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  1. Slumping young Cubs 'learning a lesson'

    Jesse Rogers

    It lasted almost three and a half minutes -- nearly uninterrupted. Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria spoke to reporters in Toronto at length about his team's 9-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night, their fifth defeat in a row. "That's...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  2. Lessons learned from 50 years of MLB drafts - ESPN The Magazine

    Ken Woolums

    In ESPN The Magazine, Ken Woolums writes that the 50th MLB draft offers us the chance to take a look at half a century of lessons learned. Or in the Cubs' case, lessons not learned.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  3. Wrigley Scoreboard 1, Opponents 0

    Doug Padilla

    The main lesson revealed Wednesday is that you don't mess with the iconic Wrigley Field scoreboard. A controversy that mushroomed Tuesday when it was suggested the hand-operated scoreboard could be razed in favor of a new money-making video board,...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  4. LaTroy Hawkins and Jason Isringhausen have two careers' worth of ...

    Mark Saxon

    Angels hope two savvy veterans can steady a shaky 'pen.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  5. Castro maintains his innocence

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro maintained his innocence in the face of a sexual assault complaint, saying Friday the entire incident has taught him a valuable lesson. Read the entire story....

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  6. Chicago Cubs' Starlin Castro says he's innocent of sex assault

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro maintained his innocence in the face of a sexual assault complaint, saying Friday the entire incident has taught him a valuable lesson.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  7. Like Jose Bautista, Matt Kemp could be affected by not playing fo...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the AL MVP vote proved voters consider playing for a winning team to be a big part of the "most valuable" argument. Matt Kemp may not be able to overcome this in the NL MVP voting. Plus, the latest MLB hot stove news.

    Blog | Conversation | November 22, 2011
  8. Quade confident Castro learned lesson

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade on Friday was ready to move on from discussing the popup lost in the sun by shortstop Starlin Castro on Wednesday. Quade spoke with Castro and second baseman Darwin Barney after Wednesday's 9-1 loss to the Philadelp...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  9. MLB: Lessons from Dustin Ackley, Domonic Brown and other top mino...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein looks at 10 key minor leaguers who were recently promoted -- including Dustin Ackley, Domonic Brown, Eric Hosmer and Josh Vitters -- and what those promotions have taught us so far.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2010
  10. MLB -- Buster Olney: Miguel Cabrera is a good cautionary and succ...

    Buster Olney

    We are right to be caught up in the pull of Jason Heyward, but six years ago, there was a 20-year-old with the same auspicious start. Miguel Cabrera is still just 26, but offers a good lesson for the young Heyward on success, and hopefully, redemption.

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2010
  11. Buster Olney blog -- MLB -- Clayton Kershaw's talent can overwhel...

    Buster Olney

    Clayton Kershaw is a maddening combination of exceptional talent and high pitch counts -- but if he can zero in against the Phillies and harness his gift, it will be a boon to the Dodgers' chances, Buster Olney writes.

    Blog | Conversation | October 14, 2009
  12. Buster Olney Blog -- MLB -- The Florida Marlins get more out of t...

    Buster Olney

    The Marlins use their minor league system not just as a proving ground for kids, but also as a tuneup stage for their struggling stars, and it pays dividends, Buster Olney writes. Plus, a big change in Philly and an auspicious Giants debut.

    Blog | Conversation | September 09, 2009
  13. MLB Draft Live Blog: What did we learn from the first round?

    Jason Churchill and Keith Law

    Here are the first observations from Keith Law and Jason Churchill regarding the first round of the 2009 MLB draft.

    Blog | Conversation | June 09, 2009
  14. Pujols steal key to Cardinals victory over Cubs

    Albert Pujols used his legs rather than his big bat to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs, stealing second after a base hit and scoring the go-ahead run in the eighth inning for a 4-3 victory Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 24, 2009
  15. Geography lesson: Breaking down the bias in ESPN's coverage

    Le Anne Schreiber

    In investigating allegations of East Coast bias at ESPN, the ombudsman concludes that, if there is collusion across platforms and programs, it is in the creation and promotion of superstars with the potential for crossover appeal among all fans.

    Story | August 13, 2008
  16. Dempster fans 12 as Cubs roll past Maddux, Padres

    Ryan Dempster struck out a career-high 12 and hit an RBI single against Greg Maddux during a four-run fifth inning, leading the Cubs over the punchless Padres 4-0.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 15, 2008