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Starlin Castro of the Chicago Cubs hits an RBI single against the Chicago Cubs during the home-opening game at Busch Stadium on April 13, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Power-Hitting Cubs Spoil St. Louis Home Opener, 9-5

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.


Bud Selig

Bernstein: Selig’s Gag-Rule Makes No Sense

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.

670 The Score–10/19/2011

St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Octavio Dotel reacts after getting Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun to strike out during the fifth inning of Game 5 of baseball's National League championship series Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Cards Within Win Of Pennant, Beating Brewers 7-1

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.


Roy Oswalt #44 of the Philadelphia Phillies talks with home plate umpire Angel Hernandez after a squirrel ran across home in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Four of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 5, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Squirrel Steals Spotlight At NLDS

A squirrel ran across home plate in the fifth inning of the NL division series game between the Phillies and Cardinals on Wednesday night.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina, left, is caught between third and home before being tagged out by Chicago Cubs' Ryan Dempster during the second inning of a baseball game on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Cubs Beat Cards 5-1, Give NL Central To Brewers

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.


St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols, left, rounds the bases after his solo home run as the Chicago Cubs' pitcher Rodrigo Lopez reacts during the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Pujols, Cards Muscle Past Cubs 6-2

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

Ex-Cub Theriot Helps Cards Clobber Chicago 13-5

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.


Lee Smith

Tough Call, But Lee Smith Picks Cubs Over Cardinals

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.

670 The Score–06/29/2011

Albert Pujols

Pujols Out 4-6 Weeks With Fracture

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols will be out for 4-6 weeks with a fractured left forearm.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Carlos Zambrano

Muller: Big Z Is Right, The Cubs Are ‘Embarrassing’

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.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Ryan Dempster

Cubs Start Series With Rival Cardinals

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.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011

Albert Pujols

Dorfman: Let’s Stop Embracing Nonsense

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.

670 The Score–05/13/2011

Casey Coleman

Coleman Hit Hard, Cubs Drop Series Finale To Cardinals

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.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

Albert Pujols

Hendry, Pujols Downplay Hug

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.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

Alfonso Soriano and Albert Pujols

Cubs Can Hurt Cards Even If They Don’t Sign Pujols

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.

670 The Score–05/12/2011

Matt Garza

Cubs Look To Bounce Back After Loss to Cards

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.


Tony La Russa

La Russa Will Miss Series Opener Against Cubs

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.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Ryan Theriot

Ex-Cub Theriot Makes Return To Wrigley As Member Of Cardinals

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.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Empty seats at Wrigley Field

Bernstein: Where Are The Cub Fans?

If we were really paying attention, we would have seen this coming.

670 The Score–05/10/2011

Marlon Byrd

Byrd And Cubs Have Eyes Set On Eclipsing .500 During Homestand

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.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011