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  • Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo come through big time

    Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo come through big time
    With all of the attention surrounding the emerging hitters in the Cubs minor league system, a couple of young pillars of the current big league roster continue to impress this season. Starlin Castro belted a three-run homer and Anthony Rizzo hit a...
  • Rick Renteria plugging away with Mike Olt

     Rick Renteria plugging away with Mike Olt
    Mike Olt leads all National League rookies with 10 home runs and 25 RBIs. But his .149 batting average and propensity to strike out have been problematic. "We can't panic. If they see panic in us and they see concern in us, it reflects on them," manager...
  • Rizzo's 15th homer not enough in 5-3 loss to Pirates

    Rizzo's 15th homer not enough in 5-3 loss to Pirates
    What began as a storm threat that resulted in the Wrigley Field grounds crew preemptively putting the tarp down on the infield turned into a torrential downpour that delayed the start of Saturday night’s game between the Chicago Cubs and...
  • Strop returns as Cubs put Rondon on paternity list

    Strop returns as Cubs put Rondon on paternity list
    MILWAUKEE -- Cubs reliever Hector Rondon was placed on the paternity list Friday, following in the footsteps of fellow reliever Wesley Wright, who missed Tuesday and Wednesday's games in San Francisco for the same reason. Taking Rondon's place in the...
  • White Sox beat up on Cubs again in 8-3 victory

    White Sox beat up on Cubs again in 8-3 victory
    The White Sox are out to prove they can beat the Cubs any old day of the week, home or away. They whipped the Cubs for the third straight time in this four-game set Wednesday night with an 8-3 victory at U.S. Cellular Field before a crowd of 21,075, the...
  • Sighting: Bears players sing karaoke at Timothy O'Toole's

    Sighting: Bears players sing karaoke at Timothy O'Toole's
    The Bears’ Kyle Long and Jermon Bushrod treated patrons at Timothy O’Toole’s in Gurnee to a couple tunes Wednesday at the bar’s karaoke night. The teammates and Virginia natives mostly sang country songs, according to Timothy O'...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday: 1. DETROIT: Tigers starters have given up more than three runs in a game only twice since April 18 (1) 2. OAKLAND: Athletics have outscored opponents...
  • Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    I've noticed over the past few years, it seems the Cubs are the only team that continues to deploy a left and right-handed lineup card depending on the starting pitcher. To me, that seems like it would be hard for anyone to get in a groove. Why not just...
  • Putting the star back in Starlin

    Putting the star back in Starlin
    This was all so Cub. The worst team in the league became the first to beat perhaps the best pitcher in the game this season. Oh, and that pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, is the 25-year-old Japanese stud who took the Yankees’ considerable mint of...
  • Padres try to challenge Dodgers with a budget-conscious pitching rotation

    Padres try to challenge Dodgers with a budget-conscious pitching rotation
    The Dodgers have the best starting rotation money can buy. Best pitcher in baseball? Keep him, for $215 million. Best pitcher in free agency, in the first off-season under new ownership? Buy him, for $147 million. Best pitcher to come out of South...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    By trading any player with value, isn't Epstein lengthening the timeline to "sustained success"? Does Epstein lack understanding of pitchers?  Pitchers frequently peak later than position players.   Although Jeff Samardzija is older than 25, his best...
  • Reading into Sveum's take on Castro

    Reading into Sveum's take on Castro
    It is just me, or does everybody get the feeling that Starlin Castro needs to leave? I could be reading too much into this, but there’s more reading than actual baseball improvement with the guy. There’s more money than actual baseball...