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  • Ervin Santana would be icing on Cubs' cake

    SAN DIEGO -- What’s next for the Cubs after the Jon Lester signing? More pitching, perhaps. The Cubs aren’t done looking for starting pitching, despite signing Lester and Jason Hammel at the winter meetings. After I congratulated a top...
  • Is there a football Theo Epstein that can save the Bears?

    Is there a football Theo Epstein that can save the Bears?
    Is there a football Theo Epstein the Bears can find to take control of the roster? -- @ChrisFJensen I don’t know if the Cubs’ rebuilding plan, which featured legitimate tanking, is applicable to the NFL. This is kind of an apples to...
  • Tortugas become latest pro team name in Florida

    Tortugas become latest pro team name in Florida
    The team formerly known as the Daytona Cubs are now the Daytona Tortugas. The minor league baseball team officially introduced its rebranding efforts Thursday in a ceremony at Jackie Robinson Ballpark, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.  For...
  • CSN and Dish avoid blackout with short-term extension

    CSN and Dish avoid blackout with short-term extension
    Comcast SportsNet Chicago and Dish Network have agreed to a short-term contract extension, averting a blackout that would have affected 342,000 Chicago-area subscribers of the sports channel. CSN executives confirmed the agreement Tuesday morning, but...
  • Cubs to acquire C Montero

    The Sports Xchange Cubs to acquire C Montero Miguel Montero could be the answer to the Chicago Cubs' riddle at catcher. The Arizona Diamondbacks were expected to finalize a deal to ship Montero to the Cubs for a pair of pitching prospects with...
  • White Sox Land Yankees Closer David Robertson, Also Add Jeff Samardzija

    Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn was focused on pitching, and landed two of the top arms on the market late Monday night, acquiring right-hander Jeff Samardzija from the Oakland Athletics and signing Yankees free agent closer David Robertson....
  • White Sox land Samardzija, Robertson

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: recasts lede White Sox land Samardzija, Robertson SAN DIEGO --- Jeff Samardzija is coming home after a brief detour to the West Coast as the Chicago White Sox keep adding to their...
  • Dodgers won't extend Zack Greinke's contract this winter

    Dodgers won't extend Zack Greinke's contract this winter
    One of the most prominent subplots in the Dodgers' interest in Jon Lester is this: Zack Greinke can opt out of his contract after next season. The Dodgers could end the suspense now by negotiating a contract extension with Greinke. However, president of...
  • Cubs face tender deadline

    The Chicago Cubs and the other 29 major league teams face an 11 p.m. Tuesday deadline to tender contracts to their 10 arbitration-eligible players. The Cubs are expected to tender contracts to a large majority of those players, although they could to...
  • Cubs' three-pronged pitch to Jon Lester: Money, comfort, success

    Cubs' three-pronged pitch to Jon Lester: Money, comfort, success
    The Cubs hope to connect in their final at-bats to land prized left-handed free-agent pitcher Jon Lester. With that in mind, they're preparing to present their strongest sales pitch against the likes of the Red Sox and the World Series champion Giants....
  • Beyond Jeff Samardzija: 20 who played for both Cubs and White Sox

    Beyond Jeff Samardzija: 20 who played for both Cubs and White Sox
    Jeff Samardzija joins a long list of players who have toiled for both Chicago baseball teams. Here are 20 to remember. George Bell: 1991 Cubs; 1992-93 White Sox Bobby Bonds: 1981, Cubs, 1978 White Sox Smoky Burgess: 1949-51, Cubs; 1964-67 White Sox...