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  • Protesting Cubs-Sox

    Protesting Cubs-Sox
    Dear Mr. and Mrs. NATO protesters, If you want to decry something that you think offends humanity, skip McCormick Place this weekend and head to Wrigley Field. If you’re looking to bring attention to senseless policies, then the Cubs-White Sox...
  • Someone needs to explain to Williams what 'rebuilding' means

    Someone needs to explain to Williams what 'rebuilding' means
    Ken Williams said trading closer Sergio Santos for a minor-leaguer is the start of rebuilding the White Sox. Excuse me? No, Kenny, sorry, but trading a closer is not the start of rebuilding unless the closer is Mariano Rivera. Trading Paul Konerko is...
  • MRI reveals no nerve damage to Cubs closer Marmol

    MRI reveals no nerve damage to Cubs closer Marmol
    MESA, Ariz. -- An MRI exam revealed no significant nerve damage leading to the right hand of Chicago Cubs closer Carlos Marmol. Marmol reported no new problem on Wednesday's off-day and will continue on his normal throwing program, although he will be...
  • Cubs' Marmol says he feels 'great'

    Cubs' Marmol says he feels 'great'
    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs' closer Carlos Marmol was back at work Thursday morning, saying he feels “great” after leaving his last game with a right hand cramp. “I have no worries,” he said after an MRI showed no nerve damage....
  • Cubs lose but fans optimistic on Opening Day

    Cubs lose but fans optimistic on Opening Day
    Expectations for the Chicago Cubs may be the lowest in years heading into a new season, but everyone's somewhat optimistic on Opening Day. The Cubs and Washington kicked off the 2012 season Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field with Ryan Dempster facing...
  • It's time to root, root, root for ...

    Cubs fans claimed they would be patient and understanding with the idea of sitting through a rebuilding program. Not that fans had any experience at it. The Cubs always acted like the Yankees with a learner’s permit. The Cubs were always about...
  • Oh, snap: Zambrano, not Quade, managing just fine, thank you

    Oh, snap: Zambrano, not Quade, managing just fine, thank you
    Mike Quade must hate this. The guy from a Chicago suburb who worked his way up the Cubs’ chain finally gets a shot at his dream job, and his best starter is an idiot. A modified version of The Full Zambrano was on display in the retch-inducing 7-...
  • Sorry, Cubs fans, but this is worse than you thought

    Sorry, Cubs fans, but this is worse than you thought
    Sorry, Cubs fans. My condolences. Your team is worse than I thought -- whoops, wait a minute, I think another Cub just struck out -- and so is your future. It’s not here yet and won’t be for a long time. Heck, it looks like it’ll be...
  • Dear Cubs fans, don't be suckers

    Dear Cubs fans, don't be suckers
    The Cubs have won 12 of their last 16 games. Their starters have an ERA of 1.13 in their last five. The staff itself averaged an earned run a game in the weekend sweep of Arizona. They are playing the kind of baseball we haven’t seen all season...
  • What is Tom Ricketts' number?

    What is Tom Ricketts' number?
    As Carlos Marmol rolled through this week with an earned-run average under 1.70 in his previous 12 outings, manager Dale Sveum said he expects Marmol to be the Cubs closer next year. Nope. Sorry. Not buying it. Granted, 1.70 is a nice number number, but...
  • Wonder why Marmol is still a Cub

    Wonder why Marmol is still a Cub
    I don’t know why Carlos Marmol is still a Cub. I don’t know if Marmol knows why he’s still a Cub. Only Theo Epstein knows, and he should know better. Marmol is the European sports car of closers --- finely tuned and destined to cost a...
  • Readers Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Readers Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    Now that the Cubs have been mathematically eliminated from 2012 and 2013 postseason contention, how bare do you see Theo Epstein stripping the Cubs? Is he going to trade everything of value (Matt Garza, Geovany Soto), pay large chunks of salary (Alfonso...