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  • Alcantara looks great, now send him back down

    Alcantara looks great, now send him back down
    The Jeff Samardzija-Jason Hammel trade had the desired effect of getting the Cubs back to their losing ways. But here’s the problem: Even in losing eight of their last 10 games heading into the All-Star break, the Cubs still rank as only the...
  • David Price to the Cubs? Why not?

    David Price to the Cubs? Why not?
    Why not David Price?  I’m asking the Cubs. Why not David Price? If the Cubs aren’t going to totally tank this season the way they have every year of Theo Epstein’s reign, then go get one of the best pitchers in the game -- one who...
  • Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team

    Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team
    As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market. With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
  • Cubs to begin clubhouse construction in weeks

    Cubs to begin clubhouse construction in weeks
    The Cubs will begin breaking ground on a new underground home clubhouse in the next couple of weeks, a team source said, starting the $575 million Wrigley Field renovation project. The revised plan to install seven signs in the bleachers, including...
  • 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,...
  • Memory lane for Cubs' Hoyer

    Memory lane for Cubs' Hoyer
    BOSTON -- With the exception of Theo Epstein, it was quite the reunion Monday for Chicago Cubs executives Jed Hoyer, Jason McLeod and Kyle Evans. The front office threesome returned to Fenway Park in what Hoyer described as “a little bit of a...
  • Readers Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    The Cubs management talks about developing homegrown players.  But they don't seem to have much respect for Jeff Samardzija, who is one of the Cubs’ few success stories.  Is Theo Epstein biased because Jeff was never in the Red Sox organization? --...
  • All eyes on Cubs' Samardzija

    MIAMI -- Before a major league scout left the press dining room Monday night at Marlins Park, he looked at two tables occupied by representatives from other clubs. "I think I'm the only guy here not to watch (Jeff) Samardzija," the scout joked. The...
  • Cubs' Samardzija pitches, waits

    Cubs' Samardzija pitches, waits
    MIAMI -- After receiving his seventh no-decision in puzzling season, ace Jeff Samardzija insisted late Tuesday night that he was unaware of any suggestion that the Chicago Cubs were making a late push to sign him to an extension in the midst of...