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  • Want to see Baez play for Cubs? Just wait ... and wait

    Turns out, Starlin Castro is the last player the Cubs could afford to get injured. Not that the Cubs are going to win anything this season. In fact, they might not win 70 games. This team is being built to stink again, to trade anyone who has a good...
  • For new Cubs manager, youth must be served

    For new Cubs manager, youth must be served
    Firing Dale Sveum is Theo Epstein admitting he made a mistake, but not firing Sveum when the future was dying would’ve been a bigger error. Epstein recently offered a checklist by which Sveum would be evaluated -- stuff such as developing young...
  • Clayton Kershaw doesn't have his 'best stuff' in 3-2 loss to Cubs

    Clayton Kershaw doesn't have his 'best stuff' in 3-2 loss to Cubs
    When Josh Beckett explained over the weekend why Clayton Kershaw might be the best pitcher he has ever seen, he wasn't talking about the movement on Kershaw's fastball or break on his curveball. Beckett marveled at what Kershaw showed Tuesday night in a...
  • Ex-Cub David DeJesus hosting karaoke fundraiser

    Ex-Cub David DeJesus hosting karaoke fundraiser
    Ex-Cub and current Tampa Bay Ray David DeJesus will host his karaoke fundaiser, “Strike a Chord,” Jan. 16 at American Junkie along with the David DeJesus Family Foundation and Cubs Charities. The benefit will raise money for ALS research and...
  • 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...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Dear Cubs fans, don't be suckers

    Dear Cubs fans, don't be suckers
    The Cubs have won 12 of their last 16 games. Their starters have an ERA of 1.13 in their last five. The staff itself averaged an earned run a game in the weekend sweep of Arizona. They are playing the kind of baseball we haven’t seen all season...
  • Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity

    Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity
    When popular athletes retire, charity work can become a double-edged sword. On one hand, they have more time to dedicate to their cause that they didn't have when they were playing games and training. On the other, they may not have the same star power...
  • Sports stars unite for charity at Woody's Winter Warm-Up

    Sports stars unite for charity at Woody's Winter Warm-Up
    Athletes turned out in force to support former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood and wife, Sarah, at the second annual Woody's Winter Warm-Up fundraiser at Harry Caray's Tavern at Navy Pier on Jan. 18. More than 400 patrons attended the event that benefits the Wood...
  • Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    I have been a Cubs fan since 1948, so I have seen some poor baseball. However, it is time to release Marmol for the Cubs' good and also for his own good. Bill A., Newburgh, Ind.   I don’t really see that happening, at least not until they exhaust...
  • 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...