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  • Three Soriano homers help Cubs snap skid

    Three Soriano homers help Cubs snap skid
    Having seen all he could take after six straight losses, Cubs manager Lou Piniella shook up his lineup and issued a warning of other changes to come. Now, after Saturday night, he can't wait to see more. Hitting a season-high five home runs—...
  • Strong return by Harden helps Cubs take series

    Strong return by Harden helps Cubs take series
    Lou Piniella tried to talk to his team recently about its lethargic play, but it fell on deaf ears. "I was trying just to get these guys riled up a little bit and wake them up," he said. "I tried a nice little meeting, but I think I put them to sleep, so...
  • Cubs send Brewers' playoff race into final day of season

    Cubs send Brewers' playoff race into final day of season
    The Cubs will have a chance to knock Milwaukee out of the playoffs in Sunday's regular-season finale at Miller Park, or they can grease the skids for the Brewers to get in. After Ted Lilly pitched six no-hit innings Saturday in the Cubs' 7-3 victory,...
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Dodgers

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Dodgers
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning Take a look at the calendar. No, flip the page; it's the first of the month. Yes, you read that right: It's October and the Cubs are still playing. Good afternoon, evening, whatever it is, and welcome to a...
  • Dempster's wild night costs Cubs

    Dempster's wild night costs Cubs
    The Cubs brought a heavy hitter to Wrigley Field on Wednesday afternoon, asking the Rev. James L. Greanias, a Greek Orthodox priest from St. Iakovos Church in Valparaiso, Ind., to spread holy water around the dugout to remove an alleged curse that has...
  • Cubs thumped by Dodgers again, on cusp of heartbreak

    Cubs thumped by Dodgers again, on cusp of heartbreak
    The volume was pumped up considerably Thursday night at the start of Game 2 of this National League Division Series at Wrigley Field, after Wednesday's crowd sat on its hands most of the night. "I thought it was a corporate crowd [Wednesday] night,"...
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Brewers, Round II

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Brewers, Round II
    Automatic refresh version | Jump to current inning The Cubs ushered in their 100th Next Year in typical Cubs fashion: There was some fleeting excitement and hope but ultimately it was dashed with a heavy dose of heartbreak. Man, there was a lot going on...
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Brewers

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Brewers
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning Well, that was quick. After two losses, the first rather exciting as losses go, the second rather putrid, manager Lou Piniella has shuffled the lineup. He used 125 of them last season and now has two in...
  • Flipped roles work fine as Cubs top Milwaukee Brewers

    Flipped roles work fine as Cubs top Milwaukee Brewers
    When Milwaukee second baseman Rickie Weeks barreled into Cubs catcher Geovany Soto during the first inning of Thursday's game, the Brewers looked to be sending a message to their big-city rivals. Perhaps they should have sent a Candygram. The bang-...
  • Late defensive errors sink Cubs

    Late defensive errors sink Cubs
    When Rich Hill hit his head on a drain pipe as he entered the postgame interview room Friday at Wrigley Field, it served as a perfect metaphor for his team's bumpy start. Defensive lapses cost the Cubs again in a 4-3 loss to the Astros, leaving them 1-...
  • Latest lineup yields big results for Cubs

    Latest lineup yields big results for Cubs
    Changing lineups for the third time in five games, maybe Lou Piniella finally has found one to his liking. He should, after newcomer Reed Johnson looked at home in the No. 2 spot and even got Derrek Lee going behind him, the pair combining for six hits...
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Pirates

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Pirates
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning Feel the beat of your heart, feel the wind in your face, it's more than a contest, it's more than a race. Why, it's the Pittsburgh Pirates home opener from lovely PNC Park upon the Allegheny. Playing the...