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Houston, You May Have A Huge Problem

Carlos Silva is making the Cubs front office look smarter and smarter with each passing start. Silva who was acquired from Seattle along with cash in exchanged for the unpopular Milton Bradley, looked fantastic in his 2nd straight start. Silva was pulled in his last start due to a minor shoulder pain. He appeared to feel great. Silva allowed 2 runs in 7 innings but neither runs were earned. He didn't allow ...

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Cubs Welcome Astros To Town

The Chicago Cubs hope to stay hot at home against the Astros. The Astros are struggling to say the least. The Cubs will look to win the series with hopes of sweeping the Astros, who have only 1 win on the 2010 campaign. Here's a look at this weekends pitching match ups - Friday 1:20 PM -  Cubs: Carlos Silva (0-0) vs Astros: Felipe Paulino (0-0) Silva had to remove himself from his season debut due to a shou ...

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The Game That Got Away

With the wind howling out, the Cubs sent their ace to the mound in hopes of sweeping the Brewers out of town. The brooms weren't needed unfortunately due to yet another bullpen collapse. Carlos Zambrano (1-1) had a relatively short outing due to the combination of a high pitch count and what appeared to be forearm cramping. Big Z continued to be inconsistent allowing 4 (3 earned) runs while walking 3 and st ...

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Don’t call it a Comeback…

The Chicago Cubs improved to .500 after winning a hard fought game over the Brewers in game 2 of a 3 game series. Final Score: Cubs (4-4) 7 - Brewers (3-5) 6 Whenever Randy Wells'  (1-0) spot in the rotation comes up, the Chicago Cubs know they are going to get a solid performance. The Cubs breakout star of 2009 started the game out dealing. Wells began the game by striking out the side in order. The Cubs ( ...

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Chicago Cubs: The Outfield Rotation

So far this year, the Chicago Cubs haven't used a set lineup in the outfield, they have moved guys around, hoping to find a perfect balance of defense and offense. Guys like Marlon Byrd, Kosuke Fukudome, and Alfonso Soriano are the guys that quite a few people believe should be the starters, but I have other ideas. I believe that Byrd should start in center, and that Fukudome should start in right, simply b ...

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Zambrano, Baker lead Chicago Cubs Past Reds 4-3

The Chicago Cubs were finally able to win a close game, beating the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 in the second game of the series. Alfonso Soriano and Kosuke Fukudome helped the Cubs' cause by hitting HR's, Fukudome's a two-run shot. Jeff Baker hit a solo shot and that ended up being the winning run for Chicago. Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano won his first game on the  young season, and the Cubs improve to 2-3, while ...

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