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  • Zombies! Romance! Strikeouts! Chicago baseball has it all

    Zombies! Romance! Strikeouts! Chicago baseball has it all
    Now that the Blackhawks season is over, it's time for baseball season in Chicago to officially start. So here's a quick recap of the 2013 season. The Cubs and White Sox have played some games. The Cubs and White Sox have lost most games. A man named...
  • Cubs, Sox pull off the bad-to-stupid-to-inert double play

    Cubs, Sox pull off the bad-to-stupid-to-inert double play
    Taking a quick break from the Stanley Cup Final to vent about the Cubs and White Sox: The Sox are a joke, but rookie General Manager Rick Hahn is doing nothing to stop the losing. In fact, he’s doing nothing, period. I think he got the idea...
  • Wood's thinking sounds as destroyed as a famous boombox

    Wood's thinking sounds as destroyed as a famous boombox
    Kerry Wood got his day at Wrigley Field on Sunday, and he spent part of it lobbying for the Cubs to bring Sammy Sosa back to the organization as something. Wait, why do the Cubs need to bring back the worst teammate in the world? OK, Sosa wasn’t...
  • Dear Cubs fans, don't be suckers

    Dear Cubs fans, don't be suckers
    The Cubs have won 12 of their last 16 games. Their starters have an ERA of 1.13 in their last five. The staff itself averaged an earned run a game in the weekend sweep of Arizona. They are playing the kind of baseball we haven’t seen all season...
  • Judge: Woman in Cubs stalking case can return to Boston for mental illness treatment

    Judge: Woman in Cubs stalking case can return to Boston for mental illness treatment
    A woman accused of stalking Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein has a history of mental illness and can return to Boston for treatment while her case is pending, a Cook County judge ruled today. Kathleen Kearney, 44, appeared in court dressed in a blue...
  • Waiting for a deal, Theo. Waiting. Wait--ing.

    Waiting for a deal, Theo. Waiting. Wait--ing.
    Maybe you blame Cubs team President Theo Epstein for failing to take every step required to execute the trade of Ryan Dempster to Atlanta. Maybe you blame Dempster for failing to live up to his word that he would waive his no-trade rights for certain...
  • Ranting about the mentally weak Cubs

    Ranting about the mentally weak Cubs
    The Cubs traded pitchers and one regular, so how did they almost get no-hit on Tuesday night? The Cubs still had their regular left-handed lineup available, the one they would’ve used at any other point in the season, so how did they almost get no-...
  • Epstein played nice with Dempster, and here's why

    Epstein played nice with Dempster, and here's why
    The more I read Theo Epstein’s alleged defense of Ryan Dempster’s killing the aborted Atlanta deal, the more I think the Cubs president comes back to blaming Dempster for the aborted Atlanta deal. Epstein, in fact, should've blamed Dempster....
  • Truth is, Epstein and Hoyer appear truth-challenged

    Truth is, Epstein and Hoyer appear truth-challenged
    Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer seem to have a problem. A big problem. The Cubs’ top two baseball wonks appear to have developed a hole where their credibility and integrity used to be. Understand, credibility and integrity rank pretty high in a...
  • Readers' Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    With pitching so hard to acquire why do the Cubs insist on trading established pitchers like Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza for unproven players? Is pitching the name of the game? My idea is build around a good pitching staff. -- John Romano, Springfield,...
  • What is Tom Ricketts' number?

    What is Tom Ricketts' number?
    As Carlos Marmol rolled through this week with an earned-run average under 1.70 in his previous 12 outings, manager Dale Sveum said he expects Marmol to be the Cubs closer next year. Nope. Sorry. Not buying it. Granted, 1.70 is a nice number number, but...