Bogusevic's Grand Slam Leads Astros Over Cubs 6-5Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to propel the Houston Astros to 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night and break a season-long seven game losing streak.
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.
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 Trade Fukudome To Indians For Two ProspectsThe Cubs traded outfielder Kosuke Fukudome to the Indians Thursday for outfielder Abner Abreu and right-handed pitcher Carlton Smith.
Cubs' Draft Reputation Is A 'Little Below Average'The Cubs' lone representative in Sunday's MLB Futures game was Matt Szczur, an outfielder playing for the team's Single-A affiliate. Szczur is one of a few Cubs draft picks who appears to be showing promise, highlighting an organizational weakness.
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.
Cubs Win On 11th Inning Philadelphia ErrorTyler Colvin scored from second on a throwing error in the 11th to lift the Chicago Cubs over the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 Thursday night.
Soriano Headed To DL, Cubs Activate ColvinThe Chicago Cubs have placed left fielder Alfonso Soriano on the disabled list and called up Tyler Colvin from Triple-A Iowa, the team announced on Tuesday.