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  • Pitching help a long way off for Cubs

    Pitching help a long way off for Cubs
    So much for Anthony Rizzo's victory lap. On the day after Rizzo's critically acclaimed Chicago debut, the Cubs demonstrated nicely what exactly he has gotten himself into. The 17-1 loss to the Mets wasn't quite like that horrific, fireball-generating...
  • Cubs' Dempster hopes to return soon after the All-Star break

    Cubs' Dempster  hopes to return soon after the All-Star break
    Ryan Dempster hopes to throw off a mound soon but won’t return to the Cubs rotation until right after the All-Star break, at the earliest. The "second half" begins for the Cubs July 13. “I feel great, completely pain free,” Dempster...
  • Randy Wells clears waivers

    Randy Wells clears waivers
    Randy Wells cleared waivers and accepted an outright assignment to Tripl-A Iowa, the Cubs announced Friday. Wells had been designated for assignment, but no team picked him up. He was 1-2 with a 5.34 earned-run average in 12 games, four of them starts....
  • Cubs use four lefties against Houston southpaw

    Cubs use four lefties against Houston southpaw
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum penciled four lefty-swinging batters against Houston southpawJ.A. Happ on Saturday David DeJesus will lead off, Anthony Rizzo will bat third, Bryan LaHair fifth and Luis Valbuena eighth as the Cubs try to improve on a 4-17...
  • Surprise! Cubs' LaHair an All-Star

    Surprise! Cubs' LaHair an All-Star
    If it were a movie, it would be rejected as being too sappy. You know this kind of story: Kid gets drafted in the 39th round, endures nine years of bus rides in the minor leagues, is told twice by teams to find other jobs, and then -- at age 29 -- he...
  • Now let's see Epstein perform as well as Dempster

    Now let's see Epstein perform as well as Dempster
    It’s as if Ryan Dempster wants to get traded. I realize that Dempster gave his OK for the Cubs to trade him, but it felt grudging. There’s no way Dempster wants to leave the Cubs, even as bad as they are. He loves the team, the stadium and...
  • Valentine Fiddles While Fenway Burns

    Valentine Fiddles While Fenway Burns
    NEW YORK — Bobby Valentine said he doesn't read it and he doesn't listen to it. Surely, he smells it. Surely, he smells the rot from a locker room where too many of his players run to ownership to point fingers and too few of them run to the...
  • Cubs stack lineup vs. D'backs lefty

    Cubs stack lineup vs. D'backs lefty
    Reed Johnson gets the start in center field and Jeff Baker in right, as the Cubs use their right-handed lineup Saturday against Diamondbacks lefty Joe Saunders at Wrigley Field. Manager Dale Sveum penciled in only two left-handed batters, Anthony Rizzo...
  • Cubs put Dempster on DL; Byrd to be traded?

    Cubs put Dempster on DL; Byrd to be traded?
    The Cubs put starting pitcher Ryan Dempster on the disabled list Saturday and recalled outfielder Tony Campana to take his roster spot, but more moves will be coming before Sunday's series finale against the Reds. Manager Dale Sveum said Randy Wells will...
  • Maholm pitches Cubs to 5-1 win over Phillies

    Maholm pitches Cubs to 5-1 win over Phillies
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum said the other day he was hoping the trip to Philadelphia would help his team with the long ball since Citizens Bank Park is a notorious bandbox. But, as luck would have it, a stuff wind was blowing in from left field, making it...
  • Garza won't start until after trade deadline

    Garza won't start until after trade deadline
    Matt Garza will not start again until after Tuesday’s trade deadline, although he will not go on the disabled list for what is called triceps cramping. Garza was given an MRI, which manager Dale Sveum said “came back very clean except for...