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Cubs Playoffs In Pictures (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

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Bill Murray's Cubs Advice

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Life-long Cubs fan Bill Murray offered advice to the beleaguered ballclub in an interview with the Tribune: "I think they're going to put more left-...

Cubs-Dodgers: Follow Game Two Live

mlb.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Cubs turn to a man with an 18.47 ERA in his last two starts to avoid going down 0-2. They're comfortable with that. "[Carlos Zambrano is] our hor...

Media-Tations on Chicago Baseball Managers

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

Chicago baseball is in some kind of golden age. You know this. It's been 102 years since both teams made the post-season. Enjoy it while you can.

Cubs-Dodgers: Live-Pitch-By-Pitch

mlb.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mark DeRosa was deemed healthy enough to start for the Cubs in Game 1 of their National League Division series on Wednesday, while manager Lou Piniell...

Slim to None? Cubs Blow First Game

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

This team has been so good all year, and the rest of the National League so average, it seemed predestined that in the 100th anniversary of the Cubs' last World Series title, they would win again and exorcise the old demons that have haunted this club and its fans for so long. This was a new team, you were told, a new beginning. So why does it feel the same?

Balls in Our Fields: Chicago Says Let's Play Two

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

The Cell isn't even the center of Chicago's baseball world this year. I was at that place, Wrigley Field, Tuesday for the Cubs-Dodgers workout, where pre-game interviews consisted of finding a dozen different ways to ask someone how it feels to do something they haven't done yet.

DeRosa Puts Cubs Up By 2, Dempster Avoiding Trouble

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

The popular sentiment among the ink-stained wretches here at Wrigley Field was the Cubs had to win Wednesday in order to win the series. In other news, you need air to breathe and water gets you wet.

Cubs Set Playoff Roster

Chicago Tribune | Paul Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Felix Pie earned the final National League Division Series roster spot Tuesday as the Cubs decided to go with a defensive outfielder instead of slugge...

Daley Bets Local Eats On Cubs

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When the Bears faced the Indianapolis Colts in the Super Bowl, Mayor Daley wagered a Taste of Chicago spread with the mayor of Indianapolis with enoug...

Breaking Down Cubs Playoffs Matchups

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Cubs might not know until Sunday, maybe even Monday, whom they'll face in the first round of the playoffs. They are most likely to meet the Mets o...