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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...
  • Baseball honors Torre, Piniella, Gaston and Cox at winter meetings

     
    Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig joined Joe Torre, Lou Piniella, Cito Gaston and Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz, who was pinch-hitting for Bobby Cox, at a press conference Tuesday morning to honor the four retiring managers. Among...
  • Tiger let me down, too, and other reflections on the year that was

     
    My worst prediction for 2010 was, and I quote, "A highly focused Tiger Woods will win at least seven PGA tournaments." As it happened, a highly erratic Tiger Woods won zero tournaments this year. I also predicted that former Bolingbrook......
  • 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...
  • Ted Lilly hits, pitches Chicago Cubs to 7-1 victory

    HOUSTON -- Ted Lilly came out to pitch the second inning Tuesday night with the front of his jersey caked in dirt after he had made a headfirst slide into third base for his first career triple. As fashion statements go, it was certainly one of the...
  • 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...
  • Is Lou Piniella's tough love the way to handle Milton Bradley

    Is Lou Piniella's tough love the way to handle Milton Bradley