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  • Does Sveum know he's reading from a bad script?

    Does Sveum know he's reading from a bad script?
    Dale Sveum sounded so grounded, so non-plussed, so honest even before he was introduced as the new Cubs manager. And now this. Reading what Sveum was saying at the winter meetings makes you wonder if he already has gotten Cubbed. Or maybe someone...
  • Baseball can't fix divisions until it fixes the DH

    I don’t know why it came up now, maybe because we’re less than a week away from interleague play, but there talk of baseball realignment. Trib baseball colleague Phil Rogers details a lot of it here, but the general idea is to create two 15-...
  • Is there any truth in what Ricketts has to say?

    Is there any truth in what Ricketts has to say?
    It has gotten to the point where you hope that Tom Ricketts is just getting some bad advice in delivering his message. Because after Ricketts’ comments Wednesday evening about his team that is competing to own the worst record in baseball and about...
  • Rothschild remembers good times with Cubs

    Rothschild remembers good times with Cubs
    Former Cub pitching coach Larry Rothschild admitted that "after nine years of coming in the other door, it’s obviously different" in his role with the Yankees. Rothschild met with the media before Friday’s Yankees-Cubs game in the cramped...
  • Hendry to join Yankees as assistant

    Hendry to join Yankees as assistant
    Former Cubs general manager Jim Hendry will be announced as a new special assistant to Yankees' GM Brian Cashman, a source confirmed Tuesday. Hendry, who was fired by the Cubs in August, will not only help the Yankees scout major league talent, but...
  • The truth about Sox honesty and Cub delusions

    The truth about Sox honesty and Cub delusions
    The White Sox are five games out of first place in the AL Central and just lost five of seven at home against divisional opponents. Paul Konerko says his Sox don’t look like a division-winning team right now. Rank honesty about a team playing pretty...
  • Quade wakes up, now who's next? Hello, Tom Ricketts

    Mike Quade came to the conclusion that the Cubs are no longer contending. Quite the epiphany when you’ve hovering around 20 games under .500 for months, huh? Quade claimed the Cubs were in position to get back in the race if they had a good run...
  • The stupid gas is pumping out strong at Wrigley

    The stupid gas is pumping out strong at Wrigley
    Just some quick aggravation to vent about the Cubs: Cubs interim general manager Jim Hendry traded Kosuke Fukudome to create more playing time for young outfielder Tyler Colvin, who might or might not be a dangerous left-handed power bat the Cubs...
  • Village idiots rejoice: Another Zambrano apology tour

    Village idiots rejoice: Another Zambrano apology tour
    I believe Carlos Zambrano. When he told Comcast SportsNet that only about three teammates contacted him after he was placed on the We’re Sick Of You List, I believe him. Everything else is a crock. No, wait, I believe Zambrano when he says he...
  • Throwing the book at Ricketts

    Throwing the book at Ricketts
    Wait, Tom Ricketts is handing out books to the new Cubs on the pride of the most futile team in sports. Seriously? Wasn’t “Year One’’ all about denying the stench of the past? But if the book includes the pride in being ready...
  • Cubs Say Goodbye To Jim Hendry

    Cubs Say Goodbye To Jim Hendry
    "We didn't win enough games." General managers, like managers, are hired to be fired. Jim Hendry knew that as well as anyone. He swung for the fences and you can argue that many of the moves that precipitated his downfall were borne of his urgency to...