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  • Lilly struggles as Cubs lose to Reds

    Lilly struggles as Cubs lose to Reds
    The theory that the Cubs are in dire straits if their two left-handed starters can't turn their seasons around is one few in the organization will speak of openly. Ted Lilly and Rich Hill combined for 26 victories last year but have struggled to...
  • From the Cubicle: Earthquake edition

    From the Cubicle: Earthquake edition
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning We've moved past mountain lions to earthquakes in Chicago. What's next, an avalanche? Coastal seiche? The whole town's talking about the earthquake, the earthquake (sorry Webb Boys). It's all I've heard...
  • Improved Hill pitches Cubs to win

    Improved Hill pitches Cubs to win
    One problem solved, maybe. The second is still a work in progress. Rich Hill became the first Cubs left-hander to win a game this season, a day after Ted Lilly failed for the fourth time, but he needed a bullpen boost to get there. "That's a start in...
  • Zambrano gem leads Cubs past Reds

    Zambrano gem leads Cubs past Reds
    With the Cubs in the middle of their annual May malaise, it was left to Carlos Zambrano to right the ship Tuesday night at Great American Ball Park. Zambrano did exactly what Lou Piniella needed him to do, throwing eight shutout innings to lead the...
  • Cubs' Lieber allows 4 HRs in one inning

    Cubs' Lieber allows 4 HRs in one inning
    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...
  • Astros' Carlos Lee remains a Cubs killer

    Astros' Carlos Lee remains a Cubs killer
    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...
  • Soriano's drop leads to extra-inning loss for Cubs

    Soriano's drop leads to extra-inning loss for Cubs
    PITTSBURGH — Earth to Alfonso Soriano, come in please. Earth to Soriano … Earth to Soriano … report in, please. About the only thing that didn't happen to the Cubs over the weekend at PNC Park was an alien abduction, and the...
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Rockies

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Rockies
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning Man, 1989. Remember that? The Boys of Zimmer won the National League whatever it was called in those days only to got beat in the playoffs. (Sound familiar?) Doug Collins led the Bulls to the Eastern...
  • Cubs take their winning show on the road

    Cubs take their winning show on the road
    The Carlos Zambrano Show was cut short on Monday due to circumstances beyond his control, though the Cubs' ace was definitely out of control from the start to the finish of his five-inning stint. One day after his 27th birthday, Zambrano spotted San...
  • Cubs top Padres, but some cracks showing

    Cubs top Padres, but some cracks showing
    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...
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Orioles

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Orioles
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning And away we go with this traditional matchup between your Chicago Cubs and the Baltimore Orioles, with whom as a child I had a strange infatuation. But only because of the orange jerseys. The same reason...
  • From the Cubicle: Sox-Cubs

    From the Cubicle: Sox-Cubs
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning Last these two teams were together, the Cubs swept the Sox in three games. That was last weekend. That was in Wrigley Field 10 miles to the North and that was, well, ancient history. Also there was a...