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Cubs right-hander Ryan Dempster has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quadriceps.
Chicago also recalled outfielder Tony Campana from Triple-A Iowa on Saturday.
Dempster (0-1) was scheduled to make his fourth start Sunday against the Reds. He has allowed only three earned runs this season, but the Cubs have scored just three runs while he's been in the game.
Chicago will recall right-hander Randy Wells to start in Dempster's pace Sunday. Wells was 1-0 with a 9.42 ERA for Triple-A Iowa in three starts. Wells made 23 starts for the Cubs last season and was 7-6 with a 4.99 ERA.
Campana hit .304 with eight stolen bases in 14 games for Iowa.
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It's not easy being a fan of the Chicago Cubs. The team's history of losing is enough to drive a person insane. Need proof? Apparently this fan was so cold, so fed up and so courageous (okay, I'm being nice) that he thought his hometown Cubs could use his presence on the field on Friday.
His efforts fell in vain, unfortunately, as the Lovable Losers were sent to...
Cook County prosecutors said Friday that they will not file charges against Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro for criminal sexual assault.
''We're pleased for Starlin that this issue is resolved and glad that he can continue to keep his focus on baseball activities,'' Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said.
The state's attorney's office and Chicago...
Overshadowed by Philip Humber's perfect game today was the Cubs move to trade struggling outfielder Marlon Byrd for Red Sox pitcher Michael Bowden and a PTBNL.
Bowden, the 47th overall pick in the 2005 draft, has ranked as high as 2nd
on the Red Sox 2009 Top 10 prospect list by Baseball America. He has a career 3.19
ERA in the minors and has a 5.61 ERA in 59.1 major league...
Iowa Dave Sappelt hit his 2nd HR of the year and Anthony Rizzo knocked in 3 RBI's. Adrian Cardenas keeps killing the ball down there and Vitters is now sporting a sweet .635 OPS. But at least he has 5 walks vs 6 k's. Keep in mind he is still young for AAA. Casey Coleman [...]
If you are not a fan of the Chicago Cubs you can only imagine the pain each and every season for the lovable losers of Chicago. From the Billy goat curse to Steve Bartman the Cubs never seem to catch a break and have not won the World Series since 1908. MLB 12 “The Show”
Nick Cafardo was the first to report that the Cubs and Red Sox are working on a deal to send Marlon Byrd to the Red Sox. It would also make sense of the earlier roster move today where the Cubs called up Tony Campana to put Ryan Dempster on the disabled list since they still need to lose a body to make room for Randy Wells tomorrow.
Bruce Levine is saying the Cubs will get a left...
WWE Champion CM Punk will be appearing at the Chicago Cubs baseball game on May 8th. Punk will be singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the 7th inning stretch.
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Johnny Cueto threw 6 1-3 strong innings to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Cueto (2-0) allowed one earned run, scattering five hits. He struck out seven and lowered his ERA to 1.78 for the season.
Two runners were on base with one out when Cueto exited in the seventh. With two outs and the bases loaded, Aroldis Chapman struck...
The Red Sox have reportedly been seeking help since losing Jacoby Ellsbury to injury. That help might soon arrive in the form of Marlon Byrd. The Sox are close to acquiring the veteran outfielder, according to The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo. A deal isn't done yet, but the Cubs have reportedly been actively shopping Byrd, while Boston has been searching for outfield depth...
The Boston Red Sox are closing in on a deal to acquire outfielder Marlon Byrd from the Chicago Cubs.
The Boston Globe, citing a major league source, reported that the deal was not finalized.
The Red Sox are shorthanded in the outfield, with center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury sidelined with a dislocated shoulder and left fielder Carl Crawford recovering from offseason wrist surgery...
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Cincinnati batted around in the first inning and cruised to a 9-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday for the 10,000th win in franchise history.
Harsh winds and chilly temperatures didn't slow down Cincinnati's offense as Drew Stubbs drove in three runs for the Reds, who joined the Cubs, Giants, Dodgers, Braves and Cardinals as the only teams to reach the 10,000 win plateau...
According to MLB.com, the Boston Red Sox have acquired Marlon Byrd and cash from the Chicago Cubs in a trade. The Cubs receive Michael Bowden and a player to be named later. Byrd and Bowden are not household names, but at least these teams are trying something. Byrd is a centerfielder with a career .278 ave.,
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