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  • Just in time, Cubs rediscover their losing ways

    Just in time, Cubs rediscover their losing ways
    Thank goodness the Cubs got back to being the Cubs. I have no idea what they were doing winning – a season-high five games in a row – but they had to stop that. And on Sunday, mercifully, they did. They failed to hit in the clutch and they...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    By trading any player with value, isn't Epstein lengthening the timeline to "sustained success"? Does Epstein lack understanding of pitchers?  Pitchers frequently peak later than position players.   Although Jeff Samardzija is older than 25, his best...
  • Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    I've noticed over the past few years, it seems the Cubs are the only team that continues to deploy a left and right-handed lineup card depending on the starting pitcher. To me, that seems like it would be hard for anyone to get in a groove. Why not just...
  • Padres try to challenge Dodgers with a budget-conscious pitching rotation

    Padres try to challenge Dodgers with a budget-conscious pitching rotation
    The Dodgers have the best starting rotation money can buy. Best pitcher in baseball? Keep him, for $215 million. Best pitcher in free agency, in the first off-season under new ownership? Buy him, for $147 million. Best pitcher to come out of South...
  • Rizzo, Castro signs of bad things to come?

    Rizzo, Castro signs of bad things to come?
    It’s never too early for a Cubs fan to give up because it’s never too early for the Cubs to give up. The Cubs were again built to stink in 2014, and boy, did the offense ever live down to that in the opener in Pittsburgh. And here’...
  • Two plans for Cubs

    I love the way the Cubs stories are about the fifth starter’s job, like this one about James McDonald’s injury or this one about Chris Rusin’s four good innings. Here’s the question: Aren’t all Cubs pitchers No. 5...
  • Strop returns as Cubs put Rondon on paternity list

    Strop returns as Cubs put Rondon on paternity list
    MILWAUKEE -- Cubs reliever Hector Rondon was placed on the paternity list Friday, following in the footsteps of fellow reliever Wesley Wright, who missed Tuesday and Wednesday's games in San Francisco for the same reason. Taking Rondon's place in the...
  • Sighting: Bears players sing karaoke at Timothy O'Toole's

    Sighting: Bears players sing karaoke at Timothy O'Toole's
    The Bears’ Kyle Long and Jermon Bushrod treated patrons at Timothy O’Toole’s in Gurnee to a couple tunes Wednesday at the bar’s karaoke night. The teammates and Virginia natives mostly sang country songs, according to Timothy O'...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday: 1. DETROIT: Tigers starters have given up more than three runs in a game only twice since April 18 (1) 2. OAKLAND: Athletics have outscored opponents...
  • Putting the star back in Starlin

    Putting the star back in Starlin
    This was all so Cub. The worst team in the league became the first to beat perhaps the best pitcher in the game this season. Oh, and that pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, is the 25-year-old Japanese stud who took the Yankees’ considerable mint of...
  • White Sox beat up on Cubs again in 8-3 victory

    White Sox beat up on Cubs again in 8-3 victory
    The White Sox are out to prove they can beat the Cubs any old day of the week, home or away. They whipped the Cubs for the third straight time in this four-game set Wednesday night with an 8-3 victory at U.S. Cellular Field before a crowd of 21,075, the...