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  • Danks gets it right

    Danks gets it right
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum helped out the White Sox, and John Danks did the rest on Saturday night. The White Sox’s left-handed starter has had more trouble with left-handed hitters than righties this season. His confidence in throwing his changeup to...
  • Sorry, Cubs fans, no Rizzo for you

    Sorry, Cubs fans, no Rizzo for you
    As much as the Cubs’ lineup needs a jolt, I’m all for the long-term benefits of leaving Anthony Rizzo in the minors until the team ensures maximum control of his arbitration rights. Rebuilding is painful, and the Cubs’ offense is a...
  • Geez, Dale, at least send Castro to his room without dessert

    Geez, Dale, at least send Castro to his room without dessert
    Being a rookie manager is like being a new parent in a lot of ways. And right now, Dale Sveum seems to be doing the wrong thing with a shortstop who’s going through the “terrible twos.’’ Sveum is threatening to bench Starlin...
  • Sveum: Big talk and double-talk

    Sveum: Big talk and double-talk
    Did somebody get to Dale Sveum? Specifically, did somebody in Cubs management tell the manager to stand down after his comments about threatening to bench Starlin Castro because of exasperating mental mistakes in San Francisco? Reading comments out of...
  • Sveum's plea for hope reveals more hopelessness

    Sveum's plea for hope reveals more hopelessness
    Not only are the Cubs bad enough to blow past the single-season franchise record of 103 losses, but they might be just as bad next year, and management better figure out how to make it better ASAP. That seemed to be Dale Sveum’s message coming...
  • Let housecleaning begin at Wrigley

    Let housecleaning begin at Wrigley
    As the crowd cheered every move Justin Verlander made Thursday at Comerica Park South, the Tigers could not have felt more like they were in downtown Detroit without the Cubs replacing the Toyota sign in left field with a giant Ford logo. You won't see...
  • Tribune All-City team

    Tribune All-City team
    Contact a Hollywood agent, quick. It's time for someone to do the miniseries "Trading Sori: Inside the Cubs' Quest for the Holy Grail.'' The conversations about the Alfonso Soriano situation that have taken place recently and will take place for who...
  • Both Cubs and Red Sox in struggling mode

    Both Cubs and Red Sox in struggling mode
    You think Dale Sveum and the Cubs have problems? Based on the level of angst mixed with the clubhouse oxygen, as well as the urgency to wring out every possible victory while improving with both the lineup and the starting rotation, the situation...
  • Cubs use right-hand lineup trying to beat a lefty

    Cubs use right-hand lineup trying to beat a lefty
    The Cubs start Sunday 3-14 against left-handed starting pitchers and they see another one in the Red Sox's Franklin Morales. Cubs' manager Dale Sveum used his right-handed lineup, like he did in Friday's loss to Jon Lester. The only lefty swinger is Luis...
  • Unbalanced schedule favors White Sox

    Unbalanced schedule favors White Sox
    Can a playoff team vote an opponent a playoff share? Can it tip the schedule maker? We might find out this season if the White Sox edge the Indians for the American League Central title or finish just ahead of the Orioles for one of the two wild-card...
  • LaHair proving to be a keeper, even after Rizzo call-up

    LaHair proving to be a keeper, even after Rizzo call-up
    Problem solved. And, no, the question isn't "What are two words the Cubs haven't said this season?'' A lot of us were having trouble figuring out how Theo Epstein should handle the awkward confluence of Anthony Rizzo, Bryan LaHair and Alfonso Soriano,...
  • Lackluster City Series

    Lackluster City Series
    It is the BP Cup, right? And that's British Petroleum, right? And Britain is in Europe, right? Then how, pray tell, could we have missed the chance to have some drama Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field? The Cup should have been up for grabs to the...