug 3, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

    Jordan Schafer

    The Braves were crunched for roster space, so they designated Jordan Schafer for assignment on Friday. The Twins decided to put a claim in on him.

  24. VIDEO: Yasiel Puig gets creative to avoid tag at home plate

    Aug 2, 2014, 10:12 AM EDT

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    Yasiel Puig doing Yasiel Puig things.

  25. The Braves are going to designate Jordan Schafer for assignment

    Aug 1, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT

    Jordan Schafer

    Perhaps he and Uggla can join up to fight crime someplace?

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