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  • Taking swings at the Cubs' opener

    Taking swings at the Cubs' opener
    Wait, aren’t Kerry Wood and Carlos Marmol supposed to be the proven guys in the Cubs bullpen? The Cubs seem as capable of running themselves out of games as pitching themselves out of them. I thought this was a new season. It might’ve only...
  • Finally, Wood gets a win as a Cub

    Finally, Wood gets a win as a Cub
    Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood wants home plate umpire C.B. Bucknor to know there’s an inside corner. But the shoelaces were a strike? No matter. Showing great savvy in adjusting to Bucknor’s sometimes incomprehensible strike zone...
  • Cubs now worse; but organization better, at least in theory

    Cubs now worse; but organization better, at least in theory
    The Cubs are not a better team today without Ryan Dempster, Paul Maholm, Reed Johnson and Geovany Soto. They would be even worse without Matt Garza, and that still might happen by the Aug. 30 waiver deadline. Either way, though, the Cubs organization is...
  • Cubs send OF Johnson to DL, recall Snyder

    Cubs send OF Johnson to DL, recall Snyder
    The Cubs called up Iowa outfielder Brad Snyder on Sunday to replace Reed Johnson, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of continuing back problems. Also on Sunday, catcher Geovany Soto was activated from the disabled list and Welington...
  • Cubs sign catcher Jaramillo as possible backup

    Cubs sign catcher Jaramillo as possible backup
    The Cubs have signed 29-year-old Jason Jaramillo to a minor league contract, with the possibility he could make the team in spring training as the backup to Geovany Soto. The switch-hitter missed much of last season with an elbow injury, but has played...
  • Pirates might not jump ship

    Forget Paul Maholm's 3-7 record. He has compiled a 3.12 earned-run average over 89 innings, holding opponents to 70 hits. With limited options expected to become available on the trade market next month, Maholm is having the kind of season that could...
  • Soto gets breather in Cubs' finale vs. Brewers

    Soto gets breather in Cubs' finale vs. Brewers
    Catcher Geovany Soto has Sunday off, which might be a welcome respite considering he is hitless in his last 19 at-bats. Koyie Hill will catch the finale of the three-game series against the Brewers. The rest of the Cubs' lineup is the same as Saturday...
  • McCarthy tames Tigers

    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher, Oakland Athletics: While the Athletics have been eliminated from playoff contention, it hasn't deterred McCarthy from continuing to...
  • How did MLB teams fare in trade race?

    Dodgers plugged holes Lance Pugmire Los Angeles Times While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...
  • Ranting about the mentally weak Cubs

    Ranting about the mentally weak Cubs
    The Cubs traded pitchers and one regular, so how did they almost get no-hit on Tuesday night? The Cubs still had their regular left-handed lineup available, the one they would’ve used at any other point in the season, so how did they almost get no-...
  • Gonzalez and Orioles lose, but Jones senses the right mood in clubhouse

    Gonzalez and Orioles lose, but Jones senses the right mood in clubhouse
    ARLINGTON, Texas — After the Orioles' 5-1 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday night, center fielder Adam Jones said he walked into the visiting clubhouse and sensed the right vibe, one that's been prevalent throughout this surprising season....