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  • 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...
  • Readers Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Readers Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    Now that the Cubs have been mathematically eliminated from 2012 and 2013 postseason contention, how bare do you see Theo Epstein stripping the Cubs? Is he going to trade everything of value (Matt Garza, Geovany Soto), pay large chunks of salary (Alfonso...
  • Is Marmol stupid or uncoachable? Either way, he's untradable

    Is Marmol stupid or uncoachable? Either way, he's untradable
    When does Tom Ricketts say no? When does the Cubs head honcho stop eating millions of dollars in contracts just so Theo Epstein can get rid of Jim Hendry’s players? Carlos Zambrano went to Florida. Marlon Byrd went to Boston. Those deals alone put...
  • It's official: Carlos Marmol out as Cubs' closer

    It's official: Carlos Marmol out as Cubs' closer
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum made it official Friday morning: Carlos Marmol is no longer the closer out of the bullpen. The two met in Sveum’s office before Friday’s game against the Dodgers at Wrigley Field and Marmol was “fine with it,...
  • Mather latest to start in center for Cubs

    Mather latest to start in center for Cubs
    After hitting the Cubs' first pinch-hit homer of the season Friday, Joe Mather gets the start in center field Saturday against the Dodgers. Manager Dale Sveum also has used Tony Campana and Reed Johnson in center since the trade of Marlon Byrd to the Red...
  • With Garza ailing, Cubs will turn to Travis Wood

    With Garza ailing, Cubs will turn to Travis Wood
    Matt Garzawon't make his scheduled start Sunday for the Cubs and left-hander Travis Wood has been summoned from Iowa as a backup. Garza was originally set to start Saturday but he came down with a virus and  was moved to Sunday. “Iffy” is...
  • Protesting Cubs-Sox

    Protesting Cubs-Sox
    Dear Mr. and Mrs. NATO protesters, If you want to decry something that you think offends humanity, skip McCormick Place this weekend and head to Wrigley Field. If you’re looking to bring attention to senseless policies, then the Cubs-White Sox...
  • The thwack of the bat

    The thwack of the bat
    Bardball didn't start from a deep love of poetry, but from a swelling revulsion of Barry Bonds. In 2007, friends were emailing scathing limericks back and forth about the chemically enhanced slugger. They were too funny to waste, so Stuart Shea and I...
  • It's time to root, root, root for ...

    Cubs fans claimed they would be patient and understanding with the idea of sitting through a rebuilding program. Not that fans had any experience at it. The Cubs always acted like the Yankees with a learner’s permit. The Cubs were always about...
  • Five on Five: Wednesday's questions for you

    Leave your answers in the comment section. You might score an invite to appear in RedEye. 1. What might Cubs manager Dale Sveum say to members of his old team, Milwaukee, this week? 2. Why would the Bears use Devin Hester less often on kickoff returns?...