7:42 PM EDT, Thu July 31, 2014

Despite trade, Baez isn't coming up yet

CHICAGO – Admit it. The moment you heard the Chicago Cubs had traded Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell to the Atlanta Braves for Class-A catcher Victor Caratini you thought of one name. Javier Baez. The Cubs' first-round pick of 2011 won’t be coming up from Triple-A Iowa to replace Bonifacio on the roster -- at least not yet. The Cubs haven’t announced their roster changes, but they made sure to announce that. “We’re not going to change our timetable on any of our prospects based on a moves we made at the big league level,” general manager Jed Hoyer said not long after the...
Chicago Sun-Times 1 hour ago

Cubs trade Emilio Bonifacio, James Russell to Braves

The Cubs pulled off a final-minute trade that sent infielder Emilio Bonifacio and left-handed reliever James Russell to the Atlanta Braves just before Thursday’s non-waiver...
The Cub Reporter 2 hours ago

Cubs Trade Russell and Speedy Neifi to Braves

Yesteday, the Cubs acquired LHP Felix Doubront for a player to be named later from the Boston Red Sox. A trade that I like a whole lot presuming the PTBNL isn't much and considering Doubront's ability to strikeout many hitters. A move to the NL Central certainly won't hurt his numbers either. Today,...
Tacoma News-Tribune 6 hours ago

Mariners showing interest in Cubs’ Emilio Bonifacio, others as trade deadline nears

Everything suggests the Mariners entered the closing hours before Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline in determined pursuit of a bat to bolster an attack that ranks last among American League clubs…
Chicago Sun-Times 1 hour ago
Jake Arrieta pitches seven strong in Cubs’ 3-1 win
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Jake Arrieta pitches seven strong in Cubs’ 3-1 win

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings, allowing one run with seven strikeouts as the Cubs beat the Rockies 3-1 on Thursday. More info coming. …
Chicago Cubs Blog | ESPN Chicago 3 hours ago

Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Rockies 1

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 3-1 on Thursday afternoon. Here's a quick look at the game: How it happened: The Cubs scored all three runs in the sixth inning as Starlin Castro walked with the bases loaded, Justin Ruggiano hit a sacrifice fly and Luis Valbuena grounded out to...
Chicago Cubs Blog | ESPN Chicago 7 hours ago

Bonifacio, others wait on deadline day

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio entered the team's clubhouse Thursday morning wearing a suit and carrying luggage. One way or another he's leaving town after the day's game against the Colorado Rockies. The Cubs are headed west...
Chicago Cubs Blog | ESPN Chicago 9 hours ago

Cubs need to let Jackson stretch it out

CHICAGO -- If the Chicago Cubs want to protect their young relievers -- a topic lately around Wrigley Field -- then why aren't they letting a pitcher like Edwin Jackson stay in games longer? If they're going to start the struggling pitcher in the first place...
Chicago Tribune 6 hours ago

Business as usual for Bonifacio, Cubs

Emilio Bonifacio arrived at his locker Thursday morning and sported Chicago Cubs shorts with the 3 p.m. non-waiver trading deadline approaching.
MetsBlog 5 hours ago

The Mets were seen scouting the Cubs

The Mets were among five teams scouting the Cubs in recent days (Chicago Tribune, July 31).   The Cubs have reportedly been shopping 29-year-old, utility infielder Emilio Bonifacio, who is is hitting .279 with a .318 OBP in in 298 plate appearances this season. He is a switch-hitter batting well...
Northwest Herald 45 mins ago

Arrieta pitches Cubs past Rockies

CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta struck out seven in seven innings, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday.
Rotoworld 40 mins ago

Jake Arrieta limits Rockies to one run in win - Jake Arrieta (S) Chicago Cubs

Jake Arrieta shut down the Rockies on Thursday, allowing just one run and three hits over seven innings to improve to 6-2.
KFFL 4 hours ago

Cubs | Felix Doubront to DL

Chicago Cubs SP Felix Doubront (calf) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday, July ...

Ramirez OK with Cubs' DL decision

CHICAGO -- Claiming he was a "little bit" surprised when the Chicago Cubs initially sent him down to Triple-A Iowa over the weekend, reliever Neil Ramirez isn't upset at how he was handled after coming up with a sore right triceps. "I appreciate the organization for trying to take care of me," Ramirez said Thursday morning. "I'm the kind of guy that wants to be out there every day. I don't want to be babied." Ramirez was demoted after his last appearance on Friday to rest his arm which had been bothering him for a little while.

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Denver Post 18 hours ago
Saunders: Rockies' 16-inning loss to Cubs provided old-fashioned charm

Saunders: Rockies' 16-inning loss to Cubs provided old-fashioned charm

In the grand scheme of things, the Rockies-Chicago Cubs 16-inning game Tuesday night at Wrigley Field was just a baseball footnote. After all, the Rockies have the worst record in the National League, just behind the Cubs.
Denver Post 18 hours ago
Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez sits out game against Cubs with injuries

Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez sits out game against Cubs with injuries

Carlos Gonzalez's season of misery continues. The Rockies' right fielder didn't start Wednesday's game against the Cubs.
Denver Post 18 hours ago
Rockies return favor with extra-inning win against the Cubs

Rockies return favor with extra-inning win against the Cubs

Bleary-eyed from their 16-inning bender on Tuesday night, the Rockies desperately needed a pick-me-up on Wednesday. They got their first dose from lefty starter Brett Anderson. They got a second dose from Brandon Barnes in a 6-4, 10-inning victory over the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Northwest Herald 18 hours ago

Cubs lose to Rockies in 10 innings

CHICAGO – Travis Wood focused on his career-high 11 strikeouts after he wrapped up another winless month.
Chicago Sun-Times 19 hours ago

Rockies beat Cubs 6-4 in 10 innings

Brandon Barnes hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Wednesday night. Colorado loaded the bases on two walks and Michael McKenry’s third hit of the game before Barnes singled to left with one out against Wesley Wright (0-2). Drew Stubbs then scored on a wild pitch, helping the Rockies stop a three-game slide. Rob Scahill (1-0) pitched a scoreless inning for his second major league win and Adam...

Rapid Reaction: Rockies 6, Cubs 4 (F/10)

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs lost to the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Wednesday night. Here’s a quick look at the game. How it happened: The Rockies scored twice in the 10th off reliever Wesley Wright, once on an RBI hit by Brandon Barnes and again on a wild pitch. Earlier, Luis Valbuena tied the game 4-4 with a two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth. Starlin Castro reached on an error by centerfielder Drew Stubbs before Valbuena’s eighth home run of the year.
Chicago Tribune 21 hours ago

Cubs believe shortstop versatility will pay off

Organization has an abundance, starting with Starlin Castro, and has high hopes he or others could make impact at different positionsJavier Baez played catcher on his summer league team before his senior season at Arlington Country Day High School in Florida.

Cubs believe shortstop versatility will pay off

Organization has an abundance, starting with Starlin Castro, and has high hopes he or others could make impact at different positionsJavier Baez played catcher on his summer league team before his senior season at Arlington Country Day High School in Florida.

John Baker's performance picture perfect

Backup catcher John Baker couldn't resist taking a photograph of the Wrigley Field scoreboard Wednesday that still posted his jersey number 12, indicating he was the last pitcher in the Cubs' 16-inning, 4-3 victory over the Rockies that took a franchise record 6 hours, 27 minutes to complete.

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