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Tony Campana #1 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after scoring on a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 8, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Fading Pirates 4-3

On Saturday afternoon, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said he was planning on relaxing any pitch count restrictions he had for Jeff Samardzija in that night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

09/09/2012

Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants hits an RBI triple in the sixth inning as Luis Valbuena #24 of the Chicago Cubs makes alate tag on September 02 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Pagan’s Single Lifts Giants To 7-5 Win Over Cubs

Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning and the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants closed out a successful road trip with a 7-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

09/02/2012

Norichika Aoki #7 of the Milwaukee Brewers slides into second with a stolen base avoiding the tag from Darwin Barney #15 of the Chicago Cubs during the bottom of the fourth inning at Miller Park on August 21, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Rusin Loses Major League Debut, Brewers Win 5-2

Marco Estrada allowed two hits in six solid innings to win for the first time in almost a year, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 5-2 Tuesday night.

08/21/2012

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: What’s Wrong With Starlin Castro?

It doesn’t take any kind of experienced scout to see outs being made, or any kind of analytical wizard to see month-by-month batting numbers sliding into frightening territory.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Jay Bruce #32 of the Cincinnati Reds is greeted by Todd Frazier #21 after hitting a two-run homer against the Chicago Cubs in the fifth inning on August 12, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cueto Dominates Cubs’ Hitters, Reds Win 3-0

Johnny Cueto pitched three-hit ball for eight innings, Jay Bruce and Ryan Ludwick homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 Sunday.

08/12/2012

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija breaks his bat over his knee after striking out during the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on August 8, 2012 in San Diego, California. The Padres won 2-0.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Cubs Swept By Padres For 8th Straight Loss

It seems like the Chicago Cubs can do nothing right. Despite a solid pitching performance from Jeff Samardzija, the Cubs failed to solve Clayton Richard and managed just five hits in a 2-0 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.

08/08/2012

Photo Of The Wrigley Field Sign. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Cubs Send A Special Message To A Young Fan Battling Leukemia

Check out the video as Anthony Rizzo, Tony Campana and Tom Ricketts offer their support in Luke’s battle.

670 The Score–08/08/2012

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Rizzo Named NL Rookie Of The Month

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was named the National League Rookie of the Month.

670 The Score–08/02/2012

Starting pitcher Paul Maholm #28 of the Chicago Cubs delivers the ball against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on July 29, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Cardinals On Rizzo’s Walkoff HR In 10th

Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning Sunday that lifted the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2.

07/29/2012

Ryan Dempster. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Amid Trade Rumors, Dempster, Cubs Fall To Pirates

Kevin Correia, in jeopardy of losing his spot in Pittsburgh’s crowded starting rotation, pitched six effective innings Wednesday and Garrett Jones hit a tiebreaking double to lead the Pirates to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

670 The Score–07/25/2012

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Relishing The Anthony Rizzo Show

When you reach a certain age, having seen enough ballplayers, everyone reminds you of someone.

670 The Score–07/16/2012

Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney hits a two-run home run in the 2nd inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field on July 15, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Barney, Garza Lead Cubs Over Diamondbacks 3-1

Darwin Barney homered and Matt Garza threw seven shutout innings to lift the Chicago Cubs to a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 3-1 win Sunday.

07/15/2012

David DeJesus #9 of the Chicago Cubs is forced out as Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets leaps to avoid the slide at Citi Field on July 7, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Davis, Gee Help Lift Mets Over Cubs 3-1

Ike Davis homered, Jordany Valdespin hit one out for the second day in a row and Dillon Gee pitched one-run ball for eight innings to help the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Saturday.

07/07/2012

Paul Maholm #28 of the Chicago Cubs pitches to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 4, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Cubs Hit 3 Homers, Beat Braves 5-1

Bryan LaHair, Jeff Baker and Anthony Rizzo hit home runs and the Chicago Cubs continued their success against Atlanta by beating the Braves 5-1 on Wednesday night.

07/04/2012

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs (R) scores past catcher Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros on an RBI double hit by teammate Jeff Baker #3 that also scored Starlin Castro #13 during the sixth inning on July 1, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wood, Rizzo Help Cubs Finish Sweep Of Astros

Travis Wood pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and used some nifty base-running to set up Anthony Rizzo’s go-ahead single as the Chicago Cubs completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 3-0 win on Sunday.

07/01/2012

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates his two-run home run in the fifth inning with Starlin Castro #12 during the game against the Houston Astros at Wrigley Field on June 30, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Rizzo’s 1st HR Of Season Lifts Cubs Over Astros 3-2

Anthony Rizzo hit his first homer with the Cubs, a two-run go-ahead shot in the fifth inning, and Chicago beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Saturday for its fourth win in five games.

06/30/2012

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Wisch: 3,000 Reasons Why The Cubs Shouldn’t Trade Castro

Last week, before Chicago was swallowed whole by the arrival of Rizzanity, Theo Epstein spent a little time chatting with the media about another Cubs youngster.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2012

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Brenly: Rizzo Provides ‘A Reason For Optimism In The Future’

​If you’re looking for a reason to watch the 26-49 Cubs, look no further than Anthony Rizzo.

670 The Score–06/29/2012

Ike Davis and Daniel Murphy. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Mets Tank Cubs 17-1

Daniel Murphy homered twice, Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and David Wright drove in five runs to lead the New York Mets to a 17-1 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Spiegel: A Night to Remember Amidst a Season To Forget

There’s a difference between being excited to watch a shiny new thing arrive on the scene, and being irrationally, blindly optimistic about what the results will be.

670 The Score–06/27/2012

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