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  1. Maddux starts at head of Hall rotation

    Doug Padilla

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Just like he carved up opponents from 60 feet, 6 inches away, Greg Maddux moved through his Hall of Fame speech Sunday with deft precision. There was family to thank, teammates and coaches he appreciated and a few people who w...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  2. Maddux's edge takes him to Cooperstown

    Doug Padilla

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Greg Maddux didn't use a blazing fastball to have one of the best pitching careers in major league history, yet he was intimidating nonetheless. He crafted 355 victories over a storied 23-year career that at its peak earned hi...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  3. Cubs showing a youthful exuberance

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Finally home after a road trip that would shake even the most confident player to his core, the Chicago Cubs insist they still have plenty of fight left inside them. Five days into an 11-day journey that ended Thursday, the Cubs saw pit...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Braves 4

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs started their final series before the all-star break Friday with a 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves. How it happened: Justin Ruggiano's single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Arismendy Alcantara to give the ...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  5. Ricketts on Wrigley: Time to move forward

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - One day after the Chicago Cubs received approval for their revised plans to renovate Wrigley Field, chairman Tom Ricketts described an upbeat feeling at the corner of Clark and Addison streets. "Obviously, it's very important for us to g...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  6. All-Star Rizzo now leading way for Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- That on-field dust-up the Chicago Cubs had with the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday was all part of Anthony Rizzo's master plan to get to the All-Star Game. "You know, I knew there was 30 minutes left in the Final Vote, and I didn't hit a h...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  7. Cubs welcome back Barney, recall Rosscup

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs made a pair of roster moves Friday, reinstating Darwin Barney from the paternity list and calling up left-hander Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa. To make room for both players, right-handed pitchers Kyle Hendricks and Bla...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  8. Sveum: Wouldn't have changed a thing

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Former Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum had nothing bad to say Friday about his time on the North Side, but did suggest that his candor wasn't always appreciated. Back in Chicago this weekend as the hitting coach for the Kansas City Royal...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  9. Rondon states his case on mound

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The door is now wide open for Hector Rondon to prove he can be the Chicago Cubs' closer moving forward. Firing nothing but fastballs that ranged from 96-98 mph, Rondon held off the Milwaukee Brewers for the second consecutive day to fin...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Brewers 2

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs posted just their second series win of the season with a 4-2 victory Sunday over the Milwaukee Brewers. How it happened: Welington Castillo and Mike Olt hit home runs to provide the Cubs' offense in the victory. Travis ...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  11. Rizzo learning to conquer his fears

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- We all must overcome our fears and it has been no different for Anthony Rizzo in his quest to become a more complete power hitter. It has taken a while, but as Rizzo has learned to not worry about the potential of looking bad on a two-s...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  12. Ankle pain moves Jose Abreu to DH spot

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox rookie Jose Abreu was moved to the designated-hitter role Friday as a precaution for his sore left ankle. Abreu looked hobbled in Thursday's game against the Chicago Cubs but played first base until he was removed for ...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  13. Extra bases: Reed returns to face old mates

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- It wasn't that long ago when the Chicago White Sox bullpen was sorely missing Addison Reed. That lament isn't being expressed as much these days, although Thursday's rocky 12-5 defeat to the Chicago Cubs was another reminder of what the...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  14. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 12, White Sox 5

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox couldn't close out the season sweep against the Chicago Cubs, falling 12-5 in the final game between the teams this season. How it happened: Scott Carroll was unable to match the success of his first two starts, gi...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  15. Extra Bases: New faces, same Sox offense

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox are getting offense from all corners of the roster, using an entirely new look now to deliver a familiar refrain. Gordon Beckham led off for the first time Wednesday against the Chicago Cubs, Alejandro De Aza batt...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  16. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 8, Cubs 3

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox captured the season series against the Chicago Cubs with an 8-3 victory Wednesday, their third consecutive over their crosstown rivals. How it happened: Gordon Beckham hit a home run for the second consecutive nig...

    Blog | May 07, 2014