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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Newcomer Edwin Jackson has been named to start the Wrigley Field home opener April 8 against the Brewers. Jackson also will start the second game of the season behind Jeff Samardzija at Pittsburgh, with the third through fifth spots...
Edwin Jackson gambled, and he won. The question for the Cubs is whether he and Carlos Villanueva will win too much next season? I wouldn't worry about it if I was President Theo Epstein or general manager Jed Hoyer. They still should be sitting pretty...
Tags: Chicago Cubs, Jed Hoyer , Theo Epstein, Jordan Zimmermann, Sports
The Cubs say they're "re-inventing" their 28th annual fan fest, which convenes Friday at the Sheraton Chicago, a switch from their longtime home, the Hilton Chicago. Whether a new and improved Cubs Convention can awaken fans from a winter malaise is...
The Cubs' stealth pursuit of free agent starter Anibal Sanchez appeared to be going smoothly late Thursday afternoon. There were no rumors linking the two, and no real reason to believe the Cubs suddenly would start splurging after spending a...
Tags: USA Today, Ryan Dempster, Chicago Cubs, Jed Hoyer , Jeff Samardzija
The Cubs made news last week, signing free agent pitchers Edwin Jackson and Carlos Villanueva. Along with two other starting pitchers signed in November, Scott Baker and Scott Feldman, these guys will earn $73.5 million over eight seasons. That's...
More than anything else, a lack of starting pitching led to the Cubs' 101-loss season. That's why President Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer continue working to build some depth. After a near-miss on Anibal Sanchez last week, they hope to...
Baseball analysts don't agree on a lot. But for months just about everyone has said that this class of free agents is weak, and that Zack Greinke is the best guy in it. In other words, it's a great time to be Greinke. But how about the team that signs...
The Cubs non-tendered third baseman Ian Stewart and relief pitchers Jaye Chapman and Zach Putnam on Friday night, while offering arbitration to Matt Garza, Jeff Samardzija, Luis Valbuena and James Russell. Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said earlier...
Tags: Shawn Camp, Luis Valbuena, Jeff Samardzija, Scott Baker, Trials
Staff reports|TV SPORTS| |WEDNESDAY| Soccer -- Premiere League, West Ham at Manchester United, 1:55 p.m. (ESPN2). Men’s College Basketball -- Virginia at Wisconsin, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); George Washington at James Madison, 6 p.m. (NBCSN); Michigan State at...
Talking baseball while wondering how Tom Thibodeau is going to survive until Derrick Rose returns: 1. To say that Marvin Miller was as tough as nails is to compliment the strength of nails. Miller has passed away at the age of 95, and somewhere there...
The Baltimore SunARLINGTON, Texas -- The Orioles and Rangers announced their rosters for tonight’s one-game American League wild-card playoff at Rangers Ballpark. Not a lot of surprises. Orioles manager Buck Showalter will have 10 relievers to pick from tonight...
This is the 12th season I have covered the Baltimore Orioles. And at some point – usually it is before the All-Star Break – the club stumbles and the season crumbles. Honestly, and maybe it is just habit, I’ve been waiting for that...
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