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ST. LOUIS — The Cubs went through Carlos Marmol, Kyuji Fujikawa and a closer-by-committee strategy the first two weeks of the season before rescuing Kevin Gregg from the scrap heap in mid-April and watching him succeed in his old role. The...
Tags: Sports, Baseball, Edward Mujica, Dale Sveum, Kevin Gregg
Friday: Cubs President Theo Epstein, baseball writer Peter Gammons and Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper will headline the 2nd Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago benefit at 7 p.m. at Metro. Tickets are $50 at metrochicago.com. June 24-28: Registration is open for...
It hasn't been that many years ago that hockey in this city was a relative afterthought — a footnote to more serious sports discussions about the Bears, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox. Sports talk radio producers and station managers admonished their...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs - INSIDE PITCH Cubs president Theo Epstein found himself putting out a fire he didn't need to be fighting Tuesday. Epstein suspended minor league third baseman Ian Stewart for a Twitter rant late Monday...
Not that long ago in Chicago, the Blackhawks Way meant a half-empty arena on a good night on the West Side, home games nobody could watch on television and apathy that spread from living rooms to the locker room. Michal Handzus remembers. "We were one...
Triple-A Iowa third baseman Ian Stewart and Milton Bradley never had much in common before Tuesday, when Stewart became the first Cubs player since Bradley to be suspended for making unflattering remarks about the organization. Four years after former...
Before the season, President Theo Epstein said Cubs fans shouldn't just look at the team's record as a true measure of their success. "There should be two areas of focus," he said. "One is the big league team. Do we succeed or fail? And one is on the...
Tags: Sports, Baseball, Albert Almora, Homer Bailey, Dale Sveum
Talking baseball while waiting for the puck to drop at the United Center: 1. There was no encore for Javy Baez last night. The Daytona Cubs’ game against the Fort Myers Miracle was rained out, delaying his chance to continue his Monday night...
The last time Matt Garza faced Johnny Cueto, he went into a long soliloquy on the need for Reds starter to "grow the hell up." At the end of his remarks, Garza said: "But they run their own show. We run our show, and we'll see them again in a month."...
Tags: Sports, Baseball, Johnny Cueto, Zach Putnam, Anthony Rizzo
While power-hitting third baseman Kris Bryant is the centerpiece of the Cubs' draft, scouting czar Jason McLeod says it was the haul of college pitchers that put a smile on President Theo Epstein's face at the end of the first 10 rounds. Missouri left-...
Tags: Sports, Chicago Cubs, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball, Alfonso Soriano
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Though they both play in large markets, the Cubs and Angels have gone in opposite directions off the field. Angels owner Arte Moreno splurged on free agents Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton and C.J. Wilson the last two seasons, while...
Tags: Sports, Baseball, Josh Hamilton, Dale Sveum, Mike Scioscia
Before the NFL draft, prospects navigate shuttle drills, run 40-yard dashes and undergo extensive medical examinations at the annual scouting combine. Major league baseball has no such venue to test prospects. But you can bet Cubs executives will be...
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