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Cubs Open 4-Game Set vs. Pirates At PNC Park
Monday's game threads are all right here.
Here are today's particulars.
Coghlan LF, Baez 2B, Castro SS, Valbuena 3B, Soler RF, Alcantara CF, Valaika 1B, Baker C, Arrieta P...
Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Preview, Monday 4/20, 6:05 CT
The Cubs open up a seven-game road trip in Pittsburgh Monday evening.
Herewith a few interesting notes on the Cubs' 11 games thus far.
Cubs starting pitchers not named Jon Lester have a 3.75 com...
On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Pirates
In the first of many important N.L. Central road series, the 6-5 Cubs will play four games against the 6-6 Pirates in Pittsburgh.
After getting off to an early lead in Sunday's game, the Cubs could not hold onto it a...
Wrigley Field Construction Update: April 19
2015 Cubs Attendance Watch: April 13-19 Homestand
The arrival of Kris Bryant, better weather and the improved play of the team have many more people showing up at Wrigley Field.
The weather has generally been pretty good so far this spring, with no really frigid night games and one day al...
Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 11
A rainy Sunday loss leads to a Hero podium that was somewhat... blah.
From the "Bizarro World" files: There was only one pitcher on Sunday who had a positive WPA.
And that was Edwin Ja...
Padres 5, Cubs 2: Who's This Jon Lester Anyway?
The Cubs got the game in ahead of (most of) the rain, but probably wish it had rained earlier.
Jon Lester, at the very least, is going to be part of
Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 19
Rain, rain, go away. Like to California or something.
We just missed out on my dream of having every minor league game rained out today.
The Iowa Cubs
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Cubs Go For Series Win Against Padres
Looking for Sunday's game threads? You have come to the right place.
Here are today's particulars.
Coghlan LF, Baez 2B, Castro SS, Valbuena 3B, Soler RF, Alcantara CF, Valai...
Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres Preview, Sunday 4/19, 1:20 CT
The Cubs have another chance for a series win today.
Here's a fun little story apropos of nothing.
It was noted here earlier this year that the Cubs had another pitcher a while back whose name was pronounced "
Wrigley Field Construction Update: April 18
Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 10
Well, that only took a day.
I'll ruin a bit of the suspense here and state that despite driving in the game-winning run, Starlin Castro did not make the Hero podium on Saturday afternoon. That's not ...
Cub Tracks Basks In Bryant
A familiar face tries to remember tries to remember how to write this feature. Fortunately, Sparkles gives me plenty of content to fill your Sunday.
Is writing Cub Tracks like riding a bike? I'm not sure, but I'm happy to fill in for Russ ...
Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 18
The Pelicans sweep a doubleheader and Albert Almora leads to Smokies to victory. South Bend blows one late.
I spent Saturday night with my family. I'm entitled to do that every once in a while. Otherwise, they'll kick me out and I won't ha...
Cubs 7, Padres 6: An Afternoon Full Of Baseball
For the second straight day, the Cubs and Padres played a most eventful game.
Wow, where do I even start this one?
How about at the end? Starlin Castro poked a single through a five-man infield with...
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Cubs Continue Weekend Set With Padres
Seeking Saturday's game threads? You have come to the right place.
A final word on yesterday's bad ball-and-strike calls: First, though we never hear of umpire accountability, I hope Joe Maddon filed a report with the commissioner's office...
Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres Preview, Saturday 4/18, 1:20 CT
The Cubs look to even up their series with the visitors from the west.
A final word on yesterday's bad ball-and-strike calls: First, though we never hear of umpire accountability, I hope Joe Maddon filed a report with the commissioner's of...
Wrigley Field Construction Update: April 17
Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 9
The WPA life of a reliever can often go completely south on one event. Case in point: Friday afternoon.
You know, for all of the hype that surrounded this game, I'm quite disappointed that
Friday Was Kris-mas Day At Wrigley Field!