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NEW YORK -- The Cubs last week drafted third baseman Kris Bryant with the No. 2 overall pick instead of right-handed starter Jonathan Gray despite a lack of starting pitching in their system. “Any kind of pitching comes with risk,” general...
Tags: Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Albert Almora, Javier Baez , Sports
NEW YORK — Ian Stewart’s suspension for a violation of the loyalty clause in his contract is 10 days, a source said Friday. Stewart has appealed the suspension, which will cost him more than $110,000 if upheld. The Cubs suspended the...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updating with length of suspension Cubs' Stewart suspended 10 days for Twitter rant The Chicago Cubs suspended third baseman Ian Stewart without pay for 10 days because of a Twitter tirade regarding his status with the...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Cubs' Stewart in trouble for Twitter rant Ian Stewart, a third baseman in the Chicago Cubs organization, is facing a fine and possible suspension for a Twitter tirade on his status with the organization. "We spent the entire...
Talking baseball while waiting for the puck to drop at the United Center: 1. There was no encore for Javy Baez last night. The Daytona Cubs’ game against the Fort Myers Miracle was rained out, delaying his chance to continue his Monday night...
While power-hitting third baseman Kris Bryant is the centerpiece of the Cubs' draft, scouting czar Jason McLeod says it was the haul of college pitchers that put a smile on President Theo Epstein's face at the end of the first 10 rounds. Missouri left-...
The Cubs opted for power over pitching with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2013 draft, choosing University of San Diego third baseman Kris Bryant. The 20-year-old Bryant led the nation with 31 home runs in an eye-opening junior season, which was enough...
Tags: Baseball, College Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Mark Appel, Sports
The Cubs on Monday downplayed Matt Garza's comments about Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto, silencing their pitcher for speaking his mind and backing up teammate David DeJesus. "It's people's prerogatives to make a big thing out of something that was no big...
Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer had the winning script outlined for his team well before game time Monday. Hoyer sat in the Cubs dugout and said he wanted his players to exercise greater patience at the plate to draw more walks and create more scoring...
Tags: Julio Borbon, Baseball, Jake Peavy, Chicago Cubs, Scott Hairston
There is one benefit to losing 100-plus games. The Cubs will experience it Thursday night, and hopefully for a decade or more. They need to be like the Tigers, Rays and Nationals, who built perennial contenders on the backs of franchise players they...
Even genius seems replaceable in sports, including baseball. Tony Gwynn and George Brett go into the Hall of Fame, and along come Ichiro Suzuki and Miguel Cabrera. Greg Maddux retires, and up pops Clayton Kershaw. Tony La Russa steps away, and the...
Kyuji Fujikawa was one of the biggest moves of the Cubs’ off-season, brought in to solidify the middle relief corps and serve as insurance in the probability closer Carlos Marmol was gone after July. But the Cubs never got much of an opportunity...
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