| 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 18, 2008
| 9:47 PM
The Cubs are looking for a summer rerun of 2007, when they started off the second half with seven victories in their first eight games en route to a National League Central title.
Starter Ted Lilly did enough to get the Cubs off on the right foot...
| Jul 21, 2008
| 10:22 PM
When the Cubs acquired Rich Harden from Oakland two weeks ago, there were reports he hadn't been throwing as hard as usual.
But with the Cubs, the 26-year-old Canadian has looked more like a Ferrari being driven away from the dealership than damaged...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 10:51 PM
During one of baseball's labor wars, major-league teams agreed briefly to carry the minimum number of players required by their rules—24 rather than 25.
Cubs manager Lou Piniella would have loved to be only one man short Wednesday night, when his...
| Jul 27, 2008
| 8:00 PM
It's enough to drive Cubs fans batty.
In six losses since the All-Star break, Cubs bats have produced a total of eight runs.
But in their four victories, they have scored 34 runs, including Sunday's 9-6 come-from-behind victory over Florida.
| Aug 1, 2008
| 7:53 PM
Were the Cubs suffering from a post-Milwaukee hangover in Friday's 3-0 loss to Pittsburgh, or would things have been different if they had been able to play a night game at Wrigley Field?
The question can't be answered, but the Cubs are hoping to do...
| Aug 3, 2008
| 6:11 PM
On a Sunday when Carlos Zambrano took himself out after five innings, when Geovany Soto pretended he was talking during an unusual mound visit and when Chad Gaudin received his Wrigley Field baptism by being booed off the mound, Reed Johnson arrived...