Not much was expected of the Cubs this year, and they delivered in kind with a record of 71-91.
September 29, 2011
Believe it or not, the Cubs achieved their first three-game winning streak of the season Sunday when they beat the Houston Astros 5-4 in 10 innings at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs led the National League in quality starts last year with 95. It's been quite a different story in the early going of this season.
Everybody's optimistic in spring training, even at the end. Cubs manager Mike Quade said he had a couple of reasons for feeling so good as the Cubs got set to head north.
Even as the Cubs whittled their roster down to a manageable size by the middle of March, uncertainty hung over several areas of the team.
There should be a completely new feeling at spring training for the Cubs.
February 19, 2011
The Cubs wrapped up their organizational meetings, and then general manager Jim Hendry prepared for double-dip trips to Orlando, first for the GM meetings and then the winter meetings next month.
November 16, 2010
The Cubs are set to add Carlos Zambrano to the rotation and worry about the consequences later. Zambrano, the Opening Day starter who was sent to the bullpen in late April, could make one more relief appearance as early as Thursday and then start next week in Pittsburgh.