| May 14, 2008
| 9:02 PM
Before Jim Edmonds was to join the Cubs party Thursday at Wrigley Field, his new teammates had a little fun Wednesday night at the expense of Padres ace Jake Peavy.
Alfonso Soriano and Geovany Soto homered and had three RBIs apiece in an 8-5 victory over...
| May 16, 2008
| 8:19 PM
There's nothing like a workout with their personal punching bag (that would be the Pittsburgh Pirates) to make the Cubs feel better about themselves.
Take Friday's 7-4 exercise:
It was the seventh straight victory over the Pirates this season and the...
| May 19, 2008
| 9:40 PM
Geovany Soto wasn't pretending to be the little train as he chugged around the bases at breakneck speed Monday night at Minute Maid Park.
In fact, after the Cubs' 7-2 victory over Houston, Soto admitted the only thought racing through his head was "I...
| May 20, 2008
| 10:11 PM
HOUSTON — One of the biggest reasons for the Cubs early-season success has been Ryan Dempster's smooth transition from closer to starter.
But Dempster couldn't overcome his own wildness during one bad inning Tuesday night in a 4-2 loss to Houston...
| May 21, 2008
| 9:58 PM
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...
| May 22, 2008
El receptor boricua Geovany Soto fue uno de los grandes descubrientos de los Cachorros el año pasado. Formado en las ligas menores del equipo, este año ha arrancado su primera temporada con el equipo y está dejando boquiabierto a todo el mundo. Tanto es...
| May 28, 2008
| 10:24 PM
Alfonso Soriano spent the last few days going through the spin cycle after his costly error Sunday in Pittsburgh led to another heated debate over his superstar reputation.
But whether he was being criticized on TV or radio, in the newspapers, blogs or...
| May 29, 2008
| 10:05 PM
Perhaps the low point of Lou Piniella's term as Cubs manager came one year ago Friday at Wrigley Field, after a 9-0 loss to Florida left them seven games under .500 and gasping for air.
Piniella's club held a players-only meeting in which the manager was...
| May 30, 2008
| 9:16 PM
Among the things you don't expect to see at Wrigley Field these days are standing ovations for Jim Edmonds, three-inning outings by Ted Lilly and a comeback win by the Cubs after they trailed by eight runs in the fifth inning.
But in the 100th...
| Jun 3, 2008
| 9:59 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2008
| 10:37 PM
Two months into the season, the Cubs are the obvious front-runner for the National League pennant, an unfamiliar position for many of the players.
"Yeah, we are right now," Aramis Ramirez said. "But last year at this time, Milwaukee was the same way...