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Jose Quintana  pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning on July 21, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Wells Robs Game-Tying Homer In White Sox 3-1 Win

Left fielder Casper Wells robbed Reed Johnson of a home run in the eighth inning to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Sunday.

07/21/2013

Reed Johnson (from left); Paul Maholm; Geovany Soto. (GETTY IMAGES file)

Cubs Send Johnson, Maholm To Atlanta; Soto Traded To Texas

The Cubs on Monday dealt left-handed pitcher Paul Maholm and outfielder Reed Johnson to the Atlanta Braves. Early Tuesday, the club confirmed it had sent catcher Geovany Soto to the Rangers.

07/30/2012

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs slides safely into third base as Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals waits for a throw in the first inning  on July 28, 2012 at Wrigley Field.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Johnson’s Bunt In 7th Pushes Cubs Past Cardinals, 3-2

Pinch hitter Reed Johnson drove in the go-ahead with a bunt single in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs got past St. Louis 3-2 Saturday, ending the Cardinals’ four-game winning streak.

07/28/2012

Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro hits a double against the Minnesota Twins during the sixth inning of an interleague game on June 10, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Dempster Leads Cubs To 8-2 Win Over Twins

Ryan Dempster further raised his trade value with eight shutout innings, pitching the Chicago Cubs past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Sunday.

06/10/2012

The Chicago Cubs wear pink to celebrate Mother's Day during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on May 13, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Brewers 8-2 To Avoid Sweep

For the first time in more than a year, the Chicago Cubs finally won a game in Milwaukee.

05/13/2012

Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro strikes out against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on April 15, 2012 in St. Louis. Both teams wore the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Whip Cubs 10-3, Take Series

Jake Westbrook allowed one earned run in seven strong innings and rookie Matt Carpenter homered, tripled and drove in five runs in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 10-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

04/15/2012

Bryan LaHair. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Maholm Impressive For Cubs In 2-0 Win Over Padres

Bryan LaHair is less than two weeks away from breaking camp on a big league opening day roster for the first time. The timing should be just about right for the Chicago Cubs first baseman, considering he has nearly 1,000 career at-bats in the minors and just 65 in the majors.

03/26/2012

Jeff Samardzija

Samardzija Pitches 3 Sharp Innings, Cubs Beat KC

Jeff Samardzija made a strong opening bid for a spot in the Cubs rotation.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

Reed Johnson

Schuster: Cubs Yearning For Spring Training Games To Start

Over the years, teams that have gone on to win the World Series have had poor records during the spring and vice versa, so is winning important in exhibition play?

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

Reed Johnson (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Sign Johnson To One-Year Deal

The Cubs have officially agreed to terms with utility man Reed Johnson on a one-year deal.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Reed Johnson (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Cubs, Johnson Close To Deal

The Cubs have agreed to a one-year deal with utility outfielder Reed Johnson, according to multiple reports.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

Geovany Soto #18 of the Chicago Cubs hits a single in the second inning against the New York Mets during a game at Citi Field on September 10, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Cubs Rally For Win Against Mets, 5-4

Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago Cubs past the New York Mets 5-4 after blowing a three-run lead in the eighth Saturday.

09/10/2011

Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Chicago Cubs follows through on a two-RBI double scoring teammates Starlin Castro #13 and Reed Johnson #5 during the sixth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on September 7, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Pena’s HR Gives Cubs 6-3 Win Over Reds

CHICAGO (AP) – Carlos Pena hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning to send the Chicago Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. Aramis Ramirez had a two-run […]

09/07/2011

Reed Johnson (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Johnson Homers, Gets 4 Hits As Cubs Beat Nationals

Reed Johnson, Alfonso Soriano and Geovany Soto each homered Wednesday night and the Chicago Cubs kept up their power surge in a 4-2 win over the Washington Nationals.

08/10/2011

Hanley Ramirez #2 of the Florida Marlins hits a solo home run during the first inning against  the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on July 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Marlins Rally Past Cubs For 7-5 Win

Greg Dobbs hit a two-run homer and drove in the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded walk in the eighth inning, leading the Florida Marlins to 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

07/17/2011

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

Andrew McCutchen

McCutchen Has 5 RBIs, Bucs Beat Cubs 9-1

Entering the All-Star break with the second-worst record in the majors, the Chicago Cubs are looking forward to the time off. Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in five runs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cubs 9-1 on Sunday.

07/10/2011

Matt Tranor #15 of the Kansas City Royals slides across the plate to score a run in the fourth inning on a hit by Eric Hosmer against the Chicago Cubs at Kauffman Stadium on June 26, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)

Gordon, Hochevar Lead Royals Over Cubs 6-3

It was a bad time for the Cubs to face Kansas City right-hander Luke Hochevar. It was an afternoon start and Hochevar excels in day games. Hochevar won again under the sun and Alex Gordon extended his hitting streak to 13 games with an RBI double in a four-run first inning as the Royals beat Chicago 6-3 on Sunday.

06/26/2011

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

Carlos Zambrano

Abbatacola: Cubs Fall To Brewers 9-5

With Carlos Zambrano on the mound, the Cubs fail once again to win three games in a row as they fall to Milwaukee 9-5.

670 The Score–06/16/2011

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