| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:22 PM
After capping a 10-5 season by holding the St. Louis Cardinals to two hits over seven innings Wednesday night, it would seem axiomatic that Jake Arrieta would start the Chicago Cubs’ 2015 opener on April 6 against the Cardinals.
But Arrieta, known...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Paul Konerko had many great memories in a White Sox uniform, and another famous one wearing street clothes during the victory parade in 2005.
As the Sox great's career is winding down to a Sept. 28 finale, here's a compilation of Konerko's Top 10...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:47 AM
If reports are true that the Oakland Athletics have made their second blockbuster deal of the summer and sent Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes, then there’s really only one way to look at the situation:...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 1:53 PM
White Sox: Are Chinese hackers responsible for Robin Ventura's bullpen decisions? Checking the bullpen phones.
Indians: More fans gathering around LeBron James' house than watching Indians pretend they're contenders....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:28 AM
What's the Cubs' situation with Tsuyoshi Wada? Do we have his rights for the next few years since he's a "rookie”? Obviously his only detriment is his age, but even so he can be a nice bridge at the end of the rotation until C.J. Edwards, Corey...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:13 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — The biggest mystery surrounding Tuesday's All-Star Game is where A's pitcher Jeff Samardzija will wind up.
Should Samardzija sit in the National League dugout with the players who voted him to their team as a Cub, or take a seat in...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Theo Epstein just completed a spectacular deal. So spectacular, in fact, that we could look back on dealing Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the A’s as the turning point of Epstein’s idea of sustained excellence.
Even if that’s...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Javier Baez played catcher on his summer league team before his senior season at Arlington Country Day High School in Florida.
Theo Epstein won’t go that far to address the lack of upper level depth at catcher, but the Cubs’ president of...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:57 PM
After Brandon Phillips' drive barely eluded the outstretched glove of diving center fielder Matt Szczur on the warning track Tuesday night, Jake Arrieta resumed his mastery.
Losing a no-hit bid in the eighth inning for the second time this season wasn't...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:49 AM
CINCINNATI -- The Chicago Cubs' claim that the acquisition of shortstop Addison Russell strengthened their farm system was validated Monday by Baseball America's midseason top 50 prospect list.
Russell, acquired from the Oakland Athletics in the...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- On the same night top prospects Javier Baez and Kris Bryant each hit home runs for Triple-A Iowa, the Chicago Cubs loaded up on more prospects.
That came at a cost of top pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, leaving a Cubs team...