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  • Johnson ready to do 'little stuff' for Sveum

    Johnson ready to do 'little stuff' for Sveum
    After agreeing on a one-year deal to return to the Chicago Cubs, outfielder Reed Johnson spent an hour on the phone with new manager Dale Sveum. "We strayed off and started talking about baseball situations," Johnson said. "The little things you need...
  • Cubs' Dempster hopes to return soon after the All-Star break

    Cubs' Dempster  hopes to return soon after the All-Star break
    Ryan Dempster hopes to throw off a mound soon but won’t return to the Cubs rotation until right after the All-Star break, at the earliest. The "second half" begins for the Cubs July 13. “I feel great, completely pain free,” Dempster...
  • Randy Wells clears waivers

    Randy Wells clears waivers
    Randy Wells cleared waivers and accepted an outright assignment to Tripl-A Iowa, the Cubs announced Friday. Wells had been designated for assignment, but no team picked him up. He was 1-2 with a 5.34 earned-run average in 12 games, four of them starts....
  • Cubs use four lefties against Houston southpaw

    Cubs use four lefties against Houston southpaw
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum penciled four lefty-swinging batters against Houston southpawJ.A. Happ on Saturday David DeJesus will lead off, Anthony Rizzo will bat third, Bryan LaHair fifth and Luis Valbuena eighth as the Cubs try to improve on a 4-17...
  • Surprise! Cubs' LaHair an All-Star

    Surprise! Cubs' LaHair an All-Star
    If it were a movie, it would be rejected as being too sappy. You know this kind of story: Kid gets drafted in the 39th round, endures nine years of bus rides in the minor leagues, is told twice by teams to find other jobs, and then -- at age 29 -- he...
  • Now let's see Epstein perform as well as Dempster

    Now let's see Epstein perform as well as Dempster
    It’s as if Ryan Dempster wants to get traded. I realize that Dempster gave his OK for the Cubs to trade him, but it felt grudging. There’s no way Dempster wants to leave the Cubs, even as bad as they are. He loves the team, the stadium and...
  • Power rankings: No. 10 Red Sox

    Power rankings: No. 10 Red Sox
    Bobby Valentine has managed in the World Series and won a championship in Japan but he never has taken a major league team to a division title in 15 seasons as a manager. It's not likely to happen this year either. A year after widespread indifference...
  • Cubs Game Day: Travis Wood battered by Mariners

    Cubs Game Day: Travis Wood battered by Mariners
    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Blake DeWitt returned to the lineup over the weekend, Darwin Barney made a start against the Mariners on Monday and Ian Stewart is scheduled to return Tuesday, so the Cubs’ injury list is starting to dwindle. Barney has missed time...
  • Cubs' Wells allows two runs in B' game

    Cubs' Wells allows two runs in B' game
    PEORIA, Ariz. -- The Cubs’ Randy Wells allowed three hits and two runs Monday in a morning B game against the Cleveland Indians on a cold and windy back field in Goodyear, and received mixed reviews from manager Dale Sveum. “He wasn’t...
  • Cubs Game Day: Dempster first to go six innings in 6-2 loss

    Cubs Game Day: Dempster first to go six innings in 6-2 loss
    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs are finishing up their busiest stretch of spring training, in which they play 10 games in six days. On Tuesday, half their squad stayed in Mesa to play the Rangers and half went to Phoenix to meet the A’s, their...
  • Garza wins before Cubs' opening day pitcher named

    Garza wins before Cubs' opening day pitcher named
    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Matt Garza made his final start Thursday before the Chicago Cubs announce who will be their opening-day starter against the Nationals. Manager Dale Sveum said the suspense would end Friday, a “contest” generally believed to...
  • Dempster named Cubs opening day starter

    Dempster named Cubs opening day starter
    MESA, Ariz.—Ryan Dempster was named the Chicago Cubs opening day starter for the second straight season, with Matt Garza scheduled to pitch the second game against the Washington Nationals. “Both are throwing the ball really, really well,&...