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Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez tags out Emilio Bonifacio as he tries to steal third base in the first inning of Thursday's game. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Pirates Use 5-Run 7th To Rally Past Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 […]

CBS Chicago–04/10/2014

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (Getty Images)

Levine: Castro Responds Well To Renteria’s Lineup Move

Castro homered twice Tuesday and has a five-game hitting streak.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Cubs Edge Pirates, 3-2, For 1st Win

Chicago starter Jason Hammel allowed just one run in 6 2/3 innings.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2014

Junior Lake. (Getty Images)

View: Cubs’ Junior Lake Isn’t Wearing The Correct Road Jersey

Junior Lake doesn’t have Chicago’s new road jersey on.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2014

Jeff Samardzija. (Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Levine: Samardzija Excited To Be Opening Day Starter

Samardzija isn’t worried about the inclement weather that may await in Pittsburgh.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

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

Coors Field. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Giving An Opening Day Holiday The Cold Shoulder

A federal holiday to sit out in the freezing cold doesn’t sound pleasant.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Catcher Dioner Navarro #30 of the Chicago Cubs (R) tags out Russell Martin #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates after he tried to score on a bunt by Charlie Morton #50 during the second inning at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Lose, Pirates Clinch Playoff Spot

After two consecutive decades of losing, the Pirates (90-67) clinched at least a National League wild card Monday night when they beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 and the Washington Nationals lost to St. Louis 4-3.

09/23/2013

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 13, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Rally Past Pirates 5-4

Anthony Rizzo hit a towering go-ahead, two-run homer off Jason Grilli in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4 on Friday night.

09/13/2013

Chris Rusin #18 of the Chicago Cubs pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 12, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Rusin Can’t Contain Pirates

Jeff Locke allowed three hits over seven innings to earn his first victory in nearly two months and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Thursday night.

09/12/2013

Michael McKenry #19 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits an RBI sinlge in the first inning against the Chicago Cubs during the game on May 23, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Lose 4th Straight As Pirates Beat Chicago 4-2

Edwin Jackson (1-7) gave up two runs in the first inning and two more in the second. He lasted only three innings and has a 6.11 ERA through 10 starts.

05/23/2013

Jason Berken #57 of the Chicago Cubs throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates September 15, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Rally Falls Short In 7-6 Loss To Pirates

Even though they’re 30 games back in the standings as the long and tumultuous season gets closer to its end, the Chicago Cubs aren’t giving up on any games.

09/15/2012

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after scoring on a two-RBI single in the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 7, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Steamroll Error-Plagued Pirates In 12-2 Win

Travis Wood gave up just one hit over six innings and the Chicago Cubs stopped a six-game losing streak Friday night with a 12-2 win over the mistake-prone Pittsburgh Pirates, who made seven errors in their worst defensive night in over a quarter-century.

09/07/2012

Darwin Barney #15 of the Chicago Cubs is greeted by teammates after hitting a three-run homer in the fourth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 30, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Rizzo, Barney Hit 3-Run HRs, Cubs Beat Pirates

Anthony Rizzo and Darwin Barney hit three-run homers and the Chicago Cubs routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-4 Monday night in their highest-scoring game of the season.

07/30/2012

Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on July 23, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Samardzija Leads Cubs To 2-0 Victory Over Pirates

Jeff Samardzija gave up one hit over eight innings and Alfonso Soriano hit two run-scoring doubles as the Chicago Cubs cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Monday night.

07/23/2012

Photo Credit: CBS Sports Network

Q&A With Jim Rome On The Dream Team, Dwight Howard, And More

Jim Rome, host of Rome on CBS Sports Network and The Jim Rome Show on the radio joined CBS Local Sports to give his take on the biggest topics in the major sports.

07/13/2012

Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney, right, picks Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez off second base after taking the throw from pitcher Carlos Zambrano in the fourth inning Monday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Cubs Beat Pirates 5-3

Starlin Castro had three hits and Carlos Zambrano survived six choppy innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the slumping Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 on Monday night to spoil slugger Derrek Lee’s two-homer debut with his new team.

08/01/2011

Kosuke Fukudome of the Chicago Cubs makes a diving catch in center field against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game Friday at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. (Getty Images/ Jared Wickerham)

Pirates Beat Cubs 7-4

Mike McKenry’s first major league home run, a three-run shot in the eighth inning, lifted Pittsburgh to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night and assured the Pirates of a winning record at the All-Star break for the first time in 19 years.

07/08/2011

Aramis Ramirez

Ramirez, Dempster Push Cubs Past Pirates, 3-2

Aramis Ramirez ended a long home run drought, Ryan Dempster threw six solid innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 in a rain-delayed game Sunday.

05/29/2011

Chicago Cubs

Ninth Inning HR Not Enough, Cubs Lose To Pirates 4-2

The Chicago Cubs got a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth from outfielder Alfonso Soriano, but that was too little, too late as the Cubs lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Friday.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

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