With the Cardinals taking home the World Series, effectively ending the 2011 baseball season, it is now time for teams to beginning signing their free agents and making plans for 2012.
The Chicago Cubs have exercised their side of a $16 million mutual contract option on third baseman Aramis Ramirez.
Cubs slugger and third baseman Aramis Ramirez said last month that he was “ready to move on,” but now, he is leaving the door open to return.
Castro has 12 more hits than Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers. On Wednesday, Castro will become the youngest player ever to lead the NL in hits in a season, at 21 years, 188 days. He’ll also become the third Cubs player in seven seasons to lead the NL in hits, joining Juan Pierre (2006) and Derrek Lee (2005).
Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez left Tuesday’s game with a quad strain and it appears he has played his last game on the North Side.
By Matt Abbatacola- CHICAGO (WSCR) – Aramis Ramirez left Tuesday night’s game in the sixth inning with a mile right quad strain. The Cubs’ third baseman hit a grounder to shortstop, Yuniesky Betancourt, and was […]
Brett Myers benefited from a reversed homer call to beat the Chicago Cubs again and Clint Barmes had a two-run single to help the Houston Astros to a 3-2 victory Sunday.
Rodrigo Lopez and the Chicago Cubs handed Houston its record 100th loss Saturday, shutting down the Astros 2-1.
Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago Cubs past the New York Mets 5-4 after blowing a three-run lead in the eighth Saturday.
The Cubs have six home games remaining in the 2011 season. If you plan on coming out to a game, don’t expect to see anything different from their first 75 contests at Wrigley Field – bad baseball, cold beer, and an overly optimistic manager who is still trying to win something this year.
Matt Garza pitched eight strong innings, Aramis Ramirez had a tiebreaking two-run single, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Monday.
Derrek Lee came off the disabled list and hit a go-ahead grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Saturday.
Zack Greinke pitched effectively into the eighth to remain perfect at home, Corey Hart homered for the second time in as many days and the Milwaukee Brewers swept the Chicago Cubs with a 3-2 win on Sunday.
The Cubs are 14-8 in August having won five of the six series that they have played. Today they go for the split against a 78-53 team, Atlanta.
Alfonso Soriano homered, Randy Wells pitched effectively into the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Aramis Ramirez is the hottest hitter in baseball over the last 12 games – batting .563 with 14 RBI.
Craig Kimbrel tied a major league rookie record with his 40th save, Jason Heyward hit his first career grand slam, and the Atlanta Braves hung on to win their sixth straight, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Matt Garza pitched seven sharp innings, Aramis Ramirez homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Saturday.
Casey Coleman is hoping to impress the Chicago Cubs in his fourth stint with the team this season. He’s off to a rocky start.
Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to propel the Houston Astros to 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night and break a season-long seven game losing streak.