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  1. Steverson: Adjustments key for Abreu

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Offensive recognition for both Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez as Silver Sluggers was not a surprise to hitting coach Todd Steverson, who actually thought at least one player would be more decorated this week. "I wasn't surprised," Stever...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  2. Adjustments have Castro hitting again

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' Starlin Castro showed Friday that he continues to develop as a hitter, although it's not a bad thing that the distraction of contract negotiations is behind him. A three-run home run in a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburg...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  3. Cubs' noon start facing weather challenge

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Officially, Saturday's Chicago Cubs-San Francisco Giants game was changed to a noon start, but stay tuned for a potential adjustment once again. The first band of rain from former Hurricane Isaac is due to hit Chicago in the early-morni...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  4. Cubs' Rizzo now in adjustment phase

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE - Despite signs that he could be close to getting hot again, impact rookie Anthony Rizzo is experiencing a rocky August. The left-handed slugger is batting just .238 in the month after a 1-for-4 day Wednesday, although his overall batti...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  5. Maholm spins same tale, falls to 0-2

    Doug Padilla

    ST. LOUIS -- The new guys at the back end of the Chicago Cubs rotation still appear to be in an adjustment period. Paul Maholm was roughed up for a second consecutive start, following up his shaky debut last week against the Milwaukee Brewers with...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  6. Sveum hopes pointer pays off for Castro

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Sometimes it is the slightest of adjustments that can make all the difference. Cubs manager Dale Sveum gave Starlin Castro some on-field instruction during infield practice, and it could help the young shortstop to take the next ste...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  7. Rios back on track after hands-on adjustment

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Raise your hand if you thought that Alex Rios looked like a much better hitter this weekend against the Minnesota Twins. For Rios, it was a matter of raising both hands, tweaking his stance at the plate ever so slightly to get the b...

    Blog | August 07, 2011
  8. Sox try to release anxiety with patience

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The anxiety-ridden Chicago White Sox were at least able to make some adjustments to start a three-game series at Minnesota. Without a walk in the four-game series against the New York Yankees, the first time since 1967 they didn't h...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  9. White Sox searching for a No. 2 hitter

    Doug Padilla

    SEATTLE -- Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen said this week he was tired of flip-flopping his lineup in search of the right combination, yet he nearly made another adjustment Sunday. With Alexei Ramirez struggling in the No. 2 hole, Guillen ...

    Blog | May 08, 2011