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.