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Lou Piniella

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  • Larry Stone: Mariners relishing being in the playoff chase

    For too many years now, the arrival of August has triggered the emotional divestment of baseball season for Mariners fans. With the ballclub hopelessly out of contention, it has been time to move on to other things, like football and back-to-school...
  • '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...
  • Hall or bust?

    Last weekend's Hall of Fame celebration had heavy Chicago ties, and hopefully you enjoyed it because it's going to be a while before Cubs or White Sox fans have much reason to celebrate in Cooperstown. RedEye went through every Cubs and Sox team 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Is Jeffrey Loria trying to be the new George Steinbrenner?

    Jeffrey Loria was asked shortly after the Marlins won the 2003 World Series if he ran his team the way George Steinbrenner used to run the Yankees. "I don’t want to equate myself with Mr. Steinbrenner," the Marlins owner told interviewer Charlie...
  • Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service

    I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field. Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
  • Major League Baseball's worst call ever: Expanding instant replay

    Good news, sports fans: Baseball is about to get even more boring. On Thursday, Commissioner Bud Selig announced that Major League Baseball plans to expand the use of instant replay, allowing managers to challenge virtually any umpire's call aside...
  • 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&...
  • The Chicago Baseball Happiness Scale

    The Chicago Baseball Happiness Scale
    It's been a bad year for Chicago baseball. The city's beloved ball clubs enter the All-Star break a combined 27 games under .500, and any hope created in 2012 on either side of town seems long dead. The 2013 season will be remembered by fans of either...