| Jul 11, 2011
| 9:22 PM
The MLB All-Star Break is upon us and it's time to assess how the 2011 Chicago Cubs have fared at the halfway point. The Good Carlos Pena - He took a while to warm up, but he has 19 HR's and 49 RBI's with a .225 batting average. His batting average...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:47 AM
When does Tom Ricketts say no?
When does the Cubs head honcho stop eating millions of dollars in contracts just so Theo Epstein can get rid of Jim Hendry’s players?
Carlos Zambrano went to Florida. Marlon Byrd went to Boston. Those deals alone put...
| May 6, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Blake DeWitt was designated for assignment by the Cubs for a second time Sunday. The move makes room on the roster for Sunday's starting pitcher Travis Wood.
DeWitt, who was hitting .138, was also designated in the winter but re-signed with the Cubs...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 5:56 AM
You won’t find much country music blaring in the Cubs’ locker room during the season — at least not the Texas Red Dirt kind Randy Wells likes. The Cubs pitcher said the music in the locker room is predominantly reggae, which he doesn&...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:55 AM
Mike Quade came to the conclusion that the Cubs are no longer contending. Quite the epiphany when you’ve hovering around 20 games under .500 for months, huh?
Quade claimed the Cubs were in position to get back in the race if they had a good run...
| Jul 31, 2009
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...
| Aug 28, 2009
When Milton Bradley grounded out with the tying run on second in the ninth inning of Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Nationals, the game ended.
But the real story was just beginning because Bradley refused to let it end.
The Bradley saga took another strange...
| Jun 1, 2009
CHICAGO -- Well, that didn't last long.
The Dodgers' emergence from their three-day offensive malaise coincided with Sean Marshall's appearance on the mound, as the team with baseball's best record demonstrated its continued mastery of mediocre...
| Jun 19, 2009
What happened Thursday at Wrigley Field was one of the most dramatic games in Cubs- White Sox history, and certainly one of the most improbable given the recent ineptitude of the Cubs' offense.
And it came from two implausible heroes who changed...
| Jun 29, 2009
It was a wild and wacky windup to the weekend, a nearly literal Cubs vs. White Sox, Round 3.
The KO went to the Sox by a final score of 6-0, although the majority of body blows came from Carlos Zambrano.
Not only did Zambrano lose his cool -- hitting...
| Jul 1, 2009
PITTSBURGH -- Aramis Ramirez has an opt-out clause in his contract after the 2010 season, giving him an opportunity to test free agency if his $14.6 million salary is below fair-market value.
But after learning how valuable he is to the Cubs during his...
| Aug 5, 2008
| 10:01 PM
Remember last September when Alfonso Soriano almost single-handedly pushed the Cubs into the playoffs?
Maybe he's starting a month earlier this season.
In his last 10 games, Soriano is hitting .419 with five homers, 12 runs scored and 11 driven in.