Marlon Byrd

Chicago Cubs Helmet

Cubs Call Up Montanez From Triple-A Iowa

The Chicago Cubs have called up outfielder Lou Montanez from Triple-A Iowa, the team announced on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

Marlon Byrd

Harris: Byrd Says Beaning ‘Could’ve Been Worse’

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.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2011

Marlon Byrd

Harris: Byrd To Be Placed On The 15-Day DL

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.

670 The Score–05/22/2011

Marlon Byrd

UPDATED: Harris: Byrd Left Game After Hit In Face By Pitch

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.

670 The Score–05/21/2011

Starlin Castro and Aramis Ramirez

Harris: Cubs Beat Red Sox In 8th Inning Comeback

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.

670 The Score–05/21/2011

Ryan Dempster

Abbatacola: Dempster Earns First Home Win

Ryan Dempster hadn’t won a game at Wrigley Field since August 4, 2010.

670 The Score–05/13/2011

Ryan Dempster

Dempster Solid As Cubs Rout Giants 11-4

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.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

Marlon Byrd and Starlin Castro

Byrd: Castro Is A ‘Different Breed’

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.

670 The Score–05/13/2011

Ryan Dempster

Cubs Can’t Find Any Offense, Lose 2-0

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.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2011

Starlin Castro

Abbatacola: Cubs Squander Opportunites, Drop Series Opener

The Cubs failed to execute as the Reds gave them opportunity after opportunity to win this game.

670 The Score–05/06/2011

Chicago Cubs

Byrd: ‘I’m Putting My Money On The Cubs Right Now’

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.

670 The Score–05/06/2011

Matt Garza

Cubs And Reds Start Series From Wrigley

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.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Marlon Byrd

Byrd And Cubs Have Eyes Set On Eclipsing .500 During Homestand

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.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Carlos Zambrano

Cubs win 4-1 As Ethier Sits Game Out

Carlos Zambrano out-pitched former teammate Ted Lilly with eight solid innings and the Cubs beat the Dodgers 4-1 in Los Angeles.

670 The Score–05/04/2011

James Russell

Cubs Open Series With Dodgers 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.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

Jeff Baker

Late Game Comeback Leads Cubs To Victory

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.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2011

Marlon Byrd

Cubs Still Looking To Solidify Identity

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.

670 The Score–04/22/2011

Starlin Castro

Muller: Is There Reason For Optimism On The North Side?

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.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

Reed Johnson (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Johnson’s Homer Lifts Cubs Over Padres

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.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

Starlin Castro

Castro Expects To Make Every Play

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.

670 The Score–04/15/2011