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  1. Quade ejected for seventh time this year

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade was ejected in the eighth inning of Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Houston Astros after disputing the umpire's placement of runners after a home run call was reversed to a double. Third base umpire Marty Foster sent Starl...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  2. Rapid Reaction: Astros 3, Cubs 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 3-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Sunday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: Ryan Dempster threw 33 first-inning pitches, allowing three runs. Dempster was coming off a game in which he threw 128 pit...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  3. Rapid Reaction: Astros 4, Cubs 3

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- Here's a quick look at the Cubs' 4-3 loss to the Houston Astros on Wednesday. How it happened: Down 4-3 in the ninth inning, the Cubs had runners on first and third with no outs and failed to score. Pitcher Casey Coleman, who was called u...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  4. Marmol's 'bad day' blows win for Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- What looked like an easy victory for the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night turned into a nightmarish loss. Closer Carlos Marmol surrendered a walk-off grand slam to Houston Astros pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic with one out in the ninth and t...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  5. Rapid Reaction: Astros 6, Cubs 5

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 6-5 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park. How it happened: Brian Bogusevic hit a ninth-inning grand slam off Cubs closer Carlos Marmol. The Cubs put up two first-inning runs in s...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  6. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Astros 3

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday at Minute Maid Park. How it happened: Veteran right-hander Rodrigo Lopez gave the Cubs 5 1/3 decent innings in his ninth start of the season. Two-run doub...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  7. Cubs call up Maine for 'pen help

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs promoted left-handed pitcher Scott Maine from Triple-A Iowa on Monday to temporarily fill the spot left open by Carlos Zambrano being placed on the disqualification list. Maine is available to play in Monday's game against the Astros...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  8. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Astros 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Cubs' 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros: How it happened: Down 2-0 behind Carlos Zambrano, the Cubs used a four-run fifth inning to take command of the game. A nice combination of long ball and small ball pi...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  9. Wells could be pitching for his spot

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade announced his rotation for the weekend series against the Houston Astros: Carlos Zambrano will pitch Friday followed by Randy Wells on Saturday and Matt Garza on Sunday. The Cubs have off days on Thursday...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  10. Chicago Cubs' Aramis Ramirez misses Friday's game vs. St. Louis C...

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez missed Friday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals after taking a ground ball to the face on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011
  11. Injury-laden Cubs can't even beat bad teams

    Bruce Levine

    When you post a 3-6 homestand and get swept at home by the team with the worst record in baseball, you know you're in trouble. The Chicago Cubs must deal with that reality after dropping three straight to the Houston Astros, as they continue to lo...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  12. Rapid Reaction: Astros 3, Cubs 1

    Bruce Levine

    Here's a quick look at the Cubs' loss on Wednesday. The good:Doug Davis pitched his best game as a Cub, allowing three runs in 6 1/3, striking out five without giving up a walk. Kosuke Fukudome's lead-off home run in the first was just about all t...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  13. Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade talks to Carlos Zambrano about br...

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade told pitcher Carlos Zambrano not to break bats over his knee, one day after Zambrano splintered a bat at Wrigley Field.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  14. Wednesday's lineup: Cubs vs. Astros

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A day after being recalled from Triple-A Iowa, Tyler Colvin starts in centerfield against the Astros' Brett Myers. Here is the rest of Wednesday's lineup: 1. Kosuke Fukudome, RF 2. Darwin Barney, 2B 3. Starlin Castro, SS 4. Carlos...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  15. Rapid Reaction: Astros 7, Cubs 3

    Bruce Levine

    Here's a quick look at the Cubs' loss on Tuesday. The good: Carlos Zambrano pitched eight strong innings, keeping his team in the game and bullpen on the bench. Zambrano broke a few Houston bats - and one of his own over his knee after striking ou...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  16. Chicago Cubs put Alfonso Soriano on DL; call up Tyler Colvin

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs put Alfonso Soriano on the DL and have called up Tyler Colvin from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2011