Cubs send struggling Colvin to Triple-A Iowa

May 16, 2011

…that was telegraphed for days, the Cubs optioned Tyler Colvin to Triple…the day after his first start with the Cubs. He’s with his family now and expected…Sunday’s game getting rained out, the Cubs are now in the second game of a


Quade upset after Cubs fall to Reds

May 16, 2011

…had some vintage postgame blow-ups, Cubs manager Mike Quade finally had his. After Carlos Zambrano and the Cubs blew a four-run, sixth-inning lead…road winning streak bit the dust, and the Cubs fell to a season-low five games under…

SPOTLIGHT: Cubs honor Peoria Chiefs veteran

May 17, 2011

…Wrigley Field on Wednesday as the Chicago Cubs guest of honor. Happy tears…people congratulating me.” The Cubs honored Vonachen for his lifelong…players and officials, including Cubs manager Mike Quade , who walked…


Homestand not so hot, and now Cubs have tough road swing

May 16, 2011

…issue, then we need to play perfect baseball in other areas to make sure we don’t give them 29 outs per game…compared to four games below .500 at the usually chilly Wrigley Field . But those road show stops are in cities with contending…

Zambrano’s road streak is over Associated Press – 05/16/11

Jonny Gomes hit his first homer in nearly a month Monday night, completing a seven-run rally that swept the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs, ending Carlos Zambrano’s long run of road success. FULL STORY

Ricketts: Attendance will pop up if Cubs win Posted on 5/16/2011 Like everyone else, Cubs owner Tom Ricketts is suffering through one of the worst springs ever in Chicago. “There was a Monday game in April, and it’s cold, drizzling,” Mr. Ricketts said. “I had to

JDRF event at Wrigley carries on Santo legacy Posted on 5/16/2011 Ron Santo had a huge role as a player and broadcaster in Chicago. Yet his most important legacy was his work with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.The Cubs and owner Tom Ricketts will host a

Pro baseball: Cincy first stop on key trip for Cubs

CHICAGO — Sunday’s series finale between the Cubs and San Franciso Giants was postponed by rain, and will be made up as part of a …

There is healthy ballpark food, but some not-so-healthy rankings

New food choices are aimed at enhancing the recreational experience at Chicago Cubs games. This season, Wrigley Field has added gluten-free and allergy-free options for … 


Des Plaines will see less casino revenue than expected

 By Madhu Krishnamurthy – 05/16/11

Des Plaines will be getting considerably less revenue from its new casino in the first year of operation than previously estimated. Originally, city officials were anticipating the city’s share of casino revenues would be $9 million when… FULL STORY



The ‘next chapter’ for city, suburbs

 Daily Herald Editorial Board – 05/16/11

As Chicago inaugurates its new mayor, a Daily Herald editorial urges Rahm Emanuel to reach out and involve the suburbs in issues that affect the quality of life throughout the region. FULL STORY


IDOT Reveals Willow Road Design Options

Patch.comSeth Putnam 3 hours ago

Community members pass through a corridor of 49 poster boards—almost as snake-like and complicated as Willow Road