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  • Spring training: AL East preview

    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • An odd sound coming out of the Marmol mess

    An odd sound coming out of the Marmol mess
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum finally made the move he never should’ve had to make: yanking Carlos Marmol as closer. Sveum never should’ve had to make the move because team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer should’ve...
  • TV actress JoAnna Garcia, MLB's Nick Swisher welcome baby girl

    TV actress JoAnna Garcia, MLB's Nick Swisher welcome baby girl
    JoAnna Garcia Swisher is a new mom! The actress and her baseball-playing husband, Nick Swisher, have welcomed their first child. And it's a girl! The "The Internship" actress and "Freaks and Geeks" alum married the Cleveland Indians first baseman in...
  • 2011 Chicago Cubs final grades

     
    Back in July, I posted my mid-season grades for the Cubs.  Now is the time for the final grades for the 2011 Chicago Cubs.   THE GOOD   Carlos Pena – The guy at first base finished with 28 HRs and 80 RBIs with a .225 batting average.  Back in July...
  • Chicago Cubs 2011 offseason to-do list

     
    Now that my final grades are recorded and out of the way, it's time to go through the Cubs To-Do List for the coming offseason.   1.  Hire a GM as soon as possible The Cubs have already formally requested to speak with Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. Also, the...
  • Francona to replace McCarver in Fox TV booth for first two games of ALCS

     
    This just came in on a release from Fox: MLB ON FOX lead analyst Tim McCarver will be unable to work ALCS Games 1 and 2 this weekend due what is expected to be a short-term medical issue. McCarver is having a minor heart-related procedure performed late...
  • PHILLIES MINOR LEAGUE STAFF FACING POTENTIAL SHAKE-UP ...

     
    As the Ryne Sandberg watch continues in Chicago (and potentially elsewhere), another Phillies minor league manager is reportedly drawing attention for a major league job. A report in the Chicago Tribune says the White Sox have received permission from the...
  • Report: Terry Francona may have been distracted by pain medication

     
    Some people at Fenway Park grew concerned that the pain medication former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona was taking after a half-dozen procedures on his knee might have been affecting his ability to manage, according to a report in......
  • Report: Theo Epstein on verge of taking job with Cubs

     
    Boston Red Sox General Manager Theo Epstein could be on his way to the Chicago Cubs in the next day or two if the Red Sox and Cubs can conclude negotiations, according to the Boston Herald. Since rumors of Epstein......
  • David Ortiz: Could he become a Yankee?

     
    David Ortiz: Could Red Sox's David Ortiz become a Yankee?...
  • ANOTHER OPTION FOR SANDBERG? ...

     
    It's generally assumed that Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade is a dead-man walking, and that the team will make a run at bringing its prodigal son Hall of Famer, IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg, back to the fold once Theo Epstein finally takes over baseball...