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  1. Soriano returns, still connected to ex-mates

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Barely a week since he was traded away from the Chicago Cubs, new New York Yankees outfielder Alfonso Soriano is finding it hard to sever ties. On his way to U.S. Cellular Field on Monday, Soriano said he was on the phone with Cubs catc...

    Blog | August 05, 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. Calls bring focus back to offense

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs can talk all they want about what was taken away from them in the eighth inning Saturday, the fact is that the discussion continues to revert back to an offense that is anything but opportunistic. Apparent blown calls b...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  4. In Giants, Cubs see latest blueprint

    Doug Padilla

    If a "foundation for sustained success" is what Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein wants to build, he knows where to look for the latest and trendiest model. The San Francisco Giants just won their second World Series title in three seasons and t...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  5. 2012 Cubs recap: Shortstop

    Doug Padilla

    Doug Padilla reviews the Cubs by position this week. Today he focuses on shortstop. CHICAGO -- Starlin Castro got off to a hot start in 2012, got in a little over his head for a stretch and then got paid, officially cementing himself as one of th...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  6. Theo open to Soriano trade

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are willing to explore a trade of Alfonso Soriano this winter, although it won't be at the same bargain-basement deal they would have moved him for last offseason. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  7. Theo Epstein open to Alfonso Soriano trade from Chicago Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago Cubs are willing to explore a trade of Alfonso Soriano this winter, although it won't be at the same bargain-basement price they would have moved him for last offseason.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  8. Cubs say scars will provide inspiration

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The cold-hearted cynic could shrug and say the Chicago Cubs deserved their fate this season. They could point out that a flawed roster and a starting staff that was dismantled by trades and injuries was lucky not to lose more than 101 g...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  9. Soriano open to offseason trade from Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- With the Chicago Cubs' new management going on Year 2 of a rebuilding project next season, Alfonso Soriano said before the final game of the season that his door is open to being traded. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  10. Alfonso Soriano open to trade from Chicago Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    With the Chicago Cubs' new management going on Year 2 of a rebuilding project next season, Alfonso Soriano said before the final game of the season that his door is open to being traded.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  11. Cubs can't hold off century mark

    Doug Padilla

    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 01, 2012
  12. Cubs to set sights on free-agent starters

    Doug Padilla

    DENVER -- Despite projections that have the Chicago Cubs struggling again in 2013, the club is committed to finding starting pitching on the free agent market this offseason. General manager Jed Hoyer was asked what the club plans to do with the s...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  13. Vitters returns as Cubs face Rockies

    Doug Padilla

    Third baseman Josh Vitters is back in the lineup Tuesday as the Chicago Cubs open the final stretch of their schedule with nine games against non contenders. Vitters, Dave Sappelt and Joe Mather were all scheduled to play in the opener of a three-...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  14. Cubs making 2012 miserable on Cards

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Don't try telling the St. Louis Cardinals that the Chicago Cubs have endured one of the worst seasons in their franchise's history. Darwin Barney's game-tying home run in the ninth inning Friday, followed by David DeJesus, game-winning ...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  15. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Cardinals 4

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in 11 innings Friday leaves them needing just four more wins to avoid the 100-loss mark. How it happened: David DeJesus hit a game-ending single in the bottom of the 11th inning...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  16. Soriano sets example with 30/100 season

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - While it has been a Chicago Cubs season to forget, Alfonso Soriano has made sure to show the team's roster full of young players a thing or two to remember. Soriano's fountain-of-youth season hit another milestone Wednesday as the vetera...

    Blog | September 19, 2012