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  1. Soriano merits Jeter-like hoopla at Wrigley

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- Derek Jeter is making his last-ever working trip to Chicago, a supersized week of games against the Cubs and the White Sox, starting Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Jeter is a Yankees legend, a future Hall of Famer and the envy of men everyw...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  2. Alfonso Soriano of New York Yankees leaves Chicago Cubs with lega...

    Jon Greenberg

    Alfonso Soriano's critics knew his salary and stats, but they missed his consummate professionalism.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  3. Maybe the joke is now the White Sox

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- The age-old question has been answered. What do you do when you win the Crosstown Cup? "They drink beer in it," Alfonso Soriano said with a laugh. Soriano, a man of refined tastes, said he did not partake. "When we get the real tr...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  4. Maybe Chicago Cubs aren't such a joke

    Jon Greenberg

    The value of the Crosstown Cup? Showing which Chicago team has sunk the furthest.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  5. Young stars driving Cubs' plans

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- After Starlin Castro signed his "young money" deal last year, he went out and bought a $250,000 Rolls-Royce Ghost. Even Alfonso Soriano, who collects luxury automobiles like a beachcomber collects sea shells, told his protege that was ...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  6. Greenberg - Chicago Cubs, Anthony Rizzo each got a good deal with...

    Jon Greenberg

    The Cubs and Anthony Rizzo each got a good deal with their new contract.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2013
  7. Cubs eliminate fees on new mini-plans

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- Fresh off a 101-loss season, the Chicago Cubs are making some big changes. That's right, they're eliminating service charges for new mini-plans. What, you were expecting an Alfonso Soriano trade? A promise of more than 61 wins? I...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  8. One-hundred percent awful

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- After a freefall that lasted the entire season, the Chicago Cubs finally bottomed out with a thud Monday. The 2012 squad became just the third in franchise history to lose at least 100 games and the lemon juice on the open wound was the...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  9. Jon Greenberg - One 100-loss season enough for Theo Epstein's reb...

    Jon Greenberg

    One 100-loss season enough for Theo Epstein's rebuilding Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  10. Change is in the air

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- With the wind swirling at U.S. Cellular Field at 25 mph, with gusts up to 41, Alfonso Soriano stepped out of the visiting dugout before the game and offered his weather report. "What the [bleep]?" said Soriano, who served as designated...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  11. Chicago Cubs offense could get permanent boost soon from Anthony ...

    Jon Greenberg

    Cubs' offense could get permanent boost soon from Anthony Rizzo.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  12. Clubs meet going different directions

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- Alfonso Soriano sat at his Wrigley Field locker before Friday's game against Boston, deftly stabbing at his cuticles with a long, pointed nail file. Sorry, Sori-haters. He didn't draw any blood. Soriano, the public scapegoat of Chic...

    Blog | June 17, 2012
  13. Chicago Cubs, White Sox on different paths to Crosstown Classic

    Jon Greenberg

    Cubs, White Sox ready to collide on opposite paths to Crosstown Classic.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2012
  14. Theo Epstein's Chicago Cubs can't be too patient in their rebuild...

    Jon Greenberg

    Theo Epstein's patient approach to building the Cubs will only go so far.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  15. Hope always strong at Cubs Convention

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- The Big Surprise was ruined when someone spotted Kerry Wood's wife up in the balcony before he was officially announced as "the newest member of the Cubs." It was a fun moment, schmaltzy but enjoyable, when Wood, This Old Cub, appeared ...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  16. Jon Greenberg - Optimism runs wild at Chicago Cubs Convention

    Jon Greenberg

    Optimism runs wild at Cubs Convention, even if it's unwarranted.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012