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  • Dodgers would appear to have a playoff pitching edge

    Dodgers would appear to have a playoff pitching edge
    The Dodgers could have a huge playoff edge, and it has nothing to do with home field. With one month to play, the National League playoff field looks like this: The Dodgers as NL West champions, the Atlanta Braves as NL East champions, and the...
  • Sentences that make you want to throw a shoe

     
    If (Mayor Rahm) Emanuel and (City Inspector General Joseph) Ferguson do have a face-to-face meeting, it will be their first in the 26 months since the new mayor took office... Sun-Times Speaking of the Sun-Times, its punny sports headline today......
  • Matt Garza traded from the Chicago Cubs to the Texas Rangers

    Matt Garza traded from the Chicago Cubs to the Texas Rangers
    The Texas Rangers acquired pitcher Matt Garza from the Chicago Cubs for rookie right-hander Justin Grimm, top prospect third baseman Mike Olt and Class-A pitcher C.J. Edwards. “He's an extremely talented pitcher that's had success in the...
  • Get this Cub some clothes, stat!

    Get this Cub some clothes, stat!
    He earns a living on one of baseball's most sacred diamonds, but it didn't always feel like Logan Watkins' destiny. "I wasn't really a huge baseball fan growing up," said Watkins, a second baseman for the Cubs. "Obviously I like playing baseball but...
  • Rizzo sounds as soft as his batting average

    Rizzo sounds as soft as his batting average
    Anthony Rizzo was moved back to the third spot in the Cubs’ lineup against the Dodgers on Monday night. He went 1-for-4 and grounded into a double play. Inspiring, no? But thank goodness his ego has been properly massaged. In the five games...
  • Cubs, Sox pull off the bad-to-stupid-to-inert double play

    Cubs, Sox pull off the bad-to-stupid-to-inert double play
    Taking a quick break from the Stanley Cup Final to vent about the Cubs and White Sox: The Sox are a joke, but rookie General Manager Rick Hahn is doing nothing to stop the losing. In fact, he’s doing nothing, period. I think he got the idea...
  • Position analysis: Rizzo an anchor at first base

    Position analysis: Rizzo an anchor at first base
    Perhaps Anthony Rizzo’s best moment as a Cub wasn’t seen by fans at the ballpark or watching on TV. Amazingly, he didn’t even have a bat in his hand at the time. That moment of truth occurred in the Cubs’ clubhouse in Phoenix...
  • Cubs can only improve in 2013 (but don't bet on it)

    Cubs can only improve in 2013 (but don't bet on it)
    The Cubs were built to lose 100 games, so what was with the obsession to avoid it? The actual issue is losing 100 games and still not getting the top pick in the draft. So Cub. I can understand players not wanting to be a part of 100 losses. I...
  • Cubs position analysis: Castillo set at catcher

    Cubs position analysis: Castillo set at catcher
    The Chicago Cubs believe they have a piece of their core in place in the catcher’s spot, so there should be no need to look for one this offseason.  Welington Castillo earned the starting job with a .265 average, though he hit only .195 against...
  • Cubs position analysis: Castro making strides

    Cubs position analysis: Castro making strides
    The Cubs wanted Starlin Castro to be a model citizen, improve his fielding, add a little power and use his speed more often this year. Castro did all of those things to some degree and ultimately was rewarded with a seven-year, $60 million deal, with a...
  • Cubs position analysis: Hole at the hot corner

    Cubs position analysis: Hole at the hot corner
    The Cubs couldn’t find a way to replace Aramis Ramirez at third base this year, and have to go back to the drawing board in 2013. They tried Ian Stewart, Luis Valbuena and Josh Vitters for the most part, with Joe Mather filling in occasionally, and...