| May 31, 2008
| 7:51 PM
Lou Piniella had what's often referred to as a "senior moment" after his Cubs knocked off the Rockies 5-4 on Saturday for their sixth straight win on the homestand.
"I don't even know how we scored our runs," Piniella said. "I don't remember. … But...
| Jun 2, 2008
| 10:42 PM
The Carlos Zambrano Show was cut short on Monday due to circumstances beyond his control, though the Cubs' ace was definitely out of control from the start to the finish of his five-inning stint.
One day after his 27th birthday, Zambrano spotted San...
| Jun 5, 2008
| 11:06 PM
Kerry Wood did his Wild Thing imitation Thursday night at Dodger Stadium, loading the bases in the bottom of the ninth before striking out Matt Kemp on a 95 m.p.h. fastball to preserve a 5-4 win over Los Angeles.
"Exciting game," manager Lou Pniella...
| Jun 6, 2008
| 11:00 PM
Sean Gallagher is still learning on the job in his rookie season, trying to let the advice of his teammates sink in while going through a few growing pains.
While Gallagher pitched five strong innings on Friday night against Los Angeles, a few walks...
| Jun 7, 2008
| 8:10 PM
Lou Piniella was on the mound making a pitching change Saturday at Dodger Stadium when he heard a roar coming from the first base side.
"I heard all this commotion and I thought there was a wave going on," the Cubs manager said. "But there was no wave."...
| Jun 8, 2008
| 8:19 PM
Jason Marquis has been an enigma over the last two seasons in Chicago, showing great promise in one start before frittering away all the goodwill he built up in the next.
But Marquis stepped up when the Cubs needed him on Sunday, earning his second win...
| Jun 11, 2008
| 9:22 PM
Cubs manager Lou Piniella was informed before Wednesday night's game that Ryan Dempster was 7-0 at Wrigley Field and 0-2 on the road.
"He hasn't won on the road?" Piniella said facetiously. "Stay home on this road trip."
Then Dempster went out and...
| Jun 13, 2008
| 8:50 PM
Only a few days after coming off their West Coast swing, the Cubs began their artificial turf trip Friday night at the Rogers Center.
The Cubs hadn't played a game on artificial turf since getting swept in Minnesota in 2006 and had not won a game on fake...
| Jun 15, 2008
| 8:21 PM
Ted Lilly was taking a cab ride from his hotel to the Rogers Centre on Sunday morning when the conversation turned to baseball. One of Lilly's teammates jokingly asked the driver what he thought of the former Blue Jay-turned-Cub, and the driver had a...
| Jun 17, 2008
| 10:27 PM
Cliff Floyd doesn't care if some think he's crazy for thinking about a World Series matchup that would be too surreal for most rational people to contemplate.
Before he homered Tuesday night to help Tampa Bay beat the Cubs, his former team, 3-2 in the...
| Jun 18, 2008
| 9:39 PM
Carlos Zambrano will fly to Chicago on Thursday to have his right shoulder examined after leaving Wednesday night's game in the seventh inning with shoulder discomfort.
As Zambrano left the field during the 5-4 loss to Tampa Bay, the Cubs' season flashed...
| Jun 19, 2008
| 9:28 PM
Before Thursday night's game at Tropicana Field, Lou Piniella admitted his homecoming was a lot more strenuous than he ever could have imagined.
"I need a three-day vacation from Tampa-St. Petersburg," the Cubs manager said. "Ozzie can handle the whole...