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Jake Arrieta is coming up to join Chicago's rotation on Friday, giving the Cubs a chance to take a long look at the right-hander over the final part of the season.
The 27-year-old Arrieta was acquired in a July 2 trade with Baltimore. The right-hander has made one start with Chicago, pitching six effective innings in a 3-2 loss to Milwaukee on July 30. He is 2-2 with a 3.56 ERA in seven starts with Triple-A Iowa.
"We made the decision to bring Arrieta here and start here," manager Dale Sveum said Wednesday, citing the chance to have the 6-foot-4 right-hander work with pitching coach Chris Bosio and bullpen coach Lester Strode. "Pitch here, and see what we got."
Arrieta was selected by Baltimore in the fifth round of the 2007 draft. He is 20-25 with a 5.39 ERA in parts of four seasons, winning 10 games for the Orioles in 2011.
The move means Arrieta, Travis Wood and Edwin Jackson will start this weekend's games against St. Louis, and it also puts Carlo...
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Cubs minor league third baseman Kris Bryant was promoted to High-A Daytona Monday. (Photo Credit: Darrin Oswald/Idaho Statesman)
The Chicago Cubs promoted 2013 first-round draft pick Kris Bryant to High-A Daytona Monday. While the Cubs continue to struggle offensively after losing 2-0 to the Reds in another quality start for Travis Wood Monday night, this news out of the team’s...
I’ve received more emails asking about Kyle Hendricks than any other prospect in recent weeks. Everyone seems to be curious about the Cubs’ right-handed pitching prospect who posted a 1.85 ERA in 21 Double-A starts. Due to popular demand, he leads off this edition of the Prospect Stock Watch. Kyle Hendricks, RHP, Chicago Cubs: The […]
Around the two year anniversary of former Chicago Cubs’ general manager Jim Hendry’s firing on August 19, 2011, we will write a brief retrospective on his tenure with the Cubs and his continued imprint on the organization. As we will document, while Hendry made some solid free agent signings and masterful trades, his overall drafting record and performance as a trade-deadline...
Yesterday we featured the most celebrated members of the Chicago Cubs’ 2011 draft class, first round selection Javier Baez and second round pick Dan Vogelbach. Today we briefly profile six of the other twelve members of the final draft overseen by former Cubs’ general Jim Hendry who, we believe, have been productive enough since joining the organization to conjure hope...
George Santayana famously said “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”.
For the fans of the Chicago Cubs though, the past is not something they are usually too keen to look back on. After all, after going 105 years without winning a World Championship, and 68 years without even making the Championship game, the past is not all too impressive.
The Chicago Cubs won't be mistaken for an offensive juggernaut, but their recent trouble scoring runs at home is something the long-suffering franchise hasn't experienced in nearly 89 years.
Homer Bailey has been extremely stingy at Wrigley Field over the last two years, and he'll be on the hill for the Cincinnati Reds as the Cubs look to avoid a fourth straight home...
Prospect Video Kris Bryant, 3B Chicago Cubs 1/4/1992 H: 6’5″ W: 215 The Cubs selected Kris Bryant out of San Diego in the 1st round of the 2013 draft. He was taken #2 overall and...
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Shin-Soo Choo hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the 11th inning and J.J. Hoover provided terrific relief work on his 26th birthday, helping the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Tuesday night.With no outs and the bases loaded, Choo jumped on the first pitch he got from Eduardo Sanchez (0-1) and lined it into the gap in right-center. Ryan Ludwick and Devin...
Shin-Soo Choo hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the 11th inning and J.J. Hoover provided terrific relief work on his 26th birthday, helping the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Tuesday night.
With no outs and the bases loaded, Choo jumped on the first pitch he got from Eduardo Sanchez (0-1) and lined it into the gap in right-center. Ryan Ludwick and Devin Mesoraco...
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