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Apr 12, 2014
Rotoworld
Carlos Villanueva was rocked for nine runs over three innings in Saturday's loss to the Cardinals.
Rotoworld Apr 12, 2014

Villanueva knocked around in loss to Cards - Carlos Villanueva (R) Chicago Cubs

Carlos Villanueva was rocked for nine runs over three innings in Saturday's loss to the Cardinals.
KFFL Apr 9, 2014

Cubs | Carlos Villanueva staying in rotation

Chicago Cubs SP Carlos Villanueva will remain in the team's starting rotation.
Chicago Sun-Times Apr 6, 2014

Carlos Villanueva gets it done in win over Phillies

The big hug manager Rick Renteria gave pitcher Carlos Villanueva after five innings against Philadelphia Sunday was as much about his first two relief outings as for his just-completed start. Both relief appearances ended in walk-off losses in extra innings. This time, Villanueva helped his team and his manager get their first win at Wrigley Field. ‘‘How about that guy? I use him twice in Pittsburgh. He comes back and gets us out of a jam,’’ Renteria said...

Villanueva puts aside early struggles

CHICAGO -- It's not often that a starting pitcher enters his first start of the season, only five games into the year, with two losses and 13.50 ERA. But that was the case with Carlos Villanueva. Villanueva won the Chicago Cubs fifth starter spot out of spring but has been a swing man throughout his career. With the Cubs suffering through two long, extra-inning games early in the season, Villanueva was called upon to help the team out and throw in relief.
Chicago Sun-Times Apr 6, 2014

Cubs score season-high eight runs in win over Phillies

The Cubs found their bats when it counted Sunday, scoring a season-high eight runs in an 8-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, the first of the season at Wrigley Field. The victory went to starter Carlos Villanueva (1-2), whose two losses in the first week of the season came working in relief. Villanueva had worked only 1 1/3 innings before Sunday but suffered two walk-off losses in extra-inning games. His Sunday start was the first since last August, breaking...
Northwest Herald Apr 4, 2014

Will Renteria be around long enough to fail or succeed?

CHICAGO – Carlos Villanueva knew what he was signing up for when he chose to join the Cubs as a free agent last year.
KFFL Apr 4, 2014

Cubs | Carlos Villanueva expects to start

Chicago Cubs SP Carlos Villanueva said he expects to start Sunday, April 6, unless he ...
KFFL Apr 3, 2014

Cubs | Carlos Villanueva scheduled to start Saturday

Chicago Cubs SP Carlos Villanueva is still scheduled to start Saturday, April 5, even though ...

Carlos Villanueva gets 5th spot in rotation

Cubs' veteran gets nod over Chris Rusin to begin season because of versatility and likely will return to bullpen laterPHOENIX — The Cubs finally decided Carlos Villanueva as their fifth starter Friday over left-hander Chris Rusin.    
Chicago Tribune Mar 28, 2014

Carlos Villanueva gets 5th spot in rotation

Cubs' veteran gets nod over Chris Rusin to begin season because of versatility and likely will return to bullpen laterPHOENIX — The Cubs finally decided Carlos Villanueva as their fifth starter Friday over left-hander Chris Rusin.    

Cubs' Villanueva welcomes rival Rusin

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Carlos Villanueva has been around long enough to remember when he received the cold shoulder from veterans who were competing with him for jobs in the starting rotation.    
Chicago Tribune Mar 20, 2014

Cubs' Villanueva welcomes rival Rusin

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Carlos Villanueva has been around long enough to remember when he received the cold shoulder from veterans who were competing with him for jobs in the starting rotation.    
Chicago Tribune Mar 19, 2014

Cubs' Villanueva bids for 5th spot vs. Rockies

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- With Kyle Edwards sent to Triple-A Iowa and James McDonald sidelined with a right shoulder injury, valuable swingman Carlos Villanueva gets a chance to strengthen his bid for the fifth spot in the Chicago Cubs' rotation Wednesday night.    

Cubs' Villanueva bids for 5th spot vs. Rockies

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- With Kyle Edwards sent to Triple-A Iowa and James McDonald sidelined with a right shoulder injury, valuable swingman Carlos Villanueva gets a chance to strengthen his bid for the fifth spot in the Chicago Cubs' rotation Wednesday night.    

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