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  1. Cubs rally past Giants on Brandon Belt's 9th-inning error

    Julio Borbon and Junior Lake scored on an error by San Francisco first baseman Brandon Belt in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 3-2 win over the Giants on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  2. Yankees close to deal for Soriano

    Andrew Marchand

    Sveum was told an hour ago to pull Soriano from lineup because deal is close . That was at 3:45 PST- Bruce Levine (@ESPNBruceLevine) July 25, 2013 Cubs manager Dale Sveum told reporters that the team is close to trading Alfonso Soriano. Soriano,...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  3. Soriano, Cubs staying hot

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum came up with a proper headline for Tuesday night's win over the Los Angeles Angels. "The Sori show continues," Sveum said, describing Alfonso Soriano's current hot streak. Soriano hit two home runs off ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  4. Sveum gives Soriano a rest vs. Arroyo

    Mark Schmetzer

    CINCINNATI -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum was looking for a chance to give Alfonso Soriano a day off. With Bronson Arroyo scheduled to start for the Cincinnati Reds in the first game of their three-game series against Chicago at Great American Ba...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  5. Lineup: Soriano sits, Valbuena moves up

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum has moved third baseman Luis Valbuena up in the order as he will bat third against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday while left fielder Alfonso Soriano is being given the day off. "When Sori isn't in the...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Cubs sneak in a day off for Soriano

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE -- Alfonso Soriano has been as durable as ever and Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum wants it to stay that way. Sveum gave his veteran left fielder a rare day off leading into Thursday's off day. When the Cubs begin a homestand Friday agai...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  8. Castro hears it from both Sveum, Soriano

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum sat down shortstop Starlin Castro for a lengthy heart-to-heart discussion Saturday, but Alfonso Soriano didn't wait that long. After a rough game Friday when Castro made a fielding error on a slow roller ...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  9. Cubs could use DH spark from Soriano

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Not that there was ever much doubt, but Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum confirmed Sunday that Alfonso Soriano will be the club's designated hitter for the three-game series against the White Sox this week. The only other time the Cubs u...

    Blog | June 17, 2012
  10. Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum plans to make lineup changes

    Doug Padilla

    Cubs manager Dale Sveum plans to make lineup changes.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2012
  11. Cubs' lack of power is confusing for all

    Doug Padilla

    CINCINNATI -- At first manager Dale Sveum was confused regarding an inquiry about the Chicago Cubs' lack of power. Told that Alfonso Soriano believes the power will come as the calendar turns, Sveum paused. "Calendar?" he said. Told that it ...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  12. Soriano not ready to take break yet

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum gave Alfonso Soriano the option of taking Wednesday's afternoon game off, but Soriano wasn't interested. "I talked to him about it, and he said his legs are feeling great," Sveum said of the 36-year-old S...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  13. 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
  14. Sveum says DeJesus will be leadoff hitter

    Doug Padilla

    PHOENIX -- New manager Dale Sveum has decided to stop teasing Chicago Cubs fans, confirming Saturday that he doesn't intend to use Alfonso Soriano in the leadoff spot this season. Sveum made waves earlier in the spring when he said Soriano was bei...

    Blog | March 10, 2012
  15. Cubs 11, Rockies 4

    Cubs 11, Rockies 4

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  16. Soriano hitting leadoff to get quick at-bats

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- No Chicago Cubs fans, new manager Dale Sveum isn't trying to torture you with his decision to use Alfonso Soriano in the leadoff spot this spring. Sveum revealed the method to his madness before Sunday's Cactus League opener, a game...

    Blog | March 04, 2012