| May 17, 2007
| 6:53 PM
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.
| Jun 20, 2007
| 10:17 PM
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.
| Dec 22, 2009
| 8:28 AM
Pitcher Javy Vazquez has been traded back to the New York Yankees by Atlanta in a swap that sent Melky Cabrera to the Braves, people familiar with the trade told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal...
| May 12, 2009
CLEVELAND -- The expectations were that Gavin Floyd would continue his progression toward becoming one of the more dependable pitchers in the American League, if not the White Sox.
After a fourth consecutive rugged start, the requirements may have to...
| Aug 6, 2008
| 10:37 PM
It was redemption day for a pair of Cubs, their chance to contribute after feeling like they were on the outside looking in for most of July.
The pitching hero was Jason Marquis, who picked up his first victory since June 21 against the White Sox.
| Aug 10, 2008
| 10:17 PM
Everyone who said it would be a cold day in August before Cubs fans cheered former Cardinals center fielder Jim Edmonds for a warning-track fly ball were apparently right on the money.
With unseasonably cool temperatures dipping into the mid-60s Sunday...
| Aug 11, 2008
| 12:19 PM
Cubs shortstop Ryan Theriot pinch-hits for Paul Sullivan this week and answers your questions about his nickname, his pitching prowess, whether he could take Fontenot in a fight, and other relevant issues in a special edition of Ask The Riot.
| Aug 15, 2008
| 9:11 PM
Daryle Ward smelled like a brewery after his teammates gave him the best beer shower of his career Friday night at Dolphin Stadium.
Ward's pinch-hit three-run homer off Kevin Gregg in the top of the ninth inning gave the Cubs a 6-5 comeback victory...
| Aug 19, 2008
| 10:49 AM
Ask Paul returns to answer your relevant questions about Lou's future, D-Ward's numbers, day games vs. night games, who decides which games are posted on the Wrigley Field scoreboard, and his favorite Lil' Wayne song:
Hey, Sully, what's your take on...
| Aug 19, 2008
| 10:34 PM
While CC Sabathia has proved to be the best midseason pick-up in baseball since Milwaukee acquired him in July, Rich Harden isn't far behind.
The Cubs right-hander pitched another gem Tuesday night in a 5-0 victory over Cincinnati, allowing only two hits...
| Aug 20, 2008
| 9:27 PM
Cubs manager Lou Piniella spotted Marty Brennaman wearing a pink shirt in the interview room Wednesday when he decided to poke some fun at the Reds announcer.
"Boy, hot pink from Cincinnati," Piniella said. "Is it Sadie Hawkins Day or what?"