| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:29 AM
Rain canceled Cubs batting practice Friday and Saturday -- and the Cubs won both games. Sunday's also was rained out, as the blue tarp protected against light rain.
The Cubs hoped to play this game, because Matt Garza was to face winless Astros'...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 3:21 PM
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Danny Duffy pitched into the sixth inning starting for the injured Kyle Davis and Jeff Francoeur and Alex Gordon homered to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 5-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
The Indians lost for the eighth...
| Jul 31, 2009
It was a tough day to be a starting pitcher at Wrigley Field.
After a 12-3 Cubs victory, Houston released its starter, Russ Ortiz, and the Cubs traded theirs, Kevin Hart.
"Bittersweet," Cubs catcher Koyie Hill said of the victory and the ensuing loss of...
| Jul 2, 2009
PITTSBURGH -- Lou Piniella finally blew his top Wednesday night at PNC Park, putting an end to the long-running story line about his alleged lack of fire.
Piniella proved he still can emote with the best of them during a sixth-inning ejection in the...
| Jun 12, 2009
HOUSTON -- Ryan Theriot sounded like Lou Piniella on Thursday after the Cubs dropped another agonizing, extra-inning game on the final day of their three-city trip.
"I'm kind of like Lou," he said. "I don't really have an answer right now. I wish I did."...
| Aug 13, 2008
| 9:31 PM
The 1984 season brings back memories both delicious and dreadful for Cubs fans, and now they have a companion piece to compare it to.
By sweeping Atlanta 10-2 and 8-0 Wednesday in a day-night doubleheader at Turner Field, the Cubs moved 26 games above...
| Aug 19, 2008
| 10:34 PM
While CC Sabathia has proved to be the best midseason pick-up in baseball since Milwaukee acquired him in July, Rich Harden isn't far behind.
The Cubs right-hander pitched another gem Tuesday night in a 5-0 victory over Cincinnati, allowing only two hits...
| Aug 20, 2008
| 9:27 PM
Cubs manager Lou Piniella spotted Marty Brennaman wearing a pink shirt in the interview room Wednesday when he decided to poke some fun at the Reds announcer.
"Boy, hot pink from Cincinnati," Piniella said. "Is it Sadie Hawkins Day or what?"
| Aug 24, 2008
| 5:41 PM
Ryan Dempster got used to pitching in heavy humidity in Florida early in his career, while Rich Harden grew accustomed to pitching in cool, dry weather during his days in Oakland.
So perhaps it was a good omen that the hot, sticky weather Dempster...
| Aug 25, 2008
| 8:46 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2008
| 1:21 PM
Ask Paul returns to address relevant issues like Fukudome's slump, instant replay, and whether Zambrano and Edmonds are best buddies:
Paul, I know all of these teams will be tough to beat in the playoffs but how would you rank the following teams from...
| Aug 29, 2008
| 7:46 PM
Lou Piniella is from the old school, so when he was asked if his Cubs might be a team of destiny, he went back to the ABC's of baseball:
"I don't believe in destiny. I believe in good pitching and good defense and timely hitting. That's destiny. You do...