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Cubs have lost patience with Ian Stewart
On Wednesday, the Cubs announced that Ian Stewart cleared waivers and was removed from the team's 40-man roster. The Cubs are responsible for his $2 million salary while he plays for Triple-A Iowa.
Third base combination continues to hit in Stewart's absence
As Ian Stewart continues his rehab at Triple-A Iowa, Luis Valbuena and Cody Ransom continue putting in some good swings for the Cubs.
Sveum to Stewart : You've got to earn it
Ian Stewart is rehabbing from a strained quad down in Triple-A Iowa, but he's just 2-for-24 in seven games, prompting Cubs manager Dale Sveum to say Stewart needs to "earn" his way back.
Cubs move on without Baker, Garza, Stewart
As the Cubs Opening Day roster comes into focus, the team will be without three key members to start the season: Scott Baker, Matt Garza and Ian Stewart .
Cubs take Stewart out of Opening Day equation
Ian Stewart 's chances of starting at third base for the Cubs on Opening Day went out the door Tuesday after failing an MRI. Luis Valbuena will get the nod at third to open up the season.
Cubs waiting to see how the Ian Stewart gamble will payoff
The Cubs took a gamble by signing Ian Stewart to a one-year, $2 million deal in the offseason and are hoping he can take a big leap and become a 25-homer, 85-RBI force in their lineup.
Cubs notes: Samardzija turns a corner with Opening Day approaching
Jeff Samardzija appears to be on track for a promising Opening Day start, while Ian Stewart and Starlin Castro prepare for their return to Cactus League play.
Rehabbing Stewart confident in claim to third base
As Ian Stewart continues to deal with a quad injury sustained in late February, he is confident in regaining the third base position but potential contract issues are not his concern.