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  1. Cubs get a glimpse of raucous atmosphere

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- In all likelihood, 2013 will be the fifth straight season without playoff baseball at Wrigley Field. However, with one of the National League's best teams in town, the Friendly Confines was rocking and reminded Chicago just how fun things ...

    Blog | July 13, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Cardinals 4

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs started fast but then had to hold on to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 at Wrigley Field on Saturday. Here's a quick look: How it happened: Alfonso Soriano delivered yet again with the bat, and Matt Garza continued his...

    Blog | July 13, 2013
  3. Castro returns, Soriano's turn for day off

    Sahadev Sharma

    After sitting for an entire contest for the first time in 269 games, Starlin Castro was back in the Chicago Cubs lineup on Wednesday. Manager Dale Sveum was hopeful that the young shortstop would find a groove at the plate after clearing his head on ...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  4. Soriano's numbers up in Cubs' down year

    Sahadev Sharma

    The difference between 99 and 100 may not seem like much to most, but to the Chicago Cubs, avoiding the 100 loss mark is essential. After their 6-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, the Cubs fell to 59-94 and are back on pace to lose 100 gam...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  5. Rapid Reaction: Cardinals 6, Cubs 3

    Sahadev Sharma

    A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 6-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: The Cardinals jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the third inning after a two-run double by Allen Craig and an RBI single from David Free...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  6. Rizzo's two-homer, six-RBI day a winner

    Sahadev Sharma

    The Chicago Cubs' 13-9 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday saw multiple story lines come and go. First, Alfonso Soriano reached 100 RBIs for the third time in his career - and his first in a Cubs uniform - with a run scoring si...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 13, Pirates 9

    Sahadev Sharma

    A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 13-9 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: The Pirates and Cubs engaged in an epic back-and-forth battle. The Cubs jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead, then fell behind 6-1....

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  8. Marmol stumbles to loss in ninth

    Sahadev Sharma

    There was once a time when Carlos Marmol was the most dominant reliever in baseball. It really wasn't all that long ago, as he posted an astounding 16.0 K/9 just two seasons ago. Fast forward to 2012 and Marmol has consistently struggled with his con...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Giants 7, Cubs 5

    Sahadev Sharma

    A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 7-5 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Sunday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: The Giants jumped out to a 3-0 lead, but the Cubs slowly chipped away then grabbed a 5-3 lead on Alfonso Soriano's three-run home ...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  10. Rapid Reaction: Pirates 7, Cubs 5

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 7-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. How it happened: The Cubs offense didn't take full advantage of erratic Pirates' starter Ross Ohlendorf. Ohlendorf gave the Cubs numerous opportunities t...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  11. Soriano back in Cubs lineup

    Sahadev Sharma

    Alfonso Soriano returns to the Cubs lineup Friday night against Randy Wolf and the Brewers. Soriano was hit in the right arm on Wednesday night and manager Mike Quade held him out of Thursday's game with a bruised forearm. "He was a little swollen...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  12. Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano not in lineup after hit by pitch

    Sahadev Sharma

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano was held out of Thursday's lineup after he was hit on the right arm by relief pitcher Scott Linebrink in the eighth inning of Wednesday night's game against the Braves.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2011
  13. Soriano's power drop a concern

    Sahadev Sharma

    Alfonso Soriano showed some power on Friday that he'd been lacking for quite a while, ending a 1-for-24 skid with a home run and a double. It was Soriano's first extra base hit since July 8 and his first homer since June 19 and he admitted before...

    Blog | July 23, 2011
  14. Saturday's lineup: Cubs turn to righties

    Sahadev Sharma

    The Cubs roll out a right-handed heavy lineup as they face Houston Astros' lefty Wandy Rodriguez. Alfonso Soriano looks to build on Friday's 2-for-3 game, in which he hit his first home run since June 19. Reed Johnson -- RF Starlin Castro -- SS ...

    Blog | July 23, 2011
  15. Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade ejected in 2nd inning against Chi...

    Sahadev Sharma

    Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade was ejected in the second inning of Saturday's game against the White Sox after arguing a call at second base.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2011
  16. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 10, Cubs 4

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 10-4 loss to the New York Yankees in the series finale at Wrigley Field Sunday night. The good: Alfonso Soriano hit a three-run home run to give the Cubs a lead early on. The bad: Randy Wells couldn'...

    Blog | June 19, 2011