Emma: Pirates Leave Cubs With Little Doubt Of Their ProwessThe Cubs were kept from clinching, thanks to the Pirates' closing ability.
5 Faces Of Major League BaseballLet's take a look at the five faces of Major League Baseball when the post-Jeter era begins in November.
National League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the National League's mid-season team MVPs.
Levine: Protecting Young Cubs Hitters Up To Each Player, Says MVP McCutchen For years National league 2013 MVP Andrew McCutchen was pitched around. It certainly is a common practice too pitch around a teams best hitter or two too win a ballgame.
Fantasy Baseball Preview: OutfieldCBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.
Cubs Shutout By Pirates 3-0Edwin Jackson gave up two runs in five innings but lost to the Pirates for the first time in seven career starts. The Cubs produced just two singles and only put a runner on third once.
Pirates' Starling Marte Has Superstar PotentialWith a little time, Starling Marte and the Pirates could make waves throughout baseball.
Cubs Complete Sweep Of Pirates With 4-2 Victory
Cubs Beat Fading Pirates 4-3On Saturday afternoon, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said he was planning on relaxing any pitch count restrictions he had for Jeff Samardzija in that night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Despite Ninth-Inning Rally, Pirates Top Cubs Michael McKenry and Starling Marte homered to back a strong start by Jeff Karstens, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Wednesday.
Maholm Wins 5th Straight, Cubs Beat Pirates 5-1Paul Maholm pitched eight strong innings Tuesday night to win his fifth straight start and lead the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1.
Cubs Drop 12th Straight In 10-4 Loss To PiratesPedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones homered, Erik Bedard pitched six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 10-4 Sunday and sent the Cubs to their 12th consecutive defeat.
Lee Hits Go-Ahead Slam For Pirates, Cubs Lose 7-5Derrek Lee came off the disabled list and hit a go-ahead grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Saturday.
Castro Homers, Garza Goes 7 As Cubs Top PiratesStarlin 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.
McCutchen Has 5 RBIs, Bucs Beat Cubs 9-1Entering 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.