Chris Volstad

Wilson Valdez #15 of the Cincinnati Reds is congratulted by Drew Stubbs #6 after scoring a run during the game against the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park on August 19, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Reds Win 5-4 On Walkoff To Take Series From Cubs

Xavier Paul led off the ninth inning with a pinch-hit triple and Ryan Hanigan followed with a single Sunday, giving the Cincinnati Reds a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.

08/19/2012

Brett Wallace #29 of the Houston Astros is greeted by Jose Altuve #27 and Tyler Greene #23 after hitting a three run homer against the Chicago Cubs in the third inning on August 14 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Volstad Still Winless As Astros Trounce Cubs, 10-1

Brett Wallace and Fernando Martinez each hit three-run homers to back Lucas Harrell’s eight strong innings and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 10-1 on Tuesday night.

08/14/2012

Shane Victorino #8 of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores in the eighth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium on August 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Mather Can’t Hang On, Cubs Lose To Dodgers 3-1

Joe Mather was playing at Dodger Stadium for the first time in his career, and his timing couldn’t have been worse — in more ways than one.

08/05/2012

Chris Volstad #32 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies in the first inning on May 17, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Harris: Volstad With Second Chance On Saturday

Chris Volstad will look to improve on his 0-7, 7.94 ERA this year on Saturday against the Dodgers.

670 The Score–08/01/2012

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

Harris: Cubs Rotation In Question Following Dempster Trade

Ryan Dempster’s trip to Arlington, Texas has opened doors and spots in the Cubs rotation this weekend and early next week.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Randy Wells

Wells Clears Waivers, Assigned To Iowa

Struggling Cubs pitcher Randy Wells has cleared waiver and accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Iowa, the Cubs announced Friday.

670 The Score–06/29/2012

Chris Volstad #32 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies in the first inning on May 17, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Call Up Lalli; Option Volstad To Iowa

The Cubs today selected the contract of catcher Blake Lalli from Triple-A Iowa and optioned right-handed pitcher Chris Volstad to Triple-A.

670 The Score–05/18/2012

Bryan LaHair #6 of the Chicago Cubs leads off as Shaun Marcum #18 of the Milwaukee Brewers pitches at Miller Park on May 12, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Maysonet Hits Grand Slam As Brewers Beat Cubs 8-2

Shaun Marcum pitched seven strong innings and Edwin Maysonet hit his first career grand slam Saturday to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 8-2 win over the Chicago Cubs.

05/12/2012

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

Harris: Cubs’ Volstad Continues To Struggle

Chris Volstad continued his dissapointing season with the Cubs today. Cubs lose 5-1.

670 The Score–05/05/2012

Shortstop Dee Gordon #9 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws to first base to complete a double play on a ground ball hit by Bryan LaHair #6 of the Chicago Cubs as Starlin Castro #13 slides into second base during the sixth inning at Wrigley Field on May 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Capuano Does It With Arm, Bat As Dodgers Top Cubs 5-1

Chris Capuano threw seven shutout innings and drove in two runs to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

05/05/2012

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

Chris Volstad. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Lose 6th Straight As Reds Get 10,000th Win

Cincinnati batted around in the first inning and cruised to a 9-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday for the 10,000th win in franchise history.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

Randy Wells

Cubs’ Wells, Wood Sent To Iowa

As the Cubs worked to trim their roster to 25 players, more cuts were made Thursday.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Mather’s 9th-Inning HR Off Green Gives Cubs Win

Joe Mather hit a tiebreaking solo home run off Sean Green in the ninth inning, giving the Chicago Cubs a 3-2 split-squad victory over the Texas Rangers and a two-game split at Cashman Field.

03/18/2012

Alfonso Soriano

Ackley Homers In Mariners’ Win Over Cubs

Dustin Ackley hit a three-run homer to extend his torrid start to spring training, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago Cubs 10-3 on Thursday.

03/08/2012

Jeff Samardzija

Schuster: Samardzija Will Get Shot To Start

Samardzija is coming off his best season as a professional notching eight wins in 2011 to go along with an era of 2.97.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Cubs Avoid Arbitration With 6 Players

The Cubs have agreed to one-year deals with six players to avoid salary arbitration: Jeff Baker, Blake Dewitt, Ian Stewart, Geovany Soto, Chris Volstad and Randy Wells.

01/17/2012

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