Derrek Lee came off the disabled list and hit a go-ahead grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Saturday.
Alfonso Soriano homered, Randy Wells pitched effectively into the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Matt Garza pitched seven sharp innings, Aramis Ramirez homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Saturday.
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.
The National Sports Collectors Convention returns to the Chicago area next week, giving sports fans of all ages a place to bask in the glory of sports history
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.
“I believe it’s important to make a difference in a child’s life.” – Kerry Wood
Chicago Cubs reliever Kerry Wood was placed on the disabled list on June 13 with a blister on his throwing hand. And it looks as if Wood will return to the active roster on Friday.
The Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees will play in Wrigley Field for the only the second time since the 1938 Word Series when they start a three-game series on Friday.
Cubs reliever Kerry Wood has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a blister on his right index finger.
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.
Carlos Pena and Aramis Ramirez hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning to lead the slumping Chicago Cubs past the Cincinnati Reds. The win snapped an eight-game losing streak for the Cubs.
The Chicago Cubs have lost three games in a row, and seven of their last 10. It’s getting to the point of the season where the Cubs could permanently fade from the NL Central race if hey don’t turn things around.
Kosuke Fukudome hit a game-ending single as the Chicago Cubs scored twice in the ninth inning to beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 Saturday.
Too often we take for granted the fact that we’re lucky to live in a high-major professional sports market that affords such big things as yesterday.
Chicago Cubs’ owner Tom Ricketts made it clear that for his team, it’s playoffs or bust. Some people might see that as wishful thinking for a team that was 75-87 last season and finished fifth in the division.
It is a 162 game season played out over 183 days; the journey that Major League Baseball teams take over the next six months is the definition of a marathon, not a sprint.
It will be 46 degrees and rainy when Cubs take to the mound for their home opener at Wrigley Field, but the conditions aren’t putting a damper on the buzz at the Friendly Confines.
The Chicago Cubs were 75-87 last season and finished in fifth place in the NL Central. It was a season that didn’t provide much reason for optimism in 2011.
Back with the Cubs this year, Kerry Wood got a standing ovation Monday when he made his spring training debut during a 5-3 loss to a Milwaukee Brewers’ split squad.