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The Cubs say they're "re-inventing" their 28th annual fan fest, which convenes Friday at the Sheraton Chicago, a switch from their longtime home, the Hilton Chicago. Whether a new and improved Cubs Convention can awaken fans from a winter malaise is...
|TV SPORTS| |THURSDAY| Men’s College Basketball — Kentucky at Notre Dame, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Western Illinois at South Dakota, 7 p.m. (MSN); Marquette at Florida, 8 p.m. (ESPN2). Women’s College Basketball — Virginia at...
The Royals have signed right-hander Jeremy Guthrie to a $25 million, three-year deal, adding another piece to what should be a retooled starting rotation next season. Guthrie will make $5 million next season, $11 million in 2014 and $9 million in 2015....
1. Nationals (3): While the spotlight has been on the highly debated Stephen Strasburg decision, Davey Johnson's lineup came together in late August and rolls toward the first playoff baseball Washington has seen since 1933. Bryce Harper and friends hit...
The Royals claimed Cubs pitcher Chris Volstad off waivers Friday. The 6-foot-8 right-hander went 3-12 with a 6.31 ERA in 21 starts for the Cubs after being acquired from the Marlins in the Carlos Zambrano dump. He went 24 consecutive starts in 2011 and...
A pitching staff that included Ryan Dempster, Paul Maholm, Matt Garza, Jeff Samardzija and Carlos Marmol went belly up in 2012, despite prolonged stretches of dominance from those four starters and the closer. The Cubs finished 24th among all major...
I understand that the Cubs want to build the team the "right way" by building the farm system. What I do not understand is why they can't both build the farm system and try to build a winner right now. I think it is wrong to ask the fans who have waited...
Tags: Dale Sveum, Ian Stewart, James Russell, Jason Berken, Farms
The Cubs celebrated the end of their season like a victory in a World Series game Wednesday, rushing out of the dugout to mob Bryan LaHair after his walk-off, RBI single in the ninth inning of a 5-4 victory over the Astros. It was just another bizarre...
Tags: Jeff Baker, Dale Sveum, Jeff Samardzija, Shawn Camp, Jed Hoyer
If it all starts with starting pitching — and that's something old and new schools of baseball thinkers seem to agree on — then the Cubs are in trouble for the near future. Because of trades, injuries and ineffectiveness, Jason Berken...
CHICAGO (AP) — With the ball jumping out of Wrigley Field, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle was in search of a reliever who could keep the ball down and help hold a big early lead. Hurdle was never able to find that reliever. Anthony Rizzo hit...
If it weren't for Anthony Rizzo, Sunday's Cubs-Pirates game would have been a completely lost cause for the 33,559 fans who visited Wrigley Field, or at least those who remained for 4 hours, 4 minutes. As it was, Rizzo almost single-handedly stymied...
All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cubs 5-4. Friday: 1:20 p.m., WGN-Ch. 9. RH James McDonald (12-7, 3.93 ERA) vs. LH Chris Rusin (0-2, 5.73). Saturday: 12:05 p.m., CSN. LH Wandy Rodriguez (10-13, 3.72) vs. RH Jason Berken (0-0, 0.00). Sunday:...
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