| Apr 21, 2008
| 10:49 PM
Cubs manager Lou Piniella tried to launch a pre-emptive strike Monday at Wrigley Field when asked about his team's hot start, warning Cubs fans not to act like … well, Cubs fans.
"This is a long season," Piniella said. "Let's not get all crazy...
| May 14, 2008
| 9:02 PM
Before Jim Edmonds was to join the Cubs party Thursday at Wrigley Field, his new teammates had a little fun Wednesday night at the expense of Padres ace Jake Peavy.
Alfonso Soriano and Geovany Soto homered and had three RBIs apiece in an 8-5 victory over...
| May 15, 2008
| 1:45 PM
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The big question of the day, one that will be answered shortly, is how the most loyal/obnoxious fans in sports will greet the hated former St. Louis Cardinal Jim Edmonds as he steps to the plate for the...
| May 15, 2008
| 10:32 PM
Ryan Dempster and Greg Maddux both received standing ovations Thursday when they exited their starts at Wrigley Field, though Dempster noted one big difference.
"His was louder," he said. "And rightfully so. He deserves it."
Maddux may have had the...
| Jun 4, 2008
| 10:37 PM
Two months into the season, the Cubs are the obvious front-runner for the National League pennant, an unfamiliar position for many of the players.
"Yeah, we are right now," Aramis Ramirez said. "But last year at this time, Milwaukee was the same way...
| Jun 16, 2008
| 6:50 PM
Maybe it's appropriate the Hall of Fame Game went out this way.
Maybe—no, make that certainly—Cubs manager Lou Piniella was right: This exhibition, at least on this day, wasn't worth the trip.
The sky erupted with thunder and lightning and a...
| Apr 5, 2009
| 7:56 PM
Once the Philadelphia Phillies finished celebrating their World Series title, the Atlanta Braves spoiled the rest of the opening-night party.
Derek Lowe pitched eight superb innings, three Braves homered off Brett Myers and Atlanta beat the defending...
| Jul 28, 2008
| 2:07 PM
The Tribune's White Sox beat writer answers questions throughout the season. This week, dealing Joe Crede and/or Orlando Cabrera before the trade deadline and Jose Contreras' arm angle.
Now that Bobby Jenks is back, how fast has his fastball been? --Mark...