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  1. If pitchers are gone, Conforto could be pick

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Michael Conforto is a popular pick for the Cubs in Thursday's draft with two mock drafts -- and -- predicting the Oregon State outfielder will be selected by Chicago with the fourth overall pick. "His work ethic is off ...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 2, Cubs 0 (Gm. 2)

    Jesse Rogers

    NEW YORK -- The Chicago Cubs dropped Game 2 of their doubleheader to the New York Yankees 2-0. Here's a quick look: How it Happened: The Yankees scored single runs in the fourth and fifth innings while starter Michael Pineda pitched six scoreless ...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  3. Cubs weigh in on possibility of a gay teammate

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Michael Sam is preparing to become the first openly gay athlete in the NFL and Jason Collins became the first openly gay active NBA player Sunday by taking the floor for the Brooklyn Nets, but Major League Baseball has yet to employ an...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  4. Cubs recall Lim, designate Bowden

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs selected the contract of right-handed, Korean reliever Chang-Yong Lim from Triple-A Iowa while designating Michael Bowden for assignment, the team announced on Wednesday. Lim, 37, signed a two-year contract last winter ...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  5. Camp, bullpen melt down again

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- Somewhere Chicago Cubs reliever Michael Bowden must be shaking his head. Bowden was designated for assignment -- to make room for the return of Matt Garza -- on the same day current reliever Shawn Camp gave up a grand slam to pinch hitt...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  6. Matt Garza of Chicago Cubs activated from disabled list

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs activated pitcher Matt Garza from the disabled list, and he made his season debut Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013
  7. Round 2: The drama is just beginning

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild didn't provide enough storylines for you in the opening round of the playoffs, don't worry, Round 2 will have plenty. The Hawks don't know yet whether they'll be playing the San Jose Sharks or D...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  8. Bowden latest Cubs reliever to blow it

    Jesse Rogers

    CINCINNATI -- Michael Bowden became the fifth different pitcher to blow a save for the Chicago Cubs in their 5-4, 13-inning loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Monday -- and this one happened in dramatic fashion. "The whole team battled for 13 innings ...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  9. Rapid Reaction: Reds 5, Cubs 4

    Jesse Rogers

    CINCINNATI - Here's a quick look at the Cincinnati Reds' 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs in extra innings on Monday night at Great American Ball Park. How it happened: Luis Valbuena homered in the top of the 13th inning to break a 2-2 tie aft...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  10. Pressure eases for Cubs' remaining Brenly

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- At 26, Chicago Cubs catcher Michael Brenly is still a year younger than his famous father was when he was a rookie in the major leagues. Michael Brenly has bounced around the Cubs minor leagues trying to find his way in the game, a...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  11. Cubs had shown interest in Bourn

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, AZ. - Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer admitted Saturday the team was interested in now- Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Bourn before he signed last Monday. "There was dialogue with (agent) Scott Boras," Hoyer told Talking Basebal...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  12. Few Hawks in hurry to sign overseas deal

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- As the NHL lockout continues into its second week more players have continued the exodus overseas, but Chicago Blackhawks have been slow to sign elsewhere. Only Michael Frolik has inked a deal (Chomutov of the Czech Extraliga League) while...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  13. Bettman's position hard to comprehend

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- On the eve of what should be the opening to another Chicago Blackhawks training camp, the team is scattered. Some are in Chicago working out under the direction of their captain, while others are at home in Canada or overseas waiting for w...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  14. Jesse Rogers' interactive Chicago Blackhawks report card, 2012

    Jesse Rogers

    Final grades for each Blackhawks player.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  15. Who's to blame, Quenneville or Bowman?

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Anytime a team underachieves as the Chicago Blackhawks did this season, the blame game undoubtedly gets played. And for the Hawks, plenty can be assigned to the players. But what about the men in charge? There will be an offseason-...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  16. Flurry of shots does job for Hawks

    Jesse Rogers

    A travel day for both teams on Sunday gives us a chance to look at the good, the bad and one surprise of the Chicago Blackhawks' thrilling 2-1 overtime win over the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 5 on Saturday. The Hawks now trail the Western Conference qua...

    Blog | April 22, 2012