| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The 2011 Chicago Cubs bandwagon is now accepting any and all individuals willing to partake in multiple turns toward false hope followed by an end destination of ultimate disappointment. Seriously though, a six game winning streak!? A six game winning...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| May 7, 2011
| 9:20 AM
Starlin Castro will celebrate the one-year anniversary of his debut against the Reds by ... sitting against the Reds.
Castro was not in the Cubs' lineup for Saturday's 12:15 p.m. game vs. Cincinnati at Wrigley Field. Neither was Alfonso Soriano, who will...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:09 AM
One day after playing hero, Tony Campana finds himself back on the Cubs' bench, with Marlon Byrd back in center field Saturday against the Reds. Campana had an inside-the-park homer and two other hits Friday.
Tyler Colvin, who also hit a home run Friday,...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 8:35 AM
Just some quick aggravation to vent about the Cubs:
Cubs interim general manager Jim Hendry traded Kosuke Fukudome to create more playing time for young outfielder Tyler Colvin, who might or might not be a dangerous left-handed power bat the Cubs...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:53 AM
I suppose the Cubs should be thankful that Starlin Castro didn’t just drop down and start doing dirt angels on the Wrigley infield while actual baseball was about to commence, but there are plenty of embarrassing aspects of Starlin Castro’s...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Tony Campana starts in center field and Tyler Colvin in right field against Braves' right-hander Derek Lowe, as Cubs manager Mike Quade tries to get left-handed bats into the lineup.
Carlos Pena starts at first base and bats cleanup for another lefty bat...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 1:21 PM
MILWAUKEE -- The Cubs have an all-right-handed lineup in place for Friday night's game against Brewers lefty Randy Wolf.
That means Reed Johnson replaces Tyler Colvin in right field and Jeff Baker plays first base for Carlos Pena and bats cleanup for...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 12:07 PM
It is back to putting left-handers back in the Cubs lineup Saturday, as Carlos Pena returns to his cleanup role and Tyler Colvin bats fifth against the Brewers' Yovani Gallardo.
The rest of the Cubs lineup remains the same as it has been lately,...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Catcher Geovany Soto has Sunday off, which might be a welcome respite considering he is hitless in his last 19 at-bats. Koyie Hill will catch the finale of the three-game series against the Brewers.
The rest of the Cubs' lineup is the same as Saturday...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:20 AM
There are times when you can out-think yourself. There are episodes where you try to divine a situation and what you are being told begins to sound crazy and idiotic while also believable.
But enough about Tony La Russa. In this case, I mean Mike Quade...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 7:05 AM
Tyler Colvin is in right field and Carlos Pena at first base as the Cubs face the Pirates and right-hander Ross Ohlendorf Saturday.
Casey Coleman takes the mound for the Cubs, who are trying to avoid losing the first series of September. The lineup:...