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Cubs catcher John Baker earned the win against the Rockies with a scoreless 16th inning. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Marathon Contest Brings Rare Feats For Cubs, Rockies

John Baker was the first MLB position player to earn a win since May 2012.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2014

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after hitting a two run home run in the eighth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 9, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Complete Sweep Of Pirates With 4-2 Victory

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 […]

09/09/2012

Shane Victorino #8 of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores in the eighth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium on August 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Mather Can’t Hang On, Cubs Lose To Dodgers 3-1

Joe Mather was playing at Dodger Stadium for the first time in his career, and his timing couldn’t have been worse — in more ways than one.

08/05/2012

Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a two-run double against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium on July 22, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Rout Cubs 7-0 To Complete Sweep

Lance Lynn won his 12th game with six spotless innings, and Matt Holliday and Carlos Beltran homered on consecutive pitches to put the finishing touches on the St. Louis Cardinals’ 7-0 victory Sunday that completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs.

07/22/2012

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

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

Joe Mather. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Bernstein: It’s Ok That The Cubs Are Really Bad

Consuming Cubs baseball is simply unhealthy right now, if it matters to you.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2012

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

Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Cleveland Indians during the spring training game at HoHoKam Park on March 28, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Samardzija Rebounds From Bad Start For Cubs

Jeff Samardzija rebounded from a subpar effort in his previous start to give up three hits in six shutout innings and the Chicago Cubs held on for a 2-0 victory over Cleveland at HoHoKam Stadium on Wednesday.

03/28/2012

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 Allows 1 Run In 5 Innings As Cubs Tie A’s

Jonny Gomes homered to start a three-run rally in the ninth, and the Oakland Athletics tied a Chicago Cubs’ split squad 5-5 in 10 innings Tuesday.

03/20/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Mather’s 9th-Inning HR Off Green Gives Cubs Win

Joe Mather hit a tiebreaking solo home run off Sean Green in the ninth inning, giving the Chicago Cubs a 3-2 split-squad victory over the Texas Rangers and a two-game split at Cashman Field.

03/18/2012