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  • Today, the mic is all theirs

     Today, the mic is all theirs
    Ron Santo will enter the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Sunday for his accomplishments on the field. But the Ron Santo we knew and loved in Chicago was more than a legendary third baseman. He also was a broadcaster, humanitarian, Cubs...
  • NO CHANCE WGN WILL LURE SANDBERG 'HOME' ...

     
    It didn't take long following the passing of former Cubs player and broadcaster Ron Santo in early December for some Internet participants to predict that Coca-Cola Park fans would never see Ryne Sandberg in an IronPigs uniform. The Cubs Hall of Fame...
  • To Mike Quade, the kids aren’t alright

     
    If you watch “Chicago Tribune Live” as much as I do, you would know that host David Kaplan is adamant about “the kids” getting a respectable amount of playing time for the Chicago Cubs.  I adamantly agree with him.  Bryan LaHair is...
  • Where and when will Terry Francona manage next? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the future of Terry Francona, who stepped down last week after eight seasons and two World Series titles as manager of the Boston Red Sox....
  • 3 runs in 8th doom Chicago Cubs

    During the eighth inning Tuesday in the Cubs' 6-2 loss to San Francisco, boos rained down on reliever Jeff Samardzija. It was really no different than the booing that greeted Derrek Lee, Milton Bradley, Kevin Gregg, Neal Cotts or several other Cubs at...
  • Report says Sammy Sosa tested positive in 2003

    Report says Sammy Sosa tested positive in 2003
    A New York Times report that Sammy Sosa tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003 reverberated through the White Sox and Cubs clubhouses before Tuesday's postponed opener of the City Series. Cubs general manager Jim Hendry, who was Sosa's...
  • Chicago White Sox top Chicago Cubs 4-1

    Chicago White Sox top Chicago Cubs 4-1
    In the top of the seventh inning Wednesday, it was hard to tell whether there were more White Sox fans in Wrigley Field or whether silent bats had put Cubs fans to sleep. So when the White Sox's Chris Getz came charging from third base and Scott...
  • April 29 - Sweet Lou

    Author Melissa Isaacson To purchase a copy of the book: Sweet Lou: Lou Piniella a Life in Baseball The Story of Lou Piniella From Rookie of the Year to two-time Manager of the Year, with three World Series rings in between, Lou Piniella's story is...
  • Chicago Cubs get only 3 hits in 3-0 loss to St. Louis Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS -- Minutes after watching his team get shut out on three hits Tuesday night in a 3-0 loss to St. Louis, Cubs manager Lou Piniella was all dressed and ready to go. It may have been a coincidence, but the whole team looked like it was ready to...
  • Chicago Cubs romp 12-3 over Houston Astros

    Chicago Cubs romp 12-3 over Houston Astros
    It was a tough day to be a starting pitcher at Wrigley Field. After a 12-3 Cubs victory, Houston released its starter, Russ Ortiz, and the Cubs traded theirs, Kevin Hart. "Bittersweet," Cubs catcher Koyie Hill said of the victory and the ensuing loss of...
  • Chicago Cubs lose 4-3 in 12 innings to Philadelphia Phillies

    Chicago Cubs lose 4-3 in 12 innings to Philadelphia Phillies
    On Sunday, the Cubs found a way to lose to the Rockies despite knocking out 17 hits. They managed to one-up themselves Tuesday night, losing 4-3 in 12 innings to the Phillies despite giving up only three hits. Ben Francisco's home run off Kevin Gregg...