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The clock is ticking on Ian Stewart, who must be recalled by the Chicago Cubs from his minor league rehab stint by Friday. “He’s got to start swinging the bat better, having more consistent at-bats,” manager Dale Sveum said Tuesday....
Summer arrived early Tuesday at Wrigley Field , a perfect night for baseball. Fans arrived in T-shirts and shorts, enjoying the balmy, 81-degree game-time temperature. Players drooled during batting practice at the prospect of hitting into the southerly...
With right-hander Mike Leake on the mound for the Reds, the left-handed-hitting Luis Valbuena returns to his spot at third base for the Cubs. He and the right-handed-hitting Cody Ransom have combined to provide seven home runs, more than any other big-...
Not everyone is in love with the idea of a shiny, new Wrigley Field. San Diego Padres manager Bud Black said Thursday he’ll miss the special “aura” of the cramped visitors’ clubhouse at Wrigley, the smallest in the majors,...
Tags: Sports, Baseball, Dale Sveum, San Diego Padres, Alfonso Soriano
CINCINNATI — Dale Sveum can look disheveled standing in the Cubs' dugout with his perpetual five o'clock shadow. During the Cubs Convention, a fan complained to Chairman Tom Ricketts that Sveum looked like he "slept under a bridge." "I think...
MILWAUKEE – Rehabbing third baseman Ian Stewart is off to a poor start at Triple-A Iowa, and isn’t in the Cubs’ immediate plans. “He played nine innings (Saturday) night, got a hit and struck out a couple times,” manager...
Tags: Welington Castillo, Ian Stewart, Sports, Baseball, Dale Sveum
CINCINNATI — It's never too early to start thinking about another summer sell-off, and with another poor April, most everyone on the Cubs has to be wondering if they'll still be around in August. Among those who could be goners are Alfonso...
MIAMI — Matt Garza told the Cubs he's feeling much better after feeling discomfort in his arm following a bullpen session and subsequently being shut down again Tuesday. Manager Dale Sveum said Garza is scheduled to play long toss Friday or...
Tags: Chicago Cubs, Ian Stewart, Sports, Baseball, Dale Sveum
MIAMI — Put this Marlins loss on Juan Pierre, he's willing to take it. The Marlins had embattled Cubs closer Carlos Marmol on the ropes Thursday, working men onto first and second with nobody out in the bottom of the ninth. Down 4-3, thanks to...
CUBS-REDS Izturis' hit in 13th rallies Reds over Cubs 5-4 CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a tying double and scored on Cesar Izturis' two-out single in the 13th inning Monday night, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-4 victory that gave the...
Tags: Max Starks, Sports, Brandon Phillips, Baseball, Dusty Baker
HOUSTON -- You could have written a worse ending for the Cubs' spring training, but not one that was uglier than Saturday, especially not from Darwin Barney's perspective. While the Cubs were in the process of losing to a team of Astros' prospects 6-3,...
Please tell us why the Cubs can’t let their plus kids play up here and learn together, like Tampa Bay, the Angels, etc. Sixty-year-old Cubs fan. I think it would be exciting to watch. Not the pitchers, of course. Edward Hansen, Hanover Park Of...
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