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  • Jon Lester buys Cubs' pitch of being part of something historic

    Jon Lester buys Cubs' pitch of being part of something historic
    The Cubs' wooing of Jon Lester had absolutely nothing to do with Ronnie Woo-Woo, and was a perfect example of knowing your client's needs and his comfort zone. All the contenders were offering more money than Lester could spend in 100 lifetimes. But...
  • Former Marlin Dempster aims to aid Cubs revival in new front-office role

    Former Marlin Dempster aims to aid Cubs revival in new front-office role
    There was never any doubt Ryan Dempster would be a success, no matter that he elected to do. Always a jokester, an aficionado of clubhouse pranks, he was the pitcher in the wry during a 16-year career that began with the 108-loss Marlins in 1998 and...
  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE

    The Sports Xchange 12/08/2014 MLB Note - San Francisco Giants Bumgarner, Madison LHP Madison Bumgarner, who had a legendary postseason performance that led to his third World Series ring, was selected Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated on Dec....
  • Ryan Dempster recruiting Jon Lester for Cubs

    Ryan Dempster recruiting Jon Lester for Cubs
    Before President Theo Epstein was checking his cell phone for text messages between answers, Ryan Dempster revealed his sales pitch to Jon Lester in his new role with the Cubs. “Jon and I have talked about how great it is to play here,” said...
  • Retired Dempster joins Cubs' front office

    The Sports Xchange Retired Dempster joins Cubs' front office Longtime major league pitcher Ryan Dempster officially retired as a player after 16 seasons on Friday and accepted a job in the front office of the Chicago Cubs. Dempster, who pitched for the...
  • MLB roundup: Rays name Cash manager

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Rays name Cash manager Even though Kevin Cash has no experience in the role, he will feel right at home as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. Twenty-five years after playing for nearby Tampa Northside and 15 years after...
  • Plenty of relief in Cubs' bullpen

    Plenty of relief in Cubs' bullpen
    The pain of losing the likes of Ryan Dempster, Matt Garza and Scott Feldman is subsiding quickly. That’s the feeling of pitching coach Chris Bosio, who understands the process the Cubs have experienced the past three seasons and how he saw it...
  • Elite Street: Ryan Dempster sells rental property

    Elite Street: Ryan Dempster sells rental property
    Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster on Tuesday sold a five-bedroom, 5,300-square-foot house in the Lakeview neighborhood for $1.77 million. Public records do not identify the buyer. Last month, Dempster had listed the house for $1.8 million, and...
  • Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace

    Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace
    WASHINGTON — As recently as three years ago, the running joke was that Jeff Samardzija was the best wide receiver in Chicago. That was as much a jab at Samardzija's slow evolution as a pitcher as at the Bears' struggles to roster quality...
  • Cubs' Theo Epstein sees 'light at end of tunnel' after latest deal

    Cubs' Theo Epstein sees 'light at end of tunnel' after latest deal
    Theo Epstein was giddy a couple of weeks ago after reading a Sports Illustrated article imagining a 2017 World Series between the Cubs and Astros. A buzz-killer quickly pointed out the writer had the Astros beating the Cubs. "OK, they didn't get...
  • Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters

    Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva wasn't informed that he would be starting Saturday's game until 11 a.m. - five hours before the first pitch. But he hopes there will be more opportunities to show the Chicago Cubs' younger players how to make the most...