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  • Ron Santo elected to Hall of Fame by Golden Era Committee

    Ron Santo elected to Hall of Fame by Golden Era Committee
    Chicago Cubs third baseman Ron Santo has been elected to the Hall of Fame, gaining 15 of 16 votes from the Hall’s Golden Era Committee to gain induction after failing to get enough support on the Baseball Writers Association of America ballot or from the previous versions of the Veterans Committee.
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 3, Reds 0

     Tuesday's recap: Cubs 3, Reds 0
    The summary Travis Wood, who entered Tuesday night's game with a 1-5 record in eight career starts against the Reds, tamed his former team 3-0. Wood (8-11) went six innings, allowing just two hits to end his 12-game winless streak. The Cubs have won...

    Cubs urged to follow Billy Williams' example

     Cubs urged to follow Billy Williams' example
    Cubs Hall of Fame outfielder Billy Williams informally shared stories about his playing days with members of the media before Thursday night's game in the Wrigley Field dugout. Manager Rick Renteria was asked if his players appreciate and respect the...

    Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?

    Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?
    You can't really recount the history of Wrigley Field without darkness closing in — the darkness of legendary homers in the gloamin' as well as the darkness of curses and superstitions involving priests, ashes and farm animals. And what of the...

    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...