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Phillies' Cole Hamels no-hits Cubs

...throw a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years, watching as rookie center...It was the first no-hitter versus the Cubs since Sandy Koufax pitched a perfect game...but he was the only baserunner for the Cubs.The 31-year-old Hamels was part of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-25/phillies-cole-hamels-no-
A hero with humility

...prominence for his role in rescuing a bear cub from a 1950 wildfire and nursing it back...Zoo in Washington, D.C., where the cub became the living symbol of cartoon forest-fire...local schoolchildren home movies of the cub playing with Pickens' brothers and sister...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-27/hero-humility
Cubs' Jake Arrieta shuts down Braves

...and Jorge Soler homered to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Sunday.Cubs manager Joe Mad don said the coaching staff is...second consecutive impressive start for the Cubs, whose starting pitchers have a 1.29 ERA over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-19/cubs-jake-arrieta-shuts-
Cubs boss Theo Epstein mulls whether to be aggressive at trade deadline

...Theo Epstein's answer to the question that's haunted Chicago Cubs fans for a century-and-counting hasn't changed. It's...Chockfull of young talent and now managed by wily Joe Maddon, the Cubs finally made it to midseason without being mathematically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-15/cubs-boss-theo-epstein-m
Cubs' Jon Lester flirts with no-hitter in win over Braves

...ended the longest winless streak of his career as the Chicago Cubs shut out the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night.A chopper...a hard grounder that deflected off Bryant at third base.The Cubs had lost eight in a row at Turner Field dating to 2012.Manny...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-18/cubs-jon-lester-flirts-n
Eury Perez's hit lifts Braves over Cubs in return from All-Star break

...Braves overcame Kyle Schwarber's three hits to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Friday night.Perez punched the single to right field...Hendricks allowed two runs, one earned, in 5? innings.The Cubs couldn't take advantage of having runners on first and third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-17/eury-perezs-hit-lifts-br
Marlins' stadium has proven a challenge for home-run hitters

...according to STATs.More than half of them ? 68 ? have come at Marlins Park."It plays big for everybody but one guy," Cubs manager Joe Maddon said.But does it play fair?"If you're a pitcher, it's very fair," Maddon said. "If you're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-27/marlins-stadium-has-prov
Homer C. Pickens Jr., decorated Army colonel and Vietnam veteran, dies at 83

...hero for coming to the rescue of a bear cub who had been burned in a fire in Lincoln...De part ment of Game and Fish, kept the cub in his home in 1950 and nursed it back to...had Pickens and another man fly the bear cub to Washington, and the animal lived in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-24/homer-c-pickens-jr-decorated-
Homegrown catcher Kyle Schwarber leads US over World in Futures Game

...on Cincinnati's Big Red Machine. The Cubs catcher appreciated the significance...it's time to go."The 22-year-old Cubs catcher estimated that he had more than...in June for yet another big moment.The Cubs called up their 2014 top pick for a one-week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-12/homegrown-catcher-kyle-s
Playoff races, trade talks highlight second half of MLB season

...Plus wily Joe Maddon and those Chicago Cubs poised to make a playoff run.Sure is shaping...West. A WILD TIMEHouston at Minnesota, Cubs at Pitts burgh. Would've been hard...hope Maddon could someday soon manage the Cubs to their first World Series crown since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-15/playoff-races-trade-talk