Cubs Blow Lead Before Beating Reds 4-2 In 10thCarlos Marmol blew a lead in the ninth before Darwin Barney bailed him out with a homer in the 10th inning on Tuesday night, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
Marmol: 'I'm Going To Put Us In The World Series'When Carlos Marmol entered the Cubs' home opener Monday, one day after losing his job as closer, Wrigley Field erupted with a resounding chorus of boos.
Epstein: 'Completely Supportive' Of Marmol's DemotionCubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein had absolutely no problem with manager Dale Sveum's decision to demote Carlos Marmol from his closing position.
That's All She Wrote: Wait, Marmol Got A Save?
Wood Dominates As Cubs Drop Pirates 3-2Travis Wood allowed one hit over six innings and the Chicago Cubs held off the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday.
Baffoe: For Cubs To Trade Marmol They Have To Let Him BurnThe only way to find out if that request rings the Cubs’ phones is if Carlos Marmol keeps pitching, though. He needs to be given the opportunity to possibly return to the type of guy Jason Goff referred to as “You won’t hit me, but I might hit you.”
Samardzija Shines As Cubs Down Pirates 3-1Jeff Samardzija struck out nine in eight nearly flawless innings and the Chicago Cubs held on for a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.
Report: Cubs Likely To Deal Marmol Before Opening Day Carlos Marmol's days in Chicago may be numbered.
Carlos Marmol Accused Of Abuse In Dominican RepublicCubs reliever Carlos Marmol has been accused of abuse by a 24-year-old woman in the Dominican Republic.
Report: Cubs A Finalist For Japanese CloserAs the Cubs continue their search for bullpen help, the club may be ready to add a new closer.
Cubs Complete Sweep Of Pirates With 4-2 Victory
Pagan's Single Lifts Giants To 7-5 Win Over CubsAngel Pagan hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning and the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants closed out a successful road trip with a 7-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Johnson's Bunt In 7th Pushes Cubs Past Cardinals, 3-2Pinch 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.
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.
Barney, Garza Lead Cubs Over Diamondbacks 3-1Darwin Barney homered and Matt Garza threw seven shutout innings to lift the Chicago Cubs to a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 3-1 win Sunday.