MLB: Houston 3, Chicago Cubs 0

CHICAGO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Bud Norris and four Houston relievers combined on a four-hit shutout Tuesday and the Astros blanked the Chicago Cubs 3-0.

MLB: Colorado 7, Chicago Cubs 5

DENVER, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Jordan Pacheco hit a three-run home run and DJ LeMahieu had a two-run shot Thursday, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 7-5 for a three-game sweep.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 4, Houston 1

HOUSTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Dave Sappelt knocked in three runs and Chris Volstad earned his third win in four starts Monday in the Chicago Cubs' 4-1 triumph over Houston.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 6, San Francisco 4

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Alfonso Soriano and Anthony Rizzo hit home runs Friday that carried the Chicago Cubs to a 6-4 win over the San Francisco Giants.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 5, Colorado 0 (8 inn.)

CHICAGO, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Chris Volstad broke a 24-start winless streak Sunday, pitching 6 2/3 shutout innings in the Chicago Cubs' rain-shortened 5-0 whitewash of Colorado.

MLB: Houston 10, Chicago Cubs 1

CHICAGO, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Ben Wallace and Fernando Martinez each bashed a three-run homer Tuesday and the Houston Astros banged out 14 hits in their 10-1 pasting of the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 3, Chicago Cubs 1

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Clayton Kershaw tossed seven solid innings Saturday and the Los Angeles Dodgers kept pace in their division with a 3-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Philadelphia 8, Chicago Cubs 7

CHICAGO, May 17 (UPI) -- Carlos Ruiz had four of Philadelphia's 14 hits to go with three RBI Thursday and the Phillies survived a ninth-inning scare to down the Chicago Cubs 8-7.

MLB: Milwaukee 8, Chicago Cubs 2

MILWAUKEE, May 12 (UPI) -- Edwin Maysonet belted a grand slam -- his second career homer -- and Milwaukee used a big sixth inning to defeat the Chicago Cubs 8-2.

MLB: LA Dodgers 5, Chicago Cubs 1

CHICAGO, May 5 (UPI) -- Chris Capuano hurled seven shutout innings and socked a two-run double Saturday, hoisting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Philadelphia 6, Chicago Cubs 4

PHILADELPHIA, April 30 (UPI) -- Placido Polanco's tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning Monday boosted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: St. Louis 5, Chicago Cubs 1

CHICAGO, April 25 (UPI) -- Carlos Beltran hit a tie-breaking double and David Freese homered in the sixth inning Wednesday, boosting St. Louis to a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Cincinnati 9, Chicago Cubs 4

CHICAGO, April 20 (UPI) -- Homer Bailey, supported by a 12-hit Cincinnati attack, allowed five hits and one earned run Friday in helping the Reds to a 9-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: St. Louis 5, Chicago Cubs 1

ST. LOUIS, April 14 (UPI) -- Yadier Molina keyed a big fourth inning with a two-run single Saturday and the St. Louis Cardinals went on to handle the Chicago Cubs 5-1.
Cubs trade Carlos Zambrano to Miami

Cubs trade Carlos Zambrano to Miami

CHICAGO, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs have traded volatile right-handed pitcher Carlos Zambrano to Miami for pitcher Chris Volstad, multiple reports indicated Wednesday.
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Chris Volstad
Florida Marlins starting pitcher Chris Volstad (41) winds up in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts on June 16, 2009. (UPI Photo/Matthew Healey)

Christopher Kenneth Volstad (born September 23, 1986 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida) is a right-handed pitcher for the Florida Marlins. He is 6 foot 8 inches and 225 pounds, and is a 2005 graduate of Palm Beach Gardens High School.

Volstad was drafted with the 16th pick in the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft, the first of three first round picks for the Marlins that year.

Volstad graduated from Palm Beach Gardens (FL) High School in 2005, going 7-2 with one save and 0.41 ERA in 10 games as a senior, striking out 98 batters and walking just eight in 69.0 innings. He led his team deep into the regional playoffs, coming up one game short of States.

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