| May 27, 2008
| 11:54 AM
This week's edition of Ask Paul explores Bob Brenly's critique of Alfonso Soriano's defense, the Jim Edmonds' conundrum, whether Carlos Marmol should be moved into the rotation, and how Paul picks the questions he answers:
How strange is it that the...
| Jun 3, 2008
| 9:59 PM
Seldom has a Cubs team been linked to so many of its predecessors as the 2008 edition has been during the first two months of the season.
Every day seems to bring about a new history lesson.
Consider that the Cubs on Tuesday night were off to their best...
| Jun 25, 2008
| 10:44 PM
The loss of Carlos Zambrano for two weeks with a shoulder injury has given the Cubs a rare opportunity to see what life would be like without their ace.
And although it's still too early to make any judgments, a Big Z-free rotation appears to be a little...
| Jun 1, 2009
| 9:42 PM
Rich Hill threw seven scoreless innings, Adam Jones and George Sherrill came up big against their former team and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 on Monday night.
The Orioles sent former ace Erik Bedard to the Mariners for top...
| Jul 6, 2009
If nothing else over the past two days at sun-drenched Angel Stadium, the Orioles succeeded in putting on clinics on how to blow four-run leads in the middle innings.
On Saturday, it was two defensive miscues, coupled with an all-around implosion by a...
| Jul 12, 2009
Melvin Mora was expecting an extra-base hit off the right-field wall in the 12th inning of Saturday night's 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays when the ball kept carrying.
By the time he rounded first base, Mora realized he had just hit the second walk-...
| Jul 18, 2009
The Orioles started a fresh half of baseball at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday night, but the same old problems from the past three-plus months followed them.
Rookie starter Jason Berken again had to be pulled early, the staff as a whole yielded three...
| Dec 30, 2009
Why do we love watching sports? And what did we love the most in 2009?
Those are two questions each of us would answer differently. But the answer to the second question helps explain the answer to the first.
We love watching sports because they are a...
| Jan 10, 2010
| 2:20 PM
The owner of a New Jersey pet store was kidnapped in front of his business Friday, but escaped his captors after their car broke down in Missouri Saturday morning, police said.
Jeffrey Muller, 59, of Branchville returned to his home Sunday, after...