The first game in the battle for fourth place in the NL Central Division goes to Pittsburgh Pirates.
The rain-soaked weekend that ended the Chicago Cubs’ most recent homestand with a game cut short and a game postponed before it started, may turn out to benefit the Cubs.
At three games under the .500-mark, the Chicago Cubs are just four games back from the top of the NL Central. And there’s legitimate reason to think Cubs can stay competitive in their division.
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.
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.
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.
In his opening day post-game press conference, Mike Quade told us that Ryan Dempster made “two mistakes and they left the ballpark.”
The Milwaukee Brewers got off to a slow start at home this season, they’ve turned that around and will go for their fourth straight home win. But the Chicago Cubs have also had a lot of success in Miller Park.
If there is one thing I have learned from being a Chicago Cubs fan my whole life, it is the uncanny ability to be overly-optimistic about the teams’ chances during the summer.
The Chicago Cubs open their 2011 season on Friday when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. After a rocky spring training, do the Cubs have what it takes to compete in the National League Central?
The Chicago Cubs were 75-87 last season and finished in fifth place in the NL Central. It was a season that didn’t provide much reason for optimism in 2011.
The baseball season is fast approaching, and WGN-TV and Comcast SportsNet Cubs play-by-play announcer Len Kasper is talking about what to expect.
The Chicago Cubs chances in the National League Central Division just became a little better. The St. Louis Cardinals’ ace pitcher Adam Wainwright will officially undergo Tommy John surgery.
Dusty Baker knows what it’s like to try and get the Chicago Cubs to the playoffs. Baker managed the Cubs from 2000-06 and guided them to the NLCS during the 2003 season.
They call Chicago the Second City. But New York appears to be turning itself into the City of Second Chances. For ex-Cubs, at least.
ST. LOUIS — Jeff Samardzija appears to have made the most of his time in the minors this year. The former Notre Dame football star pitched shutout ball in his first major league start this […]