| Sep 20, 2008
| 9:51 PM
The Cubs have learned to accept the fact that playing on the North Side means having to deal with all the pressure surrounding the quest to end the longest championship drought in pro sports.
Now, after beating St. Louis 5-4 Saturday to earn their second...
| Sep 22, 2008
| 11:45 AM
Ask Paul returns to answer your questions about the playoff rotation, whether the Cubs have the best football team in the majors, and whether he really was sleeping during one of Lou Piniella's press conference, as Lou claimed:
Are the Cubs serious...
| Sep 23, 2008
| 10:39 PM
The only question remaining for the Cubs over the final five regular-season games is how manager Lou Piniella will slot his starters for the first round of the postseason.
No matter which way Piniella goes, it's bound to generate some controversy.
| Apr 7, 2008
Los Cachorros (3-3) sumaron ayer su segunda victoria consecutiva sobre los Astros de Houston (2-5) al derrotarlos 3-2 para ganar la primera serie de esta temporada.
El juego, celebrado en el Wrigley Field ante 40,929, mostró una de las grandes recetas...
| Apr 17, 2008
| 8:57 PM
The theory that the Cubs are in dire straits if their two left-handed starters can't turn their seasons around is one few in the organization will speak of openly.
Ted Lilly and Rich Hill combined for 26 victories last year but have struggled to...
| Apr 18, 2008
| 8:24 PM
One problem solved, maybe. The second is still a work in progress.
Rich Hill became the first Cubs left-hander to win a game this season, a day after Ted Lilly failed for the fourth time, but he needed a bullpen boost to get there.
"That's a start in...
| May 22, 2008
El receptor boricua Geovany Soto fue uno de los grandes descubrientos de los Cachorros el año pasado. Formado en las ligas menores del equipo, este año ha arrancado su primera temporada con el equipo y está dejando boquiabierto a todo el mundo. Tanto es...
| May 25, 2008
PITTSBURGH — Lou Piniella insists the Pittsburgh Pirates are "a nice ballclub," and they actually played like one on Saturday night.
Pittsburgh got a good effort from its starting pitcher, Phil Dumatrait, a two-run homer from Jason Bay and a rally...
| May 30, 2008
| 9:16 PM
Among 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...
| Jun 24, 2008
| 8:56 PM
After making the long and winding trek from the visitors' clubhouse to the dugout late Tuesday afternoon, Baltimore third baseman Melvin Mora looked out at Wrigley Field and let out a big sigh.
"It's already 1-0, Cubs," Mora said with a straight face,...
| Jul 3, 2008
Una hernia de disco en las cervicales le impidió jugar prácticamente toda la pasada temporada. Pero aún así, el receptor venezolano Henry Blanco no perdió el año, ya que se dedicó a pasarle toda su experiencia y sabiduría a la nueva joya puertorriqueña...