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  • Report: Giants add Piniella to front office

    Report: Giants add Piniella to front office
    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...
  • 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 waste strong effort from Carlos Zambrano

    HOUSTON -- A controversy-free day for Carlos Zambrano is as rare as a Chicago winter without potholes. In the last two weeks, Zambrano has smashed a Gatorade dispenser, bumped an umpire, received a six-game suspension, missed the team charter and...
  • Chicago Cubs lose 2-1 again

    HOUSTON -- Ryan Theriot sounded like Lou Piniella on Thursday after the Cubs dropped another agonizing, extra-inning game on the final day of their three-city trip. "I'm kind of like Lou," he said. "I don't really have an answer right now. I wish I did."...
  • How to deal?

    How to deal?
    There is no prescribed path, no blueprint Mike Hargrove can give Joe Gibbs. Dealing with death in sports is not in any coaching manual. In the aftermath of the shooting death of Pro Bowl safety Sean Taylor, Gibbs has to pull his shattered team together...
  • Ted Lilly brilliant as Cubs blank Rockies 4-0

    Ted Lilly brilliant as Cubs blank Rockies 4-0
    When Ted Lilly entered the seventh inning of the Cubs' home opener Monday with a no-hitter intact, the remnants of the 40,077 human popsicles who ventured out to Wrigley Field were starting to think they were witnessing history. Lilly had been...
  • Rod Blagojevich gave Cubs' Piniella advice in 2007

    Rod Blagojevich gave Cubs' Piniella advice in 2007
    Like any frustrated Cubs fan, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich had his own ideas about how manager Lou Piniella should run the team. The moment came during one tough stretch at the end of May 2007. The Cubs had just lost to the Florida Marlins 9-0, the team's...
  • End is all that matters

    End is all that matters
    If the Cubs win the National League Central by one game over the Cardinals, both teams can look back to a sunny April 17 afternoon at Wrigley Field that can be described only as wacky and backward. Not quite the way manager Lou Piniella had it drawn up....
  • Chicago Cubs win 7-5 in 11 innings

    Chicago Cubs win 7-5 in 11 innings
    It was getting late, and besides, Aramis Ramirez was becoming concerned about that big zero by his name. "I told (manager Lou Piniella) I was worried — I've never been 0-for-6 before," Ramirez said. "I had to do something. I was thinking about...
  • Milton Bradley a hit in return to Chicago Cubs' lineup

    PHOENIX -- The day before the season began in Houston, coming off a red hot spring, Milton Bradley said he was ready to show Cubs fans what he was all about. "Hopefully they can realize the kind of player I am, and realize I'm worth every penny I'm...
  • Ryan Theriot grand slam lifts Chicago Cubs past Florida Marlins 8-6

    Ryan Theriot grand slam lifts Chicago Cubs past Florida Marlins 8-6
    You'd like to say the Cubs' victory Friday was as easy as 1-2-3 but, these being the 2009 Cubs, "easy" is not part of their vocabulary. One would be the number of grand slams Ryan Theriot has in his career and the number of victories David Patton has...