Cubs

Addison Russell knows the Cubs are crowded at the shortstop position, but he the prospect iterates he'll play wherever they need him to.
This winter Theo Epstein’s front office will be looking for veteran players who can ease the pressure, police the clubhouse and lead by example.
Adam Wainwright shut down the Cubs, and Cubs pitching couldn't do the same to the Cardinals, as St. Louis blanked the North Siders, 8-0, Tuesday night at Wrigley Field.

Team talk

  • 2y
    With his football days firmly behind him, Cubs top prospect Matt Szczur looks poised to quickly ascend through the ranks of the team's farm system -- though he may not be playing baseball if not for Jim Hendry.
  • 2y
    On a young team, Alfonso Soriano stands out as a team leader. And while he's not the player he once was, he's still an important part of what the Cubs are building.
  • 2y
    The Chicago Cubs have insisted the sexual allegations against Starlin Castro would not be a distraction. Castro agrees and is ready to put it all behind him and focus on baseball.
  • 2y
    While Alfonso Soriano is well-liked in the Cubs' clubhouse, he's come under fire during his tenure with the Cubs for some perceived bad habits. Can new manager Dale Sveum help Soriano break them?
  • 2y
    Even with top prospect Anthony Rizzo waiting in the minor league wings, the Cubs are going in to 2012 with the mentality that Bryan LaHair will be the team's first baseman this season.
  • 2y
    Blake DeWitt is ready to compete for a bench job with the Cubs this spring after clearing waivers and accepting an outright to the minors in the off-season. Patrick Mooney has the story from Arizona.
  • 2y
    In trading Carlos Zambrano, the Cubs weren't just unloading a mercurial, high-priced pitcher. They also received a serviceable starter who is under control through 2014.

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Team Schedule

Next Games
DateOppTime
9/23vs. StL5:05 PT6:05 MT7:05 CT8:05 ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 MST7:05 EST7:35 VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 CT
9/24vs. StL5:05 PT6:05 MT7:05 CT8:05 ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 MST7:05 EST7:35 VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 CT
9/26Mil5:10 PT6:10 MT7:10 CT8:10 ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 MST7:10 EST7:40 VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 CT
9/27Mil4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
9/28Mil11:10 PT12:10 MT1:10 CT2:10 ET14:10 ET18:10 GMT2:10 11:10 MST1:10 EST1:40 VEN22:10 UAE1:10 CT
Last Results
DateOppFinal
9/22vs. StLL 0-8
9/21vs. LADL 5-8
9/20vs. LADW 8-7
9/19vs. LADL 5-14
9/18vs. LADL 4-8
9/17vs. CinW 3-1
9/16vs. CinW 7-0
9/15vs. CinW 1-0
9/14PitL 3-7
9/13PitW 6-4
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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
9/16A. AlcantaraRight wrist soreness (day-to-day)
9/2S. CastroLeft ankle sprain - out 4-6 weeks (day-to-day)
8/27R. SweeneyStrained left hamstring (on 60-day DL)
8/26A. RizzoLeft game - lower back tightness (day-to-day)
8/23J. RuggianoLeft ankle surgery - out for season (on 60-day DL)
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Scoreboard

Tue, Sep 23
Bot 2nd123 456 789 RHE
St. LouisStL00       010
Chi CubsChC0        010
Pitcher:Shelby Miller 1.0 IP, 0 ER, 3 K
At Bat:Luis Valbuena 0-0
On Deck:Welington Castillo 0-0
Balls: Strikes: Outs:
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Starlin Castro134528581543311465.292
Anthony Rizzo135506861412513174.279
Luis Valbuena144463661173241651.253

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
John Baker101.0001001.000.00
Neil Ramirez23.400470340.2511.55
Eric Jokisch00-30010.181.74
Pedro Strop24.333610257.0662.21
Kyle Hendricks72.7781212075.0432.28
Hector Rondon44.5006002659.1612.58
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