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  • New outfield for Cubs vs. Astros

    New outfield for Cubs vs. Astros
    The Cubs will have an entirely new outfield for their finale Sunday against the Astros at Wrigley Field. Reed Johnson will play center and bat leadoff, while Jeff Baker plays right field and bats cleanup and Joe Mather plays left in place of Alfonso...
  • Theo, have I got a deal for you

    Theo, have I got a deal for you
    Victor Martinez DH’d for the Tigers in 112 games last season. Now he’s out for the year with a knee injury. Tell me Theo Epstein was phoning Detroit about Alfonso Soriano. Sounds like a pipe dream. Sounds like I’m wake ‘n bakin&...
  • Cubs, Astros rained out of batting practice

    Cubs, Astros rained out of batting practice
    The tarp went on the Wrigley Field infield before the Cubs and Astros had a chance to take batting practice Friday morning. When the game does start, Cubs manager Mike Quade willl go with what has become his "everyday" lineup against right-handers with...
  • Good news: Baseball's playoff plan isn't as stupid as Selig's 2013 idea

    Baseball wants more money. Fox wants more playoff games. Deal. Like that, baseball is expected to announce a plan Thursday that expands the postseason by adding a wild-card team to each league. The two wild-card teams in each league likely will play...
  • Sox-Cubs Game Day: Cubs slug to 5-1 win

    Sox-Cubs Game Day: Cubs slug to 5-1 win
    The Cubs improved to 9-3 against the Sox in Cactus League play since 2009 by hitting three home runs en route to a 5-1 victory before 10,327 fans at Camelback Ranch. The Cubs snapped a 1-1 tie with two out in the second against Sox left-hander Chris...
  • Garza wins before Cubs' opening day pitcher named

    Garza wins before Cubs' opening day pitcher named
    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Matt Garza made his final start Thursday before the Chicago Cubs announce who will be their opening-day starter against the Nationals. Manager Dale Sveum said the suspense would end Friday, a “contest” generally believed to...
  • Village idiots rejoice: Another Zambrano apology tour

    Village idiots rejoice: Another Zambrano apology tour
    I believe Carlos Zambrano. When he told Comcast SportsNet that only about three teammates contacted him after he was placed on the We’re Sick Of You List, I believe him. Everything else is a crock. No, wait, I believe Zambrano when he says he...
  • Cubs players pants their manager

    Cubs players pants their manager
    Consider Mike Quade “Cubbed.’’ After his team choked away a four-run lead in Cincinnati on Monday, the Cubs manager called a closed-door meeting, which is hysterical for a team that can’t close the door. Anyway, Quade watched...
  • Cubs lose but fans optimistic on Opening Day

    Cubs lose but fans optimistic on Opening Day
    Expectations for the Chicago Cubs may be the lowest in years heading into a new season, but everyone's somewhat optimistic on Opening Day. The Cubs and Washington kicked off the 2012 season Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field with Ryan Dempster facing...
  • It's time to root, root, root for ...

    Cubs fans claimed they would be patient and understanding with the idea of sitting through a rebuilding program. Not that fans had any experience at it. The Cubs always acted like the Yankees with a learner’s permit. The Cubs were always about...
  • Opening Day offers glimpses of Nationals' strengths, weaknesses

    Brad Lidge did not expect to find himself on the mound for many ninth innings this season, certainly not on Opening Day at Wrigley Field. He signed with the Washington Nationals in late January with the understanding, despite his 223 career saves, that he...