| Apr 25, 2008
| 9:00 PM
The brand-spanking-new Nationals Park has just about everything you could ask for in a modern ballpark.
There's a Sony Playstation Pavilion, a karaoke station, a Build-a-Bear workshop, a jungle gym and a high-definition, Jumbotron scoreboard that's...
| Apr 26, 2008
| 9:34 PM
Carlos Zambrano proclaimed last week that his diet of "bananas, bananas and more bananas" was going well, helping to prevent the cramping that has haunted him in the past.
After finishing April with a 4-1 record following Saturday night's 7-0 victory...
| Apr 27, 2008
| 6:50 PM
After winning 14 of 17 games and looking as if they were about to separate themselves from the pack in the Central Division, the Cubs came back to earth on their five-game trip to Colorado and Washington.
After the lowly Nationals handed them a 2-0...
| May 5, 2008
| 9:02 PM
After ripping Cubs fans last month, Reds announcer Marty Brennaman proved he's an equal-opportunity offender, proclaiming during a loss to Atlanta on Sunday that Cincinnati "may never win another game."
But the Reds proved him wrong Monday night with a...
| May 6, 2008
| 12:10 PM
Ask Paul returns with a not-so-special edition from Kentucky, the fast food capital of the world, answering your questions about moving Fukudome to center, giving Ronny more playing time, and letting Geo bat clean-up.
Here is an idea, how about moving...
| May 8, 2008
La gran meta esta temporada de los Cachorros es ganar la Serie Mundial y en el encargo de guiar al equipo es, por segundo año consecutivo, el piloto Lou Piniella.
Un mánager de abuelos españoles, criado en la Florida junto a cubanos y que a sus 64 años...
| May 10, 2008
| 11:01 PM
Baseball works in mysterious, misunderstood ways, especially when it comes to the mythology that has become the Cubs.
Bedraggled as a team after a 2-6 trip and with their highest-paid player booed with a .188 batting average, the Cubs have just...
| May 12, 2008
| 10:04 PM
Despite one of the chilliest springs in a couple of decades, the confines have seldom been friendlier to the Cubs than they've been during the first seven weeks of the 2008 season.
After Monday night's 12-3 rout of San Diego before a freeze-dried crowd...
| May 13, 2008
| 10:19 PM
With a 17-m.p.h. wind blowing out and journeyman left-hander Shawn Estes on the mound for San Diego, the conditions seemed ripe for another Cubs blowout.
But nothing seems to play to form for the Cubs this year, and after putting his team in an early...
| May 15, 2008
| 10:32 PM
Ryan Dempster and Greg Maddux both received standing ovations Thursday when they exited their starts at Wrigley Field, though Dempster noted one big difference.
"His was louder," he said. "And rightfully so. He deserves it."
Maddux may have had the...
| May 21, 2008
| 9:58 PM
Houston left fielder Carlos Lee has made a pretty good living as a Cubs killer, dating all the way back to his days on the South Side.
And after being held to two singles and one RBI in the first two games of the series, Lee finally broke out Wednesday...
| May 25, 2008
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...