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  • Backups almost pull out a victory for Cubs

    Backups almost pull out a victory for Cubs
    Imagine the consternation in the Milwaukee clubhouse Thursday when word got around that the Cubs were starting a bunch of backups and call-ups in their game against the New York Mets. Micah who? Koyie who? Were the Cubs trying to give the Mets a leg...
  • Dempster's wild night costs Cubs

    Dempster's wild night costs Cubs
    The Cubs brought a heavy hitter to Wrigley Field on Wednesday afternoon, asking the Rev. James L. Greanias, a Greek Orthodox priest from St. Iakovos Church in Valparaiso, Ind., to spread holy water around the dugout to remove an alleged curse that has...
  • Cubs thumped by Dodgers again, on cusp of heartbreak

    Cubs thumped by Dodgers again, on cusp of heartbreak
    The volume was pumped up considerably Thursday night at the start of Game 2 of this National League Division Series at Wrigley Field, after Wednesday's crowd sat on its hands most of the night. "I thought it was a corporate crowd [Wednesday] night,"...
  • Flipped roles work fine as Cubs top Milwaukee Brewers

    Flipped roles work fine as Cubs top Milwaukee Brewers
    When Milwaukee second baseman Rickie Weeks barreled into Cubs catcher Geovany Soto during the first inning of Thursday's game, the Brewers looked to be sending a message to their big-city rivals. Perhaps they should have sent a Candygram. The bang-...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Primera embestida del 'Toro' Zambrano

    Primera embestida del 'Toro' Zambrano
    Los Cachorros (3-3) sumaron ayer su segunda victoria consecutiva sobre los Astros de Houston (2-5) al derrotarlos 3-2 para ganar la primera serie de esta temporada. El juego, celebrado en el Wrigley Field ante 40,929, mostrĂ³ una de las grandes recetas...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cubs win game, but may lose Soriano

    Cubs win game, but may lose Soriano
    Alfonso Soriano hurt himself during a hop while catching a routine fly ball in the first inning Tuesday night at Wrigley Field and appears headed to the disabled list with more leg problems. Soriano was taken to Northwestern Memorial hospital for an...