1. Slightly OT; One trip, and a lot of baseball

    Filed:July 24th, 2009 Brian Myrow celebrates his game-winning hit with teammates Lastings Milledge and Ian Snell (Cubbie Nation) No, I've not met my untimely demise, so sorry to those e-mailers who seem to keep wishing it...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about almost 6 years ago 10 reads 0 comments

  2. Chicago Cubs 11, Washington Nationals 3: I Liked Everything That I Saw

    I know I'm not supposed to be impressed when the home team beats up on the likes of the Washington Nationals. Worst team in baseball. Organization in disarray. Interim (and not very good) manager at the helm...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 68 reads 1 comments

  3. Cubs 6, Nationals 2: Back to Baseball With the Crack of a Bat

    Filed:July 17th, 2009 Chicago Cubs Derrek Lee (Cubbie Nation/file) The Washington Nationals can't pitch, can't field, and can't execute. They delivered prime examples of all Thursday, and the Cubs took advantage to grab a 6-2 win in D...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 32 reads 0 comments

  4. MLB All-Star Game: AL 4-NL 3: Waking Up the Morning After

    Well, the afternoon is here, and I've lamented all that I'm going to lament about the American League's 13th straight win over the NL last night, a 4-3 victory that has had me wondering what you gotta do to get a break...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  5. Don't Mess with Zambrano

    Filed:July 12th, 2009 Chicago Cub Carlos Zambrano (Cubbie Nation/file photo) He sings. He dances. He tells jokes. He beats catchers with his bare hands. Oh, and he pitches pretty well, too, and knows to hit...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  6. Cubs-Cards:Cubs open series with a clunker

    Click here for the photo gallery of Friday's game Every time that I think I've seen the worst of the 2009 Chicago Cubs, they seem take their awful play to whole new lows...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 70 reads 3 comments

  7. Braves-Cubs: Can We Go Find a Bat Now?

    Admit it: It has been a rough week watching the Cubs. For one day—Monday—all seemed to be right with the world. Everyone was healthy. The team played well and won...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 99 reads 0 comments

  8. Cubs 4, Braves 2: Welcome Back, Welcome Back, Welcome Back!!

    Aramis Ramirez returns from his DL stint against the Braves Monday (Cubbie Nation) Click here for the photo gallery of Monday's Cubs-Braves game If you could endure '70s night, Erik ...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 119 reads 0 comments

  9. Cubs 2, Brewers 1 F/10; Cubs win again in walk-off

    Filed:July 3, 2009 Koyie Hill awaits the throw home, before tagging out Jeff Suppan at the plate. (Cubbie Nation) Click here for the photo gallery from Friday's game It was yet more walk-off ...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 44 reads 3 comments

  10. Cubs 4, Pirates 1; Wells Wins Going Away

    I'll tell you a story. Back in March, I had occasion to chat with a few very nice young ladies in one of Chicago's tonier nightspots. We talked for awhile, I explained what I do and what's involved with it...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 65 reads 1 comments

  11. Cubs-Pirates: Harden Sharp in Streak-Busting Win

    Quick, uneventful, and successful. That is how I prefer all games against the Pirates and exactly what the Cubs delivered Monday, winning 3-1 in an unofficial two hours and 18 minutes...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  12. White Sox 6, Cubs 0: It's a Fine Mess

    Filed:June 28th, 2009 Well, it's official. The Cubs won't be getting the band back together, with the Cardinals instead acquiring ex-Cub Mark DeRosa in exchange for Chris Perez...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 221 reads 2 comments

  13. Tigers 5, Cubs 4: Raburn Walk-Off Burns Chicago

    Filed:June 23rd, 2009 Playtime is over. After spending a long weekend beating up on a crappy bullpen and Scott Linebrink—always good for a Wrigley Field implosion—it's back to reality for the Cubs...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 108 reads 1 comments

  14. Cubs 6, Indians 2: Sweep!

    Filed:June 21st, 2009 Chicago Cubs-Wrigley Field" width="500" height="511" style="vertical-align:middle;border:1px solid black;margin:3px;" /> (Source: Cubbie Nation) No late-inning ...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 98 reads 2 comments

  15. Cubs 6, Indians 2: Sweep!!

    Filed:June 21st, 2009 Chicago Cubs-Wrigley Field" width="500" height="511" style="vertical-align:middle;border:1px solid black;margin:3px;" /> (Source: Cubbie Nation) No late-inning ...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 21 reads 0 comments

  16. Cubs 8, Indians 7 in 10: Who Are These Guys?

    Filed:June 19th, 2009 Ryan Theriot is mauled by teammates after his game-winning single (Cubbie Nation) Click Cleveland+Indians/default.aspx">here for the photo gallery of Friday's game...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 143 reads 0 comments

  17. White Sox-Cubs: All Smiles in 4-1 Win over Cubs

    Filed:June 17, 2009 Scott Podsednik chats it up between pitches at Wrigley Field Wednesday (Cubbie Nation/file) Click here for the photo gallery of Wednesday's Cubs-Sox game John ...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  18. Cubs-Sox Postponed; No, There Won't Be Two Today

    Filed:June 16th, 2009 Cub infielder Jake Fox (Cubbie Nation/file) Well, baseball junkies are going to have to wait another day of baseball, as Game one of the Crosstown Classic was postponed due to rain...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 101 reads 0 comments

  19. Twins 2, Cubs 0: Shutout and Shutdown

    Kosuke Fukudome (Cubbie Nation/file) Filed: Jun. 13, 2009 The Cubs offensive problems continued Saturday, with rookie starter Anthony Swarzak, Matt Guerrier, and Joe Nathan shutting them down en route to a 2-0 victory...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 80 reads 0 comments

  20. Cubs-Twins: Interleague Play Only Brings Chicago More Woes

    Filed: June 12, 2009 Milton Bradley reacts to his eighth-inning blooper Friday (Cubbie Nation/file) Click here for the photo gallery of Friday's game...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 420 reads 1 comments

  21. Cubs rally in 14th to beat the Reds 6-3

    Evidently, that scathing rebuke of Alfonso Soriano is going to have to wait another day.Soriano mercifully helped end the 14-inning marathon at Great American Ballpark Sunday, when ...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 75 reads 3 comments

  22. Cubs 2, Reds 1: Zambrano Beats Reds, Then Retires

    Filed:June 5, 2009 He pitches. He hits. He steals bases. Rescues kittens on the side. Doubles as a Golden Glove champion. And can fix a five-course meal in under an hour...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  23. Braves-Cubs: New Road Trip, Same Old Story

    "This is rumor control, and these are the facts." Randy Wells again proved to be the tough-luck pitcher of 2009, going from storybook one-hitter to a no decision, as the Atlanta ...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 149 reads 5 comments

  24. Dodgers 8, Cubs 2: Curse of Joe Morgan

    The Los Angeles Dodgers beat on starter Sean Marshall early, and Eric Milton stymied the Cubs over 5 1/3 innings as the Dodgers split the series with an 8-2 win Sunday. Six pitches. That's about what it took to see the Cubs were in for a long night..

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 240 reads 3 comments

  25. Cubs—Dodgers: Cubs beat Dodgers 7-0 In Rout

    This time, it's the Dodgers feeling blue as the Cubs win 7-0. Last season, the Dodgers spoke almost boastfully of how well they scouted Ryan Dempster, using advanced reports to help beat the Cubs 7-2 in Game 1 of the NLDS...

    Damen Jackson Written by Damen Jackson about 5 years ago 95 reads 0 comments