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Cubs get embarrassed by the Nationals 15-6
Wednesday, 26 Aug, 2009 – 8:52 | One Comment
Cubs get embarrassed by the Nationals 15-6

Carlos Zambrano was charged with eight runs in just 4 1/3 innings as he made his return to the mound for the Cubs. The Nationals embarrassed the Cubs 15-6. Sure not the way you want to start off a ten game home stand when you are already down eight games in the division and seven out in the wild card.

Cubs news and notes over the weekend
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 – 20:24 | Comments Off
Cubs news and notes over the weekend

The Chicago Cubs dropped three out of four games in Los Angeles to the Dodgers and are now eight games out of the division as the Cardinals keep on winning. The Tribune Co. and the Ricketts Family finally finalized the details for the sale of the Cubs with the Rickets family owning 95%. What does the future hold for the Cubs now?

Harden helps Cubs avoid embarassing sweep
Thursday, 20 Aug, 2009 – 8:38 | One Comment
Harden helps Cubs avoid embarassing sweep

Rich Harden threw seven shutout innings and only allowed one hit as the Cubs avoided an embarrassing sweep from the San Diego Padres. The Cubs offense was led by Milton Bradley and Aramis Ramirez who both hit home runs in the 7-1 victory. Can they team build from this as they head to Los Angeles?

Dempster strikes out ten but Cubs fall 6-3
Wednesday, 19 Aug, 2009 – 9:01 | Comments Off
Dempster strikes out ten but Cubs fall 6-3

Ryan Dempster had hoped to get the Cubs back on the winning track and despite striking out ten Padres, the Cubs still lost 6-3. Derrek Lee did have two hits including his 24th home run of the season but it wasn’t enough offense as Aramis Ramirez, Milton Bradley and Ryan Theriot stunk it up at the plate.