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Jorge Soler Didn’t Travel with Iowa Cubs, Expected Back Today

Jorge Soler Didn’t Travel with Iowa Cubs, Expected Back Today

At long last, the Cubs should be getting their right fielder back.

by July 5, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Roster Moves: Tommy La Stella to 60-Day DL, Gonzalez Germen DFA’d

Roster Moves: Tommy La Stella to 60-Day DL, Gonzalez Germen DFA’d

La Stella had already been out more than 60 days with an oblique injury.

David Ross to DL with Concussion, Taylor Teagarden Coming Up

David Ross to DL with Concussion, Taylor Teagarden Coming Up

The Cubs needed a back-up catcher for a week, and that’s why they had Teagarden at the ready at Iowa.

Happy Fourth of July, Busy Day on Tap and Other Bullets

Happy Fourth of July, Busy Day on Tap and Other Bullets

Jorge Soler rehabbing, new pitcher, Pirates injury, Hot Doug’s returns, more.

by July 4, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Harry Caray Sang the Seventh Inning Stretch at Wrigley Field Yesterday (VIDEO)

Harry Caray Sang the Seventh Inning Stretch at Wrigley Field Yesterday (VIDEO)

A special moment from yesterday’s game, as the Cubs used the video board to great effect.

by July 4, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Acquire Lefty Clayton Richard from Pirates, and He’ll Start Tomorrow Against Marlins

Cubs Acquire Lefty Clayton Richard from Pirates, and He’ll Start Tomorrow Against Marlins

Richard’s best work came a few years ago in San Diego.

Cubs Trade Rafael Lopez to Angels for Pitching Prospect and IFA Slot

Cubs Trade Rafael Lopez to Angels for Pitching Prospect and IFA Slot

The Cubs do make a minor IFA-related trade after all.

Is Jason Motte Kinda Sorta the Closer Now?

Is Jason Motte Kinda Sorta the Closer Now?

Not explicitly, but he’s been used that way a lot lately. And he’s done really well.

by July 3, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Jake Arrieta Has Been Dominant Since Coming to the Cubs, and Was Again Yesterday (VIDEOS)

Jake Arrieta Has Been Dominant Since Coming to the Cubs, and Was Again Yesterday (VIDEOS)

Arrieta evolved quickly into an ace, something he’s carried well into this season.

by July 3, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Did the Cubs Just Do Something They Haven’t Done in 130 Years? And Other Bullets

Did the Cubs Just Do Something They Haven’t Done in 130 Years? And Other Bullets

The Cubs completed a season sweep against the Mets yesterday, which is impressive. But was it historic?

by July 3, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
MRI on Duane Underwood, Jr.’s Elbow Shows Inflammation, But No Structural Damage

MRI on Duane Underwood, Jr.’s Elbow Shows Inflammation, But No Structural Damage

Underwood will rest before resuming throwing. This is about as good as the new could have been.

Cubs Win, Rizzo Slides, Castro Sprints, and a Little Bit of Magic (VIDEO)

Cubs Win, Rizzo Slides, Castro Sprints, and a Little Bit of Magic (VIDEO)

Some of the best plays from an eventually good game – including an impressive slide, to say the least.

by July 2, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Tomorrow is the Open of the IFA Period: Could Be Very Busy, and Here’s Your Primer

Tomorrow is the Open of the IFA Period: Could Be Very Busy, and Here’s Your Primer

Two years ago, it was one of the busiest days of the year.

Kyle Hendricks’ Big Fastball and Other Bullets

Kyle Hendricks’ Big Fastball and Other Bullets

Rear back and fire – not something you expect from Hendricks, but he did it last night.

Significant Changes to Home Run Derby, Including Timers and Distance Factors

Significant Changes to Home Run Derby, Including Timers and Distance Factors

Timed rounds and single elimination. It’ll be very different this year, if nothing else.

Cubs Still Losing the Popularity Contest and Other Bullets

Cubs Still Losing the Popularity Contest and Other Bullets

The Cubs will have no All-Star Game starters this year, which is no big deal. It’s also a little surprising that they’re not making a better showing, given the fan base.

by June 30, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Playoff Odds Fall to 44.3% in Latest ZiPS Projections

Cubs Playoff Odds Fall to 44.3% in Latest ZiPS Projections

When you lose five in a row, bad things happen to your playoff odds.

by June 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Jorge Soler Heads to AAA Iowa Today to Begin Rehab Assignment

Jorge Soler Heads to AAA Iowa Today to Begin Rehab Assignment

Jorge Soler’s coming back from an ankle injury, and the Cubs could use his lively bat.

by June 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
So the Cubs Got Swept By a Really Good Team and Other Bullets

So the Cubs Got Swept By a Really Good Team and Other Bullets

Be bummed and frustrated for a little while, and then move on.

Weekend Catch-Up: Pitching Rumors, Roster Moves, Frustrating Games, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Pitching Rumors, Roster Moves, Frustrating Games, More

Rumor bits to discuss, together with roster moves and frustrating baseball.

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