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Tribune staff reporterMatt Clement couldn't be faulted if he has recurring nightmares of San Francisco ace Jason Schmidt. Every time Clement faces the Giants, it seems as though he has to outduel Schmidt, one of the most dominant pitchers in the game. Clement and Schmidt...
Tags: Matt Clement, Death, Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field, Sammy Sosa
Tribune staff reporterMark Prior's brilliant pitching effort Thursday suggested the Cubs' future remains bright in the long run. But after the Cubs wasted Prior's three-hit, 16-strikeout performance in a 2-1, 12-inning loss to Cincinnati, the short-term prognosis was grim....
Tribune staff reporterWhite Sox manager Jerry Manuel didn't even need to see Bartolo Colon's first pitch Saturday night to know that his burly right-hander would deliver. Manuel merely had to listen. "When that first pitch sounds off like that, it means: Here he comes,"...
Tribune baseball reporterCLOSER: DUSTIN HERMANSON, Sox Who seems to be aging faster these days, Dusty Baker or Ozzie Guillen? That's an easy question, isn't it? Nothing ages a manager quicker than an unreliable bullpen. Nothing makes a team and a manager feel better about...
Tribune staff reporterA dejected Matt Clement was in street clothes in the clubhouse Saturday after the Cubs dropped a 4-3 decision to Philadelphia. Manager Dusty Baker approached and put his arm around Clement's shoulder. "The first thing Matty asked me was, 'Am I in the...
Tags: Todd Walker, Matt Clement, Chicago Cubs, Derrek Lee, Bobby Abreu
In order of 2002 finish New York Yankees Manager: Joe Torre. 2002: 103-58, 1st; lost to Anaheim in 1st round. Payroll: $164 million. Rotation: Roger Clemens, Mike Mussina, Andy Pettitte, David Wells, Jeff Weaver. Meat of the order: Jason Giambi,...
Tribune staff reporterNomar Garciaparra was all smiles before Wednesday night's game in Busch Stadium, seemingly relaxed and happy in spite of a rough start to his 2005 season. But Garciaparra's season hit a low point in the Cubs' 3-1 victory over St. Louis when he...
The 2003 salaries for the 827 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses and...
Tribune staff reporterThe Cubs began the season with a balanced lineup that included seven position players who have had at least one season with 15 or more home runs. But with Nomar Garciaparra and Todd Walker out indefinitely and Michael Barrett on the bench, the lineup the...
Tags: Chicago Cubs, Ryan Dempster, Chris Carpenter, Chad Fox, Sports
Tribune staff reporterThe memory banks can be hazy sometimes when it comes to recalling Cubs history. Many still believe the Cubs first started to take off last year as soon as Kenny Lofton and Aramis Ramirez arrived in a late July deal with Pittsburgh. But that's not...
Tags: Chicago Cubs, Derrek Lee, Kerry Wood, Kenny Lofton, Baseball
Tribune staff reporterThe Cubs are constantly reminded about their woeful history, a fact Arizona's Luis Gonzalez knows about firsthand. The former Cubs outfielder said he empathizes with his Cubs counterparts, knowing they'll have to hear about the franchise's record of...
Tribune staff reporterDusty Baker is renowned as a manager who always has his players' backs. But when a team makes as many glaring mistakes as the Cubs did Sunday, even Baker has a difficult time biting his lip. After an 11-1 loss to Florida, which featured two misguided...
Tags: Alex Gonzalez, Matt Clement, Death, Chicago Cubs, Miami Marlins
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