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Cubs' Garza to start season on DL

MESA, Ariz., March 3 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza will open the season on the disabled list, Manager Dale Sveum said Sunday.

Cubs' Garza out till after trade deadline

CHICAGO, July 27 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza, the subject of intense trade speculation, won't pitch again until after the July 31 trade deadline, the team said Friday.

MLB: St. Louis 12, Chicago Cubs 0

ST. LOUIS, July 22 (UPI) -- Skip Schumaker drove in three runs during a record-tying 12-run seventh inning for St. Louis Saturday in the Cardinals' 12-0 blitz of the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Arizona 5, Chicago Cubs 1

PHOENIX, June 24 (UPI) -- Wade Miley held the Cubs to three hits over eight innings Sunday and the Arizona Diamondbacks posted a 5-1 win to complete a three-game sweep of Chicago.

MLB: Pittsburgh 10, Chicago Cubs 4

PITTSBURGH, May 27 (UPI) -- Pedro Alvarez drove in four runs Sunday and the Pittsburgh Pirates dealt the reeling Chicago Cubs a 12th straight loss, 10-4.

MLB: Houston 8, Chicago Cubs 4

HOUSTON, May 22 (UPI) -- Jason Castro and Chris Johnson each smacked three-run homers to back Bud Norris' strong outing Monday in Houston's 8-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Minor leaguer Pridie suspended 50 games

Minor leaguer Pridie suspended 50 games

NEW YORK, March 12 (UPI) -- Minor league outfielder Jason Pridie, who played with the New York Mets, has been suspended for 50 games for a second drug policy violation.
Cubs sign Matt Garza to 1-year contract

Cubs sign Matt Garza to 1-year contract

CHICAGO, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs said they signed starting pitcher Matt Garza to a 1-year contract Friday night, avoiding arbitration with the right-hander.
Matt Garza's 2008 championship ring stolen

Matt Garza's 2008 championship ring stolen

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Authorities in California said someone stole Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza's 2008 American League championship ring from his tenure with the Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 6, San Diego 2

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Alfonso Soriano hit a three-run home run and the Chicago Cubs scored five runs in the final two innings Tuesday to upend San Diego 6-2.

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MLB: Chicago Cubs 4, Houston 3 (12 inn.)

CHICAGO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Marlon Byrd's infield single drove in Starlin Castro with one out in the 11th inning Friday, giving the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 7, Colorado 3

CHICAGO, June 27 (UPI) -- Carlos Pena and Aramis Ramirez homered twice each Monday, sending the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 3, Chicago Cubs 2

CHICAGO, June 22 (UPI) -- Paul Konerko homered for a fifth straight game Tuesday in the Chicago White Sox 3-2 win over the cross-town rival Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 2, S.D. 1 (11 inn.,1st gm.)

CHICAGO, April 20 (UPI) -- Reid Johnson lined a solo homer in the 11th inning Wednesday, handing the Chicago Cubs a 2-1 victory over San Diego in the first game of a doubleheader.

MLB: Milwaukee 6, Chicago Cubs 0

MILWAUKEE, April 9 (UPI) -- Prince Fielder stroked three doubles en route to four RBI Saturday in the Milwaukee Brewers' 6-0 whitewash of the Chicago Cubs.
Bautista, Garza are AL players of the week

Bautista, Garza are AL players of the week

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Toronto outfielder Jose Bautista and Tampa Bay pitcher Matt Garza were selected the American League players of the week, the league office said Monday.

MLB: Tampa Bay 6, Boston 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 7 (UPI) -- David Price went seven-plus innings to collect his 12th win and the Tampa Bay Rays swept Boston with a 6-4 victory Wednesday.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, San Diego 3

TAMPA, Fla., June 24 (UPI) -- Kelly Shoppach had three hits, including a home run, Thursday in helping the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-3 victory over the San Diego Padres.
Rays sign Bartlett, Garza, Howell to deals

Rays sign Bartlett, Garza, Howell to deals

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday signed one-year deals with shortstop Jason Bartlett and pitchers Matt Garza and J.P. Howell, team officials said.

MLB: Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 2 (10 innings)

TORONTO, July 24 (UPI) -- Evan Longoria drove in two runs with a bloop double in the 10th inning Friday that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-2 victory over Toronto.

MLB: Cleveland 5, Tampa Bay 1

CLEVELAND, May 26 (UPI) -- Carl Pavano limited Tampa Bay to one run on four hits in seven innings Tuesday in the Cleveland Indians' 5-1 win over the Rays.

MLB: Tampa Bay 6, Baltimore 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 5 (UPI) -- Evan Longoria drove in three runs Tuesday to pace the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
MLB: Tampa Bay 3, Boston 1

MLB: Tampa Bay 3, Boston 1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay's Matt Garza and four relievers held Boston to three hits and the Rays beat the Red Sox 3-1 Sunday to win the ALCS and move on to the World Series.
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