Jake Westbrook is making his second start since coming off the disabled list, and eighth start this season for St. Louis. He'll take on Edwin Jackson on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Game No. 69 of the season, Anthony Rizzo rested. The Cubs first baseman, who had started every game this season, was not in the starting lineup Tuesday against the Cardinals.
With Anthony Rizzo sitting on Tuesday for the first time this season, the only Cubs player who has started every game is shortstop Starlin Castro. Manager Dale Sveum was thinking about giving Castro a breather last week, but not now.
Blake Parker totaled seven saves at Triple-A Iowa before he was called up to the Cubs. Although the right-hander doesn't have a save opportunity this season with the big league team, that experience at Iowa may pay off down the road.
Jeff Samardzija allowed two runs in 8 1/3 innings, and four first-inning runs helped sink the Cardinals in a 4-2 win on Tuesday. Ryan Sweeney and Cody Ransom hit back-to-back homers.
The Cubs have signed left-handed pitcher Rob Zastryzny, the team's second-round pick in the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Cubs manager Dale Sveum was ejected from Monday's game in the seventh inning after a close play at home plate.
The Cubs wasted another solid outing by one of their starting pitchers as Yadier Molina hit a two-run double to lead the Cardinals to a 5-2 victory over Travis Wood on Monday.
After Sunday's game, where he threw seven scoreless innings, Cubs pitcher Matt Garza said he hoped to be matched up with Dioner Navarro as his catcher in the future. Manager Dale Sveum would not guarantee that.
You will no longer see Carlos Marmol closing for the Cubs. Manager Dale Sveum said Marmol, who blew a three-run lead in the ninth Sunday against the Mets, would be back in his role as a late-inning reliever.
Carlos Marmol gave up a three-run walk-off home run to Kirk Nieuwenhuis in the bottom of the ninth to give the Mets a 4-3 win over the Cubs on Sunday, spoiling Matt Garza's fine effort.
Cubs manager Dale Sveum hasn't seen the replay of Rays pitcher Alex Cobb getting hit in the head during Saturday's game against the Royals, but he heard about it, noting those types of incidents seem to have increased over the last few years.
Anthony Rizzo's success at the plate has coincided with the Cubs' lineup finally putting some runs on the board.
Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz, who is on the All-Star ballot for the first time, ranks in the top 10 among NL outfielders in OPS and extra-base hits.
Scott Feldman allowed one run over seven innings and hit a two-run single, as the Cubs beat the Mets, 5-2, on Saturday afternoon at Citi Field.
Chicago lost one of its most important players on Friday, and now has to figure out how to replace him in the lineup and on the field. That's not going to be easy, considering David DeJesus was a reliable all-around player for the Cubs.
While the Cubs might be looking to call up an outfielder in the near future, they might not be calling Brett Jackson's name just yet.
The Cubs activated relief pitcher Shawn Camp from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday. Camp will fill the roster spot that opened up when Chicago placed center fielder David DeJesus on the 15-day DL. DeJesus sprained his right shoulder in the Cubs' 6-3 win over the Mets on Friday at Citi Field.
University of San Diego third baseman Kris Bryant, the No. 2 overall selection in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft by the Cubs, was presented with the Dick Howser Trophy on Saturday.
The Cubs scored five early runs, highlighted by a bases-clearing triple off the bat of David DeJesus in the second inning, and Edwin Jackson hurled six quality frames in a 6-3 win over the Mets on Friday night at Citi Field.
In two seasons with the Mets, Scott Hairston made some friendships he expects to last beyond his playing career. Now an outfielder for the Cubs, Hairston is back playing at Citi Field for the first time since leaving the Mets.
The Cubs have suspended Ian Stewart for 10 games without pay after he tweeted frustrations with the team and manager Dale Sveum. Stewart served the first game of the suspension on Wednesday, but the Players Association is reportedly in the process of appealing.
Henry Rodriguez joined the Cubs in New York on Friday, giving Chicago a power arm out of the bullpen. The Cubs acquired Rodriguez in a trade with the Nationals on Wednesday for prospect Ian Dickson. Washington designated Rodriguez for assignment on June 4.
David DeJesus left the Cubs' game against the Mets in the bottom of the third inning on Friday after crashing into the wall attempting to catch a fly ball. He was diagnosed with a sprained right shoulder and will be placed on the disabled list.
Cubs manager Dale Sveum dropped Anthony Rizzo to fifth in Chicago's lineup against the Mets on Friday and put right fielder Nate Schierholtz in the third spot.
The Cubs played their own version of overtime on Thursday, as pinch-hitter Julio Borbon hit a walk-off single with two outs in the 14th to give Chicago a 6-5 victory over the Reds and avoid a four-game sweep.
After eight games at the bottom of the order, Starlin Castro was back in the No. 2 spot in the Cubs' lineup on Thursday. The shortstop was dropped from second to seventh on June 4, and was inserted in the No. 6 spot on Wednesday.
Cubs manager Dale Sveum had no trouble staying awake to watch the Blackhawks beat the Bruins, 4-3, in triple overtime on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Imagine being a kid and having big league stadiums to play in. James Russell's playgrounds included the Ballpark in Arlington, Texas, and Royals Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
Left-hander Travis Wood limited the Reds to four hits over seven innings, and notched his 12th quality start out of 13 outings this season. But the Reds earned a 2-1 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday. Cincinnati has won 12 straight at Wrigley, the longest consecutive streak by the same opponent in Cubs history.