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  • D-C grad Soto headed to Triple-A Iowa Cubs

    Dundee-Crown graduate Elliot Soto is headed to Triple-A and the Iowa Cubs.Soto, the 2007 Northwest H ...
    NEW: July 31, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Spoden set to return to coaching

    For most of 13 years, Steve Spoden offered Marian Central football players constructive criticism and advice, a sort of big brother who was not afraid ...
    July 31, 2014 - 8:20 pm
  • Tigers make big trade, White Sox win game

    DETROIT – Moises Sierra had four hits, and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three apiece to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4 victory over the Detroi ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Braves get INF-OF Bonifacio, LHP Russell from Cubs

    CHICAGO – The contending Atlanta Braves have acquired infielder-outfielder Emilio Bonifacio and left-handed reliever James Russell from the Chicago Cu ...
    July 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • 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.
    July 31, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Cubs lose to Rockies in 10 innings

    CHICAGO – Travis Wood focused on his career-high 11 strikeouts after he wrapped up another winless month.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • White Sox allow 6 in 1st, lose to Tigers

    DETROIT – Hector Noesi's first inning went so badly, what happened afterward didn't much matter.Noes ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Vereen plays backup to McCray for a day

    BOURBONNAIS – Almost everything was the same as usual in Bourbonnais on Wednesday morning.The sun wa ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Crystal Lake Cyclones advance in winners' bracket

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Cyclones were unfazed after the Puerto Rico Piratas tied the score in the top of the sixth inning Wednesday.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Dodgers complete trade with Cubs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have completed their trade with the Cubs, sending minor-league pitcher Jonathan Martinez to Chicago and optioning infie ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings

    CHICAGO - Both the Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catc ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Abreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers

    DETROIT – Jose Abreu homered, drove in four runs — and accomplished something nobody on the White Sox had managed in 94 years.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Ruhland understands recruiting proposal

    CHICAGO – Pat Fitzgerald spent the offseason preaching accountability to his Northwestern football program, stressing the need for his players to own ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Gaudio, Hurst, Thiessen victorious at McHenry Women’s Invitational

    The 18th green was surrounded by golf carts in anticipation of the final pairing of the Championship Flight of Tuesday’s second round at the McHenry W ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Stacked farm system offers Chicago Cubs hope

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's tempting for Chicago Cubs fans to pay as much attention to Triple-A Iowa as the struggling big league club.
    July 29, 2014 - 3:56 pm
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