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Postgame Thread: Cubs 5, Braves 1, Cubs Bullpen -5

The Cubs got a good start from Carlos Villaneuva, who struck out 6 and gave up one run in 6.2 innings. Rizzo and Valbuena homered off of Braves starter Julio Teheran, and Nate Schierholtz was inches from adding one of his own. The Cubs were prepared to pour even more on, loading the bases in […]

OV Pic of the Day: Are We Having Fun Yet?

The Cubs lost to the Phillies 4-2 after blowing a 2-0 lead and another outstanding  pitching performance by Matt Garza.  After the game, Garza said he is still having fun: “It’s baseball,” Garza said. “If it was a given, it wouldn’t be that fun, would it?” (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune / July 19, 2011) It […]

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