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Tribune staff reporterWhite Sox shortstop Juan Uribe made his presence known on the North Side last summer with a deke of Derrek Lee while Lee was heading to second base, leading to a long-winded debate over whether the Sox practiced proper baseball etiquette. But there was...
Tags: Chicago Cubs, Death, A.J. Pierzynski, Todd Walker, Juan Pierre
Tribune staff reporterAnd for their latest trick, the Cubs' starting lineup Sunday included: A first baseman who had played there only once, nine years ago. A catcher who had one major-league at-bat. Four players with a major-league total of 370 games, which is 2,569...
Tags: Baseball, Angel Guzman, Chicago Cubs, Jermaine Dye, Geovany Soto
Tribune baseball reporterTrying to save Juan Mateo's life, Dusty Baker almost cost the Cubs a win on Tuesday night. Instead his decision not to expose Mateo to retaliation from a seemingly angry Roger Clemens merely set up one of the longest, craziest nights in Cubs history. A...
Tags: Baseball, Angel Guzman, Brad Ausmus, Chicago Cubs, John Mabry
Tribune staff reporterWith the trading deadline coming in less than two weeks, Carlos Marmol and Phil Nevin may have helped cement their futures Tuesday night. Granted, they may wind up in different spots, because Marmol has pitched his way into "untouchable" territory with...
Tags: Chicago Cubs, Phil Nevin, Juan Pierre, Roy Oswalt, Carlos Marmol
Tribune staff reporterThe smallest crowd at Wrigley Field in four years watched the Cubs plummet to the depths of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on an otherwise perfect Thursday afternoon on the North Side. Pittsburgh center fielder Chris Duffy hit the first two home runs of his...
The Associated PressGlendon Rusch filled in for Mark Prior with five solid innings and the Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-4 Sunday for their third straight win. Prior was scratched before the game with a strained muscle in his left side, suffered while he was taking...
Tags: Carlos Lee, Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, Phil Nevin, Kerry Wood
Tribune staff reporterIs the Cubs offense taking too much of the blame for the team's collapse? After the Cubs stranded 10 runners and went 1-for-9 with men in scoring position in a 7-2 loss to Houston on Tuesday, Aramis Ramirez said it's time to start spreading the blame...
Tribune staff reporterFor those still counting and for those who believe it matters, the Cubs have won eight of their last 14 games. What really matters is that Carlos Zambrano has four of those eight victories during a career-high seven-game winning streak. He has become...
Tribune staff reporterThe Cubs had another team meeting before Monday night's 12-8 win over the Cleveland Indians at Jacobs Field, though manager Dusty Baker declined to reveal what was said. Whatever it was, there's no doubt Baker wasn't kicking them around. "I don't kick...
Tribune staff reporterCubs manager Dusty Baker recently spoke to his White Sox counterpart, Ozzie Guillen, about this weekend's series against the Detroit Tigers, the Sox's main rival in the American League Central. Baker wouldn't comment on what was said, but it's safe to...
Tribune staff reporterSean Marshall admitted he was sweating a bit in the ninth inning Wednesday night in Minute Maid Park, but he was wasn't alone. With Ryan Dempster on the mound, the Cubs clinging to a one-run lead over Houston and the tying run on third base with one out,...
Tribune staff reporterAstros reliever Brad Lidge is considered automatic, one of the few closers whose mere presence can be intimidating. But the Cubs stunned Lidge with a two-run ninth inning Friday night, escaping with a 4-3 victory at Minute Maid Park that cut the Astros'...
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