NL Central

Joe Maddon. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Take Comfort In The Confidence Of The Cubs

There’s a cold-blooded plan in place.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2014

Manny Ramirez. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let Manny Be The New Manny In Chicago

Manny Ramirez has worked wonders with the young Cubs hitters at Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Cubs fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Emotional Crossroads Of The Cubs’ Plan Taking Shape

With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

Matt Garza. (Getty Images)

Matt Garza On Cubs: Best Of Luck, But ‘I’m Going To Try To Kick Their Teeth In’

Matt Garza appreciated his time in Chicago, but he has a new mission now.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Ryan Dempster

Pirates Defeat Cubbies, 3-1

The first game in the battle for fourth place in the NL Central Division goes to Pittsburgh Pirates.

09/02/2011

Carlos Zambrano

Cubs Start Road Trip In Cincinnati

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.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Ryan Dempster

Cubs Confident ‘Results Will Turn Around’

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.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

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

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

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

Ryan Dempster

Abbatacola: For Cubs To Succeed, Dempster Must Avoid ‘Mistakes’

In his opening day post-game press conference, Mike Quade told us that Ryan Dempster made “two mistakes and they left the ballpark.”

670 The Score–04/12/2011

Carlos Zambrano

Cubs And Brewers Begin Series In Milwaukee

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.

04/08/2011

Aramis Ramirez

Muller: Excited For Baseball? Yes. Excited For Cubs Baseball? I Wish

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.

03/31/2011

Carlos Pena

Can The Cubs Compete In The NL Central?

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?

670 The Score–03/30/2011

Tyler Colvin

Colvin: ‘We’re Going To Surprise Some People’

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.

670 The Score–03/22/2011

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Len Kasper Talks About The Coming Cubs Season

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.

670 The Score–02/25/2011

Adam Wainwright

It’s Official, Tommy John Surgery For Cards’ Wainwright

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.

02/24/2011

Aramis Ramirez

Dusty Baker: Cubs Can Compete In Tough NL Central

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.

02/08/2011

Carlos Zambrano and Kerry Wood

Wisch: Meet Your 2011 Yankees, The 2003 Cubs

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.

12/15/2010

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