| Jul 4, 2015
Chris McGuiness ripped a line drive that deflected off Rochester pitcher Jose Berrios' glove, then off the mound before bouncing right to shortstop Argenis Diaz.
Diaz turned it into a 1-6-3 double play in the sixth inning of Friday night's game in front...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 7:45 PM
It may seem silly now, but there was a time when the chorus calling for Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville to lose his job was getting as loud as the United Center during the national anthem.
This wasn't just the typical "Fire Q" tweets or message...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 9:30 AM
Starlin Castro made another unfathomable fielding error last night in Miami before hitting a home run and cruising around the bases in a slow jog that ESPN’s “SportsCenter” timed at 30 seconds.
That’s so Starlin.
Why Castro was...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 8:24 AM
Most everyone at Wrigley Field on Wednesday night seemed satisfied with the first month of the rest of their Cubs’ lives.
With an off-day Thursday, the Cubs finished April with a 12-8 record. That’s good enough to suggest the days of fifth-...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 6:14 PM
When he came into the Cubs' clubhouse Saturday after a victory over the Padres, Kris Bryant was greeted to a light show with club music blaring, a smoke machine blasting and a disco ball spinning overhead.
It wasn't a welcome mat for Bryant, but a new...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:49 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Executive vice president Ken Williams spilled the beans Wednesday and announced Chris Sale won't be the opening-day starter on April 6 in Kansas City.
Now the question is: Who will replace Sale?
White Sox manager Robin...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:08 AM
Ryan Pace’s predecessor got fired in part because he had Bruce Arians in Halas Hall and let him walk away to 10- and 11-win seasons with a playoff appearance in Arizona.
No, Phil Emery didn’t let Arians walk. He flat rejected him. Emery...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The November edition of Vine Line, the Cubs' monthly magazine their the marketing department produces, includes a story on manager Rick Renteria under the headline "Exit Interview."
It turned out to be a prescient headline, though the subject had no...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:27 PM
We've already established that Joe Maddon is crazy, one of the prerequisites to taking the Cubs job in the first place.
But we also found out Monday that Maddon wants his players to be just as crazy as him.
"You have to have a little bit of crazy to...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:45 PM
PITTSBURGH — With two weeks left in the season the Cubs remain on pace to lose 90-plus games for the fourth straight year, a feat unmatched in the 138-year history of the franchise.
Even after a 6-4 victory over the Pirates Saturday that snapped a...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The signs of what made Ryne Sandberg a Hall of Fame baseball player were everywhere in his first training camp as a major league manager.
He had the coaching staff spray blue spots on each of the bases so players would know exactly where their foot...