| Jul 6, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Injuries Ryan Dempster missed his Monday start because of discomfort in his back. He will most likely return on Saturday. For those keeping track, Marcos Mateo is the latest addition to the disabled list with elbow soreness. With Mateo's injury, the....
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:22 PM
His bronze statue — a stunning likeness of him throwing a ball to first base — was unveiled in a pregame ceremony Wednesday outside right field, just feet from that of his long-time teammate Billy Williams....
| Aug 25, 2011
| 5:48 AM
Pop star Ke$ha received a deep tissue massage at the Dana Hotel & Spa Tuesday. The "Tik Tok" singer will perform at the Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island Wednesday.
Laurence Fishburne dined alone at Le Colonial Tuesday. Fishburne is part of the...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 12:07 PM
It is back to putting left-handers back in the Cubs lineup Saturday, as Carlos Pena returns to his cleanup role and Tyler Colvin bats fifth against the Brewers' Yovani Gallardo.
The rest of the Cubs lineup remains the same as it has been lately,...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Talking baseball while saying goodbye to Elizabeth Taylor:
1. There's nothing harder for baseball managers and executives at this time of the year than considering tomorrow as well as today. These guys are held to such a high level of accountability...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 10:01 AM
I didn’t expect the Cubs to win 90 games this season, but I sure didn’t expect them to blow a series to the pathetic Pirates, a team they should’ve swept when you think about it because you have to sweep bad teams if you’re going...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Shortly after learning two starting pitchers were being placed on the disabled list, the Chicago Cubs had to regroup to play the Diamondbacks Wednesday in the finale of the opening homestand.
"I feel bad for the guys involved, but it's part of the deal,"...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 8:13 AM
Wilson Betemit will be available.
No kidding. Really. In case you were looking for a replacement for Aramis Ramirez at third base next year, Betemit will be right there for the Cubs. Yes, the very same Betemit who had three memorable RBIs for the White...
| May 28, 2011
BURBANK — In the hour-plus he spent signing autographs and greeting fans, Matt Kemp didn't stop smiling and laughing.
Although the Los Angeles Dodgers player had a rare off-day Thursday, Kemp, the team's starting centerfielder, took time away...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 5:05 AM
Two of the most recognizable franchises in baseball are set to square off this weekend as the Yankees traveled to Chicago to face the Cubs. It is the first time since 2003 that the Bronx Bombers have been to Wrigley Field.
The Yankees are hoping the...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Nick Jonas wanted to talk baseball when he was approached by the Cubs’ Ryan Dempster and Randy Wells during his morning visit to Wrigley Field Monday. The Cubs pitchers, however, had something else in mind.
“It was more them asking me...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Cubs Pitcher Ryan Dempster and his wife, Jenny, announce the date of their annual marquis fundraiser -- The Second Annual Casino Night –Wednesday, July 20, 2010, at the Palmer House to benefit the Ryan and Jenny Dempster Family Foundation.