Cubs Rough Up Reds For Seventh Straight Win, 11-4Carlos Zambrano homered and pitched six solid innings, and the streaking Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-4 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.
Marlins Rally Past Cubs For 7-5 WinGreg Dobbs hit a two-run homer and drove in the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded walk in the eighth inning, leading the Florida Marlins to 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Kasper: Position Needs For Cubs In 2012Regardless 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.
Abbatacola: Hendry Insists No Fire Sale Coming"The bantering that goes on about how many people will be out of here is foolish." - Jim Hendry
Abbatacola: Cubs' Pitching Is The ProblemThere are many reasons to explain the Cubs' 32-47 record. The main reason in this lost season is the Cubs' starting pitching.
Big Days For Pena And Ramirez Lead Cubs Past RockiesCarlos Pena and Aramis Ramirez both hit two home runs in the Chicago Cubs' 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday afternoon.
Gammons: Pena 'Definitely' Has Trade ValueDespite playing better as of late, it's unlikely that the Chicago Cubs will be able to compete for a playoff spot. As the team soon shifts its focus to improving for the future, Carlos Pena might hear his named mentioned in potential trades.
Dempster And Cubs Start Series With RoyalsAlthough the standings, or the results for that matter, don't show it, the Chicago Cubs feel as if they're making strides.
Abbatacola: Cubs Playing Better But With Same ResultsDespite losing the series to the White Sox, the Cubs are playing much better baseball as a team.
Abbatacola: Rain Ends Garza's Night; Cubs LoseThe Cubs sat through a one hour and 54 minute rain delay before losing game two of the Crosstown Classic 3-2.
Holmes' Morning After Blog: Pena, Zambrano Star In Game 1The White Sox really missed an opportunity to pile on Carlos Zambrano. It’s been a trend for the Sox lately that they’re falling behind with first pitch fastballs.
Abbatacola: Zambrano Leads Cubs To VictoryThe story before the game was how would Carlos Zambrano react to his welcome at U.S. Cellular Field. Turns out, it wasn't a problem at all.
Abbatacola: Cubs Pound Brewers 12-7 The Cubs hadn't won a series since the end of May when the Mets were at Wrigley. The pitching duel turned out to be a slugfest as the Cubs took three of four from Milwaukee.
Home Runs Power Cubs Past Reds, Snap Eight-Game Losing StreakCarlos Pena and Aramis Ramirez hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning to lead the slumping Chicago Cubs past the Cincinnati Reds. The win snapped an eight-game losing streak for the Cubs.