The Cubs called up four players from Triple-A Iowa.
Despite being out of the playoff race, the Cubs can affect the pennant chase.
Both players had their names on the trading block for a long time.
Rickey Renteria has had a successful first half to his Cubs managing career despite having a last place ball club.
The Cubs’ bullpen has blown four of its six save chances.
Arizona scored five times in the ninth to steal the victory.
The youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.
One bad pitch blew what would’ve given the Chicago Cubs something they’ve rarely achieved this season: a winning streak.
The Chicago Cubs’ bullpen has allowed 17 home runs through the first 56 games this season, and the one Carlos Villanueva gave up to Albert Pujols was easily one of the most aggravating for manager Dale Sveum to watch.
Yadier Alonso’s two-out fly ball to right field dropped in front of Julio Borbon for an RBI single that led to a four-run eighth inning and boosted the San Diego Padres over the Chicago Cubs 4-2 Thursday for a four-game series split.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Cubs the go-ahead runs and Chicago completed a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 4-2 win on […]
Ryan Ludwick hit a two-run double in the eighth and the Cincinnati Reds rallied to a 4-2 win over the Chicago Cubs Saturday afternoon.
Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning Sunday that lifted the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2.
Pinch hitter Reed Johnson drove in the go-ahead with a bunt single in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs got past St. Louis 3-2 Saturday, ending the Cardinals’ four-game winning streak.
Travis Wood pitched six strong innings for his first win as a starter in more than a year, and the Chicago Cubs beat the White Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night even though Jake Peavy went the distance.
Ryan Dempster further raised his trade value with eight shutout innings, pitching the Chicago Cubs past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Sunday.
Yadier Molina hit an RBI single off second baseman Darwin Barney’s glove with two outs in the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-6 Tuesday, avoiding a sweep and an 0-5 homestand.
What had been speculated since Carlos Marmol gave up three runs, blowing the Cubs lead in the Thursday’s game, became official Friday when manager Dale Sveum announced Marmol is out as the Cubs closer.
Cubs manager Dave Sveum said he will think about making a closer change and added that James Russell and Rafael Dolis are his only other options.
The Cubs ended the St. Louis Cardinals’ run of 13 consecutive wins Tuesday night, in a dramatic walkoff to secure their first series victory of the season.