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Cubs call up Hendricks

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 5 days ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs selected right-handed pitcher Kyle Hendricks from Triple-A Iowa.Hendricks will make his major league debut Thursday in a start against the Reds at Great American Ball Park.Hendricks, 24, is 10-5 with a 3.59 ERA in 17 starts for Iowa this season. His 10 wins rank tied for first among the league's pitchers while his 97 strikeouts rank fifth and...

Cubs recall Alcantara, Beeler

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 6 days ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs recalled infielder/outfielder Arismendy Alcantara and right-handed pitcher Dallas Beeler from Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday.In corresponding moves, the Cubs placed infielder Darwin Barney on the paternity leave list and optioned pitchers Tsuyoshi Wada and Chris Rusin to Iowa.Alcantara will make his major league debut after hitting .307 with 25...

A's acquire Samardzija, Hammel from Cubs

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 2 days ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics have made a bold move to bolster their starting rotation, acquiring pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs in a blockbuster deal.To land Samardzija, whose 2.83 earned run average this season ranked 10th among National League hurlers, and Hammel, the A's surrendered the top two rated players in their farm system in...

A's acquire Samardzija, Hammel from Cubs

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 3 days ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics have made a bold move to bolster their starting rotation, acquiring pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs in a blockbuster deal.To land Samardzija, whose 2.83 earned run average this season ranked 10th among National League hurlers, and Hammel, the A's surrendered the top two rated players in their farm system in...

Cubs activate Castillo from DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 14 hours ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs activated catcher Welington Castillo from the 15-day disabled list on Sunday.Castillo was batting .242 with five home runs and 21 RBI over 43 games prior to landing on the DL at the beginning of June with left rib cage inflammation.The Cubs designated catcher Eli Whiteside for assignment in a corresponding move. Whiteside hit .120 (3-for-25) in...

Chicago Cubs (29-39) at Miami Marlins (35-34), 7:10 p.m. (ET)

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 5 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Rookie Anthony DeSclafani takes the mound opposite veteran Jeff Samardzija on Tuesday night when the Chicago Cubs and Miami Marlins continue their three-game set at Marlins Park.Samardzija was tagged for a season-high nine hits against Pittsburgh on Thursday, as he yielded four earned runs over six innings to go along with seven strikeouts and two walks.The right-hander...

Recap: Miami vs. Chicago Cubs

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 5 days ago
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Travis Wood hit the go-ahead, pinch-hit, RBI double in the 13th inning which sent Chicago past Miami, 5-4, in the opener of a three-game series.Jacob Turner (2-5) set down the first two batters he faced, but Junior Lake singled and Wood -- batting for reliever Carlos Villanueva -- smacked a double to center which allowed Lake to score. Villanueva (3-5) walked two...

NL Matchup -- Chicago Cubs at Miami

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 5 days ago
NL Matchup -- Chicago Cubs at MiamiChicago Cubs (29-39) at Miami Marlins (35-34)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Chicago 5, Miami 4 (13 innings)Game Two: Tuesday, June 17th, 7:10 p.m.Game Three: Wednesday, June 18th, 12:40 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Chicago 3-1 (2-1 at Chi; 1-0 at Mia)2013: Chicago 4-3 (1-2 at Chi; 3-1 at Mia)2012: Miami 4-2 (1-2 at Chi; 3-0 at Mia)2011: Tied 3-3 (Chi 1...

Recap: Miami vs. Chicago Cubs

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 5 days ago
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to lift the Miami Marlins over the Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in the middle installment of a three-game series.Rafael Furcal went 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored for the Marlins, who bounced back from Monday's 5-4, 13-inning loss. Adeiny Hechavarria went 4- for-5 with a run scored.Miami starter Anthony...

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Chicago Cubs

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jake Arrieta spun seven scoreless innings of two-hit ball to help guide the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the opener of a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park on Friday.Arrieta (2-1), who has allowed more than one run in just two of his eight starts this year, walked only one batter while tying a career-high with nine...