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  • 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...
  • Cubs will face a hot Dodgers team

    Cubs will face a hot Dodgers team
    The Cubs and Dodgers have played each other 2,024 times since their first game in Brooklyn in 1890, splitting the all-time series 1,012-1,012. And they'll face each other for the first time in the postseason beginning Wednesday at Wrigley Field. They'...
  • 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-Astros

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Astros
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning Feel better today Cubs fans? Me neither. I had the strangest dream last night. Lou Piniella was rolling a big doughnut and this snake wearing a vest was filling out the Cubs' lineup card. Piniella...
  • 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...
  • Pie lifts Cubs to marathon victory over Pirates

    Pie lifts Cubs to marathon victory over Pirates
    If the start of the season is any indication, Cubs fans better get ready for one of the bumpiest rides this side of Lake Shore Drive. After blowing a seven-run lead Monday in a 12-inning victory at PNC Park, the Cubs blew leads in the ninth and 14th...
  • Cubs beat Phillies in 10 innings to avoid sweep

    After escaping Philadelphia on Sunday with another extra-inning victory, Lou Piniella stated the obvious. "This is not the city of brotherly love for us," Piniella said. The Cubs beat the Phillies 6-5 in 10 innings for their third extra-inning victory...
  • Cubs win game, but may lose Soriano

    Cubs win game, but may lose Soriano
    Alfonso Soriano hurt himself during a hop while catching a routine fly ball in the first inning Tuesday night at Wrigley Field and appears headed to the disabled list with more leg problems. Soriano was taken to Northwestern Memorial hospital for an...
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Reds

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Reds
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning It's been an eventful week for the Cubs. Dusty Baker returned. Alfonso Soriano left, hopping his way onto the 15-day DL with a calf strain he may or may not have tweaked while doing that little jump in left...
  • Cubs waste chances, lose to Brewers

    Cubs waste chances, lose to Brewers
    After winning eight of their first nine games without Alfonso Soriano in the lineup, the idea that Soriano's absence was beneficial to the Cubs gained acceptability in some quarters. "Listen, if we hadn't been winning, they'd say, 'Boy, these guys really...
  • Cubs' Lieber allows 4 HRs in one inning

    Cubs' Lieber allows 4 HRs in one inning
    The seven home runs off three Cubs pitchers in Wednesday's 9-0 loss to Cincinnati traveled more than a half-mile and threatened to increase the hole in the ozone layer. Reds rookie first baseman Joey Votto smacked three home runs himself as Cincinnati...
  • Pirates edge Cubs in 14

    Pirates edge Cubs in 14
    PITTSBURGH — Lou Piniella insists the Pittsburgh Pirates are "a nice ballclub," and they actually played like one on Saturday night. Pittsburgh got a good effort from its starting pitcher, Phil Dumatrait, a two-run homer from Jason Bay and a rally...