| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Ken Williams said trading closer Sergio Santos for a minor-leaguer is the start of rebuilding the White Sox.
No, Kenny, sorry, but trading a closer is not the start of rebuilding unless the closer is Mariano Rivera.
Trading Paul Konerko is...
| Aug 12, 2009
On Sunday, the Cubs found a way to lose to the Rockies despite knocking out 17 hits.
They managed to one-up themselves Tuesday night, losing 4-3 in 12 innings to the Phillies despite giving up only three hits.
Ben Francisco's home run off Kevin Gregg...
| Aug 8, 2008
| 10:10 PM
Henry Blanco has spent more time on the bench than a Supreme Court justice this summer, getting into only five games during July.
But all that watching and waiting hasn't embittered the Cubs' backup catcher, and after his run-scoring single in the 11th...
| Aug 27, 2008
| 8:41 PM
After disposing of Pittsburgh 2-0 Wednesday to sweep the series at PNC Park, the Cubs begin a stretch that will test their character, perseverance and overall strength.
Starting with Thursday night's game against Philadelphia at Wrigley Field, the Cubs...
| Aug 29, 2008
| 7:46 PM
Lou Piniella is from the old school, so when he was asked if his Cubs might be a team of destiny, he went back to the ABC's of baseball:
"I don't believe in destiny. I believe in good pitching and good defense and timely hitting. That's destiny. You do...
| Sep 9, 2008
| 11:11 PM
Lou Piniella's fuse has been getting shorter and shorter as the Cubs' September slump grows longer and longer, and he finally erupted on Tuesday after his club's latest meltdown.
After St. Louis came back from a three-run deficit to notch a 4-3 victory...
| Sep 11, 2008
| 11:00 PM
Lou Piniella tried to talk to his team recently about its lethargic play, but it fell on deaf ears.
"I was trying just to get these guys riled up a little bit and wake them up," he said. "I tried a nice little meeting, but I think I put them to sleep, so...
| Sep 17, 2008
Kerry Wood knew there were only a few things that could happen Tuesday night when he faced Milwaukee slugger Prince Fielder with a one-run lead in the ninth, the tying run on third and two men out.
Fielder already had hit two home runs, including one off...
| Sep 20, 2008
| 9:51 PM
The Cubs have learned to accept the fact that playing on the North Side means having to deal with all the pressure surrounding the quest to end the longest championship drought in pro sports.
Now, after beating St. Louis 5-4 Saturday to earn their second...
| Sep 22, 2008
| 11:45 AM
Ask Paul returns to answer your questions about the playoff rotation, whether the Cubs have the best football team in the majors, and whether he really was sleeping during one of Lou Piniella's press conference, as Lou claimed:
Are the Cubs serious...
| Apr 2, 2008
| 2:47 PM
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The Cubs ushered in their 100th Next Year in typical Cubs fashion: There was some fleeting excitement and hope but ultimately it was dashed with a heavy dose of heartbreak.
Man, there was a lot going on...
| Apr 3, 2008
| 2:14 PM
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Well, that was quick. After two losses, the first rather exciting as losses go, the second rather putrid, manager Lou Piniella has shuffled the lineup.
He used 125 of them last season and now has two in...