| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:07 AM
The Sports Xchange
MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs - INSIDE PITCH
Little by little, the restless murmurs make themselves felt among Cubs fans tired of watching the team lose while at the same time professing support for the rebuilding program being led...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:15 AM
The Sports Xchange
12/17/2013 MLB Note - San Francisco Giants Morse, Michael
LF Michael Morse finalized a one-year, $6 million deal with the Giants on Dec. 17. Morse, 31, missed time last season with both a broken right pinkie and strained right...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:48 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — After balancing the Cubs’ lineup Thursday morning, general manager Jed Hoyer said the team could receive some gifts for Christmas.
“There will be good things that come out of these (winter) meetings over the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:01 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- There has been some temptation among some Chicago Cubs fans for team officials trade one of their prized prospects to land a big-time player, such as left-hander David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays.
Cubs general manager didn't...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:07 PM
President Theo Epstein was seen Thursday night at the Bulls game checking his smartphone, hours after prioritizing starting pitching, relief pitching, outfield and bench help for the Cubs entering baseball's winter meetings next week.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:31 PM
President Theo Epstein maintains that he feels the pain of Chicago Cubs fans who don’t want to suffer through another 96-loss season in 2014.
But Epstein will remain on course with his plans in which the Cubs are building for the future rather than...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:05 PM
A Chicago Cubs player has joined the Toronto Blue Jays, but it’s not pitcher Jeff Samardzija.
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, free-agent backup catcher Dioner Navarro has agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract with the Blue Jays....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Why don't the Cubs make a push to get Joe Maddon from the Rays? I think he is, by far, the best manager in baseball and is personally worth 10 to 20 wins a year. He works mostly with young players in Tampa Bay, which obviously will be our core for the...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Losing a franchise-record 197 games in Theo Epstein's first two seasons as Cubs president didn't hurt the organization as much as Chicago losing confidence in Epstein's plan could.
Losses like that can be harder to quantify and recover from for sports...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Talking baseball while wondering which unbeaten team gets tested the most this weekend, the Bears or Ohio State:
1. Believe it or not, the Cubs have a chance to do something that could be remembered years from now as a turning point. They’re...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Everybody clinches something at Wrigley Field.
In the last week, the Braves and Pirates clinched a division title and a playoff spot, respectively, while the Cubs clinched the most home losses in team history and the worst attendance since Sammy Sosa...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:25 PM
1. Dodgers (2): Matt Kemp may yet provide a lift for the team that went 42-12 in July and August. One thing they're not doing is hitting for power. Their 19 homers in August were the third fewest among NL teams.
2. Tigers (1): Miguel Cabrera remains the...