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  • College coach: Cubs top pick 'extremely ready'

    PITTSBURGH — In the eyes of Indiana baseball coach Tracy Smith, catcher Kyle Schwarber checked off every box with an exclamation mark. "After (Cubs President) Theo Epstein interviewed him this spring in Arizona, he told me it was one of the best...
  • 10 reasons not to promote Kris Bryant

    10 reasons not to promote Kris Bryant
    Much ink and hot air have been spent clamoring for the Cubs’ future to become the Cubs’ present. Understandably, fans crave any hint of a young player who will stop this garbage. Pipe down, people. Wise up while you’re at it. Here...
  • Putting the star back in Starlin

    Putting the star back in Starlin
    This was all so Cub. The worst team in the league became the first to beat perhaps the best pitcher in the game this season. Oh, and that pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, is the 25-year-old Japanese stud who took the Yankees’ considerable mint of...
  • Hot Stove charity concert swings for fences with rock, baseball

    Hot Stove charity concert swings for fences with rock, baseball
    Local H frontman Scott Lucas and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin had never played together before last summer's Hot Stove Cool Music fundraiser, yet there they were again early this month performing their own soundtrack to Sergei...
  • Kris Bryant belts another home run for Triple-A Iowa

    Kris Bryant belts another home run for Triple-A Iowa
    Kris Bryant remains 340 miles from Wrigley Field, but his instant production with Triple-A Iowa has given Cubs fans a sense that their highly touted third base prospect is around the corner. Bryant has hit four home runs in his first five games,...
  • Stop offering Samardzija money, OK, Theo?

    Stop offering Samardzija money, OK, Theo?
    It's not that Jeff Samardzija would turn down $85 million from the Cubs, it's why would the Cubs offer him even that much? As an employee for the company that holds a 5 percent stake in the Chicago National League Ball Club, I need to know how stupid...
  • Ramirez to join Iowa on Thursday

    Controversial slugger Manny Ramirez will make his debut as player-coach with the Chicago Cubs' Triple-Iowa affiliate on Thursday at Colorado Springs. Ramirez, 42, has spent most of the past three weeks working out at the Cubs' facility in Mesa, Ariz.,...
  • Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making

    Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making
    Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away. It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
  • Cubs' Dallas Beeler on 'Cloud Nine' for debut

    Cubs' Dallas Beeler on 'Cloud Nine' for debut
    Dallas Beeler said he felt as if he was on "Cloud Nine" while he stood at his locker in the Cubs clubhouse Friday morning. The right-hander got the call from Triple-A Iowa to start the first game of Saturday's split doubleheader against the Nationals....
  • Cubs have first scheduled Sunday off in 82 years

    Cubs have first scheduled Sunday off in 82 years
    The Cubs will enjoy a rare off day on Sunday. Very rare. For the first time in 82 years there is no game scheduled for the Cubs on a Sunday. "That's unheard of. We already have some family plans for that day. Maybe this can become a regular thing,"...
  • Theo Epstein looks to future, skips trip to past

    Theo Epstein looks to future, skips trip to past
    This week's long-anticipated Fenway Park homecoming for Cubs President Theo Epstein has been postponed due to circumstances beyond his control. Epstein instead will have to watch the Cubs-Red Sox series on TV from his Wrigleyville residence because of...