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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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Ward Double Clinches Cubbies' Sweep

Chicago avenges series loss to Arizona in last year's playoffs

(Newser) - Pinch-hitter Daryle Ward delivered a two-run double in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied again to beat Arizona 6-4 Sunday after the anticipated showdown between Carlos Zambrano and Randy Johnson got wiped out. Carlos Marmol (1-0) struck out two in a perfect eighth and Kerry Wood pitched the... More »

Soriano Sparks Cubbies' Rally

Six run seventh ruins strong outing by Arizona rookie

(Newser) - Alfonso Soriano had four hits, including a go-ahead double in a six-run seventh inning, and showed some flair on the bases to help the Cubs beat Arizona 7-2. Kosuke Fukudome's first homer since opening day capped the seventh-inning rally as the Cubs won their second straight against the team that... More »

Marquis' Arm, Lee's Bat Lead Cubs

Chicago beats Pittsburgh for an eighth straight time

(Newser) - Jason Marquis pitched six solid innings for his first victory of the season, Derrek Lee and Daryle Ward homered and the Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh 13-1 today for their eighth straight win over the Pirates. The Cubs are 5-0 against Pittsburgh this season. Marquis (1-0) won for the first time... More »

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