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Berg befuddled by inability to throw strikes

In eight innings with Triple-A Iowa over seven games, Justin Berg walked two -- so Wednesday's outing was totally unexpected.
Via Cubs.com
May 26, 2011  |  Discuss

That’s wild: Cubs’ Berg throws only 12 pitches, none for strikes

Chicago Cubs broadcaster Bob Brenly said he hoped relief pitcher Justin Berg could locate his sinker better than the starting pitcher had located his. But Berg wasn't even close. In an epic display of wild pitching, Berg ascended the mound at Wrigley Field in the top of the second inning Wednesday night and threw 12 pitches to the New York Mets. Not one of them found the strike zone...
Via Big League Stew
May 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Berg takes hit, keeps throwing for Cubs

Cubs reliever Justin Berg seemed no worse for the wear on Friday night, a day after he took a line drive hit by D-backs second baseman Kelly Johnson off the inside of his left thigh.
Via Cubs.com
April 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Q&A with Cubs reliever Justin Berg

Cubs reliever Justin Berg was one of the players who attended Ron Santo's funeral to pay respects to the late broadcaster and third baseman. Berg, 26, lives in Wisconsin in the offseason, and one of the first things he did once baseball ended was to go fishing at home.
Via Cubs.com
December 15, 2010  |  Discuss

Experience helped Berg relax, win spot

Justin Berg hasn't been told he's made the Cubs, though Lou Piniella has indicated as much. The reliever says the key has been the comfort of having camp experience under his belt.
Via Cubs.com
March 21, 2010  |  Discuss

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