Matt Garza said he doesn't like just coming to the ballpark to work out and watch the game from the bench. He wants to play and hopes to return to the mound this season after an arm injury.
After three weeks in the Arizona Rookie League, the Cubs have promoted 20-year-old prospect Jorge Soler to Single-A Peoria. Soler batted .241 in the ARL.
It's been a frustrating stretch for the Cubs, who have gone winless ever since MLB's trade deadline on July 31. The Cubs, along with Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters are ready to make their return to Wrigley Field on Thursday.
The Cubs aren't ready to rewire the swings of Starlin Castro and Brett Jackson, but going into the offseason one of their projects may be to help put an end to the prolonged droughts.
Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings of four-hit ball to go along with six strikeouts, but the Cubs dropped their eighth straight game in a 2-0 loss to San Diego. Chicago only managed five hits on the day.
Jeff Samardzija, the lone holdover from the Opening Day rotation, looks to halt the Cubs' seven game losing streak as his team takes on the Padres in San Diego Monday.
Anthony Rizzo, Tony Campana and Tom Ricketts have a special and moving message to Luke Strotman, a diehard Cubs fan who is currently battling cancer.
The Cubs have dropped seven straight games, but hope to buck that trend against former White Sox farmhand Clayton Richard and the Padres Wednesday in San Diego.
Rookie Brooks Raley made his MLB debut Tuesday night in San Diego, but the Padres got to the rookie early and often as the Cubs dropped their seventh straight game.
Josh Vitters was drafted by the Cubs in 2007 and has dealt with the changing nature of expectations leading up to his MLB debut earlier this week. What does the future hold for the young third baseman?