Chicago Cubs

Russell cleaning up; Happ right behind him
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Cubs cleanup man Addison Russell wreaked havoc in the heart of the order Thursday, going 4-for-5 with a homer, two doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored. Along with Ian Happ’s three single and a double, the game marked the first time since at least 1913 that the Cubs have had two players aged 23 […]

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Heyward lands on DL; Zagunis, Floro recalled
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The Cubs were hoping Jason Heyward’s left hand would heal more quickly than it has, but ultimately the injury was too severe to avoid a disabled list stint.

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Schwarber going to Triple-A; Heyward to DL
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Cubs manager Joe Maddon has preached the need to be patient with some of the young players on the roster, but apparently the team decided it was time to make a move regarding struggling slugger Kyle Schwarber.

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Cubs sign top Draft pick Little, 13 others
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The Cubs announced Thursday they have signed left-handed pitcher Brendon Little, the 27th pick overall in the Major League Draft. MLB.com’s Jim Callis reported that Little signed for $2.2 million.

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Arrieta hopes for more success vs. Marlins
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Trailing the Brewers in the National League Central Division by a slim margin, the Cubs and Jake Arrieta take on the Marlins for the first of four on Thursday in Miami. Miami has won five of the last six against Chicago in South Florida.

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Cubs reportedly sign top Draft pick Little
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The Cubs have reportedly signed their first-round Draft pick, left-handed pitcher Brendon Little, for $2.2 million. The pick had a slot value of $2,373,300. The club did not confirm that a deal is in place.

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Cubs content to keep red-hot Rizzo at leadoff
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How long will Anthony Rizzo lead off for the Cubs? Manager Joe Maddon isn’t sure but as long as it works, he’s going to stay with it.

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Cubs' offense stalls in series finale vs. Padres
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The Padres lost their starter in the third inning and struggled to hit in the clutch but overcame all of that on Wednesday.

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Cubs' trio powers Iowa to win
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The ball was flying out of the yard for Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, as Jeimer Candelario, Mark Zagunis and Victor Caratini all hit home runs to power the Cubs past Omaha, 6-4.

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Cubs eyeing pitching ahead of Trade Deadline
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Now that the Major League Draft is over, teams turn their focus to the non-waiver Trade Deadline. Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said the phone traffic with other GMs has picked up since the Draft ended last week.

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Cahill, Richard receive WS rings from Cubs
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Upon their return to Wrigley Field this week, Padres pitchers Clayton Richard and Trevor Cahill had 14 karats of white gold and 108 diamonds awaiting them.

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Cubs follow Rizzo's HR 'lead' to beat Padres
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Anthony Rizzo smacked his third leadoff home run in the last seven games and rookie Ian Happ hit his ninth homer to back Mike Montgomery and lift the Cubs to a 4-0 victory on Tuesday night over the Padres.

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