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  1. Rapid Reaction: Astros 3, Cubs 0

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs couldn't avoid the century mark, falling 3-0 to the Houston Astros on Monday at Wrigley Field for their 100th loss of the season. How it happened: The Cubs were handcuffed on offense in the opener of the final series of...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  2. Cubs' Jackson still out; Barney gets a rest

    Doug Padilla

    Brett Jackson was not in the Chicago Cubs' lineup Tuesday against the Houston Astros, and he doesn't figure to return to action until the team returns home for a 10-game homestand beginning Friday. Also not in Tuesday's lineup was Darwin Barney, w...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  3. Cubs ready to say bye-bye to Houston

    Doug Padilla

    Joe Mather gets a second consecutive chance to lead the Chicago Cubs to a victory as he makes his return to the lineup's top spot Monday against the Houston Astros. Despite the fact that the series will match the teams with the two worst records i...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Astros 0

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs struck again in a series opener, the sixth time in their last eight series they won the first game, as they got the best of the Houston Astros on Friday in a 4-0 victory. HOW IT HAPPENED: After a 55-minute delay at the ...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  5. Cubs give righty lineup another chance

    Doug Padilla

    HOUSTON -- The Chicago Cubs, who have struggled against left-handed pitching all season, will give their right-handed hitting lineup another try Tuesday in an attempt to end a seven-game losing streak. David DeJesus is the only left-handed hitter ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  6. Not so fast on those Cubs lineup changes

    Doug Padilla

    HOUSTON -- That lineup upheaval Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum talked about for the top of the order will have to wait. Sveum said he came close to making the change, but declined at the last minute. In Monday's opener of a three-game series...

    Blog | May 21, 2012