The Chicago Cubs have called up outfielder Lou Montanez from Triple-A Iowa, the team announced on Tuesday.
In the second inning of Saturday night’s game at Fenway park, Chicago Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd was hit by a pitch under his left eye. It was a scary situation for Byrd and his teammates, but looking back on it, Byrd may actually be lucky.
Marlon Byrd is now on the 15 day DL after being hit in the face with a pitch in the second inning of Saturday’s Red Sox/Cubs game.
Not even a Cubs’ come from behind win late could take the team’s focus on the status of Marlon Byrd who was hit in the face with a pitch in the 2nd inning tonight in Boston.
An eight run 8th inning, in which the Red Sox made three errors, propelled the Cubs to a comeback win tonight at Fenway Park 9-3.
Ryan Dempster hadn’t won a game at Wrigley Field since August 4, 2010.
Ryan Dempster had his third straight quality start and the Chicago Cubs’ offense exploded for 11 runs in a rout of the defending World Series Champion San Fransisco Giants.
After hitting for a .348 batting average in the first month of the season, Starlin Castro had a rough start to the month of May. But there’s no need to worry, says Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd, that’s part of baseball.
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.
The Cubs failed to execute as the Reds gave them opportunity after opportunity to win this game.
The Chicago Cubs have been at, or right around the .500-mark for most of the season so far. And luckily for them so has the rest of the National League Central division.
The Chicago Cubs and Matt Garza are both trying to build off recent momentum. The Cubs are going for their first three-game winning streak of the season, and Garza looks to build off his first victory as a Cub.
After a 4-3 road trip, the Chicago Cubs will return home for nine games with their sights set on getting their back on track.
Carlos Zambrano out-pitched former teammate Ted Lilly with eight solid innings and the Cubs beat the Dodgers 4-1 in Los Angeles.
After splitting their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Chicago Cubs continue their road trip in Los Angeles, where they’ll take on the Dodgers.
A five-run eighth inning led the Chicago Cubs to a come from behind victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of their series.
Through the fist 18 games of the season, the Chicago Cubs are 9-9, and haven’t won or lost more than two games in a row.
Before the baseball season started, I was—to put it nicely—a little “hard” on the Chicago Cubs and their chances of competing for the National League Central crown.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza had by far his best performance since coming over to the club in an offseason trade. Garza scattered six hit and three walks over six innings of shutout baseball.
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.