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7 Slump Busters for the Cubs

Tribune identifies players who can reverse a midseason swoon

(Newser) - Despite a National League-best 53-36 record, all is not well in Wrigleyville, Paul Sullivan writes in the Chicago Tribune. The Cubs need these seven guys to step up and insure that Sweet Lou’s “100-year thing” doesn’t become a 101-year thing:
  1. Sean Marshall: Lefty pitcher needs to keep
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Cardinals Best Cubbies, 5-3

(Newser) - Albert Pujols reached base for the 32nd consecutive game, one shy of his personal best to start the year, and did it with a key two-run double in the fourth inning that was the go-ahead hit in the St. Louis Cardinals' 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs last night. Todd... More »

Cubs Get 10,000th Win

Beat Rockies 7-6 in 10 innings

(Newser) - The lovable losers' 10,000th win was a memorable one. The Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 7-6 on Ryan Theriot's RBI single off Kip Wells with two outs in the 10th inning last night. Both teams blew ninth-inning leads with their closers, but it was the Rockies who ended... More »

Ramirez Leads Cubs Over Pirates

Ties a career-high with four hits, Cubs beat Pittsburgh 13-6

(Newser) - Aramis Ramirez tied a career-high with four hits, including a two-run homer, and the Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh 13-6 Sunday to complete their second three-game sweep of the Pirates this season. Ryan Theriot added four hits, scored three runs and drove in two as Chicago won for the 11th time... More »

Utley's Throwing Error Gives Cubs 6-5 Win

Miscue in 10th inning is Phillies' 15th of the season

(Newser) - Second baseman Chase Utley's throwing error allowed Ronny Cedeno to score the go-ahead run for the Cubs in the 10th inning to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 today. Jayson Werth and Eric Bruntlett hit solo homers for the Phillies, while Mark DeRosa had a solo shot for the Cubs. Kerry... More »

Suppan Leads Brewers Past Cubs 8-2

Weeks homered on the game's first pitch to lead off 14-hit attack

(Newser) - So much for the Chicago Cubs getting off to a fast start in their quest to win the World Series for the first time in 100 years. Jeff Suppan held Chicago to two runs and six hits in 6 1-3 innings, Rickie Weeks homered on the game's first pitch, and... More »

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