Found May 08, 2012 on Cub Reporter:
Ryan Dempster, he of a 0.95 ERA on the season, goes tonight in search of his first win in his last 13 starts. That win was versus the Nationals last year on August 11th. It's his 5th start of this season and he hasn't given up an earned run in 14.1 straight innings. Braves Cubs *Bourn, CF *DeJesus, RF Prado, LF *Campana, CF *Freeman, 1B Castro, SS *McCann, C *LaHair, 1B Uggla, 2B Soriano, LF #C. Jones, 3B *Stewart, 3B *Heyward, RF Soto, C Pastornicky, SS *Cardenas, 2B Delgado, P Dempster, P No real news in Cubsland today. Cardenas is getting the start at second base and we're seeing Barney's playing time dwindling as of late. We'll see if the trend continues. Epstein had a little chat with the media today and is pleased with the Cubs play of late and of course of Bryan LaHair's. "The results are probably not going to always be this 'Ruthian,' so to speak," he said. "But I think the quality of at-bats will...

Cubs ballgirl apparently gives out her number during game (Video)

<img class="alignright wp-image-134364" style="margin: 4px;" title="cubs-ballgirl-number" align-"right" src="" alt="" width="160" height="161" />What we’re looking at here appears to be (and Cubs TV analyst Bob Brenly...

Please give to the Score Some Runs for Ryan Foundation, Cubs.

As you read the following, furrow your brow and in your head use your sappiest, most serious voice. Sometimes, life isn't fair.Sometimes, the breaks don't come.And sometimes, you might be able to do something about it. So come on you Cubs.Won't you help?Starlin and Darwin and Alfonso: Ryan needs you.Bryan, Tony, Ian and Jeffy...please give.It's up to you, Wellington...

CM Punk Invades Wrigley Field

Say what you want about the Chicago Cubs (and God knows I've said my fair share), but inviting people up to the pressbox to sing out "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" is one of baseball's best traditions.With or without a holographic Harry Caray  .Seriously though, how awesome is this picture of WWE Champ, Chicago native (and Steve Bartman hater) CM Punk doing the...

Cubs 1, Braves 0

Paul Maholm outpitched Tim Hudson to win his fourth straight start, Bryan LaHair hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Wednesday. Maholm (4-2) allowed three hits in seven innings and combined with James Russell and Rafael Dolis on a four-hitter. Maholm walked three and struck out three as Chicago took two of three from Atlanta...

PHOTO: More Pics From CM Punk’s Visit to Wrigley Field For a Chicago Cubs Game

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Game 29 Thread - Samardzija vs. Hanson

As Cubnut pointed out on Twitter the other day, the Cubs have fallen into an alternating win-loss pattern since April 24th. Unfortunately, today is the day to bet against them. Braves Cubs *Bourn, CF *DeJesus, RF Prado, LF *Campana, CF *Freeman, 1B Castro, SS *McCann, C *LaHair, 1B Uggla, 2B *Stewart, 3B #C. Jones, 3B Johnson, LF *Heyward, RF Barney, 2B Pastornicky...

Braves' Gonzalez ejected in 7th vs. Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) -- Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was ejected in the seventh inning of Monday night's game against the Chicago Cubs by home plate umpire Chris Conroy. After Chicago's David DeJesus was hit by a pitch from reliever Eric O'Flaherty, Conroy warned both benches, prompting Gonzalez to come out of the dugout and seconds later he was ejected. Atlanta'...

CM Punk Throws First Pitch and Sings at MLB Game

Tonight CM Punk threw out the first pitch and also sang in the 7th inning stretch at the Chicago Cubs - Atlanta Braves MLB game. In celebration of Punk singing at tonight's game, Dimo's Pizza in Chicago is bringing back their vegan Anaconda Vice and not-at-all-vegan Go To Sleep specials starting today through May 14th. FOOTAGE: CM Punk Throwing the First Patch and Singing at MLB Game

WWE Films Punk at Cubs Game, Post-SmackDown News, Natalya & Hornswoggle Video

- WWE posted the following video of Hornswoggle and Natalya at an anti-bullying rally in Greensboro, North Carolina on Monday afternoon:- The dark main event after Tuesday night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Roanoke, Virginia saw Randy Orton defeat Kane with the RKO.- As noted before, WWE Champion CM Punk threw out the first pitch and sang during the 7th inning stretch at last night’s...

Inside The Park: Can Teams Protect Their Pitchers? by Bradford Doolittle

Thanks to Jerome Holtzman, inventor of the save, and Bruce Sutter, the first fireman used like a 21st-century closer, Chicago is quite literally the birthplace of the modern reliever. So it seems almost tiresome that in the Windy City, baseball news over the last week has been dominated by the vagaries of relief pitching. Before last Friday's game against the Dodgers, Carlos...

Braves extend current road trip mark to 4-1

The Atlanta Braves are having the type of road trip that's needed to win a division championship. Atlanta's baseball club improved to 4-1 on its nine-game trip with a 3-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night. The win put the Braves back even with the young Washington Nationals, who lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Braves won with the bats in a three-game sweep...
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