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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

Mike Quade

Quade Endures Rough First Half

A bus ride to Wrigley Field this season ends with a recorded public service announcement from a member of the neighborhood. Mike Quade identifies himself as manager of the Cubs and then encourages patrons to take public transportation to the game.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Matt Garza

Gammons: Garza’s Struggles Are ‘A Complete Mystery’

The end result of Thursday night’s Cubs win doesn’t come close to tell the story of the game. While the Cubs won 10-9, they were trailing in the fourth inning by a score of 8-0, and starting pitcher Matt Garza failed to get out of the third inning.

670 The Score–07/08/2011

Phillip Humber

Humber And White Sox Shutout Cubs, Win 1-0

Phil Humber, backed by strong defense, pitched shutout ball for seven innings and Juan Pierre singled in the only run, lifting the White Sox past the Cubs 1-0.


Carlos Pena and Alfonso Soriano

Big Days For Pena And Ramirez Lead Cubs Past Rockies

Carlos Pena and Aramis Ramirez both hit two home runs in the Chicago Cubs’ 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

Matt Garza

Abbatacola: Rain Ends Garza’s Night; Cubs Lose

The Cubs sat through a one hour and 54 minute rain delay before losing game two of the Crosstown Classic 3-2.

670 The Score–06/22/2011

Gordon Beckham. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Beckham Sits Again For White Sox; Johnson Leads Off For Cubs

Gordon Beckham will sit for the third straight game tonight as the White Sox take on Matt Garza and the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Kosuke Fukudome

Abbatacola: Cubs Pound Brewers 12-7

The Cubs hadn’t won a series since the end of May when the Mets were at Wrigley. The pitching duel turned out to be a slugfest as the Cubs took three of four from Milwaukee.

670 The Score–06/16/2011

Dayan Viciedo and Josh Vitters

White Sox And Cubs’ Systems Have Produced Similar Big League Talent

The MLB Draft of this past week is sure to produce some of the league’s future superstars. Some of the players chosen will continue on into college, while others will start their professional careers as minor league players.

670 The Score–06/11/2011