Aramis Ramirez has been one of the better hitters in baseball during the second half. Since late June, he is batting .288 with 16 home runs and 38 RBIs.
Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena hit back-to-back homers and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 Thursday.
Carlos Zambrano homered and pitched six solid innings, and the streaking Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-4 on Saturday.
Alfonso Soriano hit two of the Cubs’ season-high six home runs and the Cubs had a season-best 23 hits in an 11-6 victory over the fading Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
Ryan Braun doubled in a run, former Cubs prospect Casey McGehee added a two-run triple and the Brewers bullpen tossed four scoreless innings to lift Milwaukee to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
The Cubs needed some help to win at home against Houston and thankfully, the Astros were happy to provide it. Zambrano earned his 7th win on the season as the Cubs defeated Houston 4-2.
The Cubs used a four-run fifth inning to erase a two run deficit and beat the Houston Astros 4-2 at Wrigley Field Friday afternoon.
Michael Martinez hit a tiebreaking two-run double with two out in the ninth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena homered to back a dominant start by Rodrigo Lopez, and the Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia 6-1 Monday.
At least three American League teams are still interested in pursuing Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez despite his insistence that he will not waive his no-trade clause.
Greg Dobbs hit a two-run homer and drove in the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded walk in the eighth inning, leading the Florida Marlins to 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
By gametime, I won’t be surprised to see that Adam Dunn and Randy Wells have been added to the rosters. I was initially taken aback by Aramis Ramirez’s decision yesterday to turn down an All-Star invitation, but now I’m with him.
Entering the All-Star break with the second-worst record in the majors, the Chicago Cubs are looking forward to the time off. Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in five runs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cubs 9-1 on Sunday.
Regardless of any trades the Chicago Cubs make this season, the organization will likely have a few holes to fill going into 2012 as a result of expiring contracts.
Wilson Ramos decided a game of two-run homers with a suicide squeeze, driving in Michael Morsein to lift the Nationals to a 5-4 victory over the Cubs.
As a 21-year-old shortstop, Starlin Castro is the youngest Chicago Cubs player to ever make an All-Star game. However, there’s a chance that in the future, he’ll make the game as a third baseman.
Rodrigo Lopez allowed two hits in seven shutout innings and Aramis Ramirez homered Sunday as the Cubs beat the White Sox 3-1.
On Wednesday, Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry went on record saying that despite the team having one of the worst records in baseball, there wouldn’t be a “fire sale.”
While local interest for Chicago’s annual crosstown series might be waning, the White Sox and Cubs are only focused on continuing their respective recent successes.
Pinch-hitter Geovany Soto’s three-run homer capped a four-run 13th inning and sent the Chicago Cubs to a wild 5-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants.