Carlos Pena Headed Back To TampaPena 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.
Myers Beats Cubs With Help From Video ReviewBrett 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.
Hernandez Homer Helps Reds Top Cubs, 7-2Ten 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.
Phillips Homers To Back Leake, Reds Beat Cubs 2-1Brandon 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.
Pena's HR Gives Cubs 6-3 Win Over Reds
Abbatacola: Cubs Wasting Away In WrigleyvilleThe 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.
Wells Solid Again, Cubs Avoid Sweep, Beat PiratesRandy 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.
Lee Hits Go-Ahead Slam For Pirates, Cubs Lose 7-5Derrek 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.
Report: Yankees Place Claim On PenaThe Yankees have reportedly placed a claim on Cubs first baseman Carlos Pena.
Heyward's Slam Lifts Braves Over Cubs 5-4Craig 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.
Coleman Struggles In Cubs' 4-3 Loss To AstrosCasey Coleman is hoping to impress the Chicago Cubs in his fourth stint with the team this season. He's off to a rocky start.
Bogusevic's Grand Slam Leads Astros Over Cubs 6-5Pinch 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.