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  • What next? An SNL skit with Toonces the cat?

     
    You know things are bad when The Onion has turned the crosshairs on your team. Thanks to Julian Kesner for passing this along to me. The illustration is kind of funny, too. Actually, the best part is the last paragraph.......
  • Mariners Fall To Cubs In Cactus League Play

    PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - Rich Harden would prefer questions about his health to disappear. But because of arm problems the past few seasons, the issue won't go away for the Chicago Cubs right-hander. "I totally understand, that's just the way it is," said...
  • Cubs closer Wood pitches to batters

    CHICAGO (AP) - Cubs closer Kerry Wood faced batters Sunday but probably won't return from a pesky blister on his right index finger until later this week. Sidelined since mid-July, Wood had hoped to return from thedisabled list during Chicago's...
  • Dodgers Sweep Cubs In A 3-1 Victory

    LOS ANGELES -- For the first time in two decades, the Dodgers popped champagne corks in October. With a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs in Game 3 of their National League division series Saturday night at Dodger Stadium, the Dodgers completed a three-...
  • El jardín del Wrigley Field se hace más flexible

    El jardín del Wrigley Field se hace más flexible
    Los aficionados de los Cachorros que todavía conserven su 'chiva' artificial de Matt Clemens la van a poder volver a utilizar tras el fichaje de Redd Johnson. Johnson es un de esos peloteros con su 'chiva' en su barbilla que le hace como 'billy goat'...
  • Wait, it's the Cubs' opener already?

    Wait, it's the Cubs' opener already?
    Automatic refresh version | Jump to current inning Here we go again. When last we left our North Side heroes they were putting on quite the hitting display in the NLDS and then were swept by the Arizona Diamondbacks. In case you haven't heard, the...
  • Fukudome debut spoiled by Cubs' loss to Brewers

    Fukudome debut spoiled by Cubs' loss to Brewers
    When Kosuke Fukudome hit a three-run homer off Milwaukee closer Eric Gagne to tie the season opener in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday, fans all over Wrigley Field held up professionally made signs with English words on one side and Japanese on...
  • Ted Lilly brilliant as Cubs blank Rockies 4-0

    Ted Lilly brilliant as Cubs blank Rockies 4-0
    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...
  • Rod Blagojevich gave Cubs' Piniella advice in 2007

    Rod Blagojevich gave Cubs' Piniella advice in 2007
    Like any frustrated Cubs fan, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich had his own ideas about how manager Lou Piniella should run the team. The moment came during one tough stretch at the end of May 2007. The Cubs had just lost to the Florida Marlins 9-0, the team's...
  • End is all that matters

    End is all that matters
    If the Cubs win the National League Central by one game over the Cardinals, both teams can look back to a sunny April 17 afternoon at Wrigley Field that can be described only as wacky and backward. Not quite the way manager Lou Piniella had it drawn up....
  • Chicago Cubs win 7-5 in 11 innings

    Chicago Cubs win 7-5 in 11 innings
    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...
  • Milton Bradley a hit in return to Chicago Cubs' lineup

    PHOENIX -- The day before the season began in Houston, coming off a red hot spring, Milton Bradley said he was ready to show Cubs fans what he was all about. "Hopefully they can realize the kind of player I am, and realize I'm worth every penny I'm...