Cubs Rained Out Wednesday; Dempster to Start Thursday

By Chris Rewers on Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Wednesday's scheduled game between the Cubs and Colorado Rockies was postponed by rain, bringing a dismal end to a disappointing 3-5 homestand.

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Cubs 6, Diamondbacks 5

By Chris Rewers on Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Hero: Andrew Cashner was terrific in his first major league start before exiting after 5 1/3 innings with tightness in his pitching shoulder. The 24-year-old right-hander allowed just two hits, struck out two, and walked one. He went to a three-ball count on just two batters, and fired 43 of his 72 pitches for strikes.

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Booth Review

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, April 5, 2011

We're just five games into the new season, but Cubs TV broadcasters Len Kasper and Bob Brenly, now in their seventh season together, are already in midseason form.

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Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 1

By Chris Rewers on Monday, April 4, 2011

Hero: Alfonso Soriano hit a game-tying home run - his second in as many days - in the third inning and contributed a clutch two-out single in the eighth to drive in a crucial go-ahead run. Soriano didn't hit his second homer until his 15th game last season.

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Pirates 5, Cubs 4

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, April 3, 2011

Hero: Starlin Castro produced three more hits, including a pair of triples, and is hitting .615.

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Cubs 6, Diamondbacks 4

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Hero: Where have you been, Aramis Ramirez? The Cubs third baseman, who raised his average to .184, hit a pair of two-run homers to drive in a single-game season-high four runs. It was Ramirez's first two-home run game since Aug. 23, 2008, the 16th of his career, and his 12th as a Cub.

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Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 4

By Chris Rewers on Monday, July 5, 2010

Heroes: James Russell, Justin Berg, Sean Marshall, and Carlos Marmol combined for 3 2/3 innings of hitless relief. Marmol and Marshall each struck out three, and Berg fanned a pair.

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