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  • Jon Lester hoping to age well with Cubs

    Jon Lester hoping to age well with Cubs
    Jon Lester will celebrate his 31st birthday in less than a month, but although the Chicago Cubs' new ace is hopeful he can remain a highly effective pitcher for years to come, he knows that's not a given. "There's only certain things you can control,"...
  • Why doesn't Cutler have to apologize?

    Why doesn't Cutler have to apologize?
    First, a quick note of thanks, again, to Sports Illustrated. If you believe in the SI jinx, and Lord knows you should, they just screwed us. They put Jon Lester on the cover before he pitched even one inning for the Cubs. I want to say the last time...
  • Mariners acquire OF Ruggiano from Cubs

    The Sports Xchange Mariners acquire OF Ruggiano from Cubs Adding outfield depth, the Seattle Mariners acquired veteran Justin Ruggiano on Wednesday in a trade that sent right-handed reliever Matt Brazis to the Chicago Cubs. Ruggiano, 32, hit .281...
  • Mariners add versatile OF Ruggiano

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Seattle Mariners - INSIDE PITCH Beefing up their outfield depth, the Seattle Mariners acquired veteran Justin Ruggiano on Dec. 17 in a trade that sent right-handed reliever Matt Brazis to the Chicago Cubs. Ruggiano,...
  • Best of Museums 2014: The big stories, from 'Bowie' to orchids

    Best of Museums 2014: The big stories, from 'Bowie' to orchids
    The biggest museum story in Chicago in 2014 was, of course, the one that's on the horizon. During the year, billionaire filmmaker George Lucas chose Chicago for his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, was offered a prime lakefront site in a current Soldier...
  • Texas Rangers - PlayerWatch

    LHP Scott Barnes and RHP Ben Rowen were designated for assignment by the Rangers on Dec. 16 to clear spots on the 40-man roster for RHPs Colby Lewis and Kyuji Fujikawa. RHP Kyuji Fujikawa and the Rangers finalized a one-year, $1 million deal on Dec. 16....
  • General manager Rick Hahn puts White Sox back in the game

    General manager Rick Hahn puts White Sox back in the game
    On a giant board inside his office, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn ranked his primary offseason targets at each position. Three names that topped those lists appeared on placards in an auditorium Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field as the Sox...
  • Jeff Samardzija absolves Jay Cutler of too much blame

     Jeff Samardzija absolves Jay Cutler of too much blame
    Jay Cutler may not rank high in any popularity polls these days, but White Sox pitcher Jeff Samardzija said Cutler doesn't deserve all the blame for the nightmarish Bears' season. When the former Notre Dame wideout was asked after Tuesday's news...
  • White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success

    White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success
    The question on everyone's minds while watching the White Sox spend so freely this offseason is this: Why is Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf suddenly busting the budget? Ken Williams' memorable line on Sox spending — "you can't spend a dollar if you only...
  • Rangers complete deal with right-handed reliever Fujikawa

    The Texas Rangers on Tuesday completed the details on a one-year deal for right-handed reliever Kyuji Fujikawa. He will receive a base salary of $1 million with incentives based on appearances and innings. The Rangers hold an option on Fujikawa for 2016....
  • Jon Lester buys Cubs' pitch of being part of something historic

    Jon Lester buys Cubs' pitch of being part of something historic
    The Cubs' wooing of Jon Lester had absolutely nothing to do with Ronnie Woo-Woo, and was a perfect example of knowing your client's needs and his comfort zone. All the contenders were offering more money than Lester could spend in 100 lifetimes. But...