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  1. Cubs took lumps on 7,000-mile odyssey

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The final numbers from a brutal three-week stretch that saw the Chicago Cubs play 16 road games and log nearly 7,000 air miles were not pretty. The Cubs lost 14 of those 16 road games, including 10 consecutive at one point. They wen...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  2. Cubs to meet and decide Volstad's fate

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs coaches and front office will meet this weekend to determine the fate of struggling starter Chris Volstad. The right-hander lasted just two innings Thursday against the Philadelphia Phillies and fell to 0-6 this season ...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  3. Rapid Reaction: Phillies 8, Cubs 7

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' brief two-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies ended in a sweep for the visitors after a 8-7 loss on Thursday. How it happened: The Cubs mounted a four-run rally in the ninth, but came up a run short. Weling...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  4. Garza dominates, suggests he can be better

    Doug Padilla

    PHILADELPHIA -- With playoff hockey going on across the street Sunday in Philadelphia, maybe Matt Garza just wanted to make sure the Chicago Cubs postgame team bus would be able to beat traffic. The right-hander put in an efficient seven innings S...

    Blog | April 29, 2012
  5. Campana shows his manufacturing skills

    Doug Padilla

    PHILADELPHIA -- If Tony Campana is hitting baseballs into the air, like he did in his first at-bat Sunday, when he flew out to left field, nothing good will come of it. Line drives and ground balls are his saving grace and the Chicago Cubs center...

    Blog | April 29, 2012
  6. Twenty years later, Sveum recalls L.A. riots

    Doug Padilla

    PHILADELPHIA -- When you fear for your life and police officers suggest you might want to bring along a weapon, it's pretty safe to assume the memory will remain crystal clear two decades later. Cubs manager Dale Sveum still has a vivid recollecti...

    Blog | April 29, 2012
  7. Popups help Maholm to stay grounded

    Doug Padilla

    PHILADELPHIA -- Ground balls continued to be Paul Maholm's forte Friday, it's just that he needed a couple of popups first to get him into the spot he needed. On the ropes in the first inning with runners on the corners and nobody out, Maholm got ...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  8. Campana is quick to disrupt Halladay

    Doug Padilla

    PHILADELPHIA -- Just because Roy Halladay had retired the first 10 batters he faced Friday didn't mean Tony Campana was going to go away from what he does best. Campana bunted for a hit in the fourth inning, becoming the first Cubs base runner off...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  9. Samardzija to get an extra day of rest

    Doug Padilla

    PHILADELPHIA -- Thursday's off-day gave the Chicago Cubs the chance to reset the rotation ever so slightly and they will take advantage of it. Jeff Samardzija, who is in his first season as a starter, will be moved out of the series against the Ph...

    Blog | April 27, 2012