| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:17 PM
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...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Now that the Cubs have been mathematically eliminated from 2012 and 2013 postseason contention, how bare do you see Theo Epstein stripping the Cubs? Is he going to trade everything of value (Matt Garza, Geovany Soto), pay large chunks of salary (Alfonso...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Tony Campana bats second again as the Chicago Cubs begin a weekend series against the Dodgers Friday at Wrigley Field.
The rest of the lineup behind Paul Maholm is the same as it has been. The fog has settled in at Wrigley Field but the Cubs are going...
| May 5, 2012
| 7:11 AM
After hitting the Cubs' first pinch-hit homer of the season Friday, Joe Mather gets the start in center field Saturday against the Dodgers.
Manager Dale Sveum also has used Tony Campana and Reed Johnson in center since the trade of Marlon Byrd to the Red...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Yes, there also was a baseball game Friday. Amid all the hoopla of the NATO visit, rumors of President Obama visiting Wrigley Field and Kerry Wood picking this weekend to retire, the City Series finally got to take center stage.
The Cubs and White Sox...
| May 19, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Cubs manager Dale Sveum helped out the White Sox, and John Danks did the rest on Saturday night.
The White Sox’s left-handed starter has had more trouble with left-handed hitters than righties this season. His confidence in throwing his changeup to...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 10:04 PM
Tennis--U.S. Open, 10 a.m. (CBS)
College Football--Alabama State vs. Bethune-Cookman, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Kentucky at Louisville, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN); Southern Methodist at Baylor, 5:30 p.m. (FXSP)
Auto Racing--Indy Racing League, Indy...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:18 PM
The first winning season in franchise history didn't thrill Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson when he was reminded of it.
"I guess," Johnson said and paused. "I wasn't real concerned about it."
The Nationals, who moved to Washington for the...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 5:05 PM
What is all the hand-wringing about Theo Epstein lately? Wasn't this expected? The Cubs needed a complete overhaul and Epstein is in the demolition phase. He seems to be ahead of schedule. We now know that Bryan LaHair can hit, Jeff Samardzija looks...
| Jun 7, 2012
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. John St. Augustine in for Mike McConnell
11:05 a.m. He wasn’t in the hospital and his car wasn’t in the shop but John St. Augustine (in for Mike McConnell) spent the night being...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Contact a Hollywood agent, quick. It's time for someone to do the miniseries "Trading Sori: Inside the Cubs' Quest for the Holy Grail.''
The conversations about the Alfonso Soriano situation that have taken place recently and will take place for who...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Red Sox fans gathered early outside Wrigley Field Friday, perhaps hoping to invade the park much like Tigers fans did the day before.
Cubs' officials were still watering the outfield grass Friday morning, hoping to re-grow grass that was browned from...