| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:46 AM
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...
| May 16, 2007
| 10:47 PM
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...
| May 17, 2007
| 6:53 PM
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.
| 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.
| Aug 8, 2008
| 10:10 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2008
| 10:49 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2008
| 8:55 PM
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,"...
| Sep 24, 2008
| 10:10 PM
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-...
| Sep 25, 2008
| 10:16 PM
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...
| Sep 28, 2008
| 7:11 PM
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'...
| Apr 2, 2008
| 2:47 PM
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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...
| Apr 3, 2008
| 9:22 PM
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.