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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

2009-09-05 17:16:53

Derek Lee's two homers and three RBI Saturday lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 win over the New York Mets. Lee had three of Chicago's nine hits with a two-run homer in the top of the fifth inning and a solo shot in the eighth. Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run homer for the Cubs, who had lost four of six. Winner Rich Harden (9-8) gave up two runs and seven hits in five innings with a walk and 10 strikeouts.

2009-09-04 22:03:51

Omir Santos hit a two-run single in a five-run eighth inning Friday, leading the New York Mets to a 6-2 win over the Chicago Cubs. Fernando Tatis started the rally with a pinch RBI single followed by Cory Sullivan's RBI single, the two-run single by Santos and a rally-capping RBI single by Anderson Hernandez. Sullivan also hit a solo homer for the Mets, who have a modest two-game winning streak. The winner was reliever Brian Stokes (2-4).

2009-09-03 17:04:48

Carlos Torres and two others combined on a six-hit shutout Thursday as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Cubs 5-0. Torres (1-0), in his third career start, surrendered five hits in seven innings with no walks and six strikeouts. Matt Thornton and D.J.

2009-09-02 15:57:32

Derek Lee's two-run homer Wednesday produced the only scoring in a 2-0 win by the Chicago Cubs over the Houston Astros. Lee hit his 27th homer this season with no outs in the bottom of the fourth following a leadoff double by Andres Blanco. Their hits were two of four by the Cubs, who won twice in the

2009-09-01 22:33:13

Rookie Randy Wells earned his 10th victory Tuesday while pitching the Chicago Cubs to a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros. Wells (10-7) gave up one unearned run on seven hits with two walks over 6 2/3 innings. Milton Bradley contributed a home run in the win. Brian Moehler (8-10) was the loser after

2009-08-31 22:18:13

Carlos Lee had a two-run homer and a four RBI Monday to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Michael Bourn added an RBI double for the Astros, who won for just the second time in their last eight games. Houston's Roy Oswalt (8-5) pitched seven innings to earn the win.

2009-08-30 16:49:39

Nelson Figueroa limited the Chicago Cubs to a run and six hits in seven innings Sunday, leading the New York Mets to a 4-1 win at Chicago. Figueroa (2-3) threw 117 pitches with two walks and 10 strikeouts. The only run he gave up scored on a first-inning single by Aramis Ramirez.

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