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Vladimir Sobotka and Kevin Shattenkirk of the St. Louis Blues. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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670 The Score–11/11/2011

Evan Longoria celebrates his walk-off home run that put the Rays in the playoffs. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Crazy Night In Baseball Ends With Two Major Collapses

A benchwarmer hitting .108 saves Tampa Bay. A $142 million star lets it slip away for Boston. A rookie closer falters in Atlanta. An ace delivers for St. Louis.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

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

Rodrigo Lopez #50 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against  the Houston Astros at Wrigley Field on September 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis /Getty Images)

Lopez, Cubs Hand Houston Its Record 100th Loss

Rodrigo Lopez and the Chicago Cubs handed Houston its record 100th loss Saturday, shutting down the Astros 2-1.

09/17/2011

Chicago Cubs, from left, Carlos Pena, Starlin Castro and Aramis Ramirez celebrate their 4-3 win in 12 innings over the Houston Astros in a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey)

Byrd’s Single Lifts Cubs Past Astros, 4-3 In 12

Matt Garza pitched nine strong innings and Marlon Byrd hit an infield single in the 12th inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday.

09/16/2011

The White Sox will face the Dodgers in interleague play again in 2012. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox Release 2012 Schedule

The White Sox will open the 2012 season in Texas April 6 with a three-game series against the Rangers.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

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

Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic #19 of the Houston Astros hits a wallk-off grand slam home run in the ninth inning off pitcher Carlos Marmol #49 of the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park on August 16, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Bogusevic’s Grand Slam Leads Astros Over Cubs 6-5

Pinch 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.

08/16/2011

Chicago Cubs Aramis Ramirez (16) is congratulated in the dugout after scoring on a double by Carlos Pena during the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Monday in Houston. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel)

Cubs Hold Off Astros 4-3

Geovany Soto had three hits and two RBIs and Kerry Wood earned his first save in over a year as the Chicago Cubs won for the 12th time in 15 games with a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros Monday night.

08/15/2011

CHICAGO, IL - JULY 24: Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs of the breaks his bat and grounds out in the fourth inning against the Houston Astros on July 24, 2011 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Sweep Astros On Baker’s Pinch-Hit Single

Pinch-hitter Jeff Baker’s game-winning single in the 10th inning helped Chicago complete its first three-game sweep at Wrigley Field in nearly two years as the Cubs beat the Houston Astros 5-4 on Sunday afternoon.

07/24/2011

Chicago Cubs' Marlon Byrd hits a home run off Houston Astros starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez during the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 23, 2011, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Wells Wins For First Time Since April, Cubs Beat Astros, 5-1

Randy Wells pitched six strong innings to earn his first win since April 4 and Geovany Soto added a solo shot and an RBI single in the ninth to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the major league-worst Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon.

07/23/2011

Carlos Zambrano

Abbatacola: Zambrano Battles In Victory

The Cubs needed some help to win at home against Houston and thankfully, the Astros were happy to provide it. Zambrano earned his 7th win on the season as the Cubs defeated Houston 4-2.

670 The Score–07/22/2011

Upside down Cubs logo. (Credit: Jordan Bernfield)

Cubs’ Logo Turned Upside Down

As if the Cubs need more to go wrong this season, the “U” in the team’s logo near their clubhouse was turned upside down Wednesday.

670 The Score–06/01/2011

Carlos Marmol

Cubs Blow Huge Lead, Lose To Houston

Carlos Marmol blew his third save of the season, allowing six runs in the ninth inning as the Houston Astros beat the Cubs 7-3.

670 The Score–05/31/2011

Zambrano Powers Cubs Past Astros

Pitcher Carlos Zambrano extended a franchise record with his 22nd career homer and ran his winning streak to 10 games, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 9-5 victory Wednesday night and a series win over the Houston Astros.

04/13/2011

According to Reports Roy Oswalt Will Be Traded to the Phillies

According to several reports, including one from C. Trent Rosencrans of CBSSports.com Roy Oswalt has been traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. According to Rosencrans, the only bridge that still needs to be crossed is Oswalt’s […]

07/29/2010

Yer Rout

Sox games against the Mariners are nice.  There should be more of them. The first two innings should result in additions to the hyphenated same of Seattle’s starting pitcher, Ryan Rowland-Smith-Bad-Thanks.

07/28/2010

As It Should Be

The Tigers are fading.  They just put Carlos Guillen on the DL with a calf strain, Magglio Ordonez is out for up to two months after breaking his ankle, and Brandon Inge has yet to […]

07/26/2010

Hanging By A Thread

Derrek Lee is the ultimate veteran and especially so when it comes to answering certain questions. Lee , who had 3 hits on Monday night,  fielded a couple of obvious questions after the Cubs 11-5 loss […]

07/19/2010

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