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Aaron Hill #2 of the Arizona Diamondbacks reaches first base safely as Jeff Baker #3 of the Chicago Cubs makes a play on a throw in the dirt at Chase Field on June 24, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Cubs Swept By Diamondbacks With 5-1 Loss

Wade Miley outpitched Matt Garza in eight strong innings, Justin Upton had three RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep with a 5-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

06/24/2012

Matt Garza

Report: Yankees, Red Sox Interested In Garza

The New York Yankees need starting pitching depth and they are interested in the Cubs’ Matt Garza.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2012

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

Miami Marlins starter Mark Buehrle pitches during a game against the Chicago Cubs at Marlins Park on April 18, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Ramirez, Buehrle Help Marlins Beat Cubs 9-1

Hanley Ramirez homered for the third game in a row, Mark Buehrle pitched eight innings for his first victory with Miami and the Marlins beat the slumping Chicago Cubs 9-1 on Wednesday night.

04/18/2012

Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza throws a pitch in the 4th inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field on April 12, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Garza Shines, Greinke Routed As Cubs Beat Brewers

Matt Garza pitched three-hit ball for 8 2-3 innings, and the Chicago Cubs sent Zack Greinke to his worst beating in 1 1/2 years in an 8-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday that prevented a four-game sweep.

04/12/2012

Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto talks with pitcher Carlos Marmol after Marmol blew a 4-3 lead against the Washington Nationals in the 8th inning at Wrigley Field on April 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bullpen Blows Lead Again, Cubs Fall To Nats 7-4

Carlos Marmol insists it’s too soon for him to be frustrated. Cubs fans sure are, though. Adam LaRoche homered and matched a career-high with four hits, and the Washington Nationals again rallied late against Kerry Wood and Marmol, scoring five runs in the eighth to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-4 on Saturday.

04/07/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Barney, Cubs Beat Weaver, Angels 8-1

Darwin Barney hit an RBI triple off Jered Weaver that broke a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-1 Sunday.

04/01/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Reds’ Latos Strains Calf, Leaves 7-4 Loss To Cubs

Cincinnati right-hander Mat Latos strained his left calf during a 7-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, providing another pitching concern for the Reds.

03/27/2012

Matt Garza

McKnight: Matt Garza Turns In Solid Start, Teaches Youngsters

Cubs starter Matt Garza was much better in his third start than his first two. Garza threw three innings and gave up two earned on three hits and a walk. He struck out three and, most importantly, said it’s all going to plan.

03/16/2012

Matt Garza #17 of the Chicago Cubs pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 27, 2011 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Garza Wild In 5-0 Loss To Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers took advantage of Matt Garza’s wildness and beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0 Sunday.

03/11/2012

Pitcher Carlos Zambrano of the Chicago Cubs reacts after throwing a pitch that got him ejected from the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 12, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Wisch: An ‘Amazing’ Zambrano? Don’t You Believe It, Chicago

I believe the guy is talented. I believe he is a decent person, albeit a ridiculously hotheaded and immature one. And I believe that he’s one of the most passionate – and entertaining – athletes in all of baseball. I also believe that the Cubs couldn’t be luckier to be done with him.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Jeff Samardzija

Schuster: Samardzija Will Get Shot To Start

Samardzija is coming off his best season as a professional notching eight wins in 2011 to go along with an era of 2.97.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2012

Matt Garza

Schuster: Garza Feels Good About 2012

Matt Garza opened up on a lot of subjects Sunday as pitchers and catchers went through their first workout at Cub’s camp.

670 The Score–02/19/2012

Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Schuster: Epstein Almost Giddy About Beginning Of Spring Training

Theo Epstein was almost giddy talking about the beginning of Spring Training. The Cubs President said this has been a long time coming.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2012

Fans hold signs for Jeremy Lin at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: A ‘Linsane’ Idea Gone Horribly Wrong

Welcome to the Ten Foot Mailbag, what I hope to be a weekly feature here. That is, unless it goes horribly, horribly wrong, which is pretty much probable.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

Matt Garza

Garza, Cubs Avoid Arbitration With 1-Year, $9.5 Million Deal

The Cubs and pitcher Matt Garza avoided arbitration Friday by agreeing to a one-year deal worth $9.5 million.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Matt Garza pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 27, 2011. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Garza’s ALCS Ring Stolen From Home

Matt Garza’s 2008 ALCS ring was stolen from his home in Fresno, Calif.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

Prince Fielder. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Cubs Fans Should Be Thrilled By Fielder Signing

Prince Fielder is among the best left-handed hitters in baseball, and Cubs fans are excited today because of Tuesday’s news of the Detroit Tigers signing the All-Star first baseman out of the National League Central.

670 The Score–01/25/2012

Matt Garza

Report: Cubs In Serious Talks To Trade Garza To Detroit

The Cubs are in serious talks with the Detroit Tigers to trade away pitcher Matt Garza for a package of prospects, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

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