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  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Astros

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Astros
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning Feel better today Cubs fans? Me neither. I had the strangest dream last night. Lou Piniella was rolling a big doughnut and this snake wearing a vest was filling out the Cubs' lineup card. Piniella...
  • Late defensive errors sink Cubs

    Late defensive errors sink Cubs
    When Rich Hill hit his head on a drain pipe as he entered the postgame interview room Friday at Wrigley Field, it served as a perfect metaphor for his team's bumpy start. Defensive lapses cost the Cubs again in a 4-3 loss to the Astros, leaving them 1-...
  • Latest lineup yields big results for Cubs

    Latest lineup yields big results for Cubs
    Changing lineups for the third time in five games, maybe Lou Piniella finally has found one to his liking. He should, after newcomer Reed Johnson looked at home in the No. 2 spot and even got Derrek Lee going behind him, the pair combining for six hits...
  • No more monkey business for Zambrano

    No more monkey business for Zambrano
    Carlos Zambrano wasn't going to let a lack of potassium cramp his style, nor his sense of humor. "A lot of water and Gatorade and bananas," the Cubs' ace said of his diet to stop late-inning pain in his right arm. "Sometimes I go home and I feel full,...
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Pirates

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Pirates
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning Feel the beat of your heart, feel the wind in your face, it's more than a contest, it's more than a race. Why, it's the Pittsburgh Pirates home opener from lovely PNC Park upon the Allegheny. Playing the...
  • Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh Pirates in 12 innings

    Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh Pirates in 12 innings
    Cubs manager Lou Piniella joked about "taking a dip in the Allegheny River" before Monday's game against the Pirates on a sunny afternoon at PNC Park. But after watching his team blow a seven-run lead only to come back for a wild 10-8, 12-inning win in a...
  • Pie lifts Cubs to marathon victory over Pirates

    Pie lifts Cubs to marathon victory over Pirates
    If the start of the season is any indication, Cubs fans better get ready for one of the bumpiest rides this side of Lake Shore Drive. After blowing a seven-run lead Monday in a 12-inning victory at PNC Park, the Cubs blew leads in the ninth and 14th...
  • Soto's four hits lead Cubs past Pirates

    Soto's four hits lead Cubs past Pirates
    Mike Fontenot was standing at the batting cage before Thursday night's game at PNC Park when Alfonso Soriano put his mouth over the second baseman's cap and pretended he was eating him. Fontenot and Geovany Soto subsequently poked two-run homers off...
  • Winning streak ends for Cubs

    Winning streak ends for Cubs
    The new, decaffeinated Carlos Zambrano was back to his old ways Friday night at Citizens Bank Park, letting his emotions get the best of him in a 5-3 loss to Philadelphia. Whether he was snapping back his glove after taking a throw from catcher Geovany...
  • Lilly rocked, Cubs handcuffed in Philly

    Lilly rocked, Cubs handcuffed in Philly
    Citizens Bank Park was baseball's top home-run hitting ballpark last year, a fact that tends to scare off free-agent pitchers looking for a new home. "That's the word," said Cubs right-hander Jon Lieber, who spent the last three seasons in Philadelphia....
  • Cubs beat Phillies in 10 innings to avoid sweep

    After escaping Philadelphia on Sunday with another extra-inning victory, Lou Piniella stated the obvious. "This is not the city of brotherly love for us," Piniella said. The Cubs beat the Phillies 6-5 in 10 innings for their third extra-inning victory...