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  • Chicago Cubs swept by Detroit Tigers

    Chicago Cubs swept by Detroit Tigers
    DETROIT -- Ted Lilly may be the best bet to represent the Cubs in the All-Star Game next month, but the veteran left-hander turned in one of his worst outings of the year Thursday in a 6-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Handed a quick 3-0 lead on Jake Fox's...
  • White Sox blank Cubs 6-0

    White Sox blank Cubs 6-0
    It was a wild and wacky windup to the weekend, a nearly literal Cubs vs. White Sox, Round 3. The KO went to the Sox by a final score of 6-0, although the majority of body blows came from Carlos Zambrano. Not only did Zambrano lose his cool -- hitting...
  • Chicago Cubs lose to Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0

    PITTSBURGH -- Aramis Ramirez has an opt-out clause in his contract after the 2010 season, giving him an opportunity to test free agency if his $14.6 million salary is below fair-market value. But after learning how valuable he is to the Cubs during his...
  • Chicago Cubs offense again silent in 4-1 loss to Atlanta Braves

    Chicago Cubs offense again silent in 4-1 loss to Atlanta Braves
    Lou Piniella was in no mood to regurgitate his pregame comments about the lack of offense after Wednesday's 4-1 loss to Atlanta pushed the Cubs back to .500 at 41-41. "There's no sense talking about it anymore," the Cubs manager said. The Cubs wound...
  • Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis Cardinals 5-2

    Winning at Wrigley Field has become routine for Ted Lilly. The way he earned his victory Saturday was anything but. For only the second time all season, the Cubs got RBIs in the same game from Aramis Ramirez, Alfonso Soriano and Milton Bradley, and the...
  • Phillies rock Cubs 10-1

    Phillies rock Cubs 10-1
    PHILADELPHIA -- They aren't far apart mile-wise, but Washington's and Philadelphia's baseball teams might as well be separated by a million miles. After sweeping the Nationals in four games, the Cubs traveled to Philadelphia, where it's an entirely...
  • Aramis Ramirez leads Chicago Cubs to 8-5 victory

    Aramis Ramirez leads Chicago Cubs to 8-5 victory
    The countdown to the July 31 trade deadline is on, and the Cubs remain in a wait-and-see mode. They are 1 1/2 games behind first-place St. Louis after Friday's 8-5 victory over Cincinnati. The Cubs have won 8 of their last 11, a streak that roughly...
  • Chicago Cubs stumble, lose 11-6 to Houston Astros

    Chicago Cubs stumble, lose 11-6 to Houston Astros
    Ted Lilly joked before Tuesday night's game that Ryan Dempster never should have tried to imitate him when he jumped over the dugout fence three weeks ago and broke his big right toe. "I tried to warn Ryan," Lilly said. "That was something [ Jason]...
  • Chicago Cubs trounce Houston Astros 12-0

    Chicago Cubs trounce Houston Astros 12-0
    Randy Wells could be the Cubs' second straight Rookie of the Year. Wells may have put himself into serious contention Wednesday with eight shutout innings in a 12-0 romp over Houston. It was not only Wells' seventh victory in his last eight starts,...
  • Tom Gorzelanny excellent in winning 6-3 in Chicago Cubs debut

    Tom Gorzelanny excellent in winning 6-3 in Chicago Cubs debut
    CINCINNATI -- Few of Jim Hendry's off-season moves have worked out the way he wanted, as evidenced by the Cubs' first-half malaise. But the deadline deal that brought left-handers Tom Gorzelanny and John Grabow from Pittsburgh has paid early dividends....
  • Chicago Cubs crush Pittsburgh Pirates 17-2

    Chicago Cubs crush Pittsburgh Pirates 17-2
    What a difference a couple of innings and some bad pitching makes. Before Friday's game, Cubs' manager Lou Piniella was denying this season was "doom and gloom" while admitting it had been "a long, grinding, tiring season." But after two innings, his...