1. Dodgers 2, Cubs 1:Hey, you stole my team!

    Filed:May 28th, 2009 Click here for the photo gallery of Thursday's game They're deep. They have a real good pitching staff. They're athletic; even balanced. And they're the best team in the National League...

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  2. Cubs 5, Pirates 2: Welcome the Relief Corps

    The Cubs got timely hitting, good pitching, and the obligatory theatrics Wednesday, seizing a three-run eighth inning to beat the Pirates 5-2...

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  3. Pirates 10, Cubs 8: Patriot Games

    Filed:May 25th, 2009 80's icon Mr. T. throws out the first pitch at Wrigley Field on Monday. (Cubbie Nation/file) Click here for the photo gallery of Monday's game...

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  4. Padres 7, Cubs 2: The Lost Week

    Well, the Cubs put the cap on a perfect road trip Sunday—perfect as in 0-6—by losing 7-2 to the Padres at Petco Field. The Cubs now have dropped seven in a row, and sit at .500 for the season...

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  5. Cardinals 3, Cubs 1: Losses Mount, But I've Some Ideas

    Filed: May 21, 2009 Well, once again the Cubs wasted good starting pitching, losing 3-1 to the Cardinals Thursday. The loss leaves them swept by the Cardinals, losers of four in a row, and frankly, looking a bit demoralized...

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  6. St. Louis Cardinals 2, Chicago Cubs 1: You Do Have to Score to Win, You Know

    To paraprhase Will Leitch, blogging is hard work. And in addition, I might say the most time-, money-, and soul-sucking endeavor that I've ever been apart of. I'm even embarrassed to tell my accountant what I spend on this "hobby...

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  7. Cubs-Padres: Peavy Who?

    Filed:May 12th, 2009 Rich Harden delivers a pitch against the Padres Tuesday (Cubbie Nation/file) Click here for the photo gallery of Tuesday's game. He came. He pitched. He lost...

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  8. Cubs-Brewers: Marshall Struggles Early, but Cubs Hang on to Beat Brew Crew

    After allowing runs in each of the first two innings, Cubs starter Sean Marshall settled down, the bullpen got nasty, and the Cubs roughed up Jeff Suppan in the third inning to escape Milwaukee with a 4-2 win...

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  9. Aramis Ramirez Hurt: Chicago Cubs Go from Winter Fantasy to Grim Reality

    The sword of time will pierce our skins It doesn't hurt when it begins But as it works its way on in The pain grows stronger...watch it grin, but... Every season has its theme, and apparently 2009 is the season of M...

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  10. Cubs-Astros: Chicago Survives Ninth-Inning Scare, Sweep Houston

    Filed:May 7th, 2009 Cubs starter Ted Lilly (Cubbie Nation/file) Mike Hampton and Russ Ortiz ought to be four-letter words. Oft-injured, overrated, and well past their respective primes...

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  11. Samardzija Optioned, Fox Recalled In Cubs Bullpen Swap

    Filed:May 6th, 2009 See ya, kid. Apparently, manager Lou Piniella saw all he needed to see Tuesday in the bullpen meltdown against the Giants ...

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  12. Giants 6, Cubs 2: Attack of the Killer Freak

    Filed: May 5, 2009 Click here for the photo gallery of Tuesday's game Now, let me ask you. If I told you that not only were you going to see Bobby Scales, Koyie Hill, Joey Gathright, ...

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  13. Cubs 6, Marlins 4: Cubs Take the Series

    Wow. I leave for a few days, and the Cubs bullpen can get people out, Ryan Theriot and Mike Fontenot are channeling the Bash Brothers, and the Cubs are riding high on a three game win streak after beating the Marlins Sunday 6-4...

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  14. Marlins 8, Cubs 2: A Total Embarrassment

    Filed: April 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs-Florida Marlins-Wrigley Field" width="500" height="324" style="vertical-align:middle;border:1px solid black;margin:3px;" /> Mike Fontenot and Aaron Miles ...

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  15. D'Backs 10, Cubs 0 : When it rains, it pours

    And no, I don't just mean the buckets being dumped on Chicago right now. I'm referring to the embarrassing performance by the Cubs Wednesday that led to a 10-0 loss...

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  16. Cubs-Diamondbacks: Who is This Milton Bradley You Speak Of?

    Filed:April 28th, 2009 The Cubs are slowly getting back to health, and to basics, for that matter. Much of their promise was on display Tuesday, as they battered the Diamondbacks 11-3 at Chase Field...

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  17. Cubs Shell Todd Wellemeyer in 10-3 Win Over Cards

    Kosuke Fukudome - (Cubbie Nation/file) Filed: April 26, 2009 Thank you, Todd Wellemeyer. When you're in the middle of a losing streak...and really, everybody has them at least a few times a season...

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  18. The Cardinals 4-3 Victory Over Chicago Cubs Takes Backseat to Off-Field Stories

    April 24th, 2009 The games on the field are starting to become almost secondary to the drama surrounding the Cubs off it. They lost the opener of their series against the Cardinals 4-3 in St...

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  19. Cubs 7-Reds 1: Gone Baby, Gone...

    Filed:April 22nd, 2009 Cub reliever Luis Vicaino (Cubbie Nation/file) Luis, we hardly knew ya. The Cubs made moves Thursday, designating reliever Luis Vicaino for assignment and ...

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  20. Cubs 7-Reds 2: Spooky Night at the Ball Park

    Filed: Apr. 21, 2009 Click Cincinnati+Reds/default.aspx" target="_blank">here for the photo gallery of Tuesday's game. The Cubs jumped on Micah Owings early, and kept up the heat against the Reds bullpen, winning handily 7-2 in front of 38,403 fans..

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  21. Cubs—Cards Postponed: Look Ahead

    Filed:April 18th, 2009 The final game of this weekend's Cubs—Cardinals series has been postponed, and rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on July 12th...

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  22. Cubs 8, Cardinals 7: It's Already Heated

    Ah, Fonzie. Alfonso Soriano continues his torrid April, smashing an eighth-inning home run to give the Cubs the lead, and ultimately the 8-7 win over the St. Louis Cardinals Friday...

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  23. Cardinals-Cubs: This Pitching Smells Funny...

    The St. Louis Cardinals rolled into town for a four-game set against the Cubs Thursday, in a battle of NL Central contenders. In the end, the Cardinals showed that they should be taken very, very seriously this season, bashing their way to a 7-4 win...

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  24. Cardinals 7, Cubs 4:Sniff, Sniff; This Pitching Smells Funny...

    Filed: Apr. 16, 2009 Click here for the photo gallery of today's game. The St. Louis Cardinal rolled into town for a four-game set against the Cubs Thursday, in a battle of NL Central contenders...

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  25. Cubs 4, Rockies 0: The Boys Are Back in Town

    Filed: Apr. 13, 2009 Yeah, he was that good. Ted Lilly would take a no-hitter into the seventh inning, negating Chicago leaving 26 runners stranded, as the Cubs won their home opener against the Rockies 4-0 Monday...

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