| Dec 8, 2010
| 6:27 AM
The Cubs and free-agent first baseman Carlos Pena agreed to terms on a one-year, $10 million deal late Tuesday.
The deal will be announced Wednesday.
Cubs general manager Jim Hendry and Pena's agent Scott Boras met for a second time on Tuesday at the...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 7:10 AM
| Aug 16, 2010
| 5:15 PM
Do you know how the Sox, or any team, decides who is a prospect? Stefan Gartrell hit 23 homers last year, already has 24 this year, and yet he never even gets listed as a prospect. We keep hearing about Jordan Danks and Tyler Flowers, neither of whom...
| Aug 25, 2010
John Rudnicki is getting a special present for his eighth birthday: a trip to Wrigley Field for a Chicago Cubs game, complete with a seat in a skybox, hot dogs, lemonade — and no peanuts.
The Wilmette boy is so severely allergic to the nuts that...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 4:56 PM
The Bears’ Jay Cutler and fiancée Kristin Cavallari took in the Cubs-White Sox game at Wrigley Field Saturday. “Hot Tub Time Machine” star John Cusack and the Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald also attended the game.
| Jul 5, 2011
| 8:18 PM
Second baseman Jeff Baker’s incredibly wayward throw gave the Washington Nationals a pair of runs in the first inning Tuesday night, and Ross Detwiler won his season debut in a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
Baker was only 30 feet or so from...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:48 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike McKenry’s first major league home run, a three-run shot in the eighth inning, lifted Pittsburgh to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night and assured the Pirates of a winning record at the All-Star break for...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:07 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Paul Maholm and his Pirates teammates aren’t looking at the National League Central standings or checking the out-of-town scores.
Too early in the season, the lefty starter said. Funny, because it’s been a long time...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Remember when the baseball all-star game, was a real spectacle? A chance to see the VERY best the game has to offer, on the same field, in one glorious night? It wasn’t that long ago.
But the baseball all-star game is losing it’s luster....
| Jul 15, 2011
| 7:41 AM
After switching his lineup almost on a daily basis in the first half, Cubs manager Mike Quade goes with the same lineup Friday that produced a 2-0 lead into the ninth inning against the Marlins the night before.
Kosuke Fukudome leads off, with All-Star...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:55 AM
Mike Quade came to the conclusion that the Cubs are no longer contending. Quite the epiphany when you’ve hovering around 20 games under .500 for months, huh?
Quade claimed the Cubs were in position to get back in the race if they had a good run...