| Jun 25, 2008
| 10:44 PM
The loss of Carlos Zambrano for two weeks with a shoulder injury has given the Cubs a rare opportunity to see what life would be like without their ace.
And although it's still too early to make any judgments, a Big Z-free rotation appears to be a little...
| Jun 30, 2008
| 11:00 PM
The end of the City Series was a great relief to Cubs manager Lou Piniella and many of his players, after last weekend's sweep by the White Sox overshadowed the Cubs' sweep of the Sox one week earlier.
Before the Cubs opened the West Coast portion of...
| Jul 3, 2008
| 8:51 PM
The most anticipated Cubs-Cardinals series since 2004 begins Friday night in Busch Stadium with a couple of juicy subplots added to the mix.
Carlos Zambrano's return from the disabled list and Jim Edmonds' return to his old stomping grounds could add...
| Jul 4, 2008
| 9:19 PM
Once upon a time they were natural-born enemies in the Cubs-Cardinals rivalry, a couple of strong-headed personalities who epitomized the character of their respective organizations.
But Carlos Zambrano and Jim Edmonds shared center stage for the Cubs on...
| Jul 8, 2008
| 11:09 PM
Whether the Cubs were responding Tuesday to Milwaukee's acquisition of CC Sabathia by trading for Rich Harden was of little concern to Cubs manager Lou Piniella.
"All I do is concern myself with the Chicago Cubs," Piniella said. "And we have gotten...
| Jul 9, 2008
| 10:50 PM
Cubs brass is considering a move to end the 71-year-old tradition of flying the "L" flag above the center-field scoreboard after losses at Wrigley Field, believing it's best not to advertise a losing performance.
But as long as the Cubs continue to win...
| Jul 11, 2008
A diferencia de otros deportes, los salarios de los jugadores de la MLS han sido por aņos un gran tabú, el secreto mejor guardado de la liga. Pero ahora, y gracias al sindicato de jugadores, todos los sueldos han salido a la luz y las comparaciones...
| Jul 11, 2008
| 7:35 PM
For decades, a starting pitcher's routine at Wrigley Field has included walking out and seeing which way the flags are blowing.
Jason Marquis couldn't have liked what he saw on a sweltering Friday morning.
"The wind was blowing out during [batting...
| Jul 15, 2008
| 10:42 PM
Manual refresh | Auto refresh | Jump to current inning
Caution: Swear word included. Now in t-shirt form! That's how I deal with rowdy cubicle posters too.
We were going to cubicle last night's Home Run Derby, but that would have meant watching Chris...
| Jul 19, 2008
| 8:40 PM
During a recent interview for Bob Costas' HBO show, Lou Piniella bemoaned the fact that Cubs fans go through wild mood swings during the course of the season.
They feel as if they're going to the World Series if the Cubs win as few as five games in a...
| Jul 20, 2008
| 7:16 PM
When the Cubs return to Minute Maid Park in September, Lou Piniella insists the players won't have to take batting practice.
The left-field wall is so inviting, Piniella argued, that some players try to "knock the pumpkins off the train" that runs on a...
| Jul 24, 2008
| 9:36 PM
The Cubs are enjoying record attendance numbers, their highest TV ratings in years and a season in which they have been in sole possession of first place in the National League Central for the last two months.
But it won't mean a thing if they don't...