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  • Cubs sign top pick Schwarber

    Cubs sign top pick Schwarber
    PITTSBURGH — Kyle Schwarber immediately headed to Boise to start his professional career after agreeing Wednesday to a $3.125 million bonus with the Cubs. And manager Rick Renteria, a former first round pick of the Pirates who spent 10 seasons...
  • Patience pays off for Cubs' Coghlan

    Patience pays off for Cubs' Coghlan
    PITTSBURGH — Despite a rough start in a part-time role, Chris Coghlan never lost faith in his swing. His patience has paid off, and his playing time has increased as a result of his increased production that has been sandwiched around the demotion...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    By trading any player with value, isn't Epstein lengthening the timeline to "sustained success"? Does Epstein lack understanding of pitchers?  Pitchers frequently peak later than position players.   Although Jeff Samardzija is older than 25, his best...
  • Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    I've noticed over the past few years, it seems the Cubs are the only team that continues to deploy a left and right-handed lineup card depending on the starting pitcher. To me, that seems like it would be hard for anyone to get in a groove. Why not just...
  • Ex-Cub David DeJesus hosting karaoke fundraiser

    Ex-Cub David DeJesus hosting karaoke fundraiser
    Ex-Cub and current Tampa Bay Ray David DeJesus will host his karaoke fundaiser, “Strike a Chord,” Jan. 16 at American Junkie along with the David DeJesus Family Foundation and Cubs Charities. The benefit will raise money for ALS research and...
  • Strangest baseball injuries of 2012

     
    Strangest baseball injuries 2012 It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt, and then it's even funnier. Presenting our occasionally annual roundup of the year's weirdest, stupidest or most unfortunate injuries that befell MLB players (and one...
  • Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    I have been a Cubs fan since 1948, so I have seen some poor baseball. However, it is time to release Marmol for the Cubs' good and also for his own good. Bill A., Newburgh, Ind.   I don’t really see that happening, at least not until they exhaust...
  • Brian Roberts goes road tripping with the Orioles

    Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts went 1-for-3 with an RBI, a run scored and two stolen bases in his first road game of the spring Tuesday. Roberts, who was limited to 115 games the past three seasons because of injuries, is returning from hip and...
  • Power rankings: No. 30 A's

    Power rankings: No. 30 A's
    First in a series, counting down to the opening of spring training. First up: the Athletics, No. 30 in Phil Rogers' power rankings. Loved the movie "Moneyball." If you weren't touched by Billy Beane's relationship with his daughter, you don't have a...
  • A's trade of Andrew Bailey to Red Sox a mere salary dump?

     
    The A's trade closer Andrew Bailey to the Boston Red Sox, and few are happy about it in Oakland except for Bailey....
  • Angels go for three-game sweep of A's; Kendrys Morales examined by foot specialist

     
    Three days ago, the Angels' batters, as former Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda once said in a famous rant, couldn't hit water if they fell out of a boat. While getting swept in a four-game series by the Boston Red Sox,......