| Jun 3, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Joe Blanton can't seem to be able to get it together. With the Phillies 5-1 loss to the Marlins on Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park, Blanton has a 10.98 ERA in his last four starts. In those 19 2/3......
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] When you hire outspoken manager Ozzie Guillen, you already kind of know what to expect. But few could've expected that Guillen would end up suspended for five...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 7:25 AM
A busy day in federal court takes us into the top stories we'll be watching today ...
Blistering cross- examination is expected in the Blagojevich retrial. The jury could start deliberations Monday or Tuesday in the terror trial of Tahawwur Rana.
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:31 AM
Carlos Zambrano apologized for telling the truth. Carlos Marmol said everything's fine.
Yes. Well. Except for the obvious fact that the Cubs still play like a Triple-A team and still are embarrassing. So Cub.
Zambrano went off on the Cubs on Sunday...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Some early BP before this week’s oil spill of a City Series:
Who goes crazier tonight, Cubs runners on Gavin Floyd or the flash mob in Carlos Zambrano’s head? Web poll!
Or maybe the question should be: Who do the Cubs run on more, Gavin...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 8:47 AM
What we learned from City Series, Part One:
A.J. Pierzynski is good on triples until 2013.
Pierzynski is good on (bleeping) off teammates until then, too.
Starlin Castro is money.
Mark Buehrle remains an Interleague Hall-of-Famer.
Brent Morel knows...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 7:37 AM
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...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 9:55 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
6:09 a.m. New York Times White House reporter Jackie Calmes explains to Greg Jarrett why she believes whatever the outcome of the debt talks, it’ll end-up being a lost opportunity.
6:21 a.m. Paul Merrion, the...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:57 AM
It wasn’t that Carlos Marmol threw a wild pitch to lose Monday’s game inWashington. It wasn’t that Marmol had no idea there was a runner on base and did nothing to stop Jayson Werth from stealing third to set up the aggravating ending....
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:46 AM
Who’s dumber, the Cubs or Carlos Zambrano?
No easy questions here. This is a tough mid-term exam. The Cubs can make a strong case over the last century, but if this is only Year Two of the Ricketts disaster, then Zambrano would seem to have a...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 9:18 AM
The Cubs optioned pitcher Chris Carpenter to AAA Iowa on Saturday, using his spot to activate Carlos Zambrano from the disabled list.
Carpenter appeared in 10 games as a reliever and posted a 2.79 ERA while striking out eight in 9 2/3 innings. His...