| May 29, 2009
The Dodgers' 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night at Wrigley Field left Manager Joe Torre shaking his head.
Asked how he was doing, Torre laughed.
"I'm doing better now," he said.
With Jonathan Broxton unavailable to pitch, replacement...
| May 30, 2009
The Cubs beat the Dodgers 2-1 Friday!
Yes, that is an exclamation point, and yes, it is needed, because this was a very rare victory.
It was the first time since Sept. 11 that the Cubs won a game while scoring fewer than four runs, which wouldn't seem...
| Jun 3, 2010
| 3:28 PM
Ask Paul returns to answer questions on Tyler Colvin at first, Starlin Castro in the 2-hole, instant replay in baseball and whether he needs Kerry Wood back.
Since DLee has been STRUGGLING at the start of this season, yet again and Lou doesn't know where...
| Aug 14, 2010
DES MOINES, Iowa — It's a Tuesday evening and the Cubs are on the field. They wear blue pinstriped pants and blue jerseys with those oddly sloped red numbers on their backs. I'm sipping an Old Style, someone in the outfield is operating the...
| Sep 17, 2009
Some Cubs fans were startled to see Ryan Dempster walking down Addison Street in warm-up gear about 1 1/2 hours before Wednesday night's game against the Brewers.
Batting practice had ended, so Dempster went on a Starbucks run and was seen carrying a...
| Jun 10, 2009
HOUSTON -- Ted Lilly came out to pitch the second inning Tuesday night with the front of his jersey caked in dirt after he had made a headfirst slide into third base for his first career triple.
As fashion statements go, it was certainly one of the...
| Jun 25, 2009
DETROIT -- Some people count sheep when they have trouble getting to sleep.
But after watching the Cubs' sleepwalking offense the last two months, Jim Hendry and Lou Piniella are counting the days until Aramis Ramirez returns from his shoulder injury....
| Jun 26, 2009
DETROIT -- Ted Lilly may be the best bet to represent the Cubs in the All-Star Game next month, but the veteran left-hander turned in one of his worst outings of the year Thursday in a 6-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers.
Handed a quick 3-0 lead on Jake Fox's...
| Jul 1, 2009
PITTSBURGH -- Aramis Ramirez has an opt-out clause in his contract after the 2010 season, giving him an opportunity to test free agency if his $14.6 million salary is below fair-market value.
But after learning how valuable he is to the Cubs during his...
| Jul 9, 2009
Lou Piniella was in no mood to regurgitate his pregame comments about the lack of offense after Wednesday's 4-1 loss to Atlanta pushed the Cubs back to .500 at 41-41.
"There's no sense talking about it anymore," the Cubs manager said.
The Cubs wound...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 5:39 PM
The three-season, up-and-down Orioles career of Felix Pie likely came to an end Tuesday when the outfielder was designated for assignment to make room for outfielder Matt Angle.
As he walked out of the visitors' clubhouse at Target Field, Pie said he was...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:23 PM
When Jake Fox was taken off the Orioles' 40-man roster June 1, he assumed he would be gone from the organization and would land a shot with another club.
But no one claimed him off waivers, so he returned to Triple-A Norfolk, a bit surprised but...