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  • Rain again cancels Cubs' batting practice

    Rain again cancels Cubs' batting practice
    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'...
  • Duffy fills in and Royals beat Indians 5-3

    Duffy fills in and Royals beat Indians 5-3
    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...
  • Chicago Cubs romp 12-3 over Houston Astros

    Chicago Cubs romp 12-3 over Houston Astros
    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...
  • Piniella proves he still has firepower as Cubs take series from Pirates

    Piniella proves he still has firepower as Cubs take series from Pirates
    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...
  • Chicago Cubs lose 2-1 again

    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."...
  • Cubs sweep doubleheader from Braves

    Cubs sweep doubleheader from Braves
    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...
  • Harden dominates as Cubs blank Reds

    Harden dominates as Cubs blank Reds
    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...
  • Cubs fall to Reds as bats take a night off

    Cubs fall to Reds as bats take a night off
    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?" But after...
  • Harden, homers lead Cubs past Nationals

    Harden, homers lead Cubs past Nationals
    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...
  • 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...
  • Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    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...
  • Soriano homers as Cubs beat Phillies

    Soriano homers as Cubs beat Phillies
    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...