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Darwin Barney

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

Davis Released; Barney Reactivated

The Cubs released pitcher Doug Davis and reactivated second baseman Darwin Barney from the disabled list in advance of Wednesday night’s game.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano tries but can't make the catch on a double by Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 28, 2011, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Soriano Reactivated As Barney Is Shelved

The Cubs reactivated Alfonso Soriano Wednesday after placing Darwin Barney on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained knee.

670 The Score–06/15/2011

Darwin Barney

UPDATED: Cubs’ Barney Headed To DL

After admittedly making “the wrong read” on a Carlos Pena double on Monday night, Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney suffered a knee injury while sliding into third.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

Starlin Castro is mobbed by his teammates Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Abbatacola: Cubs Rally To Win In The 10th

“We won today. If we win tomorrow, that’s two in a row. If we win the next day, that’s called a winning streak. It has happened before.” – Lou Brown, ‘Major League’

670 The Score–06/14/2011

Darwin Barney. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Cubs Slide By Brewers 1-0

Darwin Barney scored on a fielder’s choice in the eighth inning for the game’s lone run as the Cubs topped the Brewers 1-0 on Monday night.

670 The Score–06/13/2011

Aramis Ramirez

Ramirez Homers, But Cubs Lose Series Finale 4-3

Ryan Howard went 3 for 3 and drove in three runs, and Roy Oswalt recovered from a rocky first to pitch seven solid innings and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.


Darwin Barney and Carlos Pena

Barney: Upcoming Road Trip ‘Not Going To Be Easy’

The Chicago Cubs ended their recent nine-game homestand with a 3-6 record that included getting swept by the Houston Astros. Now the Cubs will take to the road for 10 games while they travel to St. Louis, Cincinnati and Philadelphia.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

Ryan Dempster

Abbatacola: Dempster Earns First Home Win

Ryan Dempster hadn’t won a game at Wrigley Field since August 4, 2010.

670 The Score–05/13/2011

Ryan Dempster

Dempster Solid As Cubs Rout Giants 11-4

Ryan Dempster had his third straight quality start and the Chicago Cubs’ offense exploded for 11 runs in a rout of the defending World Series Champion San Fransisco Giants.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

Starlin Castro

Abbatacola: Cubs Squander Opportunites, Drop Series Opener

The Cubs failed to execute as the Reds gave them opportunity after opportunity to win this game.

670 The Score–05/06/2011

Matt Garza

Cubs Fall Short, Lose To Reds 5-4

Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza lasted six innings, four of which were shut out innings. But the Reds tagged Garza for three runs in the fourth and two runs in the fifth, and that proved to be just enough to beat the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Darwin Barney

Cubs’ Barney Named NL Rookie Of The Month

Chicago Cubs’ second baseman Darwin Barney has been named the National League Rookie of the Month, for the month of April.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

Alfonso Soriano

Soriano Homers, Cubs Win 5-3

Darwin Barney singled up the middle to score Geovany Soto in the top of the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Saturday night.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2011

Casey Coleman

Cubs Look To Avoid Sweep By Rockies

The Colorado Rockies nearly failed to record a hit during Jhoulys Chacin’s most recent start. He didn’t need much help from the offense in his last outing against the Chicago Cubs.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

Jeff Baker

Late Game Comeback Leads Cubs To Victory

A five-run eighth inning led the Chicago Cubs to a come from behind victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of their series.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2011

Starlin Castro

Is Castro The Cubs’ Future Leadoff Hitter?

Starlin Castro remains to be the most exciting player on the Chicago Cubs, but he’s also the player with the more uncertain future.

670 The Score–04/18/2011

James Russell

Russell To Make First Career Start Against Astros

Houston Astros pitcher Brett Myers has had two impressive starts so far this season, but is still without a win, largely due to a lack of run support from his offense.


Marlon Byrd

Byrd And Cubs Hold Off Late Astros Rally

Starlin Castro, Darwin Barney and Marlon Byrd combined for seven hits, five runs and three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs held on for a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night. Castro had […]


Tyler Colvin

Muller: Forget The 9th Inning, The Cubs’ Youth Was Impressive

When I made my first trek to Wrigley Field for the 2011 season yesterday afternoon, I was optimistic about the Cubs chances of winning the game, and taking the season-opening series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.