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  1. Sveum proves knowledgeable about Cubs

    Christina Kahrl

    Friday's exercise at Wrigley Field was the latest bit of culture shock in the Windy City. Introducing Dale Sveum as the new manager of the Chicago Cubs managed to be simultaneously an exercise in curiosity indulged and making as tremendous a first i...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  2. Wild pitches affect NL wild-card race

    Christina Kahrl

    It's days like this that can get you upset with the sheer injustice of it all. Six months, 162 games, and it all might come down to ... a missed pitch or two? Whether you want to blame the pitcher or the catcher or both on a ball that comes loose and...

    Blog | September 25, 2011
  3. NL Central closers: Concern is warranted

    Christina Kahrl

    It's a mantra this time of year: Early-season action can lead to early-season overreactions, producing hastily conjured trends. Consider the lot of NL Central closers after their teams' first series: March 31 Up 6-3, Brewer John Axford blows t...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  4. Matt Garza's wacky double dozen effort

    Christina Kahrl

    Beyond having to see his effort go for naught thanks to Carlos Marmol's blown save, Matt Garza's 12-hit, 12-strikeout game against the Pirates put him in fairly exclusive company historically. As Rob Bradford of Baseball Prospectus notes, such a doub...

    Blog | April 04, 2011