The true measure of how serious Mickey Morandini is about managing will be his family’s upcoming new address.
CHICAGO | Three weeks ago, Adam Dunn hit around .100 and wasn’t much better talking about it.
CHICAGO | Cynics might have dived cackling toward the United Center ice like flesh-hungry crows in Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” halfway through the first period Sunday.
CHICAGO | The Roar returned, way late compared to other years on an Arctic night, but it was there in midseason form.
Times baseball writer George Castle’s 11th book presents 10 “What if’s” in Cubs history. “Alou Makes the Catch: An Alternative History of the Chicago Cubs” plays off real persons and events to show how the star-crossed team’s championship drought might have been broken on several occasions s…
The one convergence for our baseball teams is a goateed former OBP guru who was a folk hero with his last two teams and would be once again if he played in Wrigley Field.
Just like his large cadre of rookie pitchers, Robin Ventura experienced growth during 2012.
Turns out Andre Dawson wasn’t talking out of unlit regions.
CHICAGO| A short memory with a laser focus.
CHICAGO | Turns out it wasn’t all Jeremy (The Ryan Express) Guthrie and Bruce (Cy) Chen causing those sickly White Sox offensive numbers the past two weeks against the Kansas City (Dynasty) Royals.
CHICAGO | Larry Rothschild’s busy enough coaching the New York Yankees’ pitching staff.
Beware of young pitchers traded near the deadline by the Atlanta Braves.
CHICAGO | Adam Dunn’s major-league-leading 30 homers, a year after he endured the worst season ever by an everyday player, says most of it.
The man who almost single-handedly won the last Cubs postseason victory has the right to analyze what the North Siders need to finally win another one, after nine consecutive losses.
Too bad you don’t get accolades from the paying customers for your clubhouse presence. It’s out of sight, and thus out of mind.
Jeff Samardzija pitches tonight indoors away from the Phoenix heat, charged with dual mundane tasks: stopping another Cubs loss from mushrooming into 2012’s umpteenth mega-skid and getting his 5-5 record above .500.
East Chicago native Jason Repko had good timing in getting back to the majors two years ago as a Minnesota Twins’ backup outfielder, currying the favor of manager Ron Gardenhire.
“You couldn’t deny it in Boston, you can’t deny it in Chicago. It is the elephant in the room, so to speak.”
CHICAGO |After his last losing start Tuesday, Philip Humber was upbeat and could even get off a humorous line or two.
CHICAGO | When the weather warms, Kenny Williams’ fingers get itchy on the trade button.
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