| Aug 19, 2011
| 11:04 AM
It's not so much what Tom Ricketts said, but what he didn't.
He said he got rid of general manager Jim Hendry (almost a month ago, actually, but more on that later). Great. Excellent. Good move.
But then the Cubs' Fanboy Owner said he will pursue...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Having already erased much of a big deficit, the Indians were on the cusp of tying the game in the ninth inning with runners in scoring position, one out and a fly ball from Matt LaPorta heading toward center field.
Unfortunately for Cleveland, that's...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Anthony Vasquez, making his Major League debut on Tuesday night, received the kind of run support Mariners pitchers can usually only dream of as Seattle overwhelmed the Indians, 12-7, in the second game of a doubleheader.
Vasquez, the fourth rookie to...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:20 AM
There are times when you can out-think yourself. There are episodes where you try to divine a situation and what you are being told begins to sound crazy and idiotic while also believable.
But enough about Tony La Russa. In this case, I mean Mike Quade...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Auto Racing-NASCAR Nationwide Series, O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge, 10:30 a.m. (ESPN2); NASCAR Sprint Cup, Texas 500 practice, Noon (ESPN2)
Horse Racing-Breeders' Cup World Championships, 3 p.m. (ESPN2)
College Football-Central Michigan...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Victor Martinez hit a three-run homer to back eight stellar innings from Doug Fister, as the Detroit Tigers downed the Cleveland Indians, 4-2, in the opener of three-game series.
Fister (7-13) registered a career-high 13 strikeouts and surrendered...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Rick Porcello was solid on the hill and the Tigers scored five two-out runs in the first inning and never looked back, furthering their stranglehold on the AL Central with a 10-1 drubbing of the Indians.
The Tigers, winners of five straight, hold an 8...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:58 PM
Friday’s White Sox 8-4 loss to the Indians started with one of the season’s more spectacular catches, with Alejandro De Aza robbing Kosuke Fukudome of at least a double.
De Aza raced back to the center field wall and, with his back to the...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 10:29 AM
Jeff Baker joins a long list of starting right fielders for the Cubs Friday as they host the Astros and lefty starter Wandy Rordiguez.
Seven players have started in right for the Cubs, including Bryan LaHair, Tyler Colvin and Tony Campana since the...
| May 27, 2011
| 9:20 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Just call Kevin Correia the road warrior.
Correia pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Friday.
Correia (7-4) limited Chicago to four singles and a pair...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:48 AM
The tarp went on the Wrigley Field infield before the Cubs and Astros had a chance to take batting practice Friday morning.
When the game does start, Cubs manager Mike Quade willl go with what has become his "everyday" lineup against right-handers with...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:29 AM
Rain canceled Cubs batting practice Friday and Saturday -- and the Cubs won both games. Sunday's also was rained out, as the blue tarp protected against light rain.
The Cubs hoped to play this game, because Matt Garza was to face winless Astros'...