| Sep 21, 2011
| 4:22 PM
If you watch “Chicago Tribune Live” as much as I do, you would know that host David Kaplan is adamant about “the kids” getting a respectable amount of playing time for the Chicago Cubs. I adamantly agree with him. Bryan LaHair is...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Tony Campana starts in center field and Tyler Colvin in right field against Braves' right-hander Derek Lowe, as Cubs manager Mike Quade tries to get left-handed bats into the lineup.
Carlos Pena starts at first base and bats cleanup for another lefty bat...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 10:00 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
7:09 a.m. Professor Paul Green stops by to talk politics. Topics on the chalkboard include Governor Quinn rumored to be laying-off thousands of state workers to President Obama’s upcoming jobs speech.
7:49 a.m. ...
| 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...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:57 AM
I can't agree with your implication, or flat out statements, derogatory of Cubs manager Quade. He's probably what this team deserves. He stays positive and uses the limited talent he has to work with. I can't imagine Lou Piniella keeping his cool and...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Mesa, Ariz.—Gavin Floyd was the scheduled starter for the White Sox against the Cubs on Sunday, but heavy overnight rains and an iffy forecast forced the Sox to switch to Zach Stewart.
Floyd instead threw three simulated innings on a Sox...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 11:14 AM
The Cubs put starting pitcher Ryan Dempster on the disabled list Saturday and recalled outfielder Tony Campana to take his roster spot, but more moves will be coming before Sunday's series finale against the Reds.
Manager Dale Sveum said Randy Wells will...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 8:47 AM
Tony Campana gets the first chance to start in center field after the Cubs' trade of Marlon Byrd to the Red Sox.
Campana was slotted in the second spot in Sunday's lineup against the Reds. Blake DeWitt, starting at second base, moves into Byrd's No. 8...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Cubs manager Dale Sveum said the other day he was hoping the trip to Philadelphia would help his team with the long ball since Citizens Bank Park is a notorious bandbox.
But, as luck would have it, a stuff wind was blowing in from left field, making it...
| 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...