Aramis Ramirez

Aramis Ramirez

Hollandsworth: Aramis Ramirez’s Effort ‘Inexcusable’

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.

670 The Score–08/12/2011

The  Chicago Cubs celebrate their victory over the Washington Nationals. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Ramirez And Pena Homer In Cubs’ 4-3 Win Over Nats

Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena hit back-to-back homers and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 Thursday.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs follows through on an RBI double scoring Reed Johnson during the fourth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on August 6, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Rough Up Reds For Seventh Straight Win, 11-4

Carlos Zambrano homered and pitched six solid innings, and the streaking Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-4 on Saturday.


Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Chicago Cubs hits a broken bat RBI single against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on August 2, 2011 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Cubs Clobber Pirates 11-6 In Ramirez’s Return

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 Dempster #48 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on July 26, 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Braun, McGehee, Bullpen Lift Brewers Over Cubs

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.


Carlos Zambrano

Abbatacola: Zambrano Battles In Victory

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.

670 The Score–07/22/2011

Aramis Ramirez  of the Chicago Cubs is greeted by Marlon Byrd  after hitting a solo home-run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday at Wrigley Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Big Inning Gives Cubs 4-2 Win Over Astros

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.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

Michael Martinez #19 of the Philadelphia Phillies is congratulated by teammate Chase Utley #26 after hitting a double, scoring two runs, in the 9th inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on July 19, 2011 in Chicago, Illlinois. The Phillies defeated the Cubs 4-2.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Martinez Lifts Phillies Over Cubs, 4-2

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  of the Chicago Cubs is greeted by Marlon Byrd  after hitting a solo home-run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday at Wrigley Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Power Hitting Drives Cubs To 6-1 Victory Over Phillies

Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena homered to back a dominant start by Rodrigo Lopez, and the Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia 6-1 Monday.


Aramis Ramirez. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Report: Multiple Teams Interested In A. Ramirez

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.

670 The Score–07/18/2011

Hanley Ramirez #2 of the Florida Marlins hits a solo home run during the first inning against  the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on July 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Marlins Rally Past Cubs For 7-5 Win

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.


2011 MLB All-Star Game

Bernstein: The All-Star Game Nobody Wanted

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.

670 The Score–07/11/2011

Andrew McCutchen

McCutchen Has 5 RBIs, Bucs Beat Cubs 9-1

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.


Aramis Ramirez

Kasper: Position Needs For Cubs In 2012

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.

670 The Score–07/09/2011

Roger Bernadina safely steals second base as Starlin Castro applies the late tag. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Cubs Lose On Seventh Inning Squeeze

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.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Starlin Castro

Stone: Castro ‘Will Grow Into A Third Baseman’

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.

670 The Score–07/05/2011

Aramis Ramirez

Cubs Beat White Sox 3-1 In City Series Finale

Rodrigo Lopez allowed two hits in seven shutout innings and Aramis Ramirez homered Sunday as the Cubs beat the White Sox 3-1.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2011

Aramis Ramirez

Cubs Don’t Have A ‘Tremendous Trade Chip’

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.”

670 The Score–07/02/2011

Carlos Pena and A.J. Pierzynski

White Sox And Cubs Start Second Half Of City Series

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.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2011

Geovany Soto. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Cubs Rally, Win In 13th On Soto’s Walk-Off HR

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.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2011