| Feb 3, 2011
| 4:58 AM
San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) - Lou Piniella won't stay retired for long, as he is reportedly joining the San Francisco Giants front office as a consultant.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Piniella will lend his experience and baseball...
| Aug 22, 2010
| 10:23 PM
After all the wins, all the losses and all those arguments, Lou Piniella clearly felt it was time to leave.
Saying the final goodbye after a half-century in baseball, that was the hard part.
"I cried a little bit after the game. You get emotional. I'm...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Some early BP before this week’s oil spill of a City Series:
Who goes crazier tonight, Cubs runners on Gavin Floyd or the flash mob in Carlos Zambrano’s head? Web poll!
Or maybe the question should be: Who do the Cubs run on more, Gavin...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Vic Zodda still knows talent when he sees it.
About three weeks shy of 90, this Peninsula baseball pioneer watched the hometown team Tuesday at War Memorial Stadium, and when Pilots catcher Chris Cowell uncorked a throw to second base, Zodda took...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Fireworks on the 4th of July.
They’re as American as baseball & apple pie.
And one of my favorite things about watching baseball, is the ever-present possibility of explosives.
Not the ones that fill the night sky after a win. The kind that...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 11:00 PM
One by one, members of the 2001 Mariners ballclub made their way from the home dugout, down a red carpet and onto the Safeco Field infield, each honored for being a part of one of the best teams to ever play the game.
Eighteen players and four coaches...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 6:53 AM
TAMPA, Fla. — It's as much a part of spring training as workouts and exhibition games: Visitors from the chilly Northeast, Midwest, Canada and elsewhere enjoying the sport while sitting in the Florida sun in short-sleeved shirts and Bermudas....
| Aug 19, 2011
| 11:04 AM
It's not so much what Tom Ricketts said, but what he didn't.
He said he got rid of general manager Jim Hendry (almost a month ago, actually, but more on that later). Great. Excellent. Good move.
But then the Cubs' Fanboy Owner said he will pursue...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 3:06 PM
There was still ivy on its walls the last time he put a uniform on in this Midwest city.
In fact it was only about two miles away from where Ryne Sandberg was sitting in the first base dugout at Victory Field on Monday afternoon.
"It was the old stadium...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:48 AM
Tip to Theo Epstein: Don’t call your new team the “Cubbies.’’
It’s lame and reeks of carpet-bagging. It sounds as if you’re here for some easy cash and looking to cross another item off your bucket list....
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:17 AM
This was never going to be a “Wow!’’ hire.
In fact, if the Cubs indeed sign Dale Sveum, then the hire is more “Who?’’ than “Wow!’’
The Cubs already made their “Wow!’’ hire. Theo...