CINCINNATI -- Four games in, and the Cubs' season is already starting to look like an exercise in waste management.
Emphasis on waste.
Three... Read more
CINCINNATI -- Manager Lou Piniella finally figured out how to fix that third of the game the Cubs were having so much trouble with:
Quit giving... Read more
CINCINNATI -- And we thought the bullpen was the problem.
Actually, it's still not looking so hot.
But what's really not hot for the Cubs as... Read more
CINCINNATI -- Depending on your definition, the Starlin Castro Era for the Cubs began either at 7 a.m. Friday, when he got a surprising wake-up... Read more
CINCINNATI -- You knew it couldn't be that easy.
Not for Starlin Castro. Not for the Cubs. Not in a young season that seems to spring a new hole... Read more
CINCINNATI -- The problem wasn't the conversation or the decision, and maybe not even the pitch that Joey Votto hit halfway to Kentucky.
It's... Read more
So the Cubs put a psychologist on the payroll for the first time this year, and less than halfway through the season, that's when Carlos Zambrano... Read more
The way things have gone for the Cubs this season, right-hander Randy Wells might have pitched a no-hitter and lost Saturday.
Despite holding... Read more
Playing in the major leagues always was Marlon Byrd's goal, one fueled by the trips between the majors and minors that marked his early... Read more
The Cubs don't need others telling them what they've known for a long time about this discouraging season.
''It's just like a bad taste in your... Read more
The pall hanging over the Cubs has a stagnating feel, not only because of how badly things are going on the field, but because of the daunting... Read more
Joe Girardi always has been a first-things-first man, concerned about today and willing to let tomorrow take its course.
So for the New York... Read more
CINCINNATI -- The heat is on for some of the Cubs' younger pitchers as the schedule dwindles and there are fewer opportunities to prove... Read more
CINCINNATI -- Cubs bench coach Alan Trammell was told more than a week ago he wasn't in the running for the Cubs' managerial vacancy. But with more... Read more