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Josh Phegley #36 of the Chicago White Sox is greeted by Dayan Viciedo #24 after both scored against the Texas Rangers during the third inning on August 25, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Jordan Danks Homers, Sox Beat Rangers 5-2

Jordan Danks homered after replacing the injured Avisail Garcia, backing a solid start by his brother John and helping the surging Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 5-2 on Sunday.

08/25/2013

Chris Sale  throws against the Texas Rangers. (Credit: Ronald Martinez, Getty)

White Sox End 3-Game Skid With 5-2 Win At Texas

Conor Gillaspie and Alejandro De Aza homered in the seventh inning and the Chicago White Sox ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.

05/01/2013

Jose Quintana throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers. (Credit: Rick Yeatts, Getty)

Texas Tops White Sox 10-6

Texas scored six times in the sixth to break it open. Mitch Moreland, who had three hits, delivered a go-ahead double and Adrian Beltre capped the burst with a two-run homer. The bases were loaded when Beltre got to the plate before two wild pitches by Nate Jones allowed two runs

04/30/2013

Starter Travis Wood of the Chicago Cubs pitches in the first inning against the Texas Rangers. (Credit: Brian Kersey, Getty)

Cubs Fall To Rangers 4-2

Derek Holland pitched seven shutout innings, Adrian Beltre hit a two-run home run, and Craig Gentry made a diving catch in the ninth to end the game and preserve the Texas Rangers’ 4-2 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night at a cold Wrigley Field.

04/16/2013

Jeff Baker

Cubs Send Baker To Detroit

The Detroit Tigers have acquired Jeff Baker from the Chicago Cubs for two minor leaguers to be named later.

08/05/2012

Miami Marlins first baseman Carlos Lee hits a grand slam home run in the 5th inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on July 17, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lee’s Slam Helps Ozzie Get First Win In Chicago As Marlin

Carlos Lee hit a grand slam and the Florida Marlins beat the Cubs 9-5 on Tuesday night, giving Ozzie Guillen a win in his first game back managing in Chicago.

07/17/2012

Chicago Cubs starter Ryan Dempster piches in the first inning against the New York Mets at CitiField on July 8, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Dempster Runs Scoreless Streak To 27 In Cubs’ Win

Ryan Dempster is too busy watching “Swamp People” to see the stories about him being possible trade bait. He’s pitching too well, though, to know that he might be in another uniform by the end of the month.

07/08/2012

Paul Maholm #28 of the Chicago Cubs pitches to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 4, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Cubs Hit 3 Homers, Beat Braves 5-1

Bryan LaHair, Jeff Baker and Anthony Rizzo hit home runs and the Chicago Cubs continued their success against Atlanta by beating the Braves 5-1 on Wednesday night.

07/04/2012

Alfonso Soriano

Finfer: Presenting Chicago’s All-$#*tty Team

It seems more appropriate, and fun, to combine both rosters into one embarrassing, pathetic, and disturbing group.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Ryan Dempster #46 of the Chicago Cubs pitches during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on June 5, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Dempster Wins First Game This Year, Cubs Rout Brewers 10-0

Ryan Dempster earned his first win since last August, throwing seven innings of three-hit ball as the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on Tuesday night.

06/05/2012

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza throws a pitch during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on April 29, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Garza Dominates, Cubs Beat Phillies 5-1

Matt Garza executed his plan to near perfection. Garza pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings and struck out 10 Sunday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1.

04/29/2012

Kerry Wood. Photo credit JOHN ZICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Zuba: Wood Spoils Dempster’s Gem

This could have been a pretty special Opening Day for Ryan Dempster.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

Bryan LaHair. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

LaHair Out Of Lineup; Baker To Start At First

​It looks like Bryan LaHair won’t get to make his first opening day start after all.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Barney, Cubs Beat Weaver, Angels 8-1

Darwin Barney hit an RBI triple off Jered Weaver that broke a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-1 Sunday.

04/01/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Wells Solid, But Wood Struggles As Cubs Fall To Brewers, 10-2

Randy Wolf retired six of the first seven batters he faced Wednesday and extended his scoreless streak into an eighth inning this spring before a two-run fourth as Milwaukee beat the Chicago Cubs 10-2 Wednesday.

03/14/2012

Jeff Baker

A’s Split-Squad Beats Cubs 8-7

Josh Reddick collected two more hits and Brandon Allen drove in another run to help an Oakland Athletics split-squad beat the Chicago Cubs 8-7 on Monday.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Cubs Avoid Arbitration With 6 Players

The Cubs have agreed to one-year deals with six players to avoid salary arbitration: Jeff Baker, Blake Dewitt, Ian Stewart, Geovany Soto, Chris Volstad and Randy Wells.

01/17/2012

Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs is tagged out at third base by Jerry Hairston Jr. #15 of the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning on September 21, 2011 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Castro Gets 2 Hits, Now 1 Shy Of 200

Starlin Castro desperately wanted to get his 200th hit of the season in front of a supportive crowd at Wrigley Field. Now he’ll move on to St. Louis and try to reach the milestone.

09/21/2011

Jason Heyward. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heyward’s Slam Lifts Braves Over Cubs 5-4

Craig Kimbrel tied a major league rookie record with his 40th save, Jason Heyward hit his first career grand slam, and the Atlanta Braves hung on to win their sixth straight, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Chicago Cubs Manager Mike Quade talks to reporters before the game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 5, 2011 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Baker’s Wild Error Helps Nationals Top Cubs 3-2

If second base were located somewhere on the fringe of the outfield grass behind the shortstop, Jeff Baker’s throw would have been on target. The Chicago Cubs wish they could invoke lots of similar “ifs” this season.

07/05/2011

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