| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:48 AM
The tarp went on the Wrigley Field infield before the Cubs and Astros had a chance to take batting practice Friday morning.
When the game does start, Cubs manager Mike Quade willl go with what has become his "everyday" lineup against right-handers with...
| 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...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 8:35 AM
Just some quick aggravation to vent about the Cubs:
Cubs interim general manager Jim Hendry traded Kosuke Fukudome to create more playing time for young outfielder Tyler Colvin, who might or might not be a dangerous left-handed power bat the Cubs...
| Apr 14, 2009
When Ted Lilly entered the seventh inning of the Cubs' home opener Monday with a no-hitter intact, the remnants of the 40,077 human popsicles who ventured out to Wrigley Field were starting to think they were witnessing history.
Lilly had been...
| Apr 16, 2009
| 2:30 PM
It doesn't matter when or where because the Cubs and Cardinals are something very special to their legions of fans stretched between Chicago and St. Louis.
"It's special because it's almost like a playoff atmosphere," said Aaron Miles, the Cub...
| Sep 23, 2008
| 4:30 PM
Staple back for another dose of angst and agita from Shea for you Mets fans. Sean Marshall (3-4, 3.62) goes for the Cubs against Johan Santana (14-7, 2.65). Carlos Beltran is playing and batting cleanup despite a sore ribcage and......
| Apr 19, 2009
It was getting late, and besides, Aramis Ramirez was becoming concerned about that big zero by his name.
"I told (manager Lou Piniella) I was worried — I've never been 0-for-6 before," Ramirez said. "I had to do something. I was thinking about...
| May 12, 2009
| 3:04 PM
2009 Cubs Annual
About the book:
Despite a gut-wrenching end, the Cubs had a lot to be proud of in 2008. Going into 2009 fans can be certain the team will, once again, be at or near the top as the season comes to a close.
Other preseason annuals...
| May 13, 2009
Milton Bradley hit a towering two-run homer off Jake Peavy and Rich Harden pitched six sharp innings, helping the Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 6-2.
Alfonso Soriano and Kosuke Fukudome each had two doubles and three hits, Bobby Scales added his first...
| May 20, 2009
ST. LOUIS -- Minutes after watching his team get shut out on three hits Tuesday night in a 3-0 loss to St. Louis, Cubs manager Lou Piniella was all dressed and ready to go.
It may have been a coincidence, but the whole team looked like it was ready to...
| May 30, 2009
The Cubs beat the Dodgers 2-1 Friday!
Yes, that is an exclamation point, and yes, it is needed, because this was a very rare victory.
It was the first time since Sept. 11 that the Cubs won a game while scoring fewer than four runs, which wouldn't seem...