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  • Griffin didn't live up to high expectations, but Baez has better shot with Cubs

    Griffin didn't live up to high expectations, but Baez has better shot with Cubs
    Coaching teenagers this week at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C., Ty Griffin cautioned his captive audience on the dangers of high expectations. The former Cubs first-rounder, picked ninth overall in the 1988 amateur draft, spoke...
  • Javier Baez gets call to join Cubs

    Javier Baez gets call to join Cubs
    LONG BEACH, Calif. — Print the T-shirts, resurrect the ticket push. In promoting prospect Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa, the Cubs have invigorated a fan base split between prospect loyalists and disgruntled supporters. The next eight weeks...
  • Wrigley rooftops' political donations dry up

    Wrigley rooftops' political donations dry up
    The bitter quarrel between the Chicago Cubs and nearby rooftop owners over signs at Wrigley Field remains hot, but the rooftops' political contributions have cooled off this year. The city's landmarks commission has approved a plan to upgrade the...
  • Ricketts family to host political fundraiser at Wrigley Field

    Ricketts family to host political fundraiser at Wrigley Field
    The annual Cubs-Sox series isn’t the only partisan event being held at Wrigley Field this season. The Ricketts family will hold a political fundraiser at the ballpark on Aug. 12 for Pete Ricketts, the Republican nominee for governor of Nebraska....
  • Cubs detail Wrigley rehab in 2 phases

    Cubs detail Wrigley rehab in 2 phases
    Once the Cubs finish renovating Wrigley Field, some of the most luxurious seats at the historic stadium may not even come with a view of the field. As part of its four-year, $575 million overhaul of the stadium and surrounding area, the team wants to...
  • Cubs' fan gets special goodbye from Russell

    Cubs' fan gets special goodbye from Russell
    After James Russell learned he was traded to Atlanta on Thursday, the Cubs' reliever went back to the bullpen to get his glove and say goodbye to fellow teammates and coaches. During his farewells, Russell also reached out and shook hands with en...
  • Eddie Vedder singing 7th inning stretch at Cubs game Thursday

    Eddie Vedder singing 7th inning stretch at Cubs game Thursday
    This is the 7th inning stretch Cubs fans wait all season for. Pearl Jam singer and die hard Cubs fan Eddie Vedder will throw out the first pitch and sing “Take Me Out to the Ball game” during Thursday’s Cubs-San Diego Padres game at...
  • Cubs will honor Jack Brickhouse Friday

    Cubs will honor Jack Brickhouse Friday
    Almost 33 years after he broadcast his last Cubs game, and nearly 16 years after his death, Jack Brickhouse finally is getting his long-awaited tribute at Wrigley Field. The ebullient television and radio announcer, who broadcast Cubs games on WGN-9...
  • Donald Carlson, construction management executive, dies at 84

    Donald Carlson, construction management executive, dies at 84
    Donald R. Carlson was a project architect and construction manager who had a hand in building the original McCormick Place convention center, the infrastructure at O'Hare International Airport, and McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook. "Don was very...
  • Former Illini player dies practicing in Minnesota

    Former Niles West, Illini player dies practicing
    Former Illinois offensive lineman Shawn Afryl died of cardiac arrest Monday night, according to his former high school football coach. Afryl was 22. He collapsed while practicing with a few teammates at Winona State University in Minnesota, where he had...
  • Agent's free advice: Bring Kris Bryant to majors

    Agent's free advice: Bring Kris Bryant to majors
    It's no secret the Cubs don't plan to bring up Kris Bryant this season, preferring to let their top-hitting prospect progress at Triple-A Iowa while Luis Valbuena and Mike Olt man third base in the majors. They haven't veered from their plan for any...