Cubs blank Cardinals then head home

Series with Brewers begins tonight The Chicago Cubs (93-52, 1st NL Central) took two of three games against the St. Louis Cardinals (76-69, 2nd NL Central), the last of which was a 7-0 shutout at Busch Stadium. Now the hard work begins as the Cubs have the opportunity to close out the season and capture … Read more

Cubs sweep Pirates, await Cardinals

After reeling off 20 total runs in three games against the Pittsburgh Pirates (to their eight runs) the Chicago Cubs (47-20, 1st AL Central) are looking to repeat the process against the visiting St. Louis Cardinals beginning tonight thru Wednesday. Last night, SP Kyle Hendrix was on fire, striking out a career high 12 batters … Read more

Ramirez lifts Brewers past Cubbies

The Milwaukee Brewers secured their first series win this weekend after losing the initial game in the series 0-1.  Last night, Aramis Ramirez hit a solo home run in the second inning then wrapped up the game with a tie-breaking two run single in the eighth inning. “I think we’re just getting healthy,” said Ramirez. … Read more