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  1. Streaking/Slumping: Castro speeds it up

    Bruce Levine

    STREAKING 1. Bryan LaHair, 1B: The Cubs' early season MVP continues to put up All-Star numbers and have impressive at-bats, working the count and hitting the ball to the opposite field. LaHair has been on the Streaking list every week of the season....

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  2. Travis Wood's chance to get back in rotation

    Bruce Levine

    The illness that will cost Matt Garza his start on Sunday may give Chicago Cubs officials some pause as how to proceed next. Travis Wood has been recalled from the minor leagues to start in Garza's rotation slot, however trying to decide what to d...

    Blog | May 05, 2012
  3. Volstad to start for Garza on Saturday

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza will miss his start on Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers because of a virus and will be replaced by Chris Volstad. Garza, 2-1 with a 2.67 ERA, is coming off a one-hit, no-run, seven-inning performa...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  4. Cubs, Volstad continue skidding

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Moving from the Miami Marlins to the Chicago Cubs has not changed Chris Volstad's luck. The right-hander was the losing pitcher in the Cubs' sixth straight defeat -- a 9-4 blowout -- on Friday against Cincinnati. Going back to July 10, ...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  5. Rapid Reaction: Reds 9, Cubs 4

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs' losing streak reached six on Friday as they dropped the first of three games against the Cincinnati Reds. HOW IT HAPPENED: Cubs starter Chris Volstad fell victim to bad defense and his own ineffective pitching. Volstad...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  6. Samardzija unfazed by off day

    Bruce Levine

    What began as an afternoon of promise for Chicago Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija turned into a mini meltdown on Friday. Earlier in the day, manager Dale Sveum left the door open for either Chris Volstad or Samardzija to claim the third rotation spot b...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  7. Lopez unfazed by competition

    Bruce Levine

    Competing for a spot on yet another major league roster is nothing new for Rodrigo Lopez. The journeyman starter is in a battle with at least eight other pitchers for five spots coming out of spring training. The 36-year-old allowed two runs on si...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  8. Bosio makes his mark on Cubs' staff

    Bruce Levine

    For the third time in as many spring trainings, the Cubs' pitching staff is working with a new pitching coach. This time around, Chris Bosio is charged with leading a staff replete with players seeking fresh starts. "It has been tough on the guys," ...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  9. Mariners 10, Cubs 3

    Bruce Levine

    Chris Volstad and Alfonso Soriano had strong showings, but the Chicago Cubs fell to the Seattle Mariners by a score of 10-3 on Thursday. The Good: Volstad gave the Cubs their second straight three-inning shutout performance by a starter after Jef...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  10. Cubs spring preview: Starting rotation

    Bruce Levine

    With pitchers and catchers reporting to Mesa, Ariz., on Saturday, Bruce Levine previews the Cubs roster by position this week. 1. Matt Garza, RHP: The 28-year-old is the new ace of the Cubs' staff. He had a 3.32 ERA in 31 starts last season and wo...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  11. Chicago Cubs trade Carlos Zambrano to Miami Marlins

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs traded Carlos Zambrano to the Miami Marlins.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2012
  12. Thursday's lineup: Cubs-Marlins

    Bruce Levine

    MIAMI -- Here is the Cubs lineup for Thursday's game against Marlins right-hander Chris Volstad (2-2, 5.77 ERA): 1. Kosuke Fukudome, RF 2. Darwin Barney, 2B 3. Starlin Castro, SS 4. Aramis Ramirez, 3B 5. Carlos Pena, 1B 6. Marlon Byrd, CF 7....

    Blog | May 19, 2011