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  1. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 6, Giants 4

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs jumped on the first-place San Francisco Giants early, earning a 6-4 victory Friday in the series opener. How it happened: After scoring nine runs over the final four innings against the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, the C...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  2. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Reds 3

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- A soggy Thursday night that began with a 1-hour, 20-minute rain delay, ended with the Chicago Cubs scoring four runs over the final four innings for a 5-3 come-from-behind victory against the Cincinnati Reds. How it happened: Alfonso So...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  3. Sveum's plan comes through in a pinch

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE -- Despite a bullpen that has yet to gain any traction, manager Dale Sveum still trusted his relievers with the final four innings Sunday. What looked like a questionable move when he pinch hit for Jeff Samardzija in the sixth inning, p...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  4. Final Four set for bunt tournament

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs plan on making the Final Four of their inaugural bunt tournament a festive happening, at least for the players anyway. Manager Dale Sveum, who invented the teaching-aid-turned-competitive affair, said that the s...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  5. Series preview: Royals at White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- As Paul Konerko gets set to play in the final series of his career, anybody wondering what contributions he can give to the offense this weekend is completely missing the point. The upcoming four-game series against the Kansas City Roya...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 1, A's 0

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox earned a 1-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday, winning three of the four games in the final series against an American League West opponent. How it happened: Chris Sale had another dominating start Th...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 7, White Sox 1

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Derek Jeter bid farewell to U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday by helping the New York Yankees to a 7-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox. How it happened: Jeter had four hits, including a stand-up triple, in his final game in Chicago, barr...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  8. Series preview: White Sox at Tigers

    Doug Padilla

    After salvaging the final game of a three-game series at Texas with an offensive eruption, the Chicago White Sox open a four-game series Monday night at Detroit in the first meeting with the division-rival Tigers this season. A lull in offensive p...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Nationals 9, Cubs 2

    Doug Padilla

    WASHINGTON -- The Cubs' 9-2 defeat Thursday closed out a four-game sweep by the Washington Nationals that wasn't close. The Nationals outscored the Cubs 29-9 over the final three games. HOW IT HAPPENED: The Nationals completed the four-game s...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  10. Cubs' rally sends closer's wife into labor

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE - The final numbers from Friday night's five-hour, 13-inning Cubs-Brewers marathon include 21 combined walks, 43 of the 50 players used, four hit batters and one player's wife going into labor. Read the entire story....

    Blog | May 12, 2012
  11. Milwaukee Brewers John Axford said blown save vs. Chicago Cubs se...

    Doug Padilla

    Milwaukee Brewers closer John Axford joked that his blown save against the Chicago Cubs sent his wife into labor.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2012
  12. Garza goes four scoreless in final tuneup

    Doug Padilla

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Matt Garza became the second Chicago Cubs starting pitcher to complete his spring training workload when he pitched in a minor-league game Sunday. Garza went four innings in his final tuneup, throwing 51 pitches. He added a handful...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  13. Ozzie pulls plug on White Sox-O's tension

    Doug Padilla

    BALTIMORE - So much for that that potential tension that would have spiced up the final game of the four-game series between the White Sox and Baltimore Orioles. A story in Thursday's Baltimore Sun seemed to suggest that manager Ozzie Guillen and ...

    Blog | August 11, 2011