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Cubs finish off the Astros with 11-6 victory
Thursday, 9 Apr, 2009 – 8:45 | 3 Comments
Cubs finish off the Astros with 11-6 victory

The Cubs finished off the Astros Wednesday night with an 11-6 victory. Batting around in each of the first two innings and scoring eight quick runs was the key for the Cubs. Mike Fontenot and Aramis Ramirez each had four RBI. Ted Lilly picked up the win despite giving up four home runs.

Cubs lose in extra innings 3-2
Wednesday, 8 Apr, 2009 – 8:54 | Comments Off
Cubs lose in extra innings 3-2

The Chicago Cubs won’t be going 182-0 in 2009 as they lost Tuesday night 3-2 in 10 innings to the Houston Astros. The Cubs offense sputtered and could not help out Ryan Dempster who threw six strong innings. Neal Cotts took the loss for the Cubbies.

Zambrano and the Cubs start off the season with a victory!
Monday, 6 Apr, 2009 – 21:03 | Comments Off
Zambrano and the Cubs start off the season with a victory!

Carlos Zambrano tosses six innings of one run ball as the Cubs beat the Houston Astros 4-2 and pick up their first win of the season. Alfonso Soriano and Aramis Ramirez both hit solo home runs to spark the offense while Kevin Gregg picked up his first save with the team.

David Patton and Angel Guzman get the final two spots
Sunday, 5 Apr, 2009 – 14:52 | Comments Off
David Patton and Angel Guzman get the final two spots

Jim Hendry decided on the final two roster spots on the 25-man roster Sunday afternoon as he chose Angel Guzman and David Patton for the final two spots. Chad Gaudin was released with the Cubs eating $1.6 million and Jeff Samardzija was sent to Triple-A Iowa.