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  • Cubs end 6-game skid, trade Byrd to Red Sox

     
    Even though they tried to lower expectations heading into the season, it became clear the Cubs‘ new front office had no desire to tolerate their …...
  • Learning the Campana and Soriano lessons

    Learning the Campana and Soriano lessons
    Two of the biggest stories in Cubs camp Monday involved Tony Campana and Alfonso Soriano. The former is leaving, while the latter would do so only grudgingly, and both represent object lessons for Cubs fans and management. Actually, Campana and...
  • Why didn't Adam Greenberg make his comeback with the Chicago Cubs?

    The Marlins weren’t the only team that considered giving Adam Greenberg an opportunity to complete his remarkable comeback. Matt Liston, the documentary filmmaker and organizer of the One At Bat campaign, told me after Tuesday’s unforgettable...
  • Cubs position analysis: Hole at the hot corner

    Cubs position analysis: Hole at the hot corner
    The Cubs couldn’t find a way to replace Aramis Ramirez at third base this year, and have to go back to the drawing board in 2013. They tried Ian Stewart, Luis Valbuena and Josh Vitters for the most part, with Joe Mather filling in occasionally, and...
  • Position analysis: Centering on DeJesus

    Position analysis: Centering on DeJesus
    In a perfect world, Brett Jackson would be the Cubs’ starting center fielder for 2013 and years to come. That was certainly the idea when Jackson was brought up from Triple-A Iowa in early August, but the former first-round draft pick fizzled in...
  • Position analysis: Pitching will be a priority

    Position analysis: Pitching will be a priority
    A pitching staff that included Ryan Dempster, Paul Maholm, Matt Garza, Jeff Samardzija and Carlos Marmol went belly up in 2012, despite prolonged stretches of dominance from those four starters and the closer. The Cubs finished 24th among all major...
  • Ricketts to blame for Wood

    Ricketts to blame for Wood
    It became obvious several years ago that when the final chapter of the Kerry Wood story was written, it wasn't going to have a happy ending. An ugly last act, however, could have been avoided. I'm not going to blame Wood. Nor will I point the finger at...
  • Baez's potential gives Cubs lot of options

    Baez's potential gives Cubs lot of options
    INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Go ahead, Theo Epstein. Make that splash your fans have been waiting for since you were hired. Trade Starlin Castro for Justin Upton. Javier Baez has your back. At 22, Castro is far from a polished product. But he's also...
  • Cubs and top pick setting up negotiating hardball

    Cubs and top pick setting up negotiating hardball
    Lots of people out there are just waiting to see Theo Epstein fail. They think he gets too much attention, that his deal with Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts is too sweet. They think he should have received more criticism for a run of failed free-agent...
  • 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,...
  • Pitching help a long way off for Cubs

    Pitching help a long way off for Cubs
    So much for Anthony Rizzo's victory lap. On the day after Rizzo's critically acclaimed Chicago debut, the Cubs demonstrated nicely what exactly he has gotten himself into. The 17-1 loss to the Mets wasn't quite like that horrific, fireball-generating...
  • Sunday, September 30, 2012

    5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter  5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life 6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour 6:30 - 10 a.m.  Bill Moller in for Dean Richards 8:10 a.m.  In his Westmont shop he has almost every film ever made and he'll rent...