2 hrs ago
Nanaimo Daily News
Jeff Samardzijia struggles for Cubs in loss 7-5 loss to Rockies' split-squad
Jeff Samardzija struggled with his command at times in a three-inning outing Wednesday in a Colorado Rockies split-squad's 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
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6 hrs ago
Mike Olt and Javier Baez pack some power for Cubs
The Cubs have plenty of decisions to make in the final two weeks of spring training, and there's a lot still to learn about the makeup of a clubhouse lacking in star power.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Hardball Times
Learning the Language of the Clubhouse
Darwin Barney was yelling at me. All eyes in the clubhouse were now fixed on me, wondering who let the nerd in.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
What Twitter is Saying About the Chicago Cubs' Spring Training
Theo Epstein 's Chicago Cubs have a long, tedious rebuilding year ahead of them and the fact that they are playing in one of the toughest divisions in baseball However, the team has a bright future, as they currently have some of the top prospects in the majors.
Did Alex Anthopoulos Lie About Improving Starting Pitching?
Toronto Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos did want to improve the starting rotation.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
These Cubs are going places - probably by July
At least 20 percent of them will be gone by the end of July - maybe much sooner - if the Theo Plan and recent history are any indication.
Five Options to Shore Up the Braves' Rotation
Mar 10, 2014; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija in the dugout against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium.
The Miami Herald
Recap: San Francisco vs. Chicago Cubs
Scottsdale, AZ - Christian Villanueva scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error in the top of the seventh inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday in spring training action.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
2014 Preview: Chicago Cubs
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball's 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season.
Cain is perfect for 5 innings but Cubs top Giants
The right-hander, who will be the Giants' No. 2 starter behind left-hander Madison Bumgarner during the regular season, threw 59 pitches and struck out seven.
Levine: Cubs Notebook - Opening Day Starter Competition, Arrieta Throws Bullpen
As speculation continues that Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija could be traded this season if he doesn't sign a contract extension by Opening Day, expectations remain high for him from the front office.
Lindholm: Evaluating Top Under-25 Players Of White Sox, Cubs
Baseball Prospectus published an article recently ranking every team's top 10 players under the age of 25, including both players with major league experience and those still in the minors.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
REPORT: Cubs' patience wearing thin with pitcher Edwin Jackson
Feb 19, 2014; Mesa, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws during a workout at Cubs Park.
Levine: Hendricks Hoping To Make Cub Rotation
Kyle Hendricks may be a long shot to make the Chicago Cub rotation, however the young pitcher has made a good impression on the teams staff this spring.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Tulowitzki's 2 HRs Power Rockies Past Angels 7-2
Troy Tulowitzki hit two long home runs and impressed in the field on Friday, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 7-2 victory over a Los Angeles Angels split squad.
Chicago Cubs: Jeff Samardzija Has Makeup To Reach His Ceiling
Jeff Samardzija joined the "Carmen and Jurko Show" on ESPN 100 earlier this week and gave fans a glimpse of his goals as a starting pitcher who would like to stay with the Chicago Cubs long term.
3/7 Morning Marquee: Travis Wood goes 3 shutout innings, Frank Jobe dies
Travis Wood gave up one hit and struck out three in three scoreless innings Thursday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the Cleveland Indians 1-0.
Wood pitches three scoreless innings
Wood, whose first start Saturday was canceled because of wet weather, pitched three innings of one-hit ball while striking out three as the Chicago Cubs lost to Cleveland 1-0 at Goodyear Ballpark.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Levine: Cubs' Samardzija Works Toward Opening Day Start
Despite trade rumors and a less-than-efficient outing on Wednesday, right-hander Jeff Samardzija continues to look forward to an Opening Day start for the Cubs.
5 Reasons for Chicago Cubs Fans to be Pumped Heading into 2014 MLB Season
One of the best memories of many MLB fans is the sound of Harry Caray's legendary voice being so excited when the Chicago Cubs made it over the .500 winning percentage mark for the season.