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Game 162 is here and it features the worst two teams in baseball for the third consecutive day. So far the worst team has beaten the only slightly less worse team twice in a row. The Cubs are trying to avoid the embarrassing sweep at the hands of the mighty Astros. To do so, the [...]
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Earlier today, the Cubs Marketing Department was informed that their annual pizza party had been cancelled. The announcement came after the Cubs failed to reach 3 million in ticket sales for 2012. This season was the first since 2003 that the team didn't reach the magic number with only 2,882,756 fans paying to see the 61-101 team. "We're not going to reward failure...
Fresh off of suffering through our first 100 loss season since 1966, the Cubs went and announced that they're gonna move in the brick wall behind home plate.
They pulled a similar stunt back in 2004, adding three rows of "premium seating" for folks with money to burn.
Now, I couldn't fathom how much it costs to move a brick wall 3 feet, but based on how...
Socrates Brito rifled a line-drive into the RF corner and then raced around the bases for a two-run inside-the-park home run, and Ben Eckels threw three innings of one-hit ball and combined with four relievers to toss a shutout, as the Diamondbacks blanked the Cubs 2-0 in Arizona Instructional League action this afternoon at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa.Tags: AZ Instructional LeagueJorge...
Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano says he is open to being traded in the offseason.
The 36-year-old is having his best season in years. He said Wednesday that ''I just want to have one more shot to go to the World Series before I (retire).''
Soriano has two years remaining on his contract and says he will consider walking away when the deal is up.
Faith used to come easier for a Cubs fan. If you've been paying any attention, it has been beaten out of you. Over the years, we've been told to believe in one can't-miss phenom after another. Cubs fans have lived on them. They were all saviors.
I don't know where any of them are now.
Last time I talked to Karl Pagel, once featured on the front page of the Wall...
The Chicago Cubs didn't expect to contend this season, but the new brass might have been surprised by the 101-loss season. Give team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer credit, though. They approached their first season exactly the way they said they would. Once the July 31 trade deadline neared, Epstein and Hoyer traded veteran players for prospects, in keeping...
If you're in the Chicago area and looking for a cheap date night activity, consider the friendly ivied confines of Wrigley Field. Despite having already lost 100 games, the Chicago Cubs are not the worst team in basebal—or even in their division! That honor falls on the lowly Houston Astros who currently sit at with an anemic record of 54-106.
In a bit of scheduling...
The Slanch Report suggests that Cubs tickets are selling for peanuts. Julie posted the other day you can get tickets for 9 cents. I wondered how accurate it would be to say they were selling for peanuts so I went over to Google Shopping to find out. Turns out the cheapest Planters Peanuts you can [...]
The Cubs' season has mercifully ended and now things get interesting again as Theo continues his overhaul of the entire organization. All Coaches Returning Next Year, Please Step Forward. Not So Fast, Pat… The strains of the final playing of "Go Cubs Go" were still echoing in the park when the team announced Pat Listach [...]
Bryan LaHair homered and hit a game-winning single in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat Houston 5-4 Wednesday in the Astros' National League finale.
In the first series between 100-game losers in the major leagues since 1962, LaHair homered in the second and broke a 4-all tie in the ninth against Hector Ambriz (1-0).
Houston went 55-107 and set a club record for losses...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bud Norris pitched six shutout innings, Jason Castro homered and the Houston beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 Tuesday night in a matchup of 100-loss teams.
The season-ending series between NL Central clubs marks the first meeting of 100-loss team in the majors since 1962, when the Cubs played the New York Mets.
Houston (55-106) threw its third straight shutout and won...
Today is the day after the conclusion of the MLB regular season, so (among other things) these three things happen: Tags: Cubs Roster Information