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  1. Cubs' Rizzo manages to avoid labels

    Doug Padilla

    ATLANTA - There have been plenty of attempts of late to pin some sort of nickname on Anthony Rizzo, to which the power-hitting young phenom says "good luck." Replacing "Riz" with any phrase that contains "Wiz" has been popular. And don't even star...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  2. Cubs learn nice lesson about sub combo

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Get your nicknames in now Cubs fans, Reed Johnson and Joe Mather are going to need a witty moniker if they are going to continue to deliver off the bench like this. Bench Mob has been used. Super Subs lacks pizzaz. Substitute Teachers - ...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  3. Fishy times again for Sox in Minnesota

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen has a new nickname for these no-name Minnesota Twins who have started to perform like their predecessors. "These are the little sardinas here; they are [expletive] sardines," said Guillen, who...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  4. Ramirez, Sox finalize $32.5 million deal

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The White Sox's Alexei Ramirez has long held the nickname "Pirineo" or "Little Kid." These days, the slender shortstop, who was always one of the youngest players in his youth baseball leagues, is all grown up. His success during his...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  5. Alexei Ramirez, Chicago White Sox finalize $32.5 million deal

    Doug Padilla

    Alexei Ramirez finalized his contract with the White Sox on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2011