1. In Honor of Greg Maddux and Fergie Jenkins, Cubs Will Retire No. 31

    On May 3, the Chicago Cubs will add another number to their list of those retired. The team announced Wednesday it will retire No. 31 in honor of both Greg Maddux and Fergie Jenkins...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about over 5 years ago 255 reads 0 comments

  2. Chicago Cubs: Corked Bat and Steroids? Yes, That's What This World Has Come To

    He is part of the reason I so loved baseball. My heart broke when the corked bat incident happened. His career should not have ended this way, however, with his retirement pending after the ...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about over 5 years ago 721 reads 6 comments

  3. Bears Fall to Falcons in Thriller

    The Bears came from behind yet again behind the right arm of Kyle Orton Sunday, but fell just short of claiming the victory. Just 11 seconds short, in fact. That's all it took for the Falcons to score a field goal and beat the Bears 22-20...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 253 reads 1 comments

  4. Cubs to Face Dodgers in Round One after Loss to Brewers

    While Aramis Ramirez couldn't help the Cubs pull out a win Sunday, the Cubs are getting ready to face the Dodgers in the NLDS, which will begin on Wednesday...

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  5. Zambrano Doesn't Look Great, Cubs Get Win Anyway

    Watching him pitch the last two starts you wouldn't think this guy is the ace of a staff that is heading to the playoffs, right? Wrong...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 190 reads 1 comments

  6. Cubs Struggle To Maitain Dominance Behind Marshall

    For the first time since clinching the division the Cubs lost a game. In a matchup of lefthanders the Cubs fell short to Johan Santana and the Mets despite Kosuke Fukudome who had two hits and an RBI in the 6-2 loss...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 191 reads 0 comments

  7. Top Five Highlights From Cubs 2008 Season

    5. The Comeback win. The date was May 30, 2008. The opponent were the Colorado Rockies. The Cubs were down by 8 runs after starter Ted Lilly was pulled after only three innings of work...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 534 reads 6 comments

  8. Cubs Still Slumping, Turn To Lilly For Answers

    The Cubs have blown their last two games in the bottom of the ninth. It was the Cubs eighth loss in their last nine games...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 166 reads 0 comments

  9. Cubs Crush Pirates, Look To Continue Road Dominance

    Ted Lilly was dominant in his start against the Pirates Monday earning his thirteenth victory of the season. While Lilly did not look like he would need much offensive support, the Cubs gave it to him anyway...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 124 reads 1 comments

  10. Harden Throws Gem, Cubs Improve To 30 Over .500

    Rich Harden continued his domination of the National League Sunday, helping the Cubs beat the Nationals 6-1 and earning their eighth consecutive series victory...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 167 reads 3 comments

  11. Dempster gets win, Cubs offense improves

    The Cubs picked up their offense against the Nationals Saturday, and Ryan Dempster picked up his 15 win. Dempster, who converted from a closer to a starter this season is leading the team in wins...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 150 reads 3 comments

  12. Cubs Take Two of Three from Cards, Head to Atlanta

    Jim Edmonds looks like he has turned his season around since coming to Chicago, and it showed this weekend against the Cardinals...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 213 reads 2 comments

  13. Open Mic: My Favorite Cubs of the '90s

    While I've read many books on the Cubs' history in my life, I thought that when doing this Open Mic, it might be more appropriate to find the best Cubs players from the '90s rather than all-time...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 127 reads 3 comments

  14. Cubs Can't Muster Any Offense Against Pirates

    After sweeping the Milwaukee Brewers, the Cubs returned home yesterday to face the Pittsburgh Pirates. While the offense looked terrific in Milwaukee the Cubs couldn't muster any offensive support for starter Jason Marquis in a 3-0 loss to the Pirates...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 244 reads 1 comments

  15. Cubs-Brewers: Cubs Take Game One Look to Zambrano in Game Two

    For the second straight day the Cubs were led on offense by Alfonso Soriano and Derrek Lee. Soriano connected off of CC Sabathia in the third inning for his second homer in as many games...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 198 reads 2 comments

  16. Open Mic: Michael Phelps The One To Watch In The Olympic Swimming Pool

    In the midst of all of this summer's sports hype there's been relatively little talk of the Summer Olympics. Lo and behold they have snuck up on us again...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about 6 years ago 481 reads 0 comments

  17. Soriano Comes Back, Wood Sees Hand Specialist for Blister

    Cubs fans can only hope that the return of Alfonso Soriano to the lineup will help their anemic offense turn things around and avoid a sweep against the Diamondbacks...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about over 6 years ago 139 reads 0 comments

  18. Open Mic: When Is It Time To Hang It Up?

    As much as it pains me to put up a picture of Brett Favre because of the die hard Bears fan that I am, I had to do it...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about over 6 years ago 338 reads 4 comments

  19. Cubs-Astros: Chicago Still Can't Win on the Road

    The Cubs couldn't piece together more than one run in Friday's loss to the Astros in what turned out to be a pitcher's duel. Ted Lilly, coming off his shortest outing of the season, pitched seven innings...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about over 6 years ago 278 reads 3 comments

  20. MLB's All-Star Game and What It Means for the Season

    Ok, I get it. Major League Baseball wants to draw more attention to the game by making the All-Star Game worth more to the players, right? But is this the best way to go about it? No...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about over 6 years ago 230 reads 3 comments

  21. Cubs Acquire Harden, Gaudin: Good For Who?

    Oft-injured starter Rich Harden is now a Cub along with his fellow teammate Chad Gaudin. In a six player deal with the Oakland Athletics the Cubs acquired both pitchers in exchange ...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about over 6 years ago 137 reads 2 comments

  22. Open Mic: What Is a Sport Exactly?

    So when this thought was first sent to me I thought I know what a sport is, but then I stopped to think what is it actually? Does it require some amount of physical exertion? And ...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about over 6 years ago 130 reads 2 comments

  23. Someone Call The Hospital, Cubs Injuires Are Piling Up

    It all started June 11 when Alfonso Soriano was hit in his right hand with a pitch. Forcing him to sit out six weeks. I don't know if anyone else was thinking what I was at that moment...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about over 6 years ago 262 reads 7 comments

  24. Chicago Cubs Drop Two Of Three To O'S

    The Cubs dropped their final game of the homestand, 11-4, on Thursday, behind starter Jason Marquis. Marquis was tattooed for seven runs over four innings, suffering his first loss since May 13...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about over 6 years ago 318 reads 2 comments

  25. Cubs Sweep Sox, Win 14 Straight at Home

    Dominating only begins to describe the Cubs play at Wrigley Field this season. They have a 32-8 record at home and have won 14 straight inside the "friendly confines." Ryan Dempster loves pitching in Chicago...

    Katelyn Grabarek Written by Katelyn Grabarek about over 6 years ago 258 reads 3 comments