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2 years 9 months ago

Cubs hire new manager

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs have hired Milwaukee Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum as their new manager. The Cubs announced the move Thursday and said he would be introduced at a news conference Friday at Wrigley Field. Sveum replaces Mike Quade, who was fired after the season by Theo...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Uggla's hitting streak ends at 33

ATLANTA (AP) - Braves second baseman Dan Uggla's 33-game hitting streak, the longest in the majors in five years, ended when he was 0-for-3 in Sunday's 6-5 loss to the Cubs. Uggla's best chance to extend the streak came in the fifth when second baseman Darwin Barney made a diving...

3 years 4 months ago

Rox and Cubs rained out at Wrigley

CHICAGO (AP) - The series finale scheduled between the Colorado Rockies and the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday was postponed because of rain. The game will be made up June 27 at 1:20 p.m. at Wrigley Field. Colorado was making its only scheduled trip to Chicago this week. Wednesday's game was...

4 years 1 month ago

Rox sweep Cubs but may lose Fowler

DENVER (AP) - Jorge De La Rosa pitched into the seventh inning to earn his first win in three months and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 8-7 on Sunday for their fourth consecutive victory. Chicago scored three times in the ninth against Huston Street but Jeff Baker struck...

4 years 3 months ago

Cubs complete 2-game sweep of Rockies

CHICAGO (AP) - Carlos Silva pitched six strong innings to remain unbeaten and the Chicago Cubs overcame Todd Helton's first home run of the season to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-2 on Tuesday night. Tyler Colvin had three hits and fellow rookie Starlin Castro drove in two runs for the...

4 years 3 months ago

Rox lose at Wrigley in 11

CHICAGO (AP) - Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, his first home run in more than a month, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Starlin Castro opened the 11th with his third hit of the game, a...

4 years 5 months ago

Cubs shutout Rox in final Arizona tuneup

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Jeff Francis, who missed all last season after shoulder surgery, pitched five scoreless innings for Colorado before Alfonso Soriano's two-run homer in the sixth inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory over the Rockies on Thursday. Colorado's No. 2 starter held the Cubs to...

4 years 5 months ago

Rox beat Cubs in Cactus action

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The game took less time than the Chicago Cubs' adventurous bus ride. The usual two-hour trip from Mesa turned into a 3½-hour ordeal when Chicago's bus broke down on the highway. The Rockies needed just over two hours - short by Cactus League standards - to...

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