| May 4, 2008
| 10:03 PM
Sunday night's game in Busch Stadium began as a carbon copy of Rich Hill's first-inning implosion on Friday, only this time it was Jason Marquis playing the role of struggling starter with control issues.
Like Friday night, it ended with the Cubs...
| May 7, 2008
| 7:33 PM
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...
| 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 27, 2008
| 11:54 AM
This week's edition of Ask Paul explores Bob Brenly's critique of Alfonso Soriano's defense, the Jim Edmonds' conundrum, whether Carlos Marmol should be moved into the rotation, and how Paul picks the questions he answers:
How strange is it that the...
| Jun 3, 2008
| 9:59 PM
Seldom has a Cubs team been linked to so many of its predecessors as the 2008 edition has been during the first two months of the season.
Every day seems to bring about a new history lesson.
Consider that the Cubs on Tuesday night were off to their best...
| Jun 24, 2008
| 8:56 PM
After making the long and winding trek from the visitors' clubhouse to the dugout late Tuesday afternoon, Baltimore third baseman Melvin Mora looked out at Wrigley Field and let out a big sigh.
"It's already 1-0, Cubs," Mora said with a straight face,...
| Jun 29, 2008
| 10:10 PM
After receiving plenty of nasty e-mails a week ago, manager Ozzie Guillen had a pretty good feeling about the state of White Sox fans Sunday night.
"It will be a different Monday in Chicago," Guillen said after the Sox exacted revenge with a 5-1...
| Jul 6, 2008
| 7:01 PM
In a 35-day stretch that ended Sunday on a steamy afternoon at Busch Stadium, the Cubs survived two West Coast trips, two City Series, a day trip from Toronto to Cooperstown to Tampa Bay, manager Lou Piniella's Tropicana Field homecoming and injuries to...
| Jul 12, 2008
| 6:10 PM
Not since Nomar Garciaparra's arrival from Boston in the summer of 2004 has a Cub debut been as anticipated as Rich Harden's first start Wrigley Field.
And while he did everything he could Saturday to show the Cubs made the right move in acquiring him...
| Jul 22, 2008
| 10:30 PM
With two on and two outs in the third inning on Tuesday night, Aramis Ramirez dug in to face Arizona right-hander Yusmeiro Petit. He didn't look especially comfortable.
He hasn't for almost a month now.
But Ramirez got hold of a 2-1 fastball, sending...
| 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......
| Sep 23, 2008
| 4:30 PM
Carlos Beltran is in the lineup against Cubs lefty Sean Marshall: Reyes SS Castillo 2B Wright 3B Beltran CF Delgado 1B Castro C Church RF Evans LF Santana P Back later with the Cubs lineup. Does Sweet Lou play his......