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  • And now pitching for the Chicago Cubs... Robert Redford!

     
    Most of the mainstream media has been treating the news that Robert Redford will be at Wrigley Field, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Cubs March 31 home opener, as a feel-good story. After all, it was Redford...
  • Chicago Cubs magic number = 103

     
    Everybody loves magic. In Major League Baseball, everybody loves Magic Numbers.  “The Magic Number” is used towards the end of the season when division leaders are just handfuls of games away from clinching their respective playoff berths. ...

    Ricketts, Tribune Co. Reach Deal For Cubs

    Ricketts, Tribune Co. Reach Deal For Cubs
    (WGN-AM)- Tribune Co. intends to sell the Chicago Cubs to the Ricketts family, sources familiar with the matter said Monday, ending the company's flirtation with another buyer after negotiations with the Rickettses had stalled two months ago. After...

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    In regards to trade deadline -- I'm NOT for the White Sox adding Adam Dunn. I've enjoyed their transformation away from the plodding strikeout-prone slugger ( Jim Thome), and Dunn is a step backwards. Is it possible that the Sox extra bat in the second...