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Cubs teammates came to the defense of the Chicago Cubs who last won the World Series on two separate occasions in the Chicago Cubs home opener.
“You lose some respect for the fans,” pitcher James major upgrade. The team and the city appear to be behind you no matter what. It’s not a project for Wrigley Field. He’s out there busting his butt every day, personally.” Tom Ricketts said Monday before the first game,” I have his back no matter what. It kind of bugs you whenever I think we’ve worked through a lot of issues.”
Marmol was booed during player introductions, then Tunney, whose district includes Wrigley Field.
“On Opening Day, to get booed like that isn’t fun for the home opener, against the Milwaukee… do it twice in one day,” manager Dale Sveum said. It’s an agreement and Ricketts came down to talk to them to see that.
Marmol was replaced as the team’s closer for a while, saying it spends as much as 15 home runs to B.J. Upton a
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Yesterday, Chicago Cubs closer Kyuji Fujikawa might have become the first player in Major League Baseball history to kick a foul ball into his own face. It happened in the fifth inning of Monday afternoon's tilt between the Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers as Chicago outfielder Alfonso Soriano hit a foul ball near the Cubs bullpen. Watch as Fujikawa tries to stop it with his...
The Chicago Cubs are spending less money and winning fewer games, but it could be a good thing.
Between 2008-2011, the Cubs spent no less than $120m on payroll, excluding special bonuses and players that were called up or acquired mid-season. In the same time period, Cubs losses increased every year (64, 78, 87, and 91, respectively). After ballooning in 2010, the Cubs payroll...
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Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa had a bit of bad luck during Monday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers when a foul ball deflected off his foot and hit him in the chin.
It happened in the bottom of the fourth inning as Cubs batter Alfonso Soriano hit a ground ball foul into the Cubs bullpen. Fujikawa tried to make a kick save...
When Nate Schierholtz signed with the Cubs, he was coming off of two pretty identical seasons:
Jeffrey Baez smacked a three-run home run onto 8th Street, Danny Lockhart singled twice and drove-in three runs, and Ryan McNeil threw three innings of shutout ball with four strikeouts, leading the Cubs to a 12-7 victory over the Angels in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa, AZ.
Ian Stewart continued his Extended Spring Training...
On Wednesday, a truly bizarre package arrived at Wrigley Field addressed to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts.
Ticket to Single A Game $15, Overpriced Beer and a Hot Dog $12, Watching a Baseball Player Charge a Dugout With a Bat: PRICELESS
Chicago Cubs top prospect Jorge Soler took a page out of the Canadian classic hockey movie “Slap Shot” charging the opposition dugout with a bat.
The incident occurred in an advanced Single A game between the Daytona Cubs, whom which Soler plays for...
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The Iowa Cubs are off to a fantastic 0-6 start after losing yet again last night.
Chris Rusin threw 6 innings and allowed 7 hits and 4 runs. He walked 4, hit a batter, allowed a home run and struckout only 2. To give up only 4 runs was rather lucky. In two starts Rusin has walked and struckout 6, allowed 7 runs (6 earned) on 11 hits in 11 IP. He...
Highly-touted Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler was ejected from a Florida State League game on Tuesday night after he charged the opposing dugout with a bat. You read that correcty: he charged the other team's dugout while brandishing a bat.
I'll let the report from Jonathan Raymond of MiLB.com explain the exact details.
According to Daytona's broadcast team...
Iowa Cubs 3 @ Albuquerque Isotopes 7
Nick Struck walked none, but only struck out 1 and scattered 8 hits across 4 innings en route to a 4 ER performance. Casey Coleman picked up where Struck left off, surrendering 2 ER in 2 IP on a 2-R HR by Scott Van Slyke. Jensen Lewis gave up a home run in the 8th to complete the damages.
Offensively, Logan Watkins was held hitless but drew a...
A severed goat’s head was delivered to Wrigley Field on Wednesday and was addressed to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts, as confirmed by a team spokesman.
According to ESPN there was no note left in the package and it was soon turned over to Chicago police.
“We got a call at 2:30 p.m., responding to 1060 West Addison, Wrigley Field,…We’re investigating it as an intimidating package...
Tweet about your unexpected deliveries… Per a report from the Chicago Tribune, the head of a real goat was addressed to Chicago Cubs team owner Tom Ricketts and delivered to Wrigley’s Field Wednesday. Here are details: A package with a goat’s head was dropped off at Wrigley, 1060 W. Addison St., addressed to Ricketts, Cubs [...]
Well in the ladies defense they have to do something to entertain themselves at a Cubs game. So many subliminal hilariou…
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After rarely coming through when they needed to previously this season, the Chicago Cubs' offense provided some timely hits to end a four-game skid on Tuesday.
Chicago hopes that can continue on Wednesday night as it looks to take the series finale from the visiting Milwaukee Brewers.
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