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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 »

Cubs Cruise Past Diamondbacks

Lily strikes out 10 and drives in tying run

(Newser) - Ted Lilly kept his glove on his hand this time. Lilly gave up another homer to Chris Young, but instead of throwing a tantrum the left-hander led the Chicago Cubs over Arizona 3-1 today in the first meeting between the teams since the Diamondbacks' sweep in last year's playoffs. Young... 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 »

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