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Darwin Barney

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

Starlin Castro

Abbatacola: Castro Gets A ‘Mental Day’ Off

By Matt Abbatacola- CHICAGO (WSCR) – Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade gave his star shortstop a ‘mental day’ off and kept him out of the lineup against the Atlanta Braves Monday. Despite Castro’s All-Star season and […]

670 The Score–08/22/2011

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

Aramis Ramirez

Hollandsworth: Aramis Ramirez’s Effort ‘Inexcusable’

Aramis Ramirez has been one of the better hitters in baseball during the second half. Since late June, he is batting .288 with 16 home runs and 38 RBIs.

670 The Score–08/12/2011

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

Andrew McCutchen

McCutchen Has 5 RBIs, Bucs Beat Cubs 9-1

Entering the All-Star break with the second-worst record in the majors, the Chicago Cubs are looking forward to the time off. Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in five runs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cubs 9-1 on Sunday.

07/10/2011

Geovany Soto. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Cubs Rally, Win In 13th On Soto’s Walk-Off HR

Pinch-hitter Geovany Soto’s three-run homer capped a four-run 13th inning and sent the Chicago Cubs to a wild 5-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2011

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

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.

06/12/2011

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

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