5 hrs ago
Soriano seems ready for deal, but family must come first
Alfonso Soriano's anger had been building by the time he threw his plate of food and sent the metal garbage can crashing against the shower tiles after the Cubs' ninth-inning loss Sunday against the Mets in New York.
17 hrs ago
Chicago Cubs: Top 10 Trade Candidates' Odds of Being Dealt by the Deadline
Depending on how competitive general manager Jed Hoyer and president Theo Epstein want the club to be post-July 31, just about everybody on the roster is available with the exception of the "core" players.
17 hrs ago
The One Contract Every MLB Team Can't Wait to Get Off Its Books
Alex Rodriguez has humiliated the New York Yankees on and off the field while draining their resources.
Samardzija comes up big in a big spot
They may not have a playoff series in their immediate future, but the Cubs seem to have a Game 1 starter.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Cubs Strike Early in Win Over Redbirds
The Chicago Cubs stymied Adam Wainwright in the first inning Tuesday, and did enough to not allow the St. Louis ace to pick up his 11th win of the season as the Cardinals fell 4-2.
Rizzo gets breather for first time this season
The Cubs first baseman, who had started every game this season, was not in the starting lineup Tuesday against the Cardinals.
Lunchtime roundup: Niklas Hjalmarsson fails to avoid the wrath of...
It's lunchtime, and you don't have the time to find everything in the sports world that's circling around the internet, so leave it here for the best of the past day's sports videos, pictures and other random tidbits.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Soriano blows off steam after Marmol blows game
Alfonso Soriano was as upset as he has been in his seven years in Chicago after Carlos Marmol blew Sunday's game.
Deals might leave Cubs' rotation as vulnerable as pen
By now, it's clear that the Cubs' problems this season have little to do with how they start games and everything to do with how they finish them.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Faith and Fear in Flushing
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Faith and Fear in Flushing made its debut on Feb. 16, 2005, the brainchild of two longtime friends and lifelong Met fans.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Shaun Marcum struggles in Mets' loss to Cubs
Starting pitcher Shaun Marcum of the Mets reacts on the mound during the second inning as Chicago Cubs scored four runs at Citi Field.
Game Recap 6/15: Mets Drop Third Straight
The Mets hosted the second game of the series against the Cubs Saturday afternoon, sending Jonathon Niese to the mound against Chicago's Scott Feldman .
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Cubs end Reds' streak at Wrigley
Pinch-hitter Julio Borbon singled home the winning run with two outs in the 14th and Chicago beat the Reds 6-5 on Thursday to end Cincinnati's record 12-game winning streak at Wrigley Field.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Fantasy baseball Trade Tips: Buy Soriano, sell Headley, hold Castro
Fantasy baseball trade prospects are a lot like office cupcakes. Being overzealous can backfire, but so can waiting.
Cubs outlast Reds in 14-inning thriller
Julio Borbon delivered a pinch-hit, two-out, game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the 14th inning to help the Cubs steal a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the finale of a four-game set at Wrigley Field.
One Player from Each MLB Team Begging to Be Traded
Despite there being significantly more turnover on MLB rosters today compared to previous generations, it's impossible to please everybody.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Garza overrun by Reds in rough outing
Johnny Cueto didn't get to face Matt Garza in this series, because the Reds pitcher is on the disabled list.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
5 Potential Landing Spots For Chicago Cubs' Slugger Alfonso Soriano
Back in 2006, the Chicago Cubs signed outfielder Alfonso Soriano to a eight-year contract worth $136 million.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
The Jackson Sun
Phillips' 6 RBI power Reds by Cubs at foggy Wrigley
By the time you read this, I will have completed Week One of the hardest thing I've ever done: A... CHICAGO - The so-called "Friendly Confines" of Wrigley Field continued to be a friend indeed for the Reds, as Cincinnati won its 10th straight game at the home of the Cubs, beating Chicago 6-2 in front of 28,052 on Monday night.
Burnett earns much-needed win, Pirates down Cubs
A.J. Burnett spun 8 1/3 innings to help the Pittsburgh Pirates down the Chicago Cubs, 6-2, in the middle game of a three- game set at Wrigley Field on Saturday.