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  1. Rick Renteria exudes optimism about managing Chicago Cubs

    Jon Greenberg

    New Cubs skipper Rick Renteria exudes a clear sense of optimism when it comes to the team's future, writes Jon Greenberg.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  2. As Chicago Cubs look to upgrade from Dale Sveum, they also need t...

    Jon Greenberg

    As the Cubs look to upgrade from Dale Sveum, they also need to upgrade their lineup.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  3. Cubs job would be a big risk for Girardi

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- With manager Dale Sveum's firing official after two years and 197 losses, the Chicago Cubs are on the lookout for a new skipper to command a sinking ship. Who doesn't want to lose 90-plus games in Cubby blue while answering questions a...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  4. Facing up to their future

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- On Tuesday night, Starlin Castro hit perhaps the nadir of his season. He hit eighth. Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum penciled him into the penultimate spot in the lineup. If Travis Wood were pitching, Castro might've been ninth. M...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  5. Young Chicago Cubs stars struggling along with team

    Jon Greenberg

    Young Cubs stars Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo are struggling along with the team this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  6. Sveum: Pirates' success starts with pen

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum played for the last Pittsburgh Pirates team that really contended for the playoffs, the 1997 "Freak Show" team that finished 79-83, but just five games back of the Houston Astros in the National League Centra...

    Blog | July 07, 2013
  7. Jon Greenberg - Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox not exactly thriv...

    Jon Greenberg

    The Cubs and White Sox aren't exactly thriving heading into Chicago's Crosstown series.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2013
  8. One-hundred percent awful

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- After a freefall that lasted the entire season, the Chicago Cubs finally bottomed out with a thud Monday. The 2012 squad became just the third in franchise history to lose at least 100 games and the lemon juice on the open wound was the...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  9. 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
  10. Clubs meet going different directions

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- Alfonso Soriano sat at his Wrigley Field locker before Friday's game against Boston, deftly stabbing at his cuticles with a long, pointed nail file. Sorry, Sori-haters. He didn't draw any blood. Soriano, the public scapegoat of Chic...

    Blog | June 17, 2012
  11. Winning not in Cubs' plans for 2012

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- Dale Sveum took another step in his evolution as Chicago Cubs manager Friday. He did his first pre-game chat about a Kerry Wood move to the disabled list. Enjoy it Dale, you never know when this day will come again. For the 16th tim...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  12. Winning doesn't concern Chicago Cubs in 2012

    Jon Greenberg

    The Cubs look like a team to be reckoned with -- in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  13. Old-style manager perfect fit for Cubs

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- As Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Dale Sveum made their way down I-94 on Thursday, it marked a life-changing event for Sveum, who spent perhaps the most meaningful years of his professional life in the Milwaukee Brewers organization. So, t...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  14. Dale Sveum's no-nonsense approach exactly what Chicago Cubs need

    Jon Greenberg

    Dale Sveum's no-nonsense approach is exactly what the Cubs need.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  15. Grabow might owe career to Sveum

    Jon Greenberg

    When Dale Sveum got his first managing job with the Altoona Curve, the Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, he was in his late 30s, just a few years into retirement from playing in the majors. He spent most of his time working with the hi...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  16. Cubs go for more than a name

    Jon Greenberg

    It's been tough, but I'm working to get over my distrust of management in, and around, the city of Chicago. I've got a 12-step thing going on. Right now, I'm on Step 9: Get excited about Dale Sveum. See, I'm a positive guy at heart. I want to b...

    Blog | November 17, 2011