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Tribune staff reporterAfter winning 14 of 17 games and looking as if they were about to separate themselves from the pack in the Central Division, the Cubs came back to earth on their five-game trip to Colorado and Washington. After the lowly Nationals handed them a 2-0...
Tribune staff reporterHow offensive has the Cubs' offense been at supporting their pitchers this season? Consider this: In the last three games, Cincinnati hitters were held scoreless in 25 of 27 innings—and won two of the games. And this: Pitcher Carlos Zambrano has more...
Tags: Cliff Floyd, Lou Piniella, Kyle Lohse, Baseball, Jacque Jones
Tribune baseball reporterOne relies on power, the other on precision. One predicted a Cy Young season, the other only that he would do the best he could. One is a hulking right-hander from South America, the other a mid-sized left-hander from Middle America. Carlos Zambrano...
Tribune reporterAmong the things you don't expect to see at Wrigley Field these days are standing ovations for Jim Edmonds, three-inning outings by Ted Lilly and a comeback win by the Cubs after they trailed by eight runs in the fifth inning. But in the 100th...
Tags: Colorado, Carlos Marmol, Kerry Wood, Lou Piniella, Geovany Soto
Tribune staff reporterFor decades, a starting pitcher's routine at Wrigley Field has included walking out and seeing which way the flags are blowing. Jason Marquis couldn't have liked what he saw on a sweltering Friday morning. "The wind was blowing out during [batting...
Tags: Wrigley Field, Bob Howry, Chicago Cubs, Derrek Lee, Sports
Tribune reporterAfter disposing of Pittsburgh 2-0 Wednesday to sweep the series at PNC Park, the Cubs begin a stretch that will test their character, perseverance and overall strength. Starting with Thursday night's game against Philadelphia at Wrigley Field, the Cubs...
Tribune reporterLou Piniella made the right move and Kevin Hart made the right pitch. But everything else turned out wrong for the Cubs in a 4-2 loss Thursday to the Rockies at Coors Field. Ryan Theriot dropped a flip on a potential double-play grounder that brought...
The Associated PressRyan Dempster and Greg Maddux both received standing ovations Thursday when they exited their starts at Wrigley Field, though Dempster noted one big difference. "His was louder," he said. "And rightfully so. He deserves it." Maddux may have had the...
Tribune reporterIt was getting late, and besides, Aramis Ramirez was becoming concerned about that big zero by his name. "I told (manager Lou Piniella) I was worried — I've never been 0-for-6 before," Ramirez said. "I had to do something. I was thinking about...
Tribune reporterBaseball works in mysterious, misunderstood ways, especially when it comes to the mythology that has become the Cubs. Bedraggled as a team after a 2-6 trip and with their highest-paid player booed with a .188 batting average, the Cubs have just...
Tags: Carlos Marmol, Lou Piniella, Jason Marquis, Baseball, Gaming
Tribune staff reporterCubs manager Lou Piniella's lack of patience is well known. But Derrek Lee had to laugh out loud when he found out after Wednesday's 8-2 loss to Milwaukee that Alfonso Soriano was heading back to the leadoff spot only two games into the season. "It's...
Tribune reporterWhen Rich Hill hit his head on a drain pipe as he entered the postgame interview room Friday at Wrigley Field, it served as a perfect metaphor for his team's bumpy start. Defensive lapses cost the Cubs again in a 4-3 loss to the Astros, leaving them 1-...
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