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2009-09-14 22:50:05

Derrek Lee homered and Ryan Dempster pitched eight shutout innings Monday to propel the Chicago Cubs in a 2-0 win over Milwaukee. Dempster (10-8), who took a no-hitter into the fifth, gave up just four hits and walking one for the Cubs, who have won six of their last seven games. Aramis Ramirez had a pair of hits for Chicago. Jeff Suppan (6-10) gave up one run on three hits with four walks in seven innings to take the loss.

2009-09-13 18:16:53

Andres Blanco's three hits and two RBI Sunday led the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 win over Cincinnati. His two-run single gave Chicago a 3-0 led with one out in the bottom of the fourth. One of three hits by Derrek Lee was a solo homer. Koyie Hill also hit a solo homer and Aramis Ramirez added two hits for

2009-09-12 16:19:20

Drew Sutton hit a game-winning, two-run double Saturday, boosting the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 win over the Chicago Cubs. Sutton's only hit snapped a 5-5 tie with two outs in the top of the ninth. Darnell McDonald, Brandon Phillips, Scott Rolen and Joey Votto also drove in runs for Cincinnati, which also got a run on a throwing error by Aramis Ramirez. The winner was Arthur Rhodes (1-1).

2009-09-11 17:25:14

Aramis Ramirez had three hits and three RBI Friday, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-4 win over the slumping Cincinnati Reds. The victory gave the Cubs a four-game winning streak and their fifth victory in six games. Ramirez's two-run single gave Chicago a 3-1 lead with two outs in the bottom of the third.

2009-09-11 16:37:06

Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano likely will not play again this season because of inflammation in his left knee. He was shut down Sept.

2009-09-09 16:04:00

Koyie Hill and Micah Hoffpauir each drove in two runs Wednesday, powering the Chicago Cubs' 8-5 win over Pittsburgh that capped a three-game sweep. Hoffpauir hit a solo homer and a sacrifice fly. Hill's two-run single expanded Chicago's lead to 6-2 with two outs in the top of the seventh. Four other Cubs also drove in runs. Winner Carlos Zambrano (8-6) gave up two runs on eight hits and three walks in six innings.

2009-09-08 22:01:24

Kosuke Fukudome and Geovany Soto each had two-run doubles in Chicago's seven-run first inning Tuesday when the Cubs beat Pittsburgh 9-4. Aramis Ramirez added a two-run single for the Cubs. Chicago pitcher Ryan Dempster (9-8) earned the win after he allowed four runs on eight hits through 6 1/3 innings. The

2009-09-08 17:14:04

The Ricketts family's purchase of the Chicago Cubs from the Tribune Co. has passed muster with federal antitrust regulators. Crain's Chicago Business reported Tuesday the approval of the $800 million deal appears on a Sept.

2009-09-07 18:58:57

Derrek Lee had two home runs and three RBI Monday to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The loss is the 82nd of the season for Pittsburgh.

2009-09-06 16:16:18

Daniel Murphy's three hits and four RBI Sunday led the New York Mets to a 4-2 win over the Chicago Cubs. The rookie first baseman was a double shy of hitting for the cycle. He hit a solo homer in the bottom of the fourth, an RBI single in the fifth, and a two-run triple in the seventh. Brian Schneider

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.