Matt Garza

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

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)

Bernstein: Ready For Zambrano, Again?

I’m done with Carlos Zambrano. The Cubs, however, may not be.

670 The Score–12/07/2011

Alfonso Soriano is congratulated by Marlon Byrd after hitting a three-run homer in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres on September 27, 2011.

Castro Pushes Hits Total To 206, Cubs Beat Padres

Castro has 12 more hits than Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers. On Wednesday, Castro will become the youngest player ever to lead the NL in hits in a season, at 21 years, 188 days. He’ll also become the third Cubs player in seven seasons to lead the NL in hits, joining Juan Pierre (2006) and Derrek Lee (2005).


Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs is tagged out at third base by Jerry Hairston Jr. #15 of the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning on September 21, 2011 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Castro Gets 2 Hits, Now 1 Shy Of 200

Starlin Castro desperately wanted to get his 200th hit of the season in front of a supportive crowd at Wrigley Field. Now he’ll move on to St. Louis and try to reach the milestone.


Starting pitcher Matt Garza #17 of the Chicago Cubs delivers the ball against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on September 5, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Garza, Ramirez Lead Cubs To 4-3 Win Over Reds

Matt Garza pitched eight strong innings, Aramis Ramirez had a tiebreaking two-run single, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Monday.


Alfonso Soriano. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Soriano Hits Long Homer As Cubs Top Giants 5-2

Alfonso Soriano drove in two runs and hit one of the longest homers at AT&T Park, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.


Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Chicago Cubs connects on a two-run home run scoring Starlin Castro during the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on August 20, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Garza, Ramirez Lead Cubs Over Cardinals 3-0

Matt Garza pitched seven sharp innings, Aramis Ramirez homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Saturday.


Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs

Wang Throws 6 Scoreless, Nationals Beat Cubs

Chien-Ming Wang allowed one hit over six scoreless innings, Jonny Gomes hit a two-run homer and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Tuesday night.


Ryan Dempster

Abbatacola: It’s All About The Pitching

By Matt Abbatacola- CHICAGO (CBS) Lately, the Cubs have looked like the team that Tom Ricketts, Jim Hendry, and Mike Quade envisioned when they began the 2011 season. They hit ten home runs in the final three […]

670 The Score–08/05/2011

Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs is congratulated by former teammate Aramis Ramirez #16 after hitting a solo home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on August 3, 2011 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Castro Homers, Garza Goes 7 As Cubs Top Pirates

Starlin Castro homered and Matt Garza pitched seven shutout innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win over the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.


National Sports Collectors Convention Logo. (Courtesy NSCC)

National Sports Collectors Convention Returns To Chicago

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

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Matt Garza

Abbatacola: Cubs Lose It Again For Garza

Cubs lose 4-2 despite another quality start from Matt Garza who went 7+ allowing only 1 ER on 4 hits.

670 The Score–07/19/2011

Cubs Blow Game vs. Marlins After Disastrous 9th

The Marlins scored six times in the ninth inning to rally for a 6-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night that extended their season-high winning streak to six games.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011