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Wood out to tame Mets in rubber game
As the Mets and Cubs navigate their way through the early part of the 2013 season, winning one series at a time is the most important step toward inching their records closer to the .500 mark.
Sat May 18, 2013
Cubs looking to eliminate defensive lapses
The Cubs made another error in Saturday's 8-2 win over the Mets at Wrigley Field, upping their season total to 34, the second-most in the Major Leagues.
Mets Morning News: Thanks to Matt Harvey's arm and bat, the Mets now have a winning streak
Matt Harvey gave up two early runs and then shut down the Cubs over the next 6.1 innings, as the Mets beat the Cubs yesterday 3-2. Harvey helped himself out as he broke a 2-2 tie with a run scoring single.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Newark Star-Ledger
Ike Davis ends slump, but Mets' slugger still not in the clear
Ike Davis spent some extra time in the batting cage in St. Louis Thursday afternoon, before the Mets left for Chicago.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Mets 3, Cubs 2: A Wavin' Wendell Flashback
The Cubs got some of their worst third-base coaching in nearly a decade Friday afternoon, and it likely cost them the game.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Miami Herald
Samardzija homers, throws 8 innings in Cubs' win
Jeff Samardzija hit a two-run home run and pitched eight strong innings for his first win since opening day and the Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Wednesday night.
The Washington Post
How not to handle a curveball
We know Stephen Strasburg can be a stubborn, hard-nosed competitor. We saw it last season when the Washington Nationals insisted on shutting him down early and Strasburg tried every trick in the book to avoid it.
Jeff Francis Responds To Pressure In Chicago
The noise about Chatwood, Pomeranz, and Oswalt has put Juan Nicasio and Jeff Francis on notice.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Miami Herald
Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado
Jeff Francis surrendered one run in six innings and Carlos Gonzalez went 5-for-5 with two home runs as the Colorado Rockies downed the Chicago Cubs, 9-4, in the second tilt of a three-game set at Wrigley Field.
Cubs Steal W in Washington
Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez had a perfect game going through five innings and despite Scott Feldman holding up his end of the pitchers' duel with just one run allowed in the first, things were not looking bright for the Cubs to pull this one out.
Mon May 13, 2013
Cubs sign Anthony Rizzo to 7-year, $41-million contract extension
After spending much of the weekend talking about the rise of the Washington Nationals as a role model for their own rebuilding process, the Cubs showed an even more aggressive approach than the Nats took.
Sun May 12, 2013
Anthony Rizzo in action
Anthony Rizzo makes a diving catch as Darwin Barney looks on during the eighth inning against the Nationals.
MLB: Chicago Cubs 2, Washington 1
Starlin Castro 's RBI single in the eighth produced a tie and the Chicago Cubs went ahead on a ninth-inning error Sunday in their 2-1 win over Washington.
Roto Roundup: Adam Wainwright, Madison Bumgarner and Others
Ray Guilfoyle highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Saturday's MLB games, including Adam Wainwright's near gem, Madison Bumgarner dominating and a mammoth home run hit by an unlikely hitter.
To make room for them Monday, Chicago designated reliever Kameron Loe for assignment and optioned outfielder Dave Sappelt to its affiliate in Iowa.
Sat May 11, 2013
Matt Garza shows progress in rehab appearance
Darwin Barney gets a close look at the roll executed by Anthony Rizzo after Rizzo caught a pop fly by Ryan Zimmerman in the eighth.
Error triggers meltdown for Stephen Strasburg as Nationals fall to Cubs
The moment that the Washington Nationals' weeklong parade of winning came to a halt in a 8-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs came quickly - and seemingly without warning.
Fri May 10, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Chicago Cubs - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs - INSIDE PITCH The Cubs are an epic fail with runners in scoring position.
The Washington Post
I drove by Wrigley Field on Wednesday and saw the truck being packed for the trip to D.C. A gassed-up truck heading down for a gassed-up series.