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  1. Lou Piniella was born into baseball

    Melissa Isaacson

    CHICAGO -- In the winter, they'd sit at the kitchen table drinking coffee and talking baseball. "Lou," Margaret Piniella would question impatiently, "why don't you have this guy bunt?" "Mom," he would reply patiently, "this guy makes $8 million...

    Blog | August 22, 2010
  2. Lou Piniella will deeply miss baseball, but leaving Chicago Cubs ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    For Lou Piniella, leaving baseball to care for his mother was the only call.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2010
  3. Ryne Sandberg has endeared himself to Chicago Cubs fans over the ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Cubs fans love Ryno the player, how about Ryno the manager?

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2010
  4. New York Yankees George Steinbrenner and Chicago Cubs manager Lou...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Lou Piniella had a special relationship with the Yankees' Boss.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2010
  5. Lou had a way with his Boss

    Melissa Isaacson

    They all said he loved Lou best. And if not best, then surely in a way that George Steinbrenner never felt about any of his other managers or players. Maybe it was Tampa or the racetrack, two of the many common bonds between Lou Piniella and the Y...

    Blog | July 13, 2010
  6. Chaos to champs can happen

    Melissa Isaacson

    CHICAGO -- It's sort of funny that during the Cubs' team meeting Saturday, manager Lou Piniella used his 1978 Yankees team as an example of a club climbing back from a seemingly insurmountable hole. His point was that New York trailed Boston by 14...

    Blog | June 27, 2010
  7. Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella used the tale of the 1978 Yanke...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Lou Piniella told the tale of the 1978 Yankees to try and fire up his team.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  8. Milton Bradley returns to Chicago with the Seattle Mariners

    Melissa Isaacson

    As Milton Bradley returns to Chicago as a Mariner, signs of change are few.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2010
  9. Melissa Isaacson: Carlos Zambrano imploded but spared us from ano...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Carlos Zambrano imploded but spared us from another tantrum.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2010
  10. Piniella sends good-luck note to Butler coach

    Melissa Isaacson

    ATLANTA -- Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella will be watching Monday night's NCAA national championship game, and said he sent Butler coach Brad Stevens good luck wishes against Duke. "I sent him a little note wishing him well," Piniella said. "I ...

    Blog | April 05, 2010
  11. Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella sent Butler coach Brad Stevens ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella sent Butler coach Brad Stevens a good-luck note.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2010
  12. Piniella pregame talk: 'Practice is over'

    Melissa Isaacson

    ATLANTA - Lou Piniella's pep talk before the Chicago Cubs' season opener against the Atlanta Braves Monday, was brief and to the point. "A little message," Piniella said. "Practice is over, this starts for real now. I told them basically they had ...

    Blog | April 05, 2010
  13. Lou Piniella pregame talk to Chicago Cubs: 'Practice is over'

    Melissa Isaacson

    Lou Piniella's pregame speech to the Cubs: 'Practice is over.'

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2010
  14. Chicago Cubs LHP Sean Marshall accepts reliever role but wants to...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Cubs pitcher Sean Marshall accepts his relief role but wants to be a starter.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2010
  15. Piniella managing just fine

    Melissa Isaacson

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Lou Piniella stood down the third-base line on still another perfect Arizona morning this week, a bat in his hand and no more than the usual worries for a Cubs manager. Ted Lilly's shoulder, his No. 5 spot in the starting rotati...

    Blog | March 22, 2010
  16. Melissa Isaacson: Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella balances simp...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Entering his 46th year in pro baseball, Lou Piniella knows his place in the dugout.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2010