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  1. Manny and Rickey are kindred spirits

    Matt Meyers

    Say what you want about Manny Ramirez -- and over the years, fans and writers have said a lot -- but the guy clearly loves baseball. The latest evidence? Agreeing to be a player-coach for the Chicago Cubs at Triple-A Iowa even though team presiden...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  2. Renteria: 'There have been worse starts'

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE -- Someday the Chicago Cubs would love to ride the sort of wave the Milwaukee Brewers are on during this first month of the 2014 baseball season. Who ever thought that statement would be made regarding a team that finished nearly as...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  3. Chase Utley powers Phillies by Cubs in Wrigley Field opener

    Utley leads Phillies past Cubs in Wrigley opener

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  4. The 30 Linchpin Players of 2014

    Buster Olney

    The Cardinals would love for a strong season from Matt Adams, but you know what? If he requires more time to settle in as a regular, they've got enough other parts to win without a big contribution from the first baseman. The same could be said for R...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  5. Ten pressing questions for Red Sox

    Tony Lee, Special to

    BOSTON -- In the wake of their third World Series triumph in 10 years, Red Sox players have expressed deep admiration for one another. As much as any team in recent memory, this was a united crew. To a man, they would love to keep it together. Yet...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  6. A.J. Burnett shuts down Cubs as Pirates cruise

    A.J. Burnett pitched into the ninth inning and Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin homered to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-2 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 08, 2013
  7. Bullpens: Recycled closers on the radar

    Eric Karabell

    Major league managers sure seem to love their closers being old and experienced as opposed to being young and, well, good. The past few weeks is a clear reminder of this, with recycled closers again being all the rage. A few weeks ago, the Detroit T...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  8. Sadly, Jose Valverde, Francisco Rodriguez, Kevin Gregg back on th...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell attempts to sort out the messy closer situations in Detroit, Milwaukee and the north side of Chicago and passes along other fantasy-relevant bullpen notes.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  9. Wrigley's ivy is choking the life out of the field

    Rick Reilly

    Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts is all tied up by the traditions that make Wrigley no longer great, Rick Reilly writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  10. New Cub ready to dream big

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- During his brief tenure with the White Sox, Edwin Jackson came to love Chicago's restaurants and "nice scenery." Most importantly, his wife loved the city. "'Happy wife, happy life'" is a true statement," he said Friday night at the ope...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  11. Edwin Jackson latest Chicago Cub to dream big at annual conventio...

    Jon Greenberg

    Edwin Jackson is the latest Chicago Cub to dream big at the team's annual convention.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2013
  12. Jackson to play as Cubs rework approach

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Brett Jackson was looking at the bright side of his Wrigley Field debut Thursday, but knows there is work to do before cementing a love affair between him and the Chicago Cubs fans. After getting called up over the weekend and making hi...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  13. Podcast: Rizzo loves hitting behind Castro

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs rookie Anthony Rizzo joined "The Carmen, Jurko & Harry Show" and said he loves hitting behind Starlin Castro. "He's always on base," Rizzo said. "He's a great player. He's a great athlete, and I mean just watching him swing in the cage, ...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  14. Justin Morneau of Minnesota Twins, Dexter Fowler of Colorado Rock...

    Mike Sheets

    Mike Sheets offers lineup suggestions for Week 9 of Baseball Challenge.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2012
  15. John Danks quiets Cubs as White Sox roll to victory

    John Danks pitched shutout ball into the seventh for his first win in nearly a month and Dayan Viciedo, A.J. Pierzynski and Adam Dunn homered as the Chicago White Sox beat the Cubs 7-4 on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 19, 2012
  16. 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