The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
By United Press International

Cubs' Piniella moves up retirement

CHICAGO, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella said Sunday he will retire immediately rather than wait until the end of the season as was originally planned.
Lou Piniella to retire at end of season

Lou Piniella to retire at end of season

CHICAGO, July 20 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella said Tuesday he would retire at the end of the 2010 season, his fourth leading the Cubs and 23rd as a major-league manager.

Cubs send Zambrano to help leaky bullpen

CHICAGO, April 21 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano has been moved to the bullpen to help the team's struggling relief corps, Manager Lou Piniella said Wednesday.

Knee injury ends Soriano's season

CHICAGO, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano likely will not play again this season because of inflammation in his left knee.
Cubs pitcher misses team flight

Cubs pitcher misses team flight

ATLANTA, June 3 (UPI) -- It appears Chicago Cubs ace pitcher Carlos Zambrano is in hot water again, this time for missing the team flight to Atlanta.
Piniella sits injured Milton Bradley

Piniella sits injured Milton Bradley

CHICAGO, April 23 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella says outfielder Milton Bradley will not play again until his strained right groin is completely healed.

Zambrano to have ailing shoulder examined

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 19 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano, forced from Wednesday's game in Florida, is scheduled to have his shoulder examined in Chicago, his manager says.
Soriano hopes for quick return to Cubs

Soriano hopes for quick return to Cubs

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 18 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs slugger Alfonso Soriano says he hopes his finger injury heals enough to play before next month's all-star break.

Reds lose protest

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Reds Thursday learned their protest during Monday’s 7-6 loss to the Chicago Cubs was denied by Major League Baseball.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 7, Milwaukee 2

MILWAUKEE, June 4 (UPI) -- Alfonso Soriano went 5-for-5 -- including a three-run homer in a five-run seventh -- powering the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 win Monday over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Piniella suspended for four games

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella was suspended for four games for his altercation with umpire Mark Wegner, Major League Baseball said Monday. Piniella was suspended indefinitely over the weekend and missed Sunday's game.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 10, Atlanta 1

CHICAGO, June 3 (UPI) -- Mark DeRosa had a grand slam and finished with five RBI Sunday afternoon, as the Chicago Cubs beat Atlanta, 10-1, to avoid a three-game sweep.

Baseball suspends Lou Piniella

NEW YORK, June 3 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella was suspended Sunday for at least one game after his tirade Saturday during an 8-5 loss to Atlanta.

Cubs to discipline Zambrano and Barrett

CHICAGO, June 1 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs will discipline pitcher Carlos Zambrano and catcher Michael Barrett after their tussle during Friday's 8-5 loss to the Atlanta Braves.
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Manager Lou Piniella
Chicago Cubs general Manager, Jim Hendry, right, puts a jersey on new manager Lou Piniella during a news conference at Wrigley Field in Chicago on October 17, 2006. The Cubs signed Piniella Monday to a 3-year contract worth nearly $10 million with a 1-year option. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
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