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  1. Matt Garza’s advice to Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija: “Pitch your way out of there”

    Apr 27, 2014, 1:34 PM EST

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    Jeff Samardzija boasts a lights-out 1.53 ERA in five starts this season, but he has yet to pick up a win. A former Cubs starter has some advice for the arbitration-eligible 29-year-old right-hander.

  2. Unsigned reliever Kevin Gregg isn’t a fan of sabermetrics and wants another chance with the Cubs

    Apr 25, 2014, 1:21 PM EST

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    Kevin Gregg was unable to find a taker this offseason and remains unsigned, but 35-year-old right-hander has not retired and in fact told Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun Times that he’s “ready to go” and “just waiting for an opportunity.”Unsigned reliever Kevin Gregg isn’t a big fan of sabermetrics and wants another chance with the Cubs.

  3. Justin Ruggiano out 3-4 weeks with hamstring injury

    Apr 24, 2014, 11:45 AM EST

    Justin Ruggiano Cubs

    Cubs outfielder Justin Ruggiano has been placed on the disabled list after injuring his hamstring trying to chase down a fly ball in yesterday’s loss to the Diamondbacks.

  4. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 24, 2014, 7:14 AM EST

    Pineda Pine Tar

    Michael. Hey, Michael. You got a little, um . . . no, the other side. Yeah, good. You got it.

  5. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 23, 2014, 6:35 AM EST

    Jose Fernandez

    Pitching porn in Atlanta. Graphic, hard core pitching porn.

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

    Apr 22, 2014, 6:56 AM EST

    Trout and Harper

    Baseball’s two brightest young stars pass like ships in the night.

  7. Jeff Samardzija says he wants a big-money contract to help future players

    Apr 18, 2014, 11:20 PM EST

    Jeff Samardzija

    Jeff Samardzija unselfishly wants to get paid. It’s not as crazy as it sounds.

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

    Apr 14, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

    Andrelton Simmons

    The other owners will have to ratify the move at their next meeting, but as of yesterday it’s all but official: the Braves now own the Nationals. 

  9. Joe Blanton has retired from baseball

    Apr 13, 2014, 10:29 PM EST

    Joe Blanton

    A former World Series winner has opted for retirement.

  10. Cubs pull Jose Veras from closer role

    Apr 12, 2014, 3:10 PM EST

    Jose Veras Getty

    Jose Veras struggled again last night and will get a break from the closer role.

  11. Madison Bumgarner hit a grand slam

    Apr 11, 2014, 11:51 PM EST

    Madison Bumgarner

    Madison Bumgarner’s third career home run was a big one.

  12. The Cubs finally scored a run for Jeff Samardzija

    Apr 11, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v Chicago Cubs

    The Cubs finally ended their embarrassing stretch of zeroes behind Jeff Samardzija.

  13. Jake Arrieta close to rejoining Cubs’ starting rotation

    Apr 11, 2014, 10:30 PM EST

    Jake Arrieta

    Jake Arrieta is close to a return to the Cubs’ rotation.

  14. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 11, 2014, 6:15 AM EST

    Michael Pineda

    If a pitcher has a foreign substance on his hand and no one is there to complain about it, does it still raise a stink?

  15. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 10, 2014, 7:06 AM EST

    Victor Martinez

    I saw Captain America last night. It was way better than the first few innings of the Tigers-Dodgers game.

  16. And the first manager to get ejected this season is …

    Apr 9, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    Rick Renteria Cubs

    It took a while, but last night we got our first manager ejection of the season when Cubs skipper Rick Renteria was tossed by umpire Jeff Nelson for arguing about a 1-2 pitch that was called a ball.

  17. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 9, 2014, 6:18 AM EST

    Ryan Braun

    A ton of guys had multi-homer games yesterday. Ryan Braun led the pack with his three. I’m sure that won’t bother anyone.

  18. Red Sox sign Ryan Roberts

    Apr 7, 2014, 11:51 AM EST

    Ryan Roberts

    In the wake of Will Middlebrooks’ calf injury the Red Sox have signed Ryan Roberts to help fill in at third base, according to Alex Speier of WEEI.com.

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

    Apr 7, 2014, 6:02 AM EST

    Kemp Ramirez

    Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez each went yard twice. And I contemplate the return of the game-winning RBI stat.

  20. Darnell McDonald announces retirement on Instagram

    Apr 6, 2014, 3:43 PM EST

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    Darnell McDonald announced his retirement from professional baseball in a unique way on Saturday night, using Instagram — or rather Flipagram — to produce a pictorial of his career highlights …

  21. Jurickson Profar participated in fielding drills at second base

    Apr 5, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

    Jurickson Profar

    The Rangers’ top prospect begins his long road back to a clean bill of health.

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

    Apr 4, 2014, 6:08 AM EST

    A's celebration

    Discover the one weird trick Coco Crisp used to hit a walkoff home run in last night’s Mariners-A’s game. The answer may shock you!

  23. Cubs outfielder Junior Lake wore the wrong jersey today

    Apr 3, 2014, 1:07 PM EST

    Junior Lake

    The Cubs and Pirates played a very late game last night. It was bound to lead to some sloppiness today.

  24. Pirates outlast Cubs, win 4-3 in 16 innings

    Apr 3, 2014, 2:14 AM EST

    Russell Martin

    Notes from what could reign supreme as the longest game of the year for quite some time.

  25. Jonathan Papelbon walks in winning run, chalks it all up to bad luck

    Apr 3, 2014, 1:04 AM EST

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    The Philadelphia Phillies might not have a top-five bullpen after all.

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