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Lou Piniella

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  • Royals' bullpen makes Ned Yost's life easy

    SAN FRANCISCO — Grateful Dead songs played over the p.a. system at AT&T Park during batting practice Friday in what may have been a devious plan to mellow out Royals' hitters before Game 3 of the World Series. After the shaky performance of the...
  • Mike Cameron believes he was traded for Hall of Famer in Paul Konerko

    Mike Cameron believes he was traded for Hall of Famer in Paul Konerko
    When Paul Konerko was acquired from the Reds for Mike Cameron 16 years ago, the Tribune called it a swap of "potential All-Stars." As it turned out, Konerko became the face of the White Sox for 16 years, while Cameron enjoyed a productive, 17-year...
  • A's lose to Angels, 5-4, but still have a good shot at playoffs

    A's lose to Angels, 5-4, but still have a good shot at playoffs
    — As bad as things got for the Oakland Athletics in August and early September, and they were historically bad for a while, the A's are still in a decent position for a team on the verge of one of baseball's greatest collapses. Even after...
  • Adam Eaton injury gives Jordan Danks another shot

    Adam Eaton injury gives Jordan Danks another shot
    SEATTLE — When the White Sox optioned outfielder Jordan Danks to Triple-A Charlotte in early May, he didn't question the move. "It was the first time I got sent down and I said, 'It actually makes sense this time,'" Danks said. "I was getting into...
  • 'Fake Lou Piniella' fakes out Deadspin

    'Fake Lou Piniella' fakes out Deadspin
    Deadspin, which thrives on pointing out the blunders of others, found itself on the other side over the weekend. Sean Newell originally did a post on an interview that Lou Piniella apparently gave to a Portland radio station. He writes: Lou Piniella...
  • Wise up, Cubs fans: Leave Kasper alone

    Wise up, Cubs fans: Leave Kasper alone
    Dear Stupid (and you Cubs fans know who you are): Shut up already about Len Kasper supposedly jinxing Jake Arrieta’s no-hit bid Tuesday night. You sound like idiots, Cubs fans. Bigger idiots, I mean. Stop blaming Kasper for Arrieta’s...
  • ESPN biggest winner at Little League World Series

    ESPN biggest winner at Little League World Series
    The big winner besides Jackie Robinson West and Mo'ne Davis at this year's Little League World Series is ESPN. The kids provided the network with the best bargain in TV sports this year. ESPN hit the jackpot with incredible storylines that...
  • Replay death knell for manager-umpire arguments

    Replay death knell for manager-umpire arguments
    The death of the classic manager-umpire argument, a staple of baseball since its inception, scarcely has been noticed in the first half of the first year of expanded instant replay. Managers still get ejected, of course, but usually it's from the...
  • Cubs ponder using relievers in outfield spot duty

    Cubs ponder using relievers in outfield spot duty
    Cubs fans who have grown restless with Rick Renteria's incessant pitching changes can feel somewhat relieved to hear the Cubs' manager has considered preserving some of his relievers by putting them in the outfield for one or two batters before bringing...
  • Takin' it to the Maddux

    Takin' it to the Maddux
    Let the Joe Girardi talk begin. Good luck. First off, you're not going to get him, Theo Epstein. The Yankees are going to beat you to him, sorry. I love Epstein's optimism. He says the perception around the league is the Cubs are coming, and coming...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Do the Cubs intend on winning the World Series in 2015 or just starting to compete that particular year? I am anxious to see what the game plan is. --  George V, Lombard, Il. The master plan is to build sustained success. I just wonder about the fans&...