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  • Will Ferrell a big hit with the Cubs, Sox

    Will Ferrell a big hit with the Cubs, Sox
    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon had a prior incident with comedian-actor Will Ferrell dating back to his days with the Tampa Bay Rays. Maddon was managing at Yankee Stadium when he heard a relentless voice. "Someone was ragging me the whole game,"...
  • Starter Jason Hammel laboring through some early spring struggles

    Starter Jason Hammel laboring through some early spring struggles
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The brief appearance of actor-comedian Will Ferrell as an opponent just diverted attention from the early struggles of Jason Hammel. "It's hard to get pissed off at myself because you have Will Ferrell running around the field,"...
  • Thursday's recap: Angels 10, Cubs 9

    Thursday's recap: Angels 10, Cubs 9
    The summary The action started before actor-comedian Will Ferrell arrived in the middle of the second inning in an Angels uniform and took some popcorn from a fan as he strolled down the first-base line to the Angels dugout. Kris Bryant ripped two...
  • Cubs in the midst of the Joe Maddon learning experience

    Cubs in the midst of the Joe Maddon learning experience
    MESA, Ariz. — It hasn't exactly been the best of times for the Cubs. The bleacher construction project has seen delay after delay, the players aren't guaranteed they'll have hot water in the showers on opening day and they were the only team in...
  • Joe Maddon no fan of players pimping home runs

    Joe Maddon no fan of players pimping home runs
    Javier Baez was laughing after Tuesday’s game about Welington Castillo asking where Manny Ramirez was after “pimping”-- or showboating-- his home run. Ramirez, now coaching the young Cubs players, was known for doing likewise on his...
  • That's Cub: Offense powers up but defense lets them down

    That's Cub: Offense powers up but defense lets them down
    GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The Cubs have a catchphrase that's written on the daily workout schedule posted on the clubhouse bulletin board: "That's Cub." Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant hit back-to-back home runs off the Indians' Trevor Bauer on...
  • Soler, Baez and Bryant go back-to-back-to-back for Cubs

    Soler, Baez and Bryant go back-to-back-to-back for Cubs
    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- That sound you heard this afternoon was Cubs fans responding to the goings on in Arizona, where Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant hit back-to-back-to-back home runs off the Indians Trevor Bauer. Boom, boom, pow. The three are...
  • Colvin hoping to make better South Florida memories with Marlins

    Colvin hoping to make better South Florida memories with Marlins
    Jeff Baker's last season at Clemson was 2002, but he kept tabs with the baseball program. He had heard of Tyler Colvin. On June 9, 2006, Baker was watching when Colvin hit a walk-off grand slam over Oral Roberts in the Super Regional to keep their College...
  • Cubs seeking 'hot hand' for final rotation spot

    Cubs seeking 'hot hand' for final rotation spot
    MESA, Ariz. – Cubs manager Joe Maddon downplays the significance of spring training results in finalizing opening-day rosters. But in his team's case, performances by the competitors for the fifth spot in the rotation could have major...
  • Cubs invest heavily in baseball-rich Dominican Republic

    Cubs invest heavily in baseball-rich Dominican Republic
    LA GINA, Dominican Republic — Wrigleyville it was not. A cluster of single-level houses with fading paint rested just off the two-lane highway. Metal bars similar to a prison's hugged one with cream-colored exterior and white trim, while the...
  • Jon Lester: Time for other Cubs catchers

    Jon Lester: Time for other Cubs catchers
    MESA, Ariz. – Jon Lester downplayed the suggestion that his success is tied solely to catcher David Ross. “I think a lot of that stuff is getting overblown now,” Lester said Saturday. “It kind of makes it sound like I can’t...