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  • Wrigley Field bleacher demolition begins with a bang

    Wrigley Field bleacher demolition begins with a bang
    I got a call from the office to run over to Wrigley Field this afternoon and check out construction work on the bleachers. Everyone knew the Cubs would begin their big renovations to the Friendly Confines soon, but we didn't know their schedule. The...
  • The over-under on when Joe Maddon's honeymoon ends

    The over-under on when Joe Maddon's honeymoon ends
    Joe Maddon will be surrounded by a media gathering he likely hasn’t seen since he guided the Rays to the World Series in 2008. Difference is, when the new Cubs manager meets this throng at the Cubby Bear on Monday afternoon, it won’t be a...
  • Exits of Cubs managers bring back memories

    Exits of Cubs managers bring back memories
    Rick Renteria's exit as Cubs' manager Friday wasn't as loud or memorable as that of many of his predecessors. His firing was announced in a wordy news release from the Cubs in which President Theo Epstein said "he deserved better and we wish him nothing...
  • Faced with quandary, Cubs did what was best

    Faced with quandary, Cubs did what was best
    By the time Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer boarded a plane for Southern California the morning of Oct. 24, the team had reached the point of no return pursuing Joe Maddon. With nothing guaranteed, Hoyer headed west that Friday to meet Rick Renteria so...
  • Cubs sign Tsuyoshi Wada to 1-year deal

    The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms Monday on a one-year contract with left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada. Wada, 33, was one of the more pleasant surprises of the Cubs' season, posting a 4-4 record and 3.25 ERA in 13 starts. Wada was promoted in July from Triple-...
  • MLB team-by-team biggest disappointments

    The Sports Xchange MLB team-by-team biggest disappointments Four former Most Valuable Player award winners and a two-time former Cy Young Award winner head the list of players who endured disappointing 2014 seasons but will be counted on to bounce...
  • Expectations for Cubs to rise upon Maddon's arrival

    Expectations for Cubs to rise upon Maddon's arrival
    The podium never will look so attractive to Cubs fans as it will when Joe Maddon is introduced Monday as the Cubs' manager at the Cubby Bear, where many supporters have drowned their sorrows after numerous disappointments of past decades. But for all...
  • Angels announce 2015 spring training schedule

    The Angels will open their 2015 spring training exhibition schedule with a March 5 game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Tempe Diablo Stadium, the team announced on Thursday. The Cactus League home schedule features 15 games, including a March 8 game...
  • Maddon's agent: Tampering charges 'silly'

    The Sports Xchange Maddon's agent: Tampering charges 'silly' The agent of new Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon dismissed any tampering charges as "silly." Alan Nero, Maddon's agent, also said the manager would have remained the Tampa Bay Rays' skipper...
  • PRESS BOX: Maddon's agent denies tampering

    The Sports Xchange PRESS BOX: Maddon's agent denies tampering The agent of new Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon dismissed any tampering charges as "silly." Alan Nero, Maddon's agent, also said the manager would have remained the Tampa Bay Rays'...
  • Joe Maddon blends old-school with new-age ideas

    Joe Maddon blends old-school with new-age ideas
    J.T. Snow felt an avalanche of pressure 21 years ago after being demoted to Triple-A Edmonton when he encountered roving hitting instructor Joe Maddon. “I’m wondering who the heck this guy is, and he would call me ‘Jackie,’&...