| Sep 27, 2008
With two days left in the regular season, the Cubs appear on track for a showdown against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series.
Friday's 5-1 loss to Milwaukee put the Brewers a game ahead of the New York Mets in the wild-card...
| Apr 2, 2008
| 2:47 PM
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The Cubs ushered in their 100th Next Year in typical Cubs fashion: There was some fleeting excitement and hope but ultimately it was dashed with a heavy dose of heartbreak.
Man, there was a lot going on...
| Apr 3, 2008
| 2:14 PM
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Well, that was quick. After two losses, the first rather exciting as losses go, the second rather putrid, manager Lou Piniella has shuffled the lineup.
He used 125 of them last season and now has two in...
| Apr 29, 2008
| 10:33 PM
After winning eight of their first nine games without Alfonso Soriano in the lineup, the idea that Soriano's absence was beneficial to the Cubs gained acceptability in some quarters.
"Listen, if we hadn't been winning, they'd say, 'Boy, these guys really...
| May 6, 2008
| 9:04 PM
With the Cubs in the middle of their annual May malaise, it was left to Carlos Zambrano to right the ship Tuesday night at Great American Ball Park.
Zambrano did exactly what Lou Piniella needed him to do, throwing eight shutout innings to lead the...
| Jul 15, 2008
| 11:42 PM
Baseball's All-Stars came to say goodbye to Yankee Stadium -- and what a long, long goodbye it was.
In a game that started Tuesday night and faded well into Wednesday, Justin Morneau slid home just in time on Michael Young's sacrifice fly in the 15th...
| Jul 28, 2008
| 10:27 PM
Some Chicagoans tend to think of Wisconsin as an extension of their back-yard patio—a place to go and relax for a few days every summer to escape the daily stresses of big-city life.
A trip to Wrigley Field North is often part of the Wisconsin...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 4:34 PM
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
CHICAGO CUBS (97-64, 1st)
MANAGER: Lou Piniella (3rd season)
PAYROLL: $145 million
X-FACTOR: Isn't combustible Milton Bradley, now on his sixth team, the only choice for this category everywhere he goes?
BEST CASE: A deep...