Cubs 3 – Pirates 1; Gorzelanny beats former team

Chicago 3 – Pittsburgh 1 Chicago Cubs starter Tom Gorzelanny was a 14 game winner for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2007 but fell out of favor with Pirates management after showing up to spring training out of shape prior to the 2008 season. Gorzelanny was sent to Indianapolis in June of 2008. After his demotion

MLB: Grabow, Gorzelanny heading to Chicago?

There is word that the Pirates, Cubs are on the verge of a deal that would send reliever John Grabow and Class AAA pitcher Tom Gorzelanny to Chicago. The Pirates, Cubs have been in discussions about Grabow for the past 72 hours. The Cubs have been linked to Zach Duke but have not come close

Market picking up for Freddy Sanchez

The San Francisco Giants are regarded as a great fit for Pirates second baseman Freddy Sanchez but the Giants have some conpany in their pursuit of Sanchez. An NL Central team and two AL teams have recently held trade discussions with the Pirates about Sanchez.

Sanchez goes 6-for-6; Pirates beat Cubs 10-8

By Paul Ladewski CHICAGO – Their kind of town, Chicago isn’t. But if ever there was a time for the Pirates for warm up to the Windy City, then the series opener against the Cubs on Monday night appeared to be it. The Cubs returned from a winless road trip in which they scored a

Loney’s Grand Slam lifts Dodgers to Game 1 win

LA Dodgers 7 – Chicago Cubs 2 The Dodgers stole game 1 in Chicago with clutch hits and strong pitching. James Loney not Manny Ramirez carried the Dodgers offense tonight hitting a grand slam in the 5th inning off of Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster. Dempster a 14 game winner at Wrigley Field struggled with his

MLB Playoff Preview: Chicago Cubs vs LA Dodgers

Chicago Cubs (97 – 64) vs LA Dodgers (84 – 78) Chicago Starters Game 1 Starter – Ryan Dempster (17 – 6) Game 2 Starter – Carlos Zambrono (13 – 6) Game 3 Starter – Rich Harden (10 – 2) Game 4 TBD Starter – Ted Lilly (17 – 9) LA Starters Game 1 Starter