Tyler Colvin

Ian Stewart #9 of the Colorado Rockies warms up on deck during the Major League Baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on May 3, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cubs Trade Colvin, LeMahieu For Rockies’ Weathers, Stewart

The Chicago Cubs have traded outfielder Tyler Colvin and infielder DJ LeMahieu to the Colorado Rockies for infielder Ian Stewart and pitcher Casey Weathers.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Chicago Cubs walks off the field after being called out  on a controversial 3rd strike while umpire Bill Miller #26 ejects manager Mike Quade #8 from the game during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on August  28, 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Greinke Stays Perfect At Home, Brewers Win Again

Zack Greinke pitched effectively into the eighth to remain perfect at home, Corey Hart homered for the second time in as many days and the Milwaukee Brewers swept the Chicago Cubs with a 3-2 win on Sunday.


Jason Heyward. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heyward’s Slam Lifts Braves Over Cubs 5-4

Craig Kimbrel tied a major league rookie record with his 40th save, Jason Heyward hit his first career grand slam, and the Atlanta Braves hung on to win their sixth straight, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Carlos Pena scores. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Colvin’s 10th Inning Hit Lifts Cubs Over Cardinals

Tyler Colvin’s RBI single in the 10th inning off Octavio Dotel lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic #19 of the Houston Astros hits a wallk-off grand slam home run in the ninth inning off pitcher Carlos Marmol #49 of the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park on August 16, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Bogusevic’s Grand Slam Leads Astros Over Cubs 6-5

Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to propel the Houston Astros to 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night and break a season-long seven game losing streak.


Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs is congratulated by former teammate Aramis Ramirez #16 after hitting a solo home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on August 3, 2011 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Castro Homers, Garza Goes 7 As Cubs Top Pirates

Starlin Castro homered and Matt Garza pitched seven shutout innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win over the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.


Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Chicago Cubs hits a broken bat RBI single against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on August 2, 2011 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Cubs Clobber Pirates 11-6 In Ramirez’s Return

Alfonso Soriano hit two of the Cubs’ season-high six home runs and the Cubs had a season-best 23 hits in an 11-6 victory over the fading Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.


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)

Cubs Trade Fukudome To Indians For Two Prospects

The Cubs traded outfielder Kosuke Fukudome to the Indians Thursday for outfielder Abner Abreu and right-handed pitcher Carlton Smith.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Chicago Cubs Helmet

Cubs’ Draft Reputation Is A ‘Little Below Average’

The Cubs’ lone representative in Sunday’s MLB Futures game was Matt Szczur, an outfielder playing for the team’s Single-A affiliate. Szczur is one of a few Cubs draft picks who appears to be showing promise, highlighting an organizational weakness.

670 The Score–07/11/2011

Aramis Ramirez

Kasper: Position Needs For Cubs In 2012

Regardless of any trades the Chicago Cubs make this season, the organization will likely have a few holes to fill going into 2012 as a result of expiring contracts.

670 The Score–07/09/2011

Aramis Ramirez

Cubs Win On 11th Inning Philadelphia Error

Tyler Colvin scored from second on a throwing error in the 11th to lift the Chicago Cubs over the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2011

Alfonso Soriano

Soriano Headed To DL, Cubs Activate Colvin

The Chicago Cubs have placed left fielder Alfonso Soriano on the disabled list and called up Tyler Colvin from Triple-A Iowa, the team announced on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

Scott Maine, Koyie Hill and Mike Quade

Cubs Recall Maine, Campana From Triple-A Iowa

The Chicago Cubs have recalled pitcher Scott Maine and outfielder Tony Campana from Triple-A Iowa, the team announced on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

Jim Hendry

Stone: Hendry Wasted ‘Golden Opportunity’ With Colvin

Last season, it seemed as if Tyler Colvin could be the Chicago Cubs’ right fielder of the future, but on Monday the team sent him to Triple-A Iowa to get more at-bats and more playing time.

670 The Score–05/17/2011

Mike Quade

Quade Furious After Loss To Reds; Colvin Off To Iowa

Cubs manager Mike Quade was furious Monday night, after the team were pummeled 7-4 by the Cincinnati Reds. Meanwhile, outfielder Tyler Colvin is being sent off to the minor leagues.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

Taj Gibson and Luol Deng

Holmes’ Morning After Blog: Monday Edition

You can call it: “The Massacre On Madison.” The Bulls dominated Miami. Defensively, the Heat were rattled by ball pressure and the Bulls crushed Miami on the boards (45-33). It felt big.

670 The Score–05/16/2011

Alfonso Soriano

Soriano Homers, Cubs Win 5-3

Darwin Barney singled up the middle to score Geovany Soto in the top of the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Saturday night.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2011

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

Starlin Castro and Geovany Soto

Cubs Go For Back-To-Back Wins

After nine and a half scoreless innings of baseball, the Chicago Cubs broke the drought with a walk off double by pinch hitter Tyler Colvin, and took the opening game of their series with the San Diego Padres.

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.