Cubs Hit 3 Homers, Beat Braves 5-1Bryan LaHair, Jeff Baker and Anthony Rizzo hit home runs and the Chicago Cubs continued their success against Atlanta by beating the Braves 5-1 on Wednesday night.
Wisch: Every MLB Team Should Still Have An All-StarThere aren’t any brackets, you won’t find anyone being sent to Dayton for a play-in game, and nobody – not even Bryan LaHair – gets a No. 16 seed.
Baffoe: Chicago Has Two Feel-Good All Star StoriesOne is a 10-year pro whose name wasn’t known by the general baseball public until this year. The other is a league star rebounding from one of the worst statistical season the game has ever seen.
All-Stars: White Sox's Sale, Konerko, Dunn; Cubs' LaHair, Castro Left-hander Chris Sale, first baseman Paul Konerko and designated hitter Adam Dunn were named Sunday to the American League All-Star team.
Diamondbacks Pound Maholm, Beat Cubs 10-5David DeJesus and Starlin Castro, the top two players in the Chicago Cubs' batting order, had four hits apiece on Saturday night. And neither table-setter scored.
Wood Edges Peavy In Pitching Duel, Cubs Beat Sox 2-1Travis Wood pitched six strong innings for his first win as a starter in more than a year, and the Chicago Cubs beat the White Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night even though Jake Peavy went the distance.
Cubs Fall To Brewers On Aoki's Walk-Off HRNorichika Aoki homered twice, including off Casey Coleman to lead off the 10th inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
Dempster Wins First Game This Year, Cubs Rout Brewers 10-0Ryan Dempster earned his first win since last August, throwing seven innings of three-hit ball as the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on Tuesday night.
Cubs Halt 12-Game Skid, Top Padres 11-7The Chicago Cubs stopped their 12-game losing streak as Alfonso Soriano hit a go-ahead home run Monday in an 11-7 win over the San Diego Padres.
Wisch: Trading Sean Marshall Was A MistakeI've heard all the arguments for why the Cubs traded their best reliever, and none of them has been compelling enough for me to get on board.
Cubs Can't Complete Sweep, Fall 7-6 To Cardinals Yadier Molina hit an RBI single off second baseman Darwin Barney's glove with two outs in the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-6 Tuesday, avoiding a sweep and an 0-5 homestand.