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  1. Santo earned baseball's top honor

    Melissa Isaacson

    CHICAGO --Glenn Beckert was in his second season with the Cubs and on a road trip in San Francisco in the spring of 1966, when he woke up a little earlier than usual and discovered his roommate giving himself an injection. "He was hitting .365 an...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  2. As his enshrinement approaches, former teammates and opponents re...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Ron Santo was an all-time great at third long before the Hall made it official.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  3. Chicago White Sox starter Gavin Floyd finds form to defeat the Ch...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Gavin Floyd's mastery of the Cubs bodes well for the Sox moving forward.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2012
  4. Cubs' future seems so far away

    Melissa Isaacson

    CHICAGO -- It was another typical 2012 Wrigley Field crowd Sunday and a typical Chicago Cubs effort -- decent but with conspicuous bare patches. While the Chicago White Sox headed south with some momentum following their three-game sweep in the fi...

    Blog | May 20, 2012
  5. Chicago Cubs look like they're in for a long season after sweep b...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The Cubs look like they're in for a long season after a sweep by the White Sox.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2012
  6. Matt Garza put the Cubs in a position to win, then the bullpen im...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Matt Garza's first start of the season ended in disappointment.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2012
  7. Chicago baseball just might be fun in '12

    Melissa Isaacson

    CHICAGO -- Chicago's respective baseball seasons don't have to be dreary. Fascinating might be a stretch but interesting is a definite possibility. April promises to be compelling merely for curiosity sake. Can the Cubs or White Sox stay competiti...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  8. Chicago baseball might even be fun in 2012

    Melissa Isaacson

    Wins will be hard to come by on both sides of town, but there's plenty to enjoy.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  9. Anthony Rizzo can handle adversity

    Melissa Isaacson

    CHICAGO -- In the future-value-over-past-performance philosophy of Theo Epstein, Anthony Rizzo would seem to fit the mold perfectly. At 22, the future is as vast and as promising as it can be for a kid who went 3-for-7 in his first three big-leagu...

    Blog | January 14, 2012
  10. Isaacson - New Chicago Cub Anthony Rizzo equipped to handle adver...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Anthony Rizzo equipped to handle any adversity that being a Cub can bring.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2012
  11. Timing isn't everything for Santo honor

    Melissa Isaacson

    That there are Chicago Cubs Fans Monday who were furious and heartbroken over the news that Ron Santo was voted into the Hall of Fame posthumously, only underscores the Santo phenomenon. And he is a phenomenon, both in life and death. The Santo...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  12. Ron Santo phenomenon lands in Baseball Hall of Fame

    Melissa Isaacson

    Ron Santo landing in Cooperstown is the most important thing, not the timing.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2011
  13. Cubs have 'unflappable' new leader

    Melissa Isaacson

    CHICAGO -- No need to worry about the new Chicago Cubs manager being tough enough. And that's not even a reference to the bone sticking out of his leg after his left fielder collided with him as they were going for a fly ball that day in 1988, for...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  14. Dale Sveum's toughness is a good match with Chicago Cubs

    Melissa Isaacson

    Dale Sveum's toughness is a good match for the Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  15. Hoyer took unique path to Cubs GM

    Melissa Isaacson

    CHICAGO -- He was a bullet point in weeks of Theo Epstein stories; his hiring part of a dual-release issued on a Wednesday night after the 6 p.m. news and during a back-to-back rerun of "Glee." The new general manager of the Cubs? The guy technic...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  16. Jed Hoyer's path to Chicago Cubs general manager swift and unconv...

    Melissa Isaacson

    There's a lot more to new Cubs GM Jed Hoyer than statistical analysis.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2011