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Tribune staff reporterDusty Baker walked around Wrigley Field at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, taking small handfuls of a dirt-like substance from a bag and spreading it throughout the infield and outfield, sort of like Dusty Appleseed. Baker wouldn't reveal the bag's contents or...
Tribune staff reporterMany pitchers throw faster than Jon Lieber. But none throw as quickly. Cubs manager Don Baylor should know that by now. But after Lieber (6-4) breezed through the Cardinals' lineup Friday in a 2-1 victory that lasted just one hour 49 minutes, Baylor...
Tags: Baseball, Jon Lieber, Joe Girardi, Sports, J.D. Drew
Tribune staff reporterSome things are worth the wait, even if it means spending eight or nine hours eating junk food at Wrigley Field. Many of the 38,410 fans who ventured out to Wrigley on Monday morning were back in front of their own TV sets by the time the Cubs finished...
Tribune staff reporterAntonio Alfonseca snapped, Mark Guthrie crackled and Kyle Farnsworth flopped as the Cubs suffered an eighth-inning collapse Wednesday night at Busch Stadium. The end result was a collective meltdown that spoiled a superb outing by Kerry Wood in a 4-2...
Sun StaffEvery day after school, Jermaine Bolden can't wait to get a basketball in his hands. Game days are the best for the senior and his Douglass teammates - at least when the bus comes. "The third time the bus didn't show up, we sat around and everybody...
2006 Record: 82-80, 2nd Manager: Phil Garner (4th season) Home Games: Osceola County Stadium (5,200), 1000 Bill Beck Boulevard, Kissimmee, Fla. 34744. Directions: Florida Turnpike North, get off Exit 242 and turn left (northwest) on US 192, drive three...
Tribune staff reporterLaTroy Hawkins paced the Cubs clubhouse Friday night like a caged lion after walking home the winning run in the ninth inning of a 4-3 loss to St. Louis at Busch Stadium. There was no way to console the reliever after he walked Mike Matheny on a 3-2...
Tribune staff reporterMatt Clement is starting to get a bit of a complex about pitching in Wrigley Field. "It seems like every time I pitch, the wind is howling out for some reason," Clement said. "I don't know why." He may lack meteorological knowledge, but Clement...
Tags: Baseball, Sammy Sosa, Matt Morris, Wrigley Field, Sports
The 2003 salaries for the 827 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses and...
Tribune staff reporterThe Cubs lost a game to the St. Louis Cardinals, lost a chance to move into a tie for the National League Central Division lead and hope that they haven't lost center fielder Corey Patterson for an extended period. Patterson left Sunday's game in the...
Tags: Tino Martinez, Eric Karros, Houston Astros, Basketball, Sports
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