| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Tom Ricketts was asked what was wrong with his team that ranked among the worst in baseball, and he answered -- are you sitting down? -- “Nothing. Just a lot of injuries.’'
Nothing? Is he tone deaf?
Just injuries? Try bad. Ryan Dempster...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Breaking News: Doug Davis and Rodrigo Lopez are mediocre starting pitchers. Who saw that coming? Sarcasm aside, I think it's safe to say that after the San Francisco Giants swept Tuesday's doubleheader and pushed the Cubs to 12.0 games back, it's time...
| 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...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:54 AM
Time does funny things to baseball players and the intertwining fate of franchises, with Jake Peavy set to serve as Exhibit A on Wednesday night.
Peavy will pitch for the White Sox in the rubber game of the City Series against the Cubs, the team that was...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Jake Peavy can dominate opposing hitters as well as he can dominate the disabled list.
For 90 pitches or so, anyway.
Peavy said his start against the Cubs on Wednesday night was a struggle, and not just with catcher A.J. Pierzynski, whatever that was....
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:57 AM
It wasn’t that Carlos Marmol threw a wild pitch to lose Monday’s game inWashington. It wasn’t that Marmol had no idea there was a runner on base and did nothing to stop Jayson Werth from stealing third to set up the aggravating ending....
| Dec 10, 2010
| 6:04 PM
The dimly lit Big Fish Bar & Grill is brewing with excitement on a Wednesday night. A full parking lot and a jukebox blaring Pink Floyd can only mean one thing — members of the Reunion, a local dart league, are perfecting their throws in a game...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 9:49 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Trading in a gas-guzzling vehicle for a smaller, more fuel-efficient one will likely save you money in monthly gas, but it make take years for the investment to pay off, according to industry experts.
Gas prices now an average of $4.20 in...
| Jan 14, 2011
Three people who helped cop killer Maurice Clemmons after he shot and killed four Lakewood police officers have been sentenced to prison.
The longest of the sentences was given to Eddie Davis, who received more than a decade for helping Maurice...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 7:58 AM
As we wait for white smoke out of Fenway Park, one of the swirling Cubs issues is this:
Would you trade Starlin Castro for Theo Epstein?
That’s the DEFCON 1 scenario as Tom Ricketts stalks Boston’s general manager.
We don’t know if...
| May 14, 2011
| 2:21 PM
With Aramis Ramirez still missing by the time Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade filled out his lineup card for Saturday night's game against the Giants, so Blake DeWitt got the call.
Ramirez was delayed in Florida on his way back to Chicago from the...
| May 14, 2011
| 2:42 PM
To make room for Saturday starter Doug Davis on their roster, the Chicago Cubs sent reliever Justin Berg to AAA Iowa and outrighted pitcher Thomas Diamond off the 40-man roster.
Berg had no record and a 4.09 ERA in six appearances with the Cubs this...