SI Cover Features Castro

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro graces the cover of the latest issue of Sports Illustrated.

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Mr. April

By Chris Rewers on Monday, May 2, 2011

Gordon Wittenmyer, in Monday's Chicago Sun-Times, pointed out that Cubs right fielder Kosuke Fukudome hit .383 (23-for-60) and is a .345 (101-for-293) hitter in his four seasons with the Cubs. But entering Monday's game, Fukudome was hitting just .244 (275-for-1,129) after April.

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Cubs Player Rankings

By Chris Rewers on Saturday, November 6, 2010

The improved play the Cubs demonstrated under interim manager Mike Quade during the season's final weeks (a 24-13 record) was encouraging but it doesn't change the fact that the 2010 season was an unmitigated disaster.

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Cubs 8, Astros 3

By Chris Rewers on Saturday, October 2, 2010

Hero: Carlos Zambrano (11-6) allowed three runs - two earned - on three hits over 6 1/3 innings while striking out five and walking three. Zambrano won his final eight decisions and posted a 1.24 ERA in his last 10 starts.

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Cubs 1, Padres 0

By Chris Rewers on Thursday, September 30, 2010

Hero: Tom Gorzelanny finished his season by allowing just three hits over six innings while walking four and striking out three.

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