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  1. Edwin Jackson's win streak ends

    Bruce Levine

    DENVER -- Just before the All Star break it appeared that Chicago Cubs starter Edwin Jackson had turned the corner on what was a bad first half of the season. Sunday, the 29-year-old veteran pitched well enough to win his fourth straight outing, ...

    Blog | July 21, 2013
  2. Cubs' win streak comes to crashing halt

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' bullpen failed to get the job done as the team's season-high five-game winning streak came to an end after Saturday's 12-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija was removed from the game with o...

    Blog | June 02, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Diamondbacks 12, Cubs 4

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Let's take a look at the Chicago Cubs' 12-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field on Saturday night, ending their win streak at five games. How it happened: After a rain delay of almost 2.5 hours, Cubs starter Jeff Sama...

    Blog | June 02, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Diamondbacks 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Let's take a quick look at the Cubs' 7-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field, pushing their win streak to five games. How it happened: Matt Garza won his first game of the season in his third start. Alfonso Soriano hit hi...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  5. Wells falters as Cubs' win streak ends

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs' 8-7 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday can be blamed particularly on Randy Wells' inability to keep his pitches in the ballpark and partly on the Paul McCartney concerts of last weekend. Wells surrendered three home runs as he...

    Blog | August 07, 2011
  6. Castro gives Cubs fans reason to watch

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' seven-game win streak allowed them to gain a grand total of a game and a half on the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers, as Sunday's 8-7 loss to the Cincinnati Reds left the Cubs 16 games out with 47 left to play. ...

    Blog | August 07, 2011
  7. Cubs go for fourth straight win

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs will be going for their first four-game win streak of the season when they face Chris Narveson and the Milwaukee Brewers. Here's the lineup he'll face: Jeff Baker, RF Starlin Castro, SS Aramis Ramirez, 3B Geovany Soto, C Marlon Byrd, ...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  8. Zambrano looks to extend road win streak

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs first-year pitching coach Mark Riggins has worked to understand what makes Carlos Zambrano tick. Riggins feels he suddenly understands how little things like a bloop hit or a swinging bunt could disrupt Zambrano's concentration. "T...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  9. White Sox postgame notes

    Bruce Levine

    • The White Sox have a season-high seven game win streak. It's their longest since June of 2009. They've also won 11 of their last 12 and are over .500 for the first time since they began the season 1-0. • Lefty John Danks is 5-1 with ...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  10. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Cardinals 0

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 7-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the series opener on Friday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: Relative newcomer Jake Arrieta helped the Cubs end a four-game losing streak with seven innings of...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  11. Soriano, Cubs staying hot

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum came up with a proper headline for Tuesday night's win over the Los Angeles Angels. "The Sori show continues," Sveum said, describing Alfonso Soriano's current hot streak. Soriano hit two home runs off ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  12. Dempster, Cubs finally break free

    Bruce Levine

    Starter Ryan Dempster and the Chicago Cubs both broke long losing streaks on Tuesday night. Dempster's last win came July 11 against Washington and the veteran pitcher had not won a game in 18 starts, during which Dempster went 0-9 with nine no-d...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  13. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Reds 1

    Bruce Levine

    CINCINNATI -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday afternoon at Great American Ball Park, snapping an eight-game losing streak. The good: Ryan Dempster threw six solid innings, allowing just one run even...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  14. Cubs 7, Brewers 4

    Bruce Levine

    Here's a quick look at the Cubs' win in Milwaukee on Friday. The good: Carlos Zambrano's personal winning streak is now at nine games. The streak dates back to August of 2010. Jeff Baker matched his career high with four hits. He went 4-for-5 with a...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  15. Wells ends skid, beats Reds

    Bruce Levine

    CINCINNATI -- Pitcher Randy Wells snapped a five-game losing streak with the Cubs' 3-2 victory over the Reds on Saturday. Wells, who turned 28 Saturday, had not won a game since July 23. He earned his sixth win of the season and is now 4-1 lifetime a...

    Blog | August 28, 2010