| Sep 20, 2008
| 9:51 PM
The Cubs have learned to accept the fact that playing on the North Side means having to deal with all the pressure surrounding the quest to end the longest championship drought in pro sports.
Now, after beating St. Louis 5-4 Saturday to earn their second...
| Jul 4, 2008
| 9:19 PM
Once upon a time they were natural-born enemies in the Cubs-Cardinals rivalry, a couple of strong-headed personalities who epitomized the character of their respective organizations.
But Carlos Zambrano and Jim Edmonds shared center stage for the Cubs on...
| Dec 7, 2007
Major League Baseball yesterday suspended Orioles outfielder and Kansas City Royals outfielder Jose Guillen 15 days each for violating the league's toughened substance-abuse prevention program, though neither failed a league-initiated drug test.
| Dec 12, 2007
Commissioner Bud Selig ordered the investigation, and now he has the names, perhaps enough to fill three major league rosters.
Former Sen. George Mitchell's investigation into baseball's steroid era is complete, and the commissioner's office is reviewing...
| Dec 14, 2007
Former Sen. George J. Mitchell unveiled his 409-page report on steroid use in baseball yesterday, naming two current and 17 former Orioles among dozens of players and delivering a stinging assessment of the league and team officials who allowed a drug...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 4:34 PM
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
CHICAGO CUBS (97-64, 1st)
MANAGER: Lou Piniella (3rd season)
PAYROLL: $145 million
X-FACTOR: Isn't combustible Milton Bradley, now on his sixth team, the only choice for this category everywhere he goes?
BEST CASE: A deep...
| Mar 8, 2010
Jason Heyward homered during a five-run first inning Monday and the Atlanta Braves went on to a 12-4 exhibition victory over the Detroit Tigers.
The 20-year-old outfielder, considered one of the top prospects in baseball, blasted a 3-2 pitch by Detroit's...