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  1. Crain a low-risk, high-reward gamble

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- After missing the last year and a half because of a shoulder injury that required surgery, Jesse Crain makes no promises other than the fact that he will do his best to make the Chicago White Sox roster. The right-handed reliever was a ...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  2. White Sox add another LaRoche to fold

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- In jeopardy of losing the Danks brothers, the Chicago White Sox made sure to lock up the LaRoche brothers for the upcoming season. Baseball America reported Saturday that the White Sox signed infielder Andy LaRoche to a minor-league dea...

    Blog | January 10, 2015
  3. Epstein outlines Cubs' offseason plan

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Now that the Chicago Cubs have settled on a coaching staff for 2013, attention will turn to filling out a roster. Big-ticket free agents aren't on the top of the Cubs' wish list just yet, but club president Theo Epstein does have some i...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  4. 2012 Cubs recap: Bench

    Doug Padilla

    Doug Padilla reviews the Cubs by position. Today he focuses on the bench. CHICAGO -- There were many areas that led to the Chicago Cubs' slow start and ultimate crash in 2012, and the bench was not exempt from that group. The left-handed domina...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  5. 2012 Cubs recap: Center field

    Doug Padilla

    Doug Padilla reviews the Cubs by position. Today he focuses on center field. David DeJesus wound up being a steady contributor from center field for the Chicago Cubs, while Brett Jackson showed that more seasoning is needed before his day finally ...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  6. Unique lineup sets Cubs offense in motion

    Doug Padilla

    PITTSBURGH -- When can last actually be first? In Tony Campana's case, he went into Saturday's game looking as if his assignment as the No. 9 hitter was going to be a compliment to the leadoff spot. He ended up actually leading off an inning twice...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  7. Lineup wrinkle has Samardzija in 8 spot

    Doug Padilla

    PITTSBURGH -- Jeff Samardzija will get a slightly different vantage point during his final game of the season. The right-hander will still be on the mound Saturday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, but he will bat from the No. 8 spot in the lineup. ...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  8. Cubs stick with regulars as rosters expand

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The first wave of reinforcements for the Chicago Cubs were in the house Saturday, but the team's tough schedule down the stretch figures to limit their playing time. Tony Campana, Adrian Cardenas and Dave Sappelt were all added as roster...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  9. Cubs set plan for expanded roster

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- With rosters set to expand Saturday, the Chicago Cubs have decided on who is coming up to the big team. One move was already made Friday when left-handed reliever Jeff Beliveau was called up to replace Brooks Raley, who is being shut do...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  10. Campana on Cubs' September callup list

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Tony Campana is expected to be recalled when rosters expand a week from Sunday, but moves might be limited. "Most of them are here anyway," manager Dale Sveum said. "There are some guys who are coming back from injuries that we still wan...

    Blog | August 25, 2012
  11. Dempster outraces Campana to $500

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- There appears to be some loose ends Ryan Dempster is clearing up, like collecting $500 from Tony Campana. Dempster might be traded soon so time was of the essence to complete the long-standing bet between teammates. Last season, when...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  12. Cubs won't get in a track meet vs. Twins

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -In a big ballpark that practically begs you to use speed, the Cubs went into their first ever game at spacious Target Field with Tony Campana on the bench. After going 5-for-26 (.192) on the road trip and without a hit (0-for-5) in th...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  13. Third straight road sweep facing Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    That new top of the order that was unveiled Saturday is back again, as the Chicago Cubs try to avoid getting swept for the third consecutive road series and for the fifth time in the last six series overall. Tony Campana will lead off, followed by...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  14. New Cubs lineup has DeJesus in three spot

    Doug Padilla

    In yet another shakup in the Chicago Cubs' lineup, David DeJesus will return from a day of rest to find himself in the No. 3 spot. Without any offensive consistency against teams not named the San Diego Padres, manager Dale Sveum has been searchin...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  15. Rapid Reaction: Giants 4, Cubs 3

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago Cubs rallied late, putting the tying run at third base in the ninth inning, but didn't have enough and fell 4-3 to the San Francisco Giants on Friday in the opener of a four-game series and a 10-game road trip. How it happened: Alfonso...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  16. Campana's late-inning value raises debate

    Doug Padilla

    If Tony Campana wants to make his return to the starting lineup a permanent thing, there is both good news and bad news for the Chicago Cubs speedster. The good news is that when Campana has come off the bench, he has made himself useful. That was...

    Blog | June 01, 2012