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  • Carlos Zambrano gives Chicago Cubs 2-1 victory

    Carlos Zambrano gives Chicago Cubs 2-1 victory
    CINCINNATI -- The yin and yang of Carlos Zambrano has been on full display over the last 10 days. The rogue warrior who smashes Gatorade dispensers and blows off team charters was absent Friday night at Great American Ball Park, replaced by the...
  • Two break out of slumps in Cubs' win

    Two break out of slumps in Cubs' win
    Perhaps it would be fitting for the Cubs to win 100 games on the 100th anniversary of their 1908 world championship. After Monday's 12-3 romp over Pittsburgh at PNC Park, they were on pace to finish with that nice round number, a mark the Cubs haven't...
  • Cubs win wild one in Pittsburgh

    Cubs win wild one in Pittsburgh
    It was another adventuresome night for Carlos Zambrano, who Tuesday night became the unofficial league-leader in water cooler tossing, extended his RBI streak to eight games and failed to last five innings for the second time in August. But Zambrano's...
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Pirates

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Pirates
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning It was a tough night for a dugout Gatorade cooler. They got roughed up harder than the Pirates' bullpen. Carlos Zambrano, Craig Hansen and a bunch of his Pittsburgh teammates all took turns beating the...
  • Cubs sweep Pirates behind Marquis gem

    Cubs sweep Pirates behind Marquis gem
    After disposing of Pittsburgh 2-0 Wednesday to sweep the series at PNC Park, the Cubs begin a stretch that will test their character, perseverance and overall strength. Starting with Thursday night's game against Philadelphia at Wrigley Field, the Cubs...
  • Cubs drop second straight at home to Phillies

    Cubs drop second straight at home to Phillies
    The other side of the Cubs, the one Wrigley Field fans haven't seen much of this season, suddenly appeared at the end of August against a team they might face again in October. Forced to use an emergency replacement in a tired rotation and failing to...
  • Drawing a blank: Astros, Oswalt shut out Cubs

    Drawing a blank: Astros, Oswalt shut out Cubs
    Houston right-hander Roy Oswalt joined the conga line of opposing starters who've managed to shut down the Cubs in the last week, turning the league's top-ranked offense into a popgun attack Monday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Oswalt pitched 81/3...
  • Cubs rally, but fall to Astros in extras

    Cubs rally, but fall to Astros in extras
    The Cubs' problems have gone from bad to worse as Carlos Zambrano's arm has gone from "tired" to iffy. Zambrano left Tuesday night's 9-7, 11-inning loss to Houston after five innings and 86 pitches and "told pitching coach [Larry Rothschild] he wasn't...
  • Zambrano throws no-hitter for Cubs

    Zambrano throws no-hitter for Cubs
    Immediately after finishing off the game of his life, Carlos Zambrano got down on one knee and thrust his arms toward the sky. The emotional right-hander threw the Cubs' first no-hitter in 36 years Sunday night, a 5-0 win over Houston at Miller Park in...
  • Big Z makes it a memorable night at Miller Park

    Any more questions? In a sequence of events reminiscent of Mike Scott's no-hitter to clinch a division championship for Houston in 1986, Carlos Zambrano single-handedly reawakened the excitement of nervous Cubs fans on Sunday night. Facing the Houston...
  • Pappas happy for Zambrano as his 36-year run

    Similar to many Chicago-area residents the last few days, former Cubs pitcher Milt Pappas has been concerned about the possibility of water creeping into his basement. Once he felt secure about his home, Pappas settled back to watch the Cubs face the...
  • Blum's flyout in 8th only scare for Big Z

    When Geoff Blum sent a line drive toward the right-field line leading off the eighth inning Sunday night, the Cubs' Carlos Zambrano feared his no-hit bid was over. "I thought that ball was falling," he said. But right fielder Mark DeRosa raced toward...