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  1. LaHair chose Cubs chance over Japan

    Bruce Levine

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Bryan LaHair's long road to Tuesday's All-Star Game would have taken a detour East if not for an intervention by Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein last winter. "I was on my way to play in Japan this year," said LaHair, who wi...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  2. NL teammates happy for LaHair

    Bruce Levine

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The rags-to-riches story of a ball player who spends a lifetime in the minors and other obscure baseball outposts before making it to the major leagues has already been the subject of numerous books and movies. The Chicago Cubs ha...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  3. Timing, roster space key to Rizzo's debut

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The eventual promotion of first baseman Anthony Rizzo, the Chicago Cubs' top prospect, to the major league club will be predicated by time and space. The right time can be at whatever point the Cubs' organization feels Rizzo has lear...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  4. Could Rizzo promotion displace LaHair?

    Bruce Levine

    The harsh reality of Anthony Rizzo's inevitable ascension to the major leagues dictates that baseball vagabond Bryan LaHair will be faced with changing positions or teams one more time. The 29-year-old first baseman knows that at the very least h...

    Blog | May 20, 2012
  5. LaHair's coaxed walk set table for winner

    Bruce Levine

    Bryan LaHair has had some big hits during his long professional career. However, his 12-pitch walk to begin the Chicago Cubs' come-from-behind 3-2 ninth-inning win over the St. Louis Cardinals may be the team's most important at-bat thus far this sea...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  6. Cubs, Volstad continue skidding

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Moving from the Miami Marlins to the Chicago Cubs has not changed Chris Volstad's luck. The right-hander was the losing pitcher in the Cubs' sixth straight defeat -- a 9-4 blowout -- on Friday against Cincinnati. Going back to July 10, ...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  7. Cubs lineup: Clevenger to make MLB debut

    Bruce Levine

    SAN DIEGO -- Catcher Steve Clevenger will make his Major League debut for the Chicago Cubs on Monday night against the San Diego Padres. The lineup: Tony Campana -- CF Darwin Barney -- 2B Starlin Castro -- SS Carlos Pena -- 1B Bryan LaHair -- ...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  8. Friday's lineup: Cubs vs. Cardinals

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez sits for a second straight day as the Cubs face St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter with this lineup: Starlin Castro, SS Darwin Barney, 2B Bryan LaHair, RF Carlos Pena, 1B Alfonso Soriano, LF ...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  9. Sources: Japanese clubs like LaHair

    Bruce Levine

    CINCINNATI - Will the next destination for Chicago Cubs' late bloomer Bryan LaHair be Japan? According to scouting sources, numerous Japanese teams have been scouting and are prepared to make offers to LaHair, if he becomes a free agent following ...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  10. Is Jackson ready for major experience?

    Bruce Levine

    Pacific Coast League MVP Bryan LaHair was the first call-up from the Chicago Cubs' minor league system as the period for roster expansion began on Sept. 1. Any player on the team's 40-man roster is eligible for a September callup. In the case of L...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  11. Cubs add seven players to spring training

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have invited these non-roster players to major league spring training camp in February: infielders Bryan LaHair, Bobby Scales and Scott Moore, outfielders Brad Snyder and Jim Adduci, right-handed pitcher Angel Guzman and l...

    Blog | December 15, 2010