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  • Phil Rogers' All-City team

    Phil Rogers' All-City team
    One relies on power, the other on precision. One predicted a Cy Young season, the other only that he would do the best he could. One is a hulking right-hander from South America, the other a mid-sized left-hander from Middle America. Carlos Zambrano...
  • Soriano gets dose of Stark reality

    Soriano gets dose of Stark reality
    Alfonso Soriano is the first to admit he's not producing as well as he would like to in the first year of his eight-year, $136 million contract with the Cubs. But Soriano was surprised to find himself on a list of the most overrated players, as...
  • From 2008: Santo 'kind of fed up' with Hall balloting

    The longer he goes without getting the call from the Hall of Fame, the easier it is for Ron Santo to rebound. The former Cubs third baseman led the balloting by the Veterans Committee but still fell nine shy of gaining the necessary 75 percent of the...
  • From 2007: The bummer of 69(%)

    Ron Santo's heart was broken again Tuesday when he was denied entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame, leaving the former Cubs icon to wonder whether his day ever will come. The nine-time All-Star learned Tuesday morning the Veterans Committee again...
  • Blagojevich's secret talks with Tribune Co.

    Blagojevich's secret talks with Tribune Co.
    Early on a Sunday evening in December, e-mails went out among state officials who had just learned that financially strapped Tribune Co. was about to file for bankruptcy protection. "This could measurably complicate Project Elwood," wrote William Brandt,...
  • Sosa hits career HR No. 600

    Sosa hits career HR No. 600
    Former Cubs icon Sammy Sosa became the fifth player in major-league history to reach the 600 home run plateau Wednesday night when he connected off right-hander Jason Marquis in the fifth inning of the Rangers' 7-3 victory over the Cubs. Employing his...
  • From the Cubicle

    Greetings, baseball lovers, North and South. Lets' get right to Round 1, Game 2 of the annual crosstown hatefest. It's an absolutely beautiful Saturday afternoon in Chicago for just about anything, save sitting at a desk in an empty newsroom. Such is...
  • 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
  • Piniella proves he still has firepower as Cubs take series from Pirates

    Piniella proves he still has firepower as Cubs take series from Pirates
    PITTSBURGH -- Lou Piniella finally blew his top Wednesday night at PNC Park, putting an end to the long-running story line about his alleged lack of fire. Piniella proved he still can emote with the best of them during a sixth-inning ejection in the...