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  • Series preview: Cubs at Pirates

    Series preview: Cubs at Pirates
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Pirates lead 4-2. Monday: 6:05 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Edwin Jackson (4-5, 4.59) vs. RH Charlie Morton (2-7, 3.31). Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN. LH Travis Wood (5-5, 5.04) vs. LH Francisco Liriano (1-6, 4.54)....
  • What you missed while watching the Hawks playoffs run

    What you missed while watching the Hawks playoffs run
    One of the side effects of Blackhawks Fever is that sports fans may have missed just about everything else grabbing headlines for the past month and a half. That's where RedEye comes in. Will Thibs stay or will he go? Is he leaving the Bulls? Will...
  • White Sox break it open late to top Cubs 5-1

    White Sox break it open late to top Cubs 5-1
    The Cubs and White Sox are in varying states of development, harboring eclectic groups of transient veterans and emerging young players. In the cases of many of these players, it will be: Now you see them, now you don't. In the meantime, the work-in-...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    By trading any player with value, isn't Epstein lengthening the timeline to "sustained success"? Does Epstein lack understanding of pitchers?  Pitchers frequently peak later than position players.   Although Jeff Samardzija is older than 25, his best...
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  • Yankees bring reminders of Cubs' shortcomings

    Yankees bring reminders of Cubs' shortcomings
    For kicks Tuesday night at Wrigley Field against the Yankees, the Cubs should give out horseshoes and fake hand grenades to the first 20,000 fans to celebrate coming close. Before you scoff, consider the Cubs have tried worse marketing ideas — and...
  • White Sox ahead of Cubs in rebuilding race

     White Sox ahead of Cubs in rebuilding race
    In a chair at the end of a dark hallway behind the visitors' dugout at Wrigley Field sat the brightest star in Chicago baseball. White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu wore a red-and-white-striped apron as a barber gave him a pregame buzz Monday, three...
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  • Another tough spot for winless Jeff Samardzija

    Another tough spot for winless Jeff Samardzija
    SAN DIEGO — Getting an overdue victory for ace Jeff Samardzija has been overwhelmingly difficult for the Cubs, who face an ominous challenge Monday in their next attempt to get their ace a win. Samardzija, who is winless in 10 starts despite a...
  • Cubs' Jeff Samardzija doesn't understand pitch-count concern

    Cubs' Jeff Samardzija doesn't understand pitch-count concern
    A look at what a few major leaguers had to say this week: "This is an on-field issue for uniformed personnel. That's all there is to it. I'm a grown man. I'm 29. I'm not a prospect or 22. I feel good, and I'm grown up enough and responsible enough to...
  • Sighting: Bears players sing karaoke at Timothy O'Toole's

    Sighting: Bears players sing karaoke at Timothy O'Toole's
    The Bears’ Kyle Long and Jermon Bushrod treated patrons at Timothy O’Toole’s in Gurnee to a couple tunes Wednesday at the bar’s karaoke night. The teammates and Virginia natives mostly sang country songs, according to Timothy O'...