| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Injuries aside, it has become increasingly evident that Mike Quade simply does not know how to manage a professional baseball team in crucial situations. He has had multiple chances to make the right move, but instead he has made the wrong move or he has...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 9:22 PM
The MLB All-Star Break is upon us and it's time to assess how the 2011 Chicago Cubs have fared at the halfway point. The Good Carlos Pena - He took a while to warm up, but he has 19 HR's and 49 RBI's with a .225 batting average. His batting average...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
After Carlos Marmol blew his seventh save on Thursday night, (and almost blew the game this afternoon) it's time for the Cubs to start looking for suitors for Marmol and other players. With each game passing, it becomes more evident that the 2011 Chicago...
| May 17, 2010
| 11:54 AM
In the latest installment of Ask Paul, we answer your questions on whether Ryno should replace Lou, if Soriano and Zambrano can be dealt, where to bat D- Lee and Ramirez and just how tough is it to be a Cubs fan:
Isn't all of this monkeying around...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 10:26 PM
Marlon Byrd(notes) caught himself mid-sentence. He wasn't about to portray any doubt.
"I'm hoping we're going to put together a run. Actually, I'm not hoping. I know we're going to put together a run before the All-Star break," the Cubs center fielder...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Talking baseball while saying goodbye to Elizabeth Taylor:
1. There's nothing harder for baseball managers and executives at this time of the year than considering tomorrow as well as today. These guys are held to such a high level of accountability...
| Aug 14, 2010
DES MOINES, Iowa — It's a Tuesday evening and the Cubs are on the field. They wear blue pinstriped pants and blue jerseys with those oddly sloped red numbers on their backs. I'm sipping an Old Style, someone in the outfield is operating the...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 12:18 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - Catcher Koyie Hill and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to an $850,000, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
The 31-year-old signed with the Cubs in 2007 and is entering his fifth season with them. He made 60 starts behind the plate...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:57 AM
It wasn’t that Carlos Marmol threw a wild pitch to lose Monday’s game inWashington. It wasn’t that Marmol had no idea there was a runner on base and did nothing to stop Jayson Werth from stealing third to set up the aggravating ending....
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:48 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike McKenry’s first major league home run, a three-run shot in the eighth inning, lifted Pittsburgh to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night and assured the Pirates of a winning record at the All-Star break for...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Cubs manager Mike Quade said that while Carlos Marmol remains the closer, “we’ve got to get the guy fixed and back to who he is.”
Marmol said Friday, one day after blowing his seventh save that “we have to figure it out” and...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 8:19 PM
Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning off Matt Capps to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory Friday night over Minnesota, the seventh blown save this season for the Twins' closer to match the major league lead.