Ian Stewart hit a three-run homer in the first inning, Bryan LaHair later connected for a grand slam and the Chicago Cubs hammered Adam Wainwright, spoiling the St. Louis Cardinals’ home opener with a 9-5 victory on Friday.
The World Series is upon us, about to test all-time lows for national interest, as two teams from flyover country play in the rain and wind while most Americans watch reality shows.
The bumbling Brewers made four errors that led to three unearned runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals survived a short start by Jaime Garcia to beat Milwaukee 7-1 Friday night to take a 3-2 lead in the NL championship series.
A squirrel ran across home plate in the fifth inning of the NL division series game between the Phillies and Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Alfonso Soriano dealt the St. Louis’ wild-card hopes another serious blow with his first home run of the month, a tiebreaking three-run shot in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Cardinals 5-1 Friday night.
Albert Pujols hit his 31st home run and Yadier Molina homered twice as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Sunday night.
Ryan Theriot, overcoming a recent slump, rapped four hits and drove in three runs Saturday to help the St. Louis Cardinals overcome a five-run deficit in a 13-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
Former Major League closer Lee Smith spent the first eight seasons of his 18-year career playing for the Cubs. Over those eight seasons the Cubs had a wining record only once, but the right-hander still looks back fondly on his days on the North Side.
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols will be out for 4-6 weeks with a fractured left forearm.
Carlos Zambrano has been quite the “character” during his time with the Chicago Cubs. From his outbursts at himself, the umpires, the media, his teammates and seemingly anything or anyone else that gets in his way, Carlos is never one to hide how he really feels.
A 10-game road trip is tough enough for a team, but when you look at the teams the Chicago Cubs will face, starting with the St. Louis Cardinals, the road trip gets even tougher.
Last weekend I was out of town visiting some friends and I was wrapping up the trip and saying goodbye, I gave a couple of my buddies a hug. Good thing we are not in Major League Baseball or this might have turned out to be a big deal.
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Casey Coleman gave up six earned runs in 4.1 innings pitched and the Chicago Cubs dropped the series finale to the rival St. Louis Cardinals 9-1.
A picture of Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry hugging St. Louis Cardinals superstar Albert Pujols before Tuesday night’s game cause plenty a stir. But all the talk about the hug was brushed off by Hendry.
Albert Pujols is considered one of the best players in the history of baseball. He’s played his entire 11-year career for the St. Louis Cardinals, but will be the biggest free agent in the history of the game during the offseason.
The Chicago Cubs out-hit the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night, but weren’t able to convert those hits into enough runs to get a victory.
St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa will miss Tuesday’s series opener agaisnt the Chicago Cubs while he receives treatment for an eye problem.
In his five season with the Chicago Cubs, Ryan Theriot became one of the more popular players among the fans. But when he returns to Wrigley Field with his new team, he might not get such a warm reception.
If we were really paying attention, we would have seen this coming.
After a 4-3 road trip, the Chicago Cubs will return home for nine games with their sights set on getting their back on track.