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  1. Cubs' bullpen baffles Pirates

    Bruce Levine

    Alfonso Soriano's game-tying hit and Blake DeWitt's go-ahead double were the keys to the Cubs' win over the Pirates on Saturday. But it was the team's bullpen that paved the way for a victory after starter Carlos Zambrano left the game due to leg an...

    Blog | April 02, 2011
  2. Season preview: Starting pitching

    Bruce Levine

    It always seems as Carlos Zambrano goes, so go the Chicago Cubs' chances of winning a division. The three phases of Zambrano's 2010 season, included middling results as a starter to begin the season; an incomplete record as a relief pitcher from l...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  3. Carlos Silva's exiting words annoy Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs released Carlos Silva on Sunday and team management didn't mince words when describing their feelings about Silva's verbal attack on pitching coach Mark Riggins and the Cubs organization. Read the entire story....

    Blog | March 27, 2011
  4. Chicago Cubs release Carlos Silva, voice displeasure with pitcher...

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs, who released Carlos Silva on Sunday, are unhappy with the pitcher's parting shots.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2011
  5. Cashner wins rotation spot over Silva

    Bruce Levine

    Carlos Silva's career with the Chicago Cubs is over, the veteran pitcher said Saturday. According to general manager Jim Hendry, Andrew Cashner will begin the season as the team's fifth starter. Hendry said Silva will be given the option t...

    Blog | March 26, 2011
  6. Spring training 2011: Carlos Silva doesn't make Chicago Cubs' Ope...

    Bruce Levine

    Carlos Silva said he's not going to accept a minor league demotion. According to general manager Jim Hendry, Andrew Cashner will begin the season as the team's fifth starter.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2011
  7. Cubs 3, A's 1

    Bruce Levine

    Here's a quick look at the Cubs' 3-1 victory over Oakland on Wednesday. The good: Right-hander Carlos Silva threw six strong innings, allowing three hits and one run in his best outing of the spring. Silva retired 17 of his last 18 batters faced. In...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  8. Dempter's advice aids Silva

    Bruce Levine

    With the Cubs' fifth starters' role still up in the air, veteran right-hander Carlos Silva gave the team his best 80 percent on Wednesday. Silva pitched six strong innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out three. The 80-percent ef...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  9. Cubs' fifth rotation spot still undecided

    Bruce Levine

    The battle for the Cubs' fifth starter spot continued Tuesday - just eight days before the team is scheduled to break camp. Several weeks into the spring, no pitcher has risen above the others to claim the job. The next round of roster cuts could c...

    Blog | March 22, 2011
  10. Zambrano has fun at Quade's expense

    Bruce Levine

    Carlos Zambrano had his roughest outing of the spring Friday, giving up six earned runs in 4 2/3 innings against division rival Cincinnati. Going in to the game, the Cubs' veteran starter had allowed just two earned runs in 13 previous spring trai...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  11. Still holes to fill on Cubs roster

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- There are two weeks left in spring training and only a few roster spots to fill on the Chicago Cubs' opening day roster. Let's look at the bullpen first. Carlos Marmol, Kerry Wood, Sean Marshall, John Grabow and Jeff Samardzija a...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  12. Sources: Scouts watching Carlos Silva

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs right-hander Carlos Silva has been pitching for a rotation spot, but his spring outings also appear to be an audition for other teams in need of starting pitching. During Saturday's 7-6 split-squad loss to the Cincinnat...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  13. Reds 7, Cubs 6

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 7-6 split-squad loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday at HoHoKam Park. The good: RHP Carlos Silva pitched five innings in his best performance of the spring. Outfielder Fernando Perez drove in thre...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  14. Silva feels good after best outing this spring

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- Carlos Silva and his catcher, Geovany Soto, seemed to be on the same page throughout Silva's five-inning performance in the Cubs 8-7 split-squad loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. The Cubs veteran had his best outing this spr...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  15. Sources: Chicago Cubs Carlos Silva being scouted by other teams

    Bruce Levine

    Sources: Several major league teams are scouting Cubs pitcher Carlos Silva.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2011
  16. Zambrano a willing mentor

    Bruce Levine

    After helping fellow Venezuelan Carlos Silva with his mental approach, right-hander Carlos Zambrano said his leadership extends well beyond being Silva's life coach. "I was trying to do my job as a leader," Zambrano said. "Not only with Silva, b...

    Blog | March 08, 2011