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  • All-Star Game voting makes for strange alliances

     All-Star Game voting makes for strange alliances
    Early Sunday afternoon, before Major League Baseball announced its All-Star rosters, the Cubs and White Sox were busy scheming for the two players who still had a chance to make a team via MLB's Final Vote. For the Cubs, that meant Anthony Rizzo. For...
  • Rizzo, Sale earn All-Star berths via Final Vote

    Rizzo, Sale earn All-Star berths via Final Vote
    It took four days of furious voting, but Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and White Sox pitcher Chris Sale are heading to the All-Star Game.  The two were among the 10 candidates for MLB's Final Vote, which ended Thursday afternoon after a marathon six-...
  • Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro loving life now

    MINNEAPOLIS — It was only 15 months ago that then-Cubs manager Dale Sveum threatened to send struggling young stars Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro to the minors. "No one wants to go down to the minor leagues," Rizzo said that day. "Whatever...
  • Sox's Sale leads Final Vote balloting; Cubs' Rizzo second

    As the second full day of balloting for the baseball All-Star Game’s Final Vote opens up, Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale leads the way in the American League, while Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is second in National League polling....
  • Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter

    Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter
    MINNEAPOLIS — To no one's surprise, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was named the American League starter in Tuesday's All-Star Game. But Cardinals manager Mike Matheny had a much tougher choice and ultimately went with his own pitcher, Adam...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Pirates

    Series preview: Cubs at Pirates
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Pirates lead 4-2. Monday: 6:05 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Edwin Jackson (4-5, 4.59) vs. RH Charlie Morton (2-7, 3.31). Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN. LH Travis Wood (5-5, 5.04) vs. LH Francisco Liriano (1-6, 4.54)....
  • Cubs explode for 16 runs, 19 hits, finish sweep

    Cubs explode for 16 runs, 19 hits, finish sweep
    BOSTON — It seemed like a long time ago that general manager Jed Hoyer acknowledged the Cubs offense was "frustrating" and in need of improvement in several areas. That actually occurred early Wednesday night, well before the Cubs unleashed a 19-...
  • 100-year-old Cubs fan dies less than 3 weeks after Wrigley Field visit

    100-year-old Cubs fan dies less than 3 weeks after Wrigley Field visit
    Louis Reinhart -- the 100-year-old Cubs fan who thought he had missed his chance to participate in the team's centennial year celebration – has died, less than three weeks after he stepped onto Wrigley Field for the first time. His funeral was...
  • New rules for Cubs

    The Cubs are winning and I don't know why. I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting. One day Jake Arrieta...
  • A.J. Pierzynski contributes to Cardinals quickly

     A.J. Pierzynski contributes to Cardinals quickly
    A.J. Pierzynski insists he is not such a bad guy in the clubhouse, once you get to know him. Released by the Red Sox on July 16, the former White Sox catcher signed with the Cardinals in time to help his new club defeat the Cubs 6-3 on Saturday....
  • Cubs honor centenarian at last

    Cubs honor centenarian at last
    Two months late, but a century in the making, Louis Reinhart crossed the Wrigley Field grass Sunday and dropped the game ball on the pitcher's mound. The 100-year-old retired farmer, still too young to have seen the Cubs win a World Series, was supposed...