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Carlos Pena

Chicago Cubs' Carlos Pena (22) hits an RBI triple off of New York Mets' Miguel Batista in the first inning of a baseball game on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at Citi Field in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Carlos Pena Headed Back To Tampa

Pena played with the Rays from 2007-10, helping them reach the playoffs twice before signing as a free agent with the Chicago Cubs for $10 million last season.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

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

Johnny Cueto #47 of the Cincinnati Reds throws a pitch during the game against the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park on September 14, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Hernandez Homer Helps Reds Top Cubs, 7-2

Ten fruitless outings, three trips to the minors, and Casey Coleman still is searching for answers. The Chicago Cubs right-hander, winless in the majors since May 19, felt lost on the mound after lasting just 3 2-3 innings in a 7-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night.

09/14/2011

Mike Leake #44 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches during the game against the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park on September 13, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Phillips Homers To Back Leake, Reds Beat Cubs 2-1

Brandon Phillips homered again, helping Mike Leake and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Tuesday night and end a three-game losing streak.

09/13/2011

Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Chicago Cubs follows through on a two-RBI double scoring teammates Starlin Castro #13 and Reed Johnson #5 during the sixth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on September 7, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Pena’s HR Gives Cubs 6-3 Win Over Reds

CHICAGO (AP) – Carlos Pena hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning to send the Chicago Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. Aramis Ramirez had a two-run […]

09/07/2011

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

Koyie Hill #55 of the Chicago Cubs scores past catcher Michael McKenry #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates after Starlin Castro #13 hit an infield single during the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on September 4, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wells Solid Again, Cubs Avoid Sweep, Beat Pirates

Randy Wells pitched six strong innings and Marlon Byrd drove in two runs as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.

09/04/2011

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs follows through on a two-RBI double scoring Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena during the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field on September 3, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lee Hits Go-Ahead Slam For Pirates, Cubs Lose 7-5

Derrek Lee came off the disabled list and hit a go-ahead grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Saturday.

09/03/2011

Carlos Pena

Report: Yankees Place Claim On Pena

The Yankees have reportedly placed a claim on Cubs first baseman Carlos Pena.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

Jason Heyward. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heyward’s Slam Lifts Braves Over Cubs 5-4

Craig Kimbrel tied a major league rookie record with his 40th save, Jason Heyward hit his first career grand slam, and the Atlanta Braves hung on to win their sixth straight, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Pitcher Mark Melancon #54 of the Houston Astros high fives catcher Carlos Corporan #22 after the final out defeating the Chicago Cubs 4-3 at Minute Maid Park on August 17, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Coleman Struggles In Cubs’ 4-3 Loss To Astros

Casey Coleman is hoping to impress the Chicago Cubs in his fourth stint with the team this season. He’s off to a rocky start.

08/17/2011

Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic #19 of the Houston Astros hits a wallk-off grand slam home run in the ninth inning off pitcher Carlos Marmol #49 of the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park on August 16, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Bogusevic’s Grand Slam Leads Astros Over Cubs 6-5

Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to propel the Houston Astros to 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night and break a season-long seven game losing streak.

08/16/2011

Chicago Cubs' Carlos Pena (22) hits a two-run homer to give Chicago the 6-5 lead over the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning of their baseball game on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Turner Field in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Dave Tulis)

Cubs Stop Uggla’s Hitting Streak, Beat Braves, 6-5

The Chicago Cubs stopped Dan Uggla’s 33-game hitting streak and rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 on Sunday.

08/14/2011

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.

08/06/2011

Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs is congratulated by former teammate Aramis Ramirez #16 after hitting a solo home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on August 3, 2011 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Castro Homers, Garza Goes 7 As Cubs Top Pirates

Starlin Castro homered and Matt Garza pitched seven shutout innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win over the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

08/03/2011

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.

07/17/2011

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

Jim Hendry

Abbatacola: Hendry Insists No Fire Sale Coming

“The bantering that goes on about how many people will be out of here is foolish.” – Jim Hendry

670 The Score–06/29/2011

Doug Davis and Koyie Hill

Abbatacola: Cubs’ Pitching Is The Problem

There are many reasons to explain the Cubs’ 32-47 record. The main reason in this lost season is the Cubs’ starting pitching.

670 The Score–06/28/2011

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