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Staff reporterAlex Rodriguez has been scratched from the Yankees' lineup because of a new ailment: back spasms. And Joba Chamberlain will take his normal turn in New York's rotation, after all. He'll start at Seattle. Manager Joe Girardi had put Rodriguez in the...
Tags: Joe Girardi, Alex Rodriguez
Staff reporterMark Teixeira hit a solo home run in the top of the ninth, his second game-deciding homer of the week, and the New York Yankees rolled on without Alex Rodriguez, beating the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Friday night. Teixeira, who also had a tiebreaking homer...
Sun reporterThe stoic Hall of Famer, the one with the icy glare and unnerving calm in baseball's most pressured situations, stood outside the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in a spitting rain yesterday contemplating his most difficult challenge. An hour earlier,...
Tags: B.J. Surhoff, Earl Weaver, Eddie Murray, World Series, Death
Tribune reporterWhether the Cubs were responding Tuesday to Milwaukee's acquisition of CC Sabathia by trading for Rich Harden was of little concern to Cubs manager Lou Piniella. "All I do is concern myself with the Chicago Cubs," Piniella said. "And we have gotten...
Tribune staff reporterAfter ending their roller-coaster first half with a 9-2 victory over Florida on Sunday, the Cubs will take a deep breath, then try to keep the momentum going in the second half. But which team will show up at Wrigley Field on Thursday remains a mystery,...
Tags: Basketball, Greg Maddux, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Al Leiter
Tribune staff reporterWhile some players groggily filed into the quiet Cubs clubhouse Wednesday morning after a short night of rest after playing until 1:16 a.m., Jeromy Burnitz was singing out loud to a song playing in his head. It was apparent to some Burnitz could not...
Tribune staff reporterThe Cubs find themselves in an unusual position three days before the trading deadline, trying to win a wild-card playoff spot with inexperienced players in several key roles. If it works, the Cubs can have their cake and eat it too. If it doesn't,...
Tribune staff reporterAfter popping up against Jose Mesa in the ninth inning of Saturday's 3-0 loss to Pittsburgh, Derrek Lee angrily slammed his bat to the ground. It was an unusual display of emotion for Lee. But after rookie left-hander Zach Duke throttled the Cubs all...
Tags: Matt Lawton, Henry Blanco, Greg Maddux, Crimes, Chicago Cubs
Tribune staff reporterBilly goats and Bartman balls. Hexes and jinxes. Whatever. This latest Cubs curse is very complex. One day they can't catch a ground ball, the next they can't catch a break. "We got a lot of breaks coming evidently," manager Dusty Baker said,...
Tags: Ryan Dempster, Nolan Ryan, Sports, San Diego Padres, Don Sutton
Tribune staff reporterIt didn't matter Friday that Jerry Hairston is 29 years old, earns $1.8 million, plays big-league baseball in his hometown and hit his first career grand slam. Shortly after getting into a shouting match with Pittsburgh closer Jose Mesa in the eighth...
Tags: Kerry Wood, Mountains, Death, Crimes, Chicago Cubs
Tribune staff reporterThe Cubs know deep down they no longer are considered realistic contenders for the Central Division title, and the St. Louis Cardinals are probably even more certain of that than the Cubs. But as the two longtime rivals met for the 2,161st time Friday...
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