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Ryan Dempster

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  • I hope the Cubs’ video “gets better”

     
    I am a huge advocate for gay rights and for gay marriage, so when the Chicago Cubs came out and said they were going to shoot a video for the “It Gets Better” project, I was gay (in the happy sense).  It only seemed appropriate since Laura...
  • A roundup of the latest Cubs news

     
    Injuries Ryan Dempster missed his Monday start because of discomfort in his back.  He will most likely return on Saturday.   For those keeping track,  Marcos Mateo is the latest addition to the disabled list with elbow soreness.  With Mateo's injury, the....
  • Ron Santo statue unveiled outside Wrigley

     
    His bronze statue — a stunning likeness of him throwing a ball to first base — was unveiled in a pregame ceremony Wednesday outside right field, just feet from that of his long-time teammate Billy Williams....
  • Chicago Cubs beat San Diego Padres in 11-3 rout

    Chicago Cubs beat San Diego Padres in 11-3 rout
    Milton Bradley unknowingly may have coined a new slogan for the 2009 Cubs after his two-game suspension was cut in half Thursday: "It figures." Bradley was referring to his belief Major League Baseball holds him more accountable than other players...
  • Chicago Cubs lose 2-1 again

    HOUSTON -- Ryan Theriot sounded like Lou Piniella on Thursday after the Cubs dropped another agonizing, extra-inning game on the final day of their three-city trip. "I'm kind of like Lou," he said. "I don't really have an answer right now. I wish I did."...
  • Chicago White Sox top Chicago Cubs 4-1

    Chicago White Sox top Chicago Cubs 4-1
    In the top of the seventh inning Wednesday, it was hard to tell whether there were more White Sox fans in Wrigley Field or whether silent bats had put Cubs fans to sleep. So when the White Sox's Chris Getz came charging from third base and Scott...
  • Chicago Cubs clubhouse bizarre after 7-4 loss to Milwaukee Brewers

    Chicago Cubs clubhouse bizarre after 7-4 loss to Milwaukee Brewers
    In 10 years covering the Cubs, I've seen my share of bizarre clubhouse scenes. But few could top the crazy atmosphere Thursday after a 7-4 loss to the Brewers. The Cubs may be out of the pennant race, but they still lead the league in chaos, confusion...
  • National League Central preview

    NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL CHICAGO CUBS (97-64, 1st) MANAGER: Lou Piniella (3rd season) PAYROLL: $145 million X-FACTOR: Isn't combustible Milton Bradley, now on his sixth team, the only choice for this category everywhere he goes? BEST CASE: A deep...
  • Chicago Cubs win 7-5 in 11 innings

    Chicago Cubs win 7-5 in 11 innings
    It was getting late, and besides, Aramis Ramirez was becoming concerned about that big zero by his name. "I told (manager Lou Piniella) I was worried — I've never been 0-for-6 before," Ramirez said. "I had to do something. I was thinking about...
  • Baseball on a budget

    Baseball on a budget
    First, suspend the perception that any baseball short of the major-league variety is dinner theater in Dubuque compared with Broadway. If you're willing to make that concession, you might find the constant hustle of a college team appealing. You might...
  • Chicago Cubs stumble, lose 11-6 to Houston Astros

    Chicago Cubs stumble, lose 11-6 to Houston Astros
    Ted Lilly joked before Tuesday night's game that Ryan Dempster never should have tried to imitate him when he jumped over the dugout fence three weeks ago and broke his big right toe. "I tried to warn Ryan," Lilly said. "That was something [ Jason]...