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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija looks on after pitching the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on May 2, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Samardzija Dominant, Cubs Hit 2 HRs To Beat Reds 3-1

Bryan LaHair and Ian Stewart hit solo homers – a major outburst for the power-challenged Chicago Cubs – and Jeff Samardzija pitched into the eighth inning on Wednesday night for a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

05/02/2012

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza throws a pitch during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on April 29, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Garza Dominates, Cubs Beat Phillies 5-1

Matt Garza executed his plan to near perfection. Garza pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings and struck out 10 Sunday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1.

04/29/2012

Chris Volstad. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Can’t Pull Off Sweep Of Cards, Lose 5-1

The Cubs’ run-scoring problems continued on Wednesday, which didn’t help Chris Volstad’s cause to end a 10-month winless drought.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

Chicago Cubs first baseman Bryan LaHair celebrates his 9th inning home run, tying the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on April 24, 2012. The Cubs won in the 10th inning, 3-2. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Soriano’s RBI In 10th Gives Cubs 3-2 Win Over Cards

The Cubs ended the St. Louis Cardinals’ run of 13 consecutive wins Tuesday night, in a dramatic walkoff to secure their first series victory of the season.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Bryan LaHair. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

LaHair Out Of Lineup; Baker To Start At First

​It looks like Bryan LaHair won’t get to make his first opening day start after all.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Cleveland Indians during the spring training game at HoHoKam Park on March 28, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Samardzija Rebounds From Bad Start For Cubs

Jeff Samardzija rebounded from a subpar effort in his previous start to give up three hits in six shutout innings and the Chicago Cubs held on for a 2-0 victory over Cleveland at HoHoKam Stadium on Wednesday.

03/28/2012

Bryan LaHair. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Maholm Impressive For Cubs In 2-0 Win Over Padres

Bryan LaHair is less than two weeks away from breaking camp on a big league opening day roster for the first time. The timing should be just about right for the Chicago Cubs first baseman, considering he has nearly 1,000 career at-bats in the minors and just 65 in the majors.

03/26/2012

Jeff Samardzija

Samardzija Pitches 3 Sharp Innings, Cubs Beat KC

Jeff Samardzija made a strong opening bid for a spot in the Cubs rotation.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

Jed Hoyer (Photo  by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cubs’ GM Hoyer: Lineup Is ‘A Work In Progress’

Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said the team is confident in starting first baseman Bryan LaHair, who is starting spring training as the team’s cleanup hitter, but he told 670 The Score’s Barry Rozner and Connor McKnight “the lineup is still very much a work in progress.”

670 The Score–03/04/2012

Clint Barmes #12 of the Houston Astros connects on a two-RBI single scoring Angel Sanchez #36 and J.D. Martinez #14 during the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 18, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Myers Beats Cubs With Help From Video Review

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.

09/18/2011

Mike Quade

Abbatacola: Cubs Wasting Away In Wrigleyville

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.

670 The Score–09/07/2011

Bryan LaHair. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Votto Helps Reds Beat Cubs 4-2 In 13 Innings

Joey Votto hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the 13th inning and the Cincinnati Reds rebounded for a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs after blowing a two-run lead in the ninth Tuesday night.

09/06/2011

Mike Quade

Abbatacola: Don’t Expect Much From September Call-Ups

Mike Quade has a tough road ahead in trying to find the proper balance of winning and developing unproven talent that may affect the organization’s future.

670 The Score–09/02/2011

Carlos Silva

Cubs Overcome Silva’s Rough Start

It hasn’t been a very smooth spring training for Chicago Cubs’ pitcher Carlos Silva. After already have one shaky start and an altercation with a teammate, Silva added another rough start on Monday.

03/07/2011

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