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  • Good time for Cubs to leave and Rizzo to arrive

    Good time for Cubs to leave and Rizzo to arrive
    The Cubs will leave town and then figure to call up Anthony Rizzo, and that’s the right order. The headache-inducing rules regarding free agency forced the Cubs to wait until a certain number of days had expired during the season. Don’t ask....
  • Dear Cubs fans, don't be suckers

    Dear Cubs fans, don't be suckers
    The Cubs have won 12 of their last 16 games. Their starters have an ERA of 1.13 in their last five. The staff itself averaged an earned run a game in the weekend sweep of Arizona. They are playing the kind of baseball we haven’t seen all season...
  • Cubs Game Day: Travis Wood battered by Mariners

    Cubs Game Day: Travis Wood battered by Mariners
    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Blake DeWitt returned to the lineup over the weekend, Darwin Barney made a start against the Mariners on Monday and Ian Stewart is scheduled to return Tuesday, so the Cubs’ injury list is starting to dwindle. Barney has missed time...
  • Garza wins before Cubs' opening day pitcher named

    Garza wins before Cubs' opening day pitcher named
    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Matt Garza made his final start Thursday before the Chicago Cubs announce who will be their opening-day starter against the Nationals. Manager Dale Sveum said the suspense would end Friday, a “contest” generally believed to...
  • Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity

    Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity
    When popular athletes retire, charity work can become a double-edged sword. On one hand, they have more time to dedicate to their cause that they didn't have when they were playing games and training. On the other, they may not have the same star power...
  • Sports stars unite for charity at Woody's Winter Warm-Up

    Sports stars unite for charity at Woody's Winter Warm-Up
    Athletes turned out in force to support former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood and wife, Sarah, at the second annual Woody's Winter Warm-Up fundraiser at Harry Caray's Tavern at Navy Pier on Jan. 18. More than 400 patrons attended the event that benefits the Wood...
  • Forget playing better, Cubs need to trade better

    Forget playing better, Cubs need to trade better
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum and team president Theo Epstein believe the Cubs will take a big step forward this season, and I’m thinking, I guess losing only 90 games would be a big step. Another 100 losses, however, is easily attainable, don’t...
  • Cubs tradition: Throwing out ceremonial first discussion of fans' patience

    Cubs tradition: Throwing out ceremonial first discussion of fans' patience
    If you believe the 2013 Cubs were built to stink -- spoiler alert: they were -- then you had to like Edwin Jackson’s miserable start in Monday’s home opener and Starlin Castro’s aggravating last out that was a wind shift from turning...
  • Injury plagued season smells of 2004

     
    It feels like more than half of this 2011 Chicago Cubs team has been injured now that Kerry Wood is the latest addition to the Cubs' revolving door that is the Disabled List.   Retroactive to June 9, Kid K will be placed on the DL because of, get ready...
  • Chicago Cubs combat anti-gay bullying

     
    As if we Chicagoans needed another reason to love our hometown team, the Cubs have released a video as part of the “It Gets Better” campaign that helps support LGBT youth and combat bullying. Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts (who is one of the...
  • Sox @ Cubs – Game 2- Inside my mind as the game happened

     
    I always find it interesting when writers post their thoughts while a certain game is in progress, so I figured this game would be a great opportunity to do that.  While this post hasn't been live published inning by inning, my thoughts per each inning...