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  • And Peavy makes six

    And Peavy makes six
    Jake Peavy can dominate opposing hitters as well as he can dominate the disabled list. For 90 pitches or so, anyway. Peavy said his start against the Cubs on Wednesday night was a struggle, and not just with catcher A.J. Pierzynski, whatever that was....
  • Had any trouble with your meat hand lately?

    Had any trouble with your meat hand lately?
    You're about to become the most fun — or at least most memorable — guest at this year's July Fourth picnic. "How 'bout that wacky Anthony Weiner and his satyriasis?" you might say over brats. "Anthony Weiner has psoriasis?" your bewildered...
  • DeWitt, Hill in Cubs' lineup behind Zambrano

    DeWitt, Hill in Cubs' lineup behind Zambrano
    Blake DeWitt starts in left field in place of Alfonso Soriano and Koyie Hill catches Carlos Zambrano in the finale of the Cubs-Giants series Thursday at Wrigley Field. This is the final game before the second round of the Cubs-White Sox series this...
  • Rios stinks, but still starts, and that stinks, too

      There are so many White Sox players to rip thse days --- jeez, all year --- after they dumped three of four to a Twins team that is worse than the Sox, which followed dumping two of three against a Royals team that is worse than everybody in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nats' comeback falls short in 4-3 loss to Cubs

    On Sunday afternoon, the Washington Nationals copied the formula that gave them two victories to start this season — except for the important part. Their offense stalled. Their pitching, in this case seven stellar innings from Jordan Zimmermann,...
  • 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&...
  • 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...