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  1. The Year of Yasiel Puig

    Yasiel Puig's first year in the majors has been a roller-coaster ride, both on and off the field. Here's a look back at the Year of Yasiel, beginning with the Cuban sensation's magical debut on June 3, 2013.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2014
  2. Renteria's style proving to be unpredictable

    Jesse Rogers

    After two weeks on the job, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria might best be described by one word: unpredictable. Maybe he realizes he doesn't exactly have a roster full of All-Stars or maybe this is how he's always going to be as a manager. But...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  3. Sveum thinks Castro can rebound

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Former Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum thinks shortstop Starlin Castro can return to All-Star form and admits the Cubs may have tried to change Castro's hitting style too much. "He was asked to take a lot of pitches and do all those...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  4. Rick Renteria should realize any tenure as Chicago Cubs manager n...

    Jon Greenberg

    According to sources, Rick Renteria will be hired as the next manager of the Chicago Cubs. According to Jon Greenberg, the job won't last long.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  5. Old Style trying to keep presence at Wrigley

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- In the bottom of the seventh inning at the Chicago Cubs home finale Wednesday, a beer vendor walked through the lower bowl of Wrigley Field yelling, "Last call, last call for Old Style." "Literally," an onlooker remarked. "Yeah, lite...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  6. The Puig conundrum: Should he tone it down?

    Mark Saxon

    Yasiel Puig's go-for-broke style was exactly what the Los Angeles Dodgers needed to ignite their potential back in June. Now, you wonder if it's the only thing that can slow them down in August. Puig somehow avoided injury after flying i...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  7. Manager Bo Porter a perfect fit for the Houston Astros

    Doug Glanville

    Bo Porter has been shaping his future as a manager since our paths crossed years ago. Porter is a true leader, and he's always embodied the traits of the ideal manager.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  8. Mat Latos shuts down Cubs as Reds win finale of homestand

    Mat Latos retired the first 10 batters and 15 of the first 16 he faced and Todd Frazier hit a long home run to help the Reds complete a wacky, impressive, 10-game homestand with 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  9. 2012 ALCS -- Joe Girardi, New York Yankees manager, attends fathe...

    Jerry Girardi was memorialized Monday as a dedicated laborer who built the ranch-style Illinois home where he raised five highly successful children -- two doctors, a math professor, an accountant and New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  10. Tiger fans take over Wrigley

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- One Chicago Cubs player almost went into a full-blown Lee Elia-style meltdown when describing the Detroit Tiger fans' dominance of the Friendly Confines over this week's three-game series. "Boy it really (stinks) when your busting it i...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  11. Bryce Harper has surprised players and scouts with two things sin...

    Buster Olney

    For all of his style and flair and bravado, Bryce Harper has surprised players and scouts with two things since making his debut for the Washington Nationals, as Buster Olney writes.

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2012
  12. Jackson and Rizzo could be reality soon

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- If you're a Chicago Cubs fan you already have a good sense of fantasy baseball, North Side style. With that in mind, fast forward to July 1. Imagine a lineup that has shortstop Starlin Castro batting second, outfielder Brett Jackson th...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  13. 'MLB 2K12' shows off its signature style

    Jon Robinson

    When 2K Sports started development on "MLB 2K12," one of the main focuses was adding new animations to the game's engine. Producers were looking to improve everything from the way the catcher calls a game from behind the plate to the way a hard-charg...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  14. Dave Duncan's lasting impact; the Manny Ramirez market - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Dave Duncan has been so good as a pitching coach, it makes you wonder if the Hall of Fame should take note. Plus, the market for Manny, and how Big Z fits in Miami.

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2012
  15. Boston Red Sox interview Bobby Valentine about managerial job

    The Boston Red Sox interviewed ESPN baseball analyst and former big league manager Bobby Valentine for their vacant managerial job on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  16. Old-style manager perfect fit for Cubs

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- As Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Dale Sveum made their way down I-94 on Thursday, it marked a life-changing event for Sveum, who spent perhaps the most meaningful years of his professional life in the Milwaukee Brewers organization. So, t...

    Blog | November 18, 2011