Dale Sveum

Carlos Corporan is tagged out by Starlin Castro. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Walk-Off To End Season On A Win

Bryan LaHair homered and hit a game-winning single in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat Houston 5-4 Wednesday in the Astros’ National League finale.

670 The Score–10/03/2012

Koyie Hill and Gordon Beckham. (Photos by Getty Images)

Baffoe: Chicago Baseball 2012, In Memoriam

Well, the 2012 baseball season in Chicago has come to an end. For some, mercifully. For others, disappointingly.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2012

Tony Campana #1 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after scoring on a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 8, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Fading Pirates 4-3

On Saturday afternoon, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said he was planning on relaxing any pitch count restrictions he had for Jeff Samardzija in that night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

09/09/2012

Norichika Aoki #7 of the Milwaukee Brewers slides into second with a stolen base avoiding the tag from Darwin Barney #15 of the Chicago Cubs during the bottom of the fourth inning at Miller Park on August 21, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Rusin Loses Major League Debut, Brewers Win 5-2

Marco Estrada allowed two hits in six solid innings to win for the first time in almost a year, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 5-2 Tuesday night.

08/21/2012

Dale Sveum. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sveum On Cubs Winning World Series: ‘Biggest Event In Sports History’

Before the start of the Cubs-Astros game Wednesday afternoon, Cubs manager Dale Sveum let him mind wander to what it would be like if the North Siders actually won the World Series.

670 The Score–08/15/2012

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: What’s Wrong With Starlin Castro?

It doesn’t take any kind of experienced scout to see outs being made, or any kind of analytical wizard to see month-by-month batting numbers sliding into frightening territory.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Matt Garza

Report: Garza Unlikely To Pitch Again This Season

Cubs manager Dale Sveum announced Tuesday that starting pitcher Matt Garza will likely be shut down for the remainder of the season.

670 The Score–08/14/2012

Photo Of The Wrigley Field Sign. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Wisch: Cubs Need To Lower Ticket Prices in 2013

A bleacher ticket for tonight’s game at Wrigley Field against the division-leading Reds still costs $52. Actually, make that $67.42 with the service charge and processing fee. Oh, and did I mention that Chris Volstad (0-8, 7.22 ERA) is on the mound, too?

670 The Score–08/09/2012

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

Alfonso Soriano. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Soriano’s Blast Helps Cubs Top Marlins, Buehrle

Paul Maholm pitched eight innings, Alfonso Soriano homered and the Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 Thursday, ruining Mark Buehrle’s return to Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Ozzie in Cubs dugout

Harris: On The ‘Other Side’ Of Town

It was the Ozzie Guillen, Carlos Zambrano, and Mark Buehrle show before the Cubs/Marlins game tonight at Wrigley Field, and the sweaty-hot, filled to capacity Marlin dugout wasn’t my assignment.

670 The Score–07/17/2012

Cubs hitting coach James Rowson. (CBS)

Cubs’ New Hitting Coach: ‘Talk About Small Things’ That Can Help Players

James Rowson joined the Cubs this year as their minor-league hitting coordinator but was quickly promoted. CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports.

07/12/2012

Ryan Dempster. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Dempster To Come Off DL, Start Sunday For Cubs

The right-hander has been on the disabled list since June 18 because of a tight muscle in his back.

07/06/2012

Paul Maholm. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Maholm Leads Cubs Past Astros 4-0

Paul Maholm pitched into the ninth inning to earn his first win in seven weeks and the Chicago Cubs hit three homers in a 4-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

Randy Wells

Randy Wells Demoted; Rafael Dolis Called Up

The Cubs designated pitcher Randy Wells for assignment Wednesday and recalled reliever Rafael Dolis from Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Rizzo Batting 3rd In Cubs Debut

Anthony Rizzo will bat third tonight against the New York Mets as he makes his Cubs debut at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Paul Goldschmidt #44 and teammate Chris Young #24 of the Arizona Diamondbacks celebrate a home run against the Chicago Cubs at Chase Field on June 23, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Diamondbacks Pound Maholm, Beat Cubs 10-5

David DeJesus and Starlin Castro, the top two players in the Chicago Cubs’ batting order, had four hits apiece on Saturday night. And neither table-setter scored.

06/24/2012

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Gavin Floyd delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs at U.S. Cellular Field on June 20, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Floyd Dominates Cubs, Sox Avoid Sweep With 7-0 Win

Gavin Floyd pitched four-hit ball into the seventh, Gordon Beckham homered, and the struggling Chicago White Sox beat the Cubs 7-0 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.

06/20/2012

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