Anthony Rizzo and the Cubs felt the talent drop-off after Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel were dealt to Oakland, but the Cubs first baseman believes Addison Russell will help them in the long run.
Not even highly-touted prospect Arismendy Alcantara could help snap the Cubs losing streak as the Reds toppled the North Siders again for their sixth straight defeat.
The Cubs are getting a little taste of the future Wednesday as they have called up Arismendy Alcantara, one of their top prospects, for a two-day stint to make his MLB debut.

Team talk

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    Matt Garza is on the bound for the Cubs, looking for his first win of the 2011 campaign. The Cubs will try to slow down the red-hot Colorado Rockies, who have won their last six games in a row. Watch the game live now!
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    The Cubs visit Coors Field for a three-game series against the Rockies.
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    When the Cubs made their annual trip to Coors Field in 2010, it was the wackiest three days of the season. This year, amidst pitching and injury problems, there will be nowhere for the 6-6 team to hide in Colorado.
  • 3y
    Carlos Zambrano's home run in the sixth inning proved to be the game-winner in a 9-5 Cubs victory over the Astros. But after struggling in the sixth inning, did the big righty disrespect his manager?
  • 3y
    Thursday, April 14, 2011 Posted: April 13, 9:22 p.m. Updated: 12:04 a.m. By Patrick Mooney HOUSTON Carlos Pena has been wearing a kind of cast inside his glove. That way his right thumb doesnt snap all the way back. He just feels the vibrations. The thumb...
  • 3y
    Eddie Cicotte, a pitcher on the 1919 White Sox team that threw the World Series, told a grand jury in 1920 that Cubs players were offered 10,000 to throw the 1918 World Series. Chuck Garfien has the complete story.
  • 3y
    Wrapping up a three-game series in Houston, the Cubs turn to Carlos Zambrano, who will seek his career-best 10th consecutive victory. Can the Cubs get their first series win of 2011 against the Astros?


Today's Poll

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Team Schedule

Next Games
7/9Cin4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
7/10Cin9:35 PT10:35 MT11:35 CT12:35 ET12:35 ET16:35 GMT0:35 9:35 MST11:35 EST12:05 VEN20:35 UAE11:35 CT
7/11vs. Atl1:05 PT2:05 MT3:05 CT4:05 ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 MST3:05 EST3:35 VEN0:05 UAE (+1)3:05 CT
7/12vs. Atl1:05 PT2:05 MT3:05 CT4:05 ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 MST3:05 EST3:35 VEN0:05 UAE (+1)3:05 CT
7/13vs. Atl11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
Last Results
7/8CinL 5-6
7/8CinL 2-4
7/7CinL 3-9
7/6WasL 1-2
7/5WasL 0-13
7/4WasW 7-2
7/2BosW 16-9
7/1BosW 2-1
6/30BosW 2-0
6/28vs. WasL 2-7
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Injury Report

6/13E. BonifacioRight ribcage strain (on 15-day DL)
6/2W. Castillooff 15-day DL
5/10Z. Rosscupoff 15-day DL
5/7P. Stropoff 15-day DL
5/3R. Sweeneyoff 15-day DL
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Wed, Jul 9
Final123 456 789 RHE
Chi CubsChC001000000150
  W: A. Simon (12-3)   L: D. Beeler (0-2)   S: A. Chapman (19)
  ChC HR: A. Rizzo (20)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Starlin Castro8935440992611151.280
Anthony Rizzo8832558901411948.277
Luis Valbuena802513264222522.255
Nate Schierholtz802732657103531.209

Dallas Beeler01.0001106.060.00
Zac Rosscup00-4004.050.00
Tsuyoshi Wada00-1105.030.00
Neil Ramirez11.500270323.2321.14
Jake Arrieta51.8331212070.2791.78
Wesley Wright01.000320024.1202.59
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