| Jan 20, 2012
Cub pitcher Kerry Wood and his wife Sarah hosted their first "Woody's Winter Warm-up" fundraiser at Harry Caray's Restaurant at Navy Pier Friday night, January 13th. Almost 400 fans and friends came out to meet the many players in attendance, bid on...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 3:00 AM
MLB.com and its prospects guru Jonathan Mayo listed the top 100 prospects in the sport this week.
There’s great news and not-so-good news for Orioles fans.
First, the good: The Orioles are the only team in baseball to have two players in the top...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The Cubs and Red Sox have submitted written proposals – thought to include names of players – to commissioner Bid Selif in hopes of settling their dispute over compensation for Theo Epstein switching allegiance.
“I’d like to get...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 10:58 PM
Big Hurt Beer at U.S. Cellular Field? It could happen, or at least White Sox legend Frank Thomas thinks so. The Big Hurt said his new beer, which launched in the fall, could be available at the South Side ballpark as soon as this season.
| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Julius Peppers hung out in the Gold Coast neighborhood following Sunday’s game at Soldier Field, just like he did after the Bears’ previous home game.
The Bears defensive end, who dined at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse following his team’...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:48 PM
No sport lends itself more to comparative statistical analysis than major league baseball.
Crunch the numbers in key areas, stack them up against the others in the league and simple conclusions can be made.
Doing this with the Orioles' first half of the...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 6:30 AM
The Cubs have won 12 of their last 16 games.
Their starters have an ERA of 1.13 in their last five.
The staff itself averaged an earned run a game in the weekend sweep of Arizona.
They are playing the kind of baseball we haven’t seen all season...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:13 AM
There is a rumor the White Sox are interested in trading for Milwaukee starter Zach Greinke. I believe the rumor was started by Gavin Floyd’s right forearm, the one with tendinitis that likely will land him on the disabled list and scream for the...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Sam Fuld and Ron Santo didn't discuss their common bond very often. They didn't have to, according to Fuld, because he could feel the affection flowing his way.
"My time with the Cubs, from the first day until the trade, Ron was always there,'' Fuld said...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:45 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Samardzija gave up one hit over eight innings and Alfonso Soriano hit two run-scoring doubles as the Chicago Cubs cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Monday night.
Samardzija allowed only a fourth-inning infield...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 7:19 AM
The Cubs and pitcher Matt Garza avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $9.5 million contract just before they were to go through the arbitration process Friday morning.
Garza, who was 10-10 with a 3.32 ERA in hist first season as a Cub, had...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The Orioles maintain some interest in slugger Manny Ramirez and have had internal conversations, but there are plenty of issues that would have to be rectified before the club would make a decision on whether to even offer him a contract.
In other words,...