Cubs

Cubs infielder Javier Baez is struggling in his first taste of the majors, but the Cubs are fine with that. In fact, the team says that's exactly what the uber-prospect needs.
September with the Dodgers has been much different for Darwin Barney than Septembers past with the Cubs. He's no longer counting down the days as the Dodgers make a playoff push.
Theo Epstein believes the Cubs made the best business decision they could have in deciding to switch their Class-A affiliation from Kane County to South Bend.

Team talk

  • 2y
    Carlos Marmol admits he was a little lost last season and his confidence fell a bit, but he's ready for to move on to a new season under new management.
  • 2y
    Bloomingdale, Ill., native and Cubs fan Brian Pasnik is one of the 50 finalists in the MLB Fan Cave experience and will find out this week if he advances to the next round.
  • 2y
    Jeff Samardzija is planning on making a push for the Cubs' starting rotation this spring and his confidence is at an all-time high after his best year as a pro in 2011.
  • 2y
    Matt Garza bragged to the media Sunday how he always used to dominate Theo Epstein's Red Sox teams and discussed his stolen ALCS ring.
  • 2y
    Carlos Marmol led the majors with 10 blown saves last season, but new manager Dale Sveum and first-year pitching coach Chris Bosio believe they can correct the issues that plagued the Cubs closer last year.
  • 2y
    Carlos Zambrano may be a better fit in Miami, reuniting with friend Ozzie Guillen and Cubs pitcher Matt Garza believes his former teammate 'will have on hell of a year' and possibly be in the CY Young race.
  • 2y
    After a long offseason putting the pieces in place to implement the "Cubs Way," spring training is finally here, and Theo Epstein, Dale Sveum & Co. will finally begin to see the initial results of their efforts.

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Team Schedule

Next Games
DateOppTime
9/19vs. LAD11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
9/20vs. LAD10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 MST12:05 EST12:35 VEN21:05 UAE12:05 CT
9/21vs. LAD11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
9/22vs. 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
9/23vs. 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
Last Results
DateOppFinal
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
9/12PitL 3-7
9/10TorL 1-11
9/9TorL 2-9
9/8TorL 0-8
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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

Thu, Sep 18
Final123 456 789 RHE
LA DodgersLAD0000105118132
Chi CubsChC2000200004113
  W: P. Rodriguez (1-0)   L: N. Ramirez (2-3)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Starlin Castro134528581543311465.292
Anthony Rizzo131492831372313172.278
Luis Valbuena141453641133041650.249

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
John Baker101.0001001.000.00
Eric Jokisch00-2007.061.29
Neil Ramirez23.400470340.2511.55
Pedro Strop24.333610257.0662.21
Kyle Hendricks72.7781212075.0432.28
Hector Rondon44.5005902558.1602.62
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