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ST. LOUIS – When Matt Garza left Saturday night's game against the Cardinals after the third inning and TV cameras caught him flexing his right wrist in the dugout, it looked like another example of what Lou Piniella would term a "Cubbie Occurrence....
ST. LOUIS — Matt Garza felt much better Sunday morning after suffering from triceps cramping and being forced to leave Saturday's game. Garza said it was unrelated to the bone contusion injury he had near his elbow that sidelined him in May and...
Tags: Sports, Matt Garza, Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Mike Quade
Randy Wells was designated for assignment Wednesday, shortly before Jeff Samardzija was lit up in a 17-1 loss to the Mets. It was a bad day to be a starting pitcher in Chicago, unless your name was Jonathan Niese, who allowed only one run on eight hits...
Tags: Sports, Baseball, Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, Dillon Gee
PITTSBURGH — With a 12-game losing streak on their resume, the Cubs return to Wrigley Field on Monday for a three-game series against the Padres before departing on a 10-game trip. Memorial Day is traditionally the start of the "tourist" season...
Cubs manager Dale Sveum made it official Friday morning: Carlos Marmol is no longer the closer out of the bullpen. The two met in Sveum’s office before Friday’s game against the Dodgers at Wrigley Field and Marmol was “fine with it,...
Why can't Carlos Marmol find his arm slot or confidence at Des Moines instead of ruining outstanding jobs by Cubs starting pitchers, as if they don't have enough problems with no offensive support. If I was Ryan Dempster I'd punch Dale Sveum in the nose....
Tags: Ian Stewart, Michael Bourn, Kerry Wood, Sports, San Diego Padres
Dear Mr. and Mrs. NATO protesters, If you want to decry something that you think offends humanity, skip McCormick Place this weekend and head to Wrigley Field. If you’re looking to bring attention to senseless policies, then the Cubs-White Sox...
Tags: Kerry Wood, Activism, Sports, LaTroy Hawkins, Protest
Tribune reporterCubs manager Dale Sveum said the other day he was hoping the trip to Philadelphia would help his team with the long ball since Citizens Bank Park is a notorious bandbox. But, as luck would have it, a stuff wind was blowing in from left field, making it...
Tags: Ty Wigginton, Sports, Citizens Bank Park, Baseball, Juan Pierre
I don’t know why Carlos Marmol is still a Cub. I don’t know if Marmol knows why he’s still a Cub. Only Theo Epstein knows, and he should know better. Marmol is the European sports car of closers --- finely tuned and destined to cost a...
Tags: Carlos Zambrano, Kerry Wood, Sports, Brian Wilson, Baseball
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