| Oct 12, 2011
| 9:49 PM
Born: Dec. 29, 1973 in Brookline, Mass.
Famous relatives: Grandfather Philip Epstein and twin brother Julius shared an Oscar with Howard Koch for writing the screenplay of Casablanca.
First baseball job: Summer intern with Orioles in 1992.
| Aug 16, 2012
| 7:20 AM
As Carlos Marmol rolled through this week with an earned-run average under 1.70 in his previous 12 outings, manager Dale Sveum said he expects Marmol to be the Cubs closer next year.
Nope. Sorry. Not buying it.
Granted, 1.70 is a nice number number, but...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Here's a more complete game story, since we didn't make papers with the full story.......
| Jul 5, 2009
David Ortiz, Torii Hunter, Corey Koskie and Doug Mientkiewicz were teammates in New Britain in 1997 for the Rock Cats. The fans might have seen something special in each player, might have known each would make it to the major leagues. But no one could...
| Jun 15, 2002
Earlier this season Todd Hundley thought he discovered the perfect way to deal with the jeers that accompanied his every move at Wrigley Field. He took a foray into virtual reality.
"I'd mentally transform myself and pretend that I was in New York," he...