Smith Has Three Hits For A's In 4-3 Win Over CubsSeth Smith had a two-run double among his three hits, and the Oakland Athletics scored three unearned runs off Paul Maholm in the first inning and beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 in a game between split squads Saturday.
Cubs Bryd Gets New Ink & DietThe Cubs front office wasn't the only thing that got a makeover this offseason.
Schuster: Notes On Byrd From Spring TrainingMarlon Byrd filled up the reporter's notebook on Saturday. The first thing you noticed seeing is that there is less of him...20 lbs to be exact.
Zuba: Epstein's Got His Work Cut OutCubs fans, it’s OK to get excited. Good things are coming. But before those things can happen, there are a few matters Epstein needs to address
Cubs' Castro Gets 2 Hits, Now 1 Shy Of 200Starlin Castro desperately wanted to get his 200th hit of the season in front of a supportive crowd at Wrigley Field. Now he'll move on to St. Louis and try to reach the milestone.
Myers Beats Cubs With Help From Video ReviewBrett Myers benefited from a reversed homer call to beat the Chicago Cubs again and Clint Barmes had a two-run single to help the Houston Astros to a 3-2 victory Sunday.
Cubs Rally For Win Against Mets, 5-4Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago Cubs past the New York Mets 5-4 after blowing a three-run lead in the eighth Saturday.
Wells Solid Again, Cubs Avoid Sweep, Beat PiratesRandy Wells pitched six strong innings and Marlon Byrd drove in two runs as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Abbatacola: Don't Expect Much From September Call-UpsMike Quade has a tough road ahead in trying to find the proper balance of winning and developing unproven talent that may affect the organization's future.
Castro Gets Another Hit But Cubs Lose To GiantsMadison Bumgarner matched his career high with 11 strikeouts, Jeff Keppinger and Pablo Sandoval hit consecutive homers in the fourth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday to snap a three-game skid and avoid a sweep.
Greinke Stays Perfect At Home, Brewers Win AgainZack Greinke pitched effectively into the eighth to remain perfect at home, Corey Hart homered for the second time in as many days and the Milwaukee Brewers swept the Chicago Cubs with a 3-2 win on Sunday.
Heyward's Slam Lifts Braves Over Cubs 5-4Craig Kimbrel tied a major league rookie record with his 40th save, Jason Heyward hit his first career grand slam, and the Atlanta Braves hung on to win their sixth straight, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Reds End Cubs' Winning Streak, 8-7Ryan Hanigan hit a tiebreaking single off Sean Marshall in Cincinnati's two-run eighth inning and the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 8-7 Sunday.
Cubs Clobber Pirates 11-6 In Ramirez's ReturnAlfonso Soriano hit two of the Cubs' season-high six home runs and the Cubs had a season-best 23 hits in an 11-6 victory over the fading Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
Cubs Sweep Astros On Baker's Pinch-Hit SinglePinch-hitter Jeff Baker's game-winning single in the 10th inning helped Chicago complete its first three-game sweep at Wrigley Field in nearly two years as the Cubs beat the Houston Astros 5-4 on Sunday afternoon.