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  • Sighting: Yankees' Curtis Granderson at Roots Handmade Pizza

    Sighting: Yankees' Curtis Granderson at Roots Handmade Pizza
    The New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson and his family had dinner at Roots Handmade Pizza in Ukrainian Village Saturday. Former Cubs and White Sox pitcher Bob Howry had lunch at Roots and dinner at Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab Saturday. ESPN's...
  • No consistency: Hill, offense in valley again

    No consistency: Hill, offense in valley again
    Lou Piniella was complaining the other day about the Cubs' penchant for playing well one day and looking helpless the next. "You can't have these hills and valleys we're in," he said. But one night after a 10-run outburst, the Cubs were limited to two...
  • Phil Rogers' All-City team

    Phil Rogers' All-City team
    One relies on power, the other on precision. One predicted a Cy Young season, the other only that he would do the best he could. One is a hulking right-hander from South America, the other a mid-sized left-hander from Middle America. Carlos Zambrano...
  • Soriano's three-run homer lifts Cubs past Astros

    Soriano's three-run homer lifts Cubs past Astros
    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. Oh,...
  • Cubs top Cardinals 3-2 in 11 innings

    Cubs top Cardinals 3-2 in 11 innings
    Henry Blanco has spent more time on the bench than a Supreme Court justice this summer, getting into only five games during July. But all that watching and waiting hasn't embittered the Cubs' backup catcher, and after his run-scoring single in the 11th...
  • Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Ask Paul returns to answer your relevant questions about Lou's future, D-Ward's numbers, day games vs. night games, who decides which games are posted on the Wrigley Field scoreboard, and his favorite Lil' Wayne song: Hey, Sully, what's your take on...
  • Good start for Marquis fades as Cubs lose to Nationals

    Good start for Marquis fades as Cubs lose to Nationals
    When Lou Piniella skipped Jason Marquis in the rotation last week after the right-hander won his second straight start, the Cubs manager had a viable explanation. "Knowing he has struggled in August and September, we're spacing him out a little more,"...
  • Zambrano off in postseason audition

    Zambrano off in postseason audition
    Lou Piniella was only a few syllables away from naming Ryan Dempster as his Game 1 starter in the playoffs Wednesday after the Cubs 9-6, 10-inning victory over New York at Shea Stadium. Another clunker from Carlos Zambrano, combined with Dempster's 14-...
  • Backups almost pull out a victory for Cubs

    Backups almost pull out a victory for Cubs
    Imagine the consternation in the Milwaukee clubhouse Thursday when word got around that the Cubs were starting a bunch of backups and call-ups in their game against the New York Mets. Micah who? Koyie who? Were the Cubs trying to give the Mets a leg...
  • 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...
  • Flipped roles work fine as Cubs top Milwaukee Brewers

    Flipped roles work fine as Cubs top Milwaukee Brewers
    When Milwaukee second baseman Rickie Weeks barreled into Cubs catcher Geovany Soto during the first inning of Thursday's game, the Brewers looked to be sending a message to their big-city rivals. Perhaps they should have sent a Candygram. The bang-...