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Darnell McDonald #54 of the Chicago Cubs, left, is congratulated by Jeff Samardzija #29 after he scored during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on August 24, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Samardzija Goes 8 Innings As Cubs Beat Padres 3-2

Jeff Samardzija knew what Cubs manager Dale Sveum was doing by not visiting the mound in the eighth inning.


Pablo Sandoval collides with the Astros' Chris Snyder  last July. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Time To Ban The Home Plate Collision

Mike Matheny is the ideal champion of a noble cause, and he has decided to take up the fight.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2013

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Padres Rally For 12-11 Win Over Cubs

Jason Bartlett and Jesus Guzman homered to help the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 12-11 on Thursday.


Reed Johnson (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Johnson’s Homer Lifts Cubs Over Padres

Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza had by far his best performance since coming over to the club in an offseason trade. Garza scattered six hit and three walks over six innings of shutout baseball.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

Matt Garza

Abbatacola: Garza, Russell To Pitch In Wednesday Doubleheader

It’s a beautiful day for a ballgame somewhere, just not here in Chicago. This weather is ideal for tailgating at Soldier Field, not watching a ball game from the bleachers at Wrigley Field.

670 The Score–04/19/2011

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Cubs Game Postponed, Doubleheader On Wednesday

Tuesday’s game between the Cubs and the Padres has been postponed due to the forecast for heavy rain and wind chills in the 20s throughout the evening. The game will be made up during a doubleheader on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

Chicago Cubs' Carlos Zambrano pitches to the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, April 18, 2011, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Cubs Edge Out Padres In 10th

Pinch-hitter Tyler Colvin doubled home Geovany Soto with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.


Jake Peavy

Cowley: Can’t Call Peavy Deal A Bad Trade

When the Chicago White Sox traded for former Cy Young winner Jake Peavy, it was seen as a no brainer that would give the organization one of the most dominant pitchers in the league.

670 The Score–03/21/2011

Jake Peavy

Dorfman: No Sense In Counting On Peavy

There is something annoying and frustrating when reality sets in, but that is why it is called reality and not fantasy.

670 The Score–03/21/2011