Ryan Dempster didn't make it out of the fifth inning, gave up eight earned runs, two home runs and got a no decision in his first game with Texas.
With leaders such as Ryan Dempster, Reed Johnson and Geovany Soto gone it's time for a new group to emerge as the top Cubs of a new generation. Who could fill the veterans shoes in the clubhouse?
Darwin Barney has been stellar with the glove at second base for the Cubs this year, but is it good enough to be considered for the NL Gold Glove Award?
The Cubs first baseman picked up his third monthly award of the season against some very tough competition.
CSN stat guru Chris Kamka attended Tuesday night's Cubs-Pirates game at Wrigley Field and he takes you inside his head as he saw the Cubs come within four outs of being no-hit.
Derek Dye, the music coordinator for the Cubs' Single-A affiliate in Daytona, was ejected from Wednesday night's game by the home-plate umpire.
Jeff Baker injured his wrist diving for a ground ball Wednesday afternoon against the Pirates, but said it's nothing that will keep him off the field.
After a busy trade deadline that saw them trade two starters, their catcher and platoon outfielder, the Cubs have begun to audition for 2013. That could include Triple-A prospect Brett Jackson.
An elbow injury to Matt Garza at the trade deadline halted talks of the right-hander being dealt, and it's still a mystery what his long-term future is with the Cubs.
The Pirates' offense exploded for five runs in the eighth inning to help them to an 8-4 win over the Cubs in Wednesday afternoon's series finale.