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  • Readers Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    The Cubs management talks about developing homegrown players.  But they don't seem to have much respect for Jeff Samardzija, who is one of the Cubs’ few success stories.  Is Theo Epstein biased because Jeff was never in the Red Sox organization? --...
  • Cubs' prospect Bryant promoted to Iowa

    Cubs' prospect Bryant promoted to Iowa
    MIAMI — Third baseman Kris Bryant caught the eye of several Cubs players in spring training, so they were among the least surprised Wednesday with his long-awaited promotion from Double-A Tennessee to Triple-A Iowa, where he will join top prospect...
  • Strop was dynamite, so vote Pedro for closer

    Strop was dynamite, so vote Pedro for closer
    Picking through the dumpster that was the Cubs in 2013 -- and 2012, for that matter -- I thought they’d found something on the mound beyond Travis Wood. And that was reliever Pedro Strop, a hard-throwing right-handed reliever acquired from...
  • For Mount St. Joseph's Clevenger, Orioles roster spot would complete homecoming

    For Mount St. Joseph's Clevenger, Orioles roster spot would complete homecoming
    SARASOTA, FLA. — Steve Clevenger made the Chicago Cubs' Opening Day roster in each of the past two seasons as the team's backup catcher, but making the Orioles' roster this season and running down the orange carpet on Opening Day would hold...
  • Orioles newcomers Jemile Weeks, Johnny Monell eager to show their defensive flexibility

    Orioles newcomers Jemile Weeks, Johnny Monell eager to show their defensive flexibility
    Going over the list of the nearly 60 players who will be in Sarasota, Fla., when major league spring training opens for the Orioles next week and trying to project the club's 25-man roster for Opening Day is a tough task. However, there are roughly 13...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    What happens when Javier Baez comes up? Does Starlin Castro get traded? -- Hank, Rock Island There are many considerations. Assuming Castro rebounds and Baez earns a major league promotion, I believe Baez would move to second or third base. If Darwin...
  • Behind Wei-Yin Chen and decisive 7th inning, Orioles edge Astros, 4-3, for 4th straight victory

    Behind Wei-Yin Chen and decisive 7th inning, Orioles edge Astros, 4-3, for 4th straight victory
    It didn't happen immediately, but Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen slowly is emerging as the pitcher who excelled for the club in its surprising 2012 playoff run. That could be a huge development for a team that sits alone, at least for now, atop the...
  • Four summer date ideas good in theory, bad in practice

    Four summer date ideas good in theory, bad in practice
    Ah, summer  --  those three sun-kissed months when we can finally drag ourselves out of our Tostito burrows and spend some quality time trying to convince near-strangers that they should touch their mouths to our mouths. Unfortunately, all those...
  • Cubs acquire Red Sox's Doubront

    The Chicago Cubs acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday for a player to be named later, the team said. The non-waiver trading deadline is less than 24 hours away, and a deal involving Cubs infielder Emilio Bonifacio...
  • Friday's minor-league baseball roundup: Arrieta shines in return to Tides

    Though he was sent down this week from Baltimore to Norfolk, right-hander Jake Arrieta wants to prove he still can be a big factor for the Orioles. It certainly looked that way Friday night in Fort Mill, S.C., where he struck out eight in six innings...
  • Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

    Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. 20 -- home runs on off-speed pitches for Chris Davis since the start of 2012. With his four home runs in the first four games of the season,...