| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Thank goodness the Cubs got back to being the Cubs.
I have no idea what they were doing winning – a season-high five games in a row – but they had to stop that.
And on Sunday, mercifully, they did. They failed to hit in the clutch and they...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:24 PM
In a cool commercial released Friday night, the White Sox sell the idea that U.S. Cellular Field during the ninth inning has become Chicago's new baseball hot spot.
That's when the Sox have won an American League-leading six games in their final at-...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:32 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Pirates lead 4-2.
Monday: 6:05 p.m., WCIU-26.
RH Edwin Jackson (4-5, 4.59) vs. RH Charlie Morton (2-7, 3.31).
Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN.
LH Travis Wood (5-5, 5.04) vs. LH Francisco Liriano (1-6, 4.54)....
| May 31, 2014
| 9:42 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Emilio Bonifacio will start at third base for the first time this season as the Chicago Cubs attempt to snap a three-game losing streak at Milwaukee.
Bonifacio has started 32 games in center field and 16 at second base this season. He...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:41 PM
By trading any player with value, isn't Epstein lengthening the timeline to "sustained success"?
Does Epstein lack understanding of pitchers? Pitchers frequently peak later than position players. Although Jeff Samardzija is older than 25, his best...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:18 PM
In a chair at the end of a dark hallway behind the visitors' dugout at Wrigley Field sat the brightest star in Chicago baseball.
White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu wore a red-and-white-striped apron as a barber gave him a pregame buzz Monday, three...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Miguel Gonzalez gets the start tonight in Pittsburgh – his first since May 10, when he had a quality start in a no-decision against Houston. His last outing was in relief of Kevin Gausman on Wednesday.
Earlier this week in Kansas City, I asked...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:00 AM
This was all so Cub.
The worst team in the league became the first to beat perhaps the best pitcher in the game this season.
Oh, and that pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, is the 25-year-old Japanese stud who took the Yankees’ considerable mint of...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:45 PM
| May 23, 2014
| 8:54 PM
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...