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  • Catcher David Ross' approach to game anything but routine

    Catcher David Ross' approach to game anything but routine
    MESA, Ariz. — It was supposed to be a routine rundown drill on a Sunday morning, with the first baseman trailing the play after throwing to the shortstop for the out. But backup catcher David Ross immediately noticed something was wrong, even as...
  • Cubs seeking 'hot hand' for final rotation spot

    Cubs seeking 'hot hand' for final rotation spot
    MESA, Ariz. – Cubs manager Joe Maddon downplays the significance of spring training results in finalizing opening-day rosters. But in his team's case, performances by the competitors for the fifth spot in the rotation could have major...
  • Timing everything for Cubs' Kris Bryant and White Sox's Carlos Rodon

    Timing everything for Cubs' Kris Bryant and White Sox's Carlos Rodon
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Top prospects Kris Bryant and Carlos Rodon are in the same boat on opposite sides of the valley. One of the biggest questions facing the Cubs in Mesa this spring is whether Bryant will get a chance to start the season at third...
  • Unchained melody: No Sammy Sosa, but Joe Maddon brings music back to Cubs

     Unchained melody: No Sammy Sosa, but Joe Maddon brings music back to Cubs
    MESA, Ariz. — Eleven years after an unknown Cubs player smashed Sammy Sosa's boom box in a mystery that remains unsolved, music filled the air Wednesday morning during the first full workout at Cubs' camp. Let it be recorded for posterity's sake...
  • Anthony Rizzo tells Sammy Sosa to reunite with Cubs

    Anthony Rizzo tells Sammy Sosa to reunite with Cubs
    MESA, Ariz. -- Sammy Sosa’s arrival at Cubs’ camp back in the day was always a media event. "Did you miss me?" was Sosa's annual catchphrase. Sosa has been gone from the Cubs for a decade now, but now there are rumblings the cold war...
  • Anthony Rizzo relishes greater expectations with Cubs

    Anthony Rizzo relishes greater expectations with Cubs
    MESA, Ariz. -- Slugger Anthony Rizzo noticed a change in the mood of the Chicago Cubs’ organization well before the hiring of manager Joe Maddon and before Rizzo predicted the Cubs would win the National League Central. “I think when we made...
  • Cubs manager Joe Maddon looking to lean on veterans for leadership

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon looking to lean on veterans for leadership
    MESA, Ariz. — The Cubs begin preparation for the 2015 season Friday, but they also hope to begin to a lay a foundation for long-term success when they conduct their first workout for pitchers and catchers under new manager Joe Maddon. With the...
  • Fans and management share enthusiasm over high expectations at SoxFest

    Fans and management share enthusiasm over high expectations at SoxFest
    White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said he has noticed a recent change in the tone of fans' calls and letters, and that turnaround from frustration to optimism manifested itself at the microphone Friday evening at SoxFest. "Brilliant." "Phenomenal."...
  • Cubs will win NL Central, predicts Anthony Rizzo

    Cubs will win NL Central, predicts Anthony Rizzo
    If adding prized left-hander Jon Lester and manager Joe Maddon didn’t raise enough optimism, first baseman Anthony Rizzo fueled more hype on the eve of Cubs Convention. “We’re going to win the NL Central,” Rizzo said Thursday...
  • New Cubs hitting coach already at work making rounds with young players

    New Cubs hitting coach already at work making rounds with young players
    Since taking over as the Cubs' hitting coach three months ago, John Mallee has gathered data from the analytics department, watched videotape of his new pupils and traveled to Puerto Rico, Arizona and New York to familiarize himself with selected players....
  • With Jon Lester signing, Cubs shake up the baseball world

    With Jon Lester signing, Cubs shake up the baseball world
    To Tyler Christofferson, Jon Lester always will be the Little League teammate who wore his hat backward and No. 24 jersey like hero Ken Griffey Jr. did, the grade-school buddy who matured into a better person than player even though he's a major league...