| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood wants home plate umpire C.B. Bucknor to know there’s an inside corner.
But the shoelaces were a strike?
Showing great savvy in adjusting to Bucknor’s sometimes incomprehensible strike zone...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Late Wednesday night, someone named Tom Hamilton sent me this email with the subject line “And I am a Cubs fan’’:
“I was all excited about our new YOUNG Management team, thinking they would make a difference. Interesting Fact...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:48 AM
This one is too easy: Anthony Rizzo finally got called up from the minors and will make his Cubs debut after going 0-for-his-last-9 in Iowa. So, yeah, he’s a perfect Cub.
See? Told you it was too easy.
But seriously, folks, Rizzo will start...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
After Carlos Marmol blew his seventh save on Thursday night, (and almost blew the game this afternoon) it's time for the Cubs to start looking for suitors for Marmol and other players. With each game passing, it becomes more evident that the 2011 Chicago...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Roy Halladay almost fainted, the Cubs got to Cliff Lee early in Game 2 and Mother Nature provided the hottest day in the history of planet Earth and the Cubs still couldn't capitalize on the opportunities presented to them. There isn't really much...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:57 AM
I can't agree with your implication, or flat out statements, derogatory of Cubs manager Quade. He's probably what this team deserves. He stays positive and uses the limited talent he has to work with. I can't imagine Lou Piniella keeping his cool and...
| Jul 16, 2011
With her services becoming increasingly popular, Dorota W. Marshall decided to expand her no-frills cremation business, moving it from a rented facility in Baltimore to a business park in Anne Arundel County where she has begun construction on a new...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Cubs manager Mike Quade said that while Carlos Marmol remains the closer, “we’ve got to get the guy fixed and back to who he is.”
Marmol said Friday, one day after blowing his seventh save that “we have to figure it out” and...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Talking baseball while saying goodbye to Elizabeth Taylor:
1. There's nothing harder for baseball managers and executives at this time of the year than considering tomorrow as well as today. These guys are held to such a high level of accountability...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 9:42 AM
5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion and Max
5:05 a.m. Orion talks to Jeff Martin about the annual Farmland Investment Fair February 6th in Joliet. Among the topics: how to buy and sell farmland.
6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with Lou Manfredini
9 - 11: 45...
| May 5, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Matt Garzawon't make his scheduled start Sunday for the Cubs and left-hander Travis Wood has been summoned from Iowa as a backup.
Garza was originally set to start Saturday but he came down with a virus and was moved to Sunday.