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Jeff Baker

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  • Whispers

    Don't be surprised if the Mariners surface as an option for Hall of Famer Pat Gillick, who is under consideration for a club president's job with the Cubs. The Mariners' collapse has cut into general manager Jack Zduriencik's standing at a point when...
  • Aramis Ramirez back in Cubs lineup

    Aramis Ramirez back in Cubs lineup
    Aramis Ramirez tested his aching lower back during batting practice Wednesday afternoon and pronounced himself fit to play against the Nationals. Ramirez missed Tuesday's game with back spasms and manager Mike Quade delayed his final lineup until after...
  • Cubs use right-handed lineup vs. Brewers LHP Wolf

    Cubs use right-handed lineup vs. Brewers LHP Wolf
    MILWAUKEE -- The Cubs have an all-right-handed lineup in place for Friday night's game against Brewers lefty Randy Wolf. That means Reed Johnson replaces Tyler Colvin in right field and Jeff Baker plays first base for Carlos Pena and bats cleanup for...
  • Jeff Baker latest right fielder for Cubs

    Jeff Baker latest right fielder for Cubs
    Jeff Baker joins a long list of starting right fielders for the Cubs Friday as they host the Astros and lefty starter Wandy Rordiguez. Seven players have started in right for the Cubs, including Bryan LaHair, Tyler Colvin and Tony Campana since the...
  • Cubs lose but fans optimistic on Opening Day

    Cubs lose but fans optimistic on Opening Day
    Expectations for the Chicago Cubs may be the lowest in years heading into a new season, but everyone's somewhat optimistic on Opening Day. The Cubs and Washington kicked off the 2012 season Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field with Ryan Dempster facing...
  • Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast

    Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast
    There are times when you can out-think yourself. There are episodes where you try to divine a situation and what you are being told begins to sound crazy and idiotic while also believable. But enough about Tony La Russa. In this case, I mean Mike Quade...
  • Cubs stack lineup vs. D'backs lefty

    Cubs stack lineup vs. D'backs lefty
    Reed Johnson gets the start in center field and Jeff Baker in right, as the Cubs use their right-handed lineup Saturday against Diamondbacks lefty Joe Saunders at Wrigley Field. Manager Dale Sveum penciled in only two left-handed batters, Anthony Rizzo...
  • Waiting for a deal, Theo. Waiting. Wait--ing.

    Waiting for a deal, Theo. Waiting. Wait--ing.
    Maybe you blame Cubs team President Theo Epstein for failing to take every step required to execute the trade of Ryan Dempster to Atlanta. Maybe you blame Dempster for failing to live up to his word that he would waive his no-trade rights for certain...
  • Britton's 7 scoreless innings, Davis' 3-run homer lift Orioles over Tigers

    Britton's 7 scoreless innings, Davis' 3-run homer lift Orioles over Tigers
    DETROIT — Zach Britton's season has been a fight: A fight to stay healthy, a fight with his control and a fight to prove he belongs in the major leagues. “Little bloodied?” said Britton, referring to a term Orioles manager Buck...
  • 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...