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Dave Keller is about as old school as they come, and the former Cubs coach and current manager of the team’s Class A Daytona affiliate didn’t like what he saw from top prospect Jorge Soler. So Soler became one of the first prominent examples...
Tags: Chicago Cubs, Sports, Theo Epstein, Baseball, Ethics
Talking baseball while praising Kirk Hinrich’s grit: 1. There are lots of good deals on Chicago condos. A forward-thinking baseball organization might buy, not merely rent hotel space, this summer. Scouts will be camping out on both sides of...
Cubs manager Dale Sveum and team president Theo Epstein believe the Cubs will take a big step forward this season, and I’m thinking, I guess losing only 90 games would be a big step. Another 100 losses, however, is easily attainable, don’t...
If you believe the 2013 Cubs were built to stink -- spoiler alert: they were -- then you had to like Edwin Jackson’s miserable start in Monday’s home opener and Starlin Castro’s aggravating last out that was a wind shift from turning...
Tags: Jed Hoyer , Jeff Samardzija, Theo Epstein, Paul Maholm, Baseball
|TODAY| |COLLEGE BASEBALL| Presentation at Concordia-Moorhead, 2:30 p.m. doubleheader |TV SPORTS| Major League Baseball—Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees, Noon (ESPN); Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates, 12:30 p.m. (WGN); San...
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Newcomer Edwin Jackson has been named to start the Wrigley Field home opener April 8 against the Brewers. Jackson also will start the second game of the season behind Jeff Samardzija at Pittsburgh, with the third through fifth spots...
Edwin Jackson gambled, and he won. The question for the Cubs is whether he and Carlos Villanueva will win too much next season? I wouldn't worry about it if I was President Theo Epstein or general manager Jed Hoyer. They still should be sitting pretty...
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship. While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
Games rescheduled The winter weather forced schools to close early and athletic events to be postponed Friday. Here are the rescheduled events that were provided from schools: The Conemaugh Township girls home game against Central...
Tags: Sports, Chris Cooper, Bowling, Ansell Limited, Ice Hockey
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...
The Cubs' stealth pursuit of free agent starter Anibal Sanchez appeared to be going smoothly late Thursday afternoon. There were no rumors linking the two, and no real reason to believe the Cubs suddenly would start splurging after spending a...
The Cubs made news last week, signing free agent pitchers Edwin Jackson and Carlos Villanueva. Along with two other starting pitchers signed in November, Scott Baker and Scott Feldman, these guys will earn $73.5 million over eight seasons. That's...
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 23, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Apr 1, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Apr 9, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Mar 31, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Mar 14, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 20, 2012 |Column| Chicago Tribune
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Jan 25, 2013 |Story| Daily American
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Dec 22, 2012 |Column| Chicago Tribune
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