Leading 5-2 with newly anointed closer Pedro Strop on the hill, things where looking good for starter Jeff Samardzija. Leaving with the lead, the 29-year-old pitcher watched the bullpen give up 5 runs in the ninth in a 7-5 loss.
Arizona scored five times in the ninth to steal the victory.
Commissioner Bud Selig said he’s “disappointed” the Cubs have been prevented from moving forward.
Gale Sayers had a historic six-touchdown day on Dec. 12, 1965.
This cake’s going to need to be shared among many, many Cubs fans.
A veteran of 3,000-plus games, this writer is thankful for the never-ending memories of Wrigley Field.
Celebrating 100 years of losing just feels weird.
Fergie’s final masterpiece and a wild brawl will never fade from the memory.
Jason Hammel pitched seven strong innings, Mike Olt hit a three-run homer and Nate Schierholtz drove in a pair of early runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
The 100-year celebration of Wrigley won’t include Sosa, Zambrano, Maddux or Sandberg.
Arizona’s Brandon McCarthy will oppose Chicago’s Jason Hammel at Wrigley Field tonight.
Travis Wood picked up his first win of the season Monday night against Arizona.
Travis Wood was so dangerous at the plate Monday night that Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson actually changed pitchers before the Cubs starter could bat with the bases loaded in the sixth.
Rick Renteria’s keeping perspective in a tough start for the Cubs.
On Opening Day this year, to celebrate his 100th birthday, Louis Reinhart and his family traveled 145 miles from Metamora to Wrigley Field to present the game ball, but they arrived too late due to unforeseen traffic.
The transition to becoming a more reliable offensive player has not been an easy route for Darwin Barney.
The Cubs have lost six of their last seven.
Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers and Mike Olt added a solo shot as the Chicago Cubs broke out of a weeklong offensive funk and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 Saturday.
For the first time since taking residency on Chicago’s North Side, Cubs skipper Rick Renteria was visibly frustrated about a loss.
Cubs manager Rickey Renteria is doing his best to cajole and push his players to better performance levels.
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