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Carlos Zambrano

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  • SNERD - August 17, 2011

    The Bears Looking for a "Sod-mother"... The controversy surrounding the slippery sod at Soldier Field isn't on solid footing behind the scenes. As Bears' and Chicago Park District bigwigs bicker about how best to maintain the field, my football feelers...
  • Castro's embarrassing walkabout helps Cubs regain lead in the Idiot League

    I suppose the Cubs should be thankful that Starlin Castro didn’t just drop down and start doing dirt angels on the Wrigley infield while actual baseball was about to commence, but there are plenty of embarrassing aspects of Starlin Castro’s...
  • Cubs' Dempster exercises option for next season

    Cubs' Dempster exercises option for next season
    Cubs starter Ryan Dempster has exercised his contract option for next season and will pitch for $14 million while also seeking an extension. It came as no surprise that Dempster, who was 10-14 with a 4.80 earned-run average, would exercise the last...
  • Sounded like Epstein introduced himself as the new GM (and that's a good thing)

    Sounded like Epstein introduced himself as the new GM (and that's a good thing)
    Drawing conclusions on the first day can be dangerous, but hey, it’s what we do. And so, the conclusion from the introductory news conference for the Cubs’ new general manager and new scouting and player development honcho Tuesday is that...
  • Five on Five: Tuesday's questions for you

    Leave your answer in the comments box, and you might find yourself in a future issue of RedEye. Follow @redeyesportsguy for daily details about Five on Five openings. 1. Scoring five power-play goals in one game is like … 2. What’s your...
  • What is Tom Ricketts' number?

    What is Tom Ricketts' number?
    As Carlos Marmol rolled through this week with an earned-run average under 1.70 in his previous 12 outings, manager Dale Sveum said he expects Marmol to be the Cubs closer next year. Nope. Sorry. Not buying it. Granted, 1.70 is a nice number number, but...
  • Is it time for a new Ricketts to run the Cubs?

    Is it time for a new Ricketts to run the Cubs?
    Tom Ricketts needs to do something. Even in hiding from everyone except one reporter he believed he could use, Ricketts needs to order something done. A trade. Yeah, that’s it. Ricketts needs to trade someone. Maybe he’ll trade Matt Garza...
  • For starters, Hahn off to a good start

    For starters, Hahn off to a good start
    Rick Hahn, executive of the year. OK, maybe not yet, but the new Chicago White Sox general manager is off to a great start. Signing Jake Peavy for only two years and a option at the going rate for a top-of-the-rotation pitcher is a great deal for...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 7/16 log (updated Saturday PM)

    8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France (Samatan to Pau).--NBC Sports Net. 9 a.m.    Basketball: NBA Summer League: Washington vs. D-League.--NBA TV 10 a.m.    Football: Oct. 1991: Hampton vs. Phoebus.--LSC 48 Noon    Basketball: NBA Summer League: San...
  • How versatile: Zambrano apologizes in Wrigley no matter who he plays for

    How versatile: Zambrano apologizes in Wrigley no matter who he plays for
    Carlos Zambrano returned to Wrigley Field, but he won’t be pitching. Sort of like the way he left. Now a Miami Marlin, Zambrano said Tuesday it was his fault he was sitting in the visitors dugout in Wrigley Field. Zambrano, you’ll recall,...
  • Cubs play before smallest crowd since ’02

     
    The newest challenge facing the Cubs isn't an opposing pitcher or hitter. It's trying to return to the days when lousy weather wasn't a deterrent in filling their ballpark....