1. Game Over: Controversial Chicago Cub Milton Bradley Suspended for Rest of Season

    Filed: Sept. 19, 2009 In a surprise move, the Chicago Cubs have suspended outfielder Milton Bradley for the remainder of the season over controversial comments made about the organization and its fan base to the media...

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  2. Chicago Cubs: A Moratorium on in Memoriams

    Filed:Sept. 16, 2009 The Chicago Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano (Cubbie Nation/file) Stop it. Everybody. I know playoff hopes are slim...

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  3. Cubs 13, Brewers 7; Welcome to Hitsville

    Filed:September 15th, 2009 Aramis Ramirez reacts after being plunked by a pitch Tuesday (Cubbie Nation) Click here for the photo gallery of Tuesday's game Huh. Evidently, someone forgot to tell the Cubs that they were dead, or dying...

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  4. Reds 7, Cubs 5; Bobbleheads

    Filed:September 12th, 2009 Carlos Marmol fires (balls) away in the ninth inning of the Cubs 7-5 loss (Cubbie Nation) Click here for the photo gallery of Saturday's game The Chicago ...

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  5. Cubs-Pirates: Just Come on Home, Boys

    Filed: September 9th, 2009 Source: Cubbie Nation I consider the Pittsburgh Pirates a balm. A cure-all, really. Whatever is wrong with your team, sprinkle in a series with the Pirates, and apply liberally...

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  6. White Sox 5, Cubs 0: Just Pick Someone To Blame for Latest Windy City Shame

    Filed:September 3rd, 2009 Milton Bradley strikes out in the sixth inning to the background of cheering Sox fans (Cubbie Nation) "When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?"—John Maynard Keynes Shut him down...

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  7. Chicago Cubs 2, Houston Astros 0: Ted Lilly Pitches Gem in Win

    Click here for the photo gallery to Wednesday's game. Quick. Well-played. Successful. If the Cubs are going to make up any playoff ground in September, Wednesday's 2-0 win over the Astros is going have to be the template for that success...

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  8. Astros 5, Cubs 3: Rich Harden Staying, but He Didn't Show Up Monday

    Click here for the photo gallery of Monday's game. Well, let me give you some good news first. August is over...

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  9. Cubs-Astros: Tonight's Starter is...

    Evidently, Rich Harden. The waiver deadline has come and gone, and Rich Harden is still a Cub. He'll make his next scheduled start tonight against the Astros. Odd, odd move...

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  10. Washington Nationals 15, Chicago Cubs 6: There's Really Nothing Left To Say

    Filed:August 25th, 2009 Carlos Zambrano makes an early exit Tuesday in the fifth inning (Cubbie Nation) Click here for the photo gallery of last night's game. Quit looking to the stars Carlos; even divine intervention won't help the Cubs now...

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  11. Cubs 3, Dodgers 1: Chicago Still Not Good, but Lucky

    Well, in the end the Cubs were able to salvage some semblance of dignity on this latest road trip, using seven innings of one run ball, and a 4-4 day from Jake Fox to beat the Dodgers 3-1...

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  12. Cubs reach agreement with Ricketts: Meet the new boss...

    Filed:August 22nd, 2009 I'll keep an open mind about whether they're better than the old boss. But it's official: after weeks months years of negotiations, the Tribune company has ...

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  13. Padres 6, Cubs 3: And, We're Just About Done

    ...And by that I mean the 2009 season. Six week left. Six games out. Four teams above them in the Wild Card race. Adding to that was their latest loss, a 6-3 debacle against the Padres, that I think just about put the final nails in this season's coffin..

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  14. Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 1: Gorzelanny Sharp in Wrigley debut

    Lastings Milledge? Brian Bixler? Steve Pearce? Seriously, I had to rub my eyes and think about it a second to confirm that the Cubs weren't playing the Indy Indians, the Pirates AAA affliate...

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  15. Philadelphia Phillies 12, Chicago Cubs 5: Roadkill

    I really wanted to see this game. Two irresistible forces colliding to make this a grit my teeth, hit the ATM, and not take my accountant's calls for a few days, kind of event...

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  16. A Different Perspective: My Road to Wrigley Weekend

    Well, with the Cubs out of town, summer finally arriving in Chicago, and a chance to see something a little different, I decided to veer off a bit last weekend, and catch the non-MLB games at Wrigley Field...

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  17. Cubs-Cardinals: Honor Must be Restored

    Long-time readers of this blog know I'm a baseball fan, probably more than anything else. Give me a notebook and a camera, and you can get me to watch and root for about anyone, anywhere...

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  18. Cubs 6, Reds 3: Lefty Moves Done Right

    Every once in awhile, I get to be truly impressed, and well, even surprised. That might be how I'd best describe my impression of the performance of Tom Gorzelanny on Tuesday, as the Cubs used ...

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  19. Cubs 4, Reds 2; No Closer Controversy Here

    Aaron Harang looked as sharp as ever Tuesday, but a fat pitch to Mike Fontenot in the second inning resulted in a three-run homer and proved to be the game-winner in a 4-2 Cubs win. Randy Wells is awesome...

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  20. Marlins 3, Cubs 2: Florida Wins In Walkoff Fashion

    I'm beginning to hate the Marlins. Whether it's this nonsense about trotting goats out on the field, their stab at fat, male cheerleaders, or the fact that they helped break my heart a bit in 2003, I'm growing very weary of these guys...

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  21. Cubs 12, Astros 3: Cubs Win in a Rout, Lefty Help on the Way

    Filed:July 30th, 2009 New Chicago Cub Tom Gorzelanny (Cubbie Nation/file) It amazes me how quickly the Cubs can take me through an emotional range sometimes...

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  22. Cubs 12, Astros 0: Theater of the Weird

    Filed:July 29th, 2009 Another rough day at Wrigley for the Houston Astros (Cubbie Nation/file) Ever seen Platoon? Great stuff. There's a scene, after a firefight in the brush, in which Tom Berenger's character muzzles a screaming G...

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  23. Cubs 5, Astros 1 F/13: All Is Forgiven Soriano

    Click Houston+Astros/default.aspx" target="_blank">here for the photo gallery of Monday's game It took almost four hours (3:49) and 13 innings, but the Cubs came out on top Monday when Alfonso ...

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  24. Cubs 5, Reds 2: First-Place Cubs Sounds Mighty Fine

    I got back from Toronto late this morning, so with photos to edit, posts to write, and a lot of dirty laundry piled up, instead of heading over to Wrigley Field, I settled in for the baseball ...

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  25. My Trip to Toronto, or Roy Halladay Is Amazing

    Thanks Roy. If this is to be the end—Roy Halladay’s last game as a Blue Jay—then it was to be the finest end that one could imagine...

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