| Dec 15, 2008
| 4:30 PM
It seems like things are falling into place when it comes to the Yankees' roster for 2009. CC Sabathia should be in town in the next 24 hours or so to undergo a physical and I expect a press conference......
| Dec 17, 2008
| 4:30 PM
It sounds as though the Yankees will not be getting Mike Cameron to play centerfield next year. That could change, of course, but I just got off the phone with Brewers GM Doug Melvin. He said: "Nothing new. At this......
| Jan 11, 2009
| 4:30 PM
By Mike Axisa Brian Cashman and Co. picked up Nick Swisher on the cheap back in mid-November with the idea of having him man first base in '09. That whole plan was rendered moot when Mark Teixeira came on board......
| Sep 17, 2008
Kerry Wood knew there were only a few things that could happen Tuesday night when he faced Milwaukee slugger Prince Fielder with a one-run lead in the ninth, the tying run on third and two men out.
Fielder already had hit two home runs, including one off...
| Sep 28, 2008
The Cubs will have a chance to knock Milwaukee out of the playoffs in Sunday's regular-season finale at Miller Park, or they can grease the skids for the Brewers to get in.
After Ted Lilly pitched six no-hit innings Saturday in the Cubs' 7-3 victory,...
| Apr 29, 2008
| 10:33 PM
After winning eight of their first nine games without Alfonso Soriano in the lineup, the idea that Soriano's absence was beneficial to the Cubs gained acceptability in some quarters.
"Listen, if we hadn't been winning, they'd say, 'Boy, these guys really...
| May 1, 2008
| 2:21 PM
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On a day when the makers of one of get downright litigious with area night spots, a somewhat caffeinated and hopefully properly-hydrated Carlos Zambrano tries to brew up some trouble against Milwaukee....
| May 6, 2008
| 9:04 PM
With the Cubs in the middle of their annual May malaise, it was left to Carlos Zambrano to right the ship Tuesday night at Great American Ball Park.
Zambrano did exactly what Lou Piniella needed him to do, throwing eight shutout innings to lead the...
| Jul 29, 2008
| 10:42 PM
Brewers manager Ned Yost was asked before Tuesday night's game whether the Cubs would get a huge psychological lift if they beat Ben Sheets after handling CC Sabathia on Monday.
"Psychological lifts evaporate about the first of August," Yost replied....
| Jul 13, 2009
MILWAUKEE -- First, there were the questions about the pitching, particularly the bullpen. Then, there were the concerns about how the team would respond with Manny Ramirez out of the lineup for 50 games.
Sunday, the Dodgers answered another question...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 4:34 PM
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
CHICAGO CUBS (97-64, 1st)
MANAGER: Lou Piniella (3rd season)
PAYROLL: $145 million
X-FACTOR: Isn't combustible Milton Bradley, now on his sixth team, the only choice for this category everywhere he goes?
BEST CASE: A deep...