Ryan Vogelsong pitched six innings in a rain-shortened game for his first career shutout and Buster Posey hit an RBI single to lead the Giants to a 3-0 win over the Cubs.
Johnny Cueto was strong in his season debut Sunday, allowing five hits and pitching into the seventh Sunday as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0.
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.
The Cubs failed to execute as the Reds gave them opportunity after opportunity to win this game.
Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza lasted six innings, four of which were shut out innings. But the Reds tagged Garza for three runs in the fourth and two runs in the fifth, and that proved to be just enough to beat the Cubs.
Darwin Barney singled up the middle to score Geovany Soto in the top of the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Saturday night.
When Kosuke Fukudome suffered a hamstring injury, the Chicago Cubs moved shortstop Starlin Castro to leadoff, and the 21-year old took his play to another level.
When outfielder Kosuke Fukudome went down with an injury, 21-year old short stop Starlin Castro was put into the Chicago Cubs’ leadoff spot. In the three games in the one-hole, Castro has gone 8-15 with a RBI and two stolen bases.
Houston Astros pitcher Brett Myers has had two impressive starts so far this season, but is still without a win, largely due to a lack of run support from his offense.
Amidst all the talk about Starlin Castro, and where he should hit in the lineup, the sad truth about the Cubs lineup becomes clear.
The Chicago Cubs dropped their season opener to the Pittsburgh Pirates by a score of 6-3, on Friday.
NL MVP Joey Votto hit a two-run homer, Scott Rolen had a three-run shot and the Cincinnati Reds outlasted the Chicago Cubs 14-13 on Friday.
Under performing players with big contracts can give a manager headaches. The front office doesn’t want to pay them sit on the bench, but there are often players with smaller contacts outperforming them.
Imagine Superman signing on as the official spokesman for Kryptonite tights. Then imagine Albert Pujols putting on Cubs pinstripes. What’s less likely?
The Chicago Cubs front office finally made a move that actually makes sense. The Cubs signed former Tampa Bay Rays slugger Carlos Pena to a one-year deal worth $10 million. I like the deal for three reasons.
Jim Hendry had reason to smile late Tuesday night. He landed his primary target to fill the Cubs’ gaping void at first base, getting free agent Carlos Pena signed to a one-year contract.
Last week, when pitching coach Larry Rothschild bolted the Chicago Cubs (honestly, finally) for the New York Yankees (honestly, seriously?) after a nine-year stint on Chicago’s North Side, I’m pretty sure that one name was the first to pop into most fans’ minds as a potential replacement.
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On Thursday, Kosuke Fukudome’s game-winning single in the bottom of ninth gave the Cubs a 3-2 victory over the A’s and sealed the first series win for the Cubs since May 27th against the Dodgers. […]
It’s getting tough to say anything other than phrases like, “the lack of timely hitting cost the Cubs a win today,” when analyzing the Northsiders. It was no different Saturday. Ryan Dempster looked more than […]