The St. Louis Cardinals hit home runs in the first five innings on their way to a 9-6 victory over the Cubs Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Anthony Rizzo homered for the Cubs and Starlin Castro added three hits.
On Ron Santo Day Friday, members of the Hall of Famer's family sung Take Me Out to the Ballgame at Wrigley Field.
Anthony Rizzo connected on a two-run homer to right field in the bottom of the first inning to help give the Cubs an early 3-1 lead against the Cardinals. Tune in to Comcast SportsNet for the action!
Matt Garza looked to be a valuable trading chip for the Chicago Cubs at this year's trade deadline. But an injured right elbow that has kept Garza off the mound has put those trade talks on hold for now.
The Cubs and Dodgers appeared to be close to a deal for veteran pitching Ryan Dempster early Thursday, but things have taken a downturn lately and the two franchises appear far apart.
Dale Sveum is laid back and calm and as Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer look to dismantle the current Cubs roster, the front office expects the first-year manager to hold it all together.
According to reports from CSN's David Kaplan, the Cubs are closer to dealing veteran starter Ryan Dempster and a multi-team trade involving the Dodgers could be a possibility.
The Cubs have a special cut to the outfield grass at Wrigley Field as they prepare for Ron Santo Day Friday afternoon.
After the Dodgers pulled off a deal for Hanley Ramirez, could their next target be Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster? CSN's David Kaplan examines the possibility.
During today's game against the Pirates, Ryan Dempster proved that all the trade talks centered around him are causing a lot of stress.