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  1. Road still winding for Javier Baez

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- One day after Chicago Cubs top prospect Javier Baez hit a home run on his first Double-A swing, the moment was still a topic of conversation at Wrigley Field. Manager Dale Sveum, though, was keeping it all in perspective, saying he had ...

    Blog | July 07, 2013
  2. Sveum gives nod to expanded replay

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- By all accounts, Dale Sveum seems to be a baseball purist, although the Chicago Cubs manager is also a huge fan of the NFL and it puts him in a quandary when it comes to replay. One day after two umpire calls went against the Cubs in th...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  3. Navarro-Garza pairing is no sure thing

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Despite the obvious advantages of continuing to use Dioner Navarro as the catcher in games pitched by Matt Garza, manager Dale Sveum won't commit to the pairing moving forward. Garza has been downright dominating in his past two starts,...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  4. Stock on rise for Cubs starter Matt Garza

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Trade rumors surrounding Matt Garza will only grow now that the Chicago Cubs right-hander has been dominating for two consecutive outings. How will Garza handle the chatter moving forward? "I'm looking forward to the next five days,"...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  5. Approach at plate has Sveum alarmed

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum altered the lineup a bit Friday, but what he really wants is an altered approach at the plate. With the Cubs mired in an offensive funk, Sveum was hoping that his lineup specific for left-handed opposing s...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  6. Theo: Roster to blame, not Sveum

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- With criticism of Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum growing, team president of baseball operations Theo Epstein moved Thursday to blame a flawed roster, and not the guy who fills out the lineup card, for the club's current struggles. Read...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  7. Theo Epstein of Chicago Cubs blames roster, not Dale Sveum for lo...

    Doug Padilla

    With criticism of Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum growing, team president of baseball operations Theo Epstein moved Thursday to blame a flawed roster, and not the guy who fills out the lineup card, for the club's current struggles.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  8. Cubs, Sox turn out to support Blackhawks

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The White Sox and Cubs were back to being enemies a day after uniting in support of the Blackhawks. Many players from both sides, as well as both managers, were in attendance at the United Center on Wednesday night as the Blackhawks eli...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  9. Stewart not a threat for Cubs duo

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- A day after Ian Stewart was optioned to Triple-A Iowa, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum made it clear that Cody Ransom and Luis Valbuena do not need to be looking over their shoulders. "(Stewart) is down there as a Triple-A player now," ...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  10. 2012 Cubs recap: Manager/Coaches

    Doug Padilla

    Doug Padilla reviews the Cubs by position. Today he focuses on the manager and coaches. CHICAGO -- First-year Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum says he prides himself on his patience. It will be interesting to see if he has any remaining heading int...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  11. Chicago Cubs won't bring back 3B/infield coach Pat Listach

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago Cubs third-base and infield coach Pat Listach was informed he won't be back next year.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  12. Revived Castro will play in all 162

    Doug Padilla

    CHCIAGO -- Chicago Cubs first-year manager Dale Sveum might have been hardest on Starlin Castro this season, but he also showed him the utmost respect. Although Sveum didn't exactly come out and say it, he suggested that Castro will end up playing...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  13. Cubs running into outs, more spring drills

    Doug Padilla

    DENVER -- The Chicago Cubs are showing that even the most obvious scenarios on a baseball field can't be taken for granted. That's why days at spring training will get a little longer as manager Dale Sveum plans on adding some new base-running dri...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  14. No rest for Barney as record approaches

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The greatest compliment Darwin Barney could receive for his new fitness regimen is that manager Dale Sveum doesn't plan on getting him any rest over the final two weeks. So while other Cubs regulars will give way to bench players starti...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  15. Baker showing stresses of manager grind

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The hospitalization of Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker in Chicago this week highlights the unseen physical demands of major league managers. Baker, 63, made it to his 3,000th career game as manager on Tuesday night, but before his 3,...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  16. Sveum laments latest Cubs 'brain farts'

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Have the Chicago Cubs recent mental gaffes become a reflection of the coaching staff? Manager Dale Sveum took the question in stride Thursday saying that he's fine with taking the heat for some things, but what he has witnessed lately ha...

    Blog | September 20, 2012