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Imrem: It's time to add teams to baseball party

Daily Herald Baseball's postseason has been so good that the new commissioner should propose adding playoff teams, series and games.
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Rozner: Like Cubs, Royals patiently built from bottom up

Daily Herald It never happens as quickly as you hope, and there's never a guarantee the plan will work, but the Royals -- as the Cubs are doing now -- built a winner from the bottom up.
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Spellman: What a move to bring in Coach Q

Daily Herald Joel Quenneville's accomplishments include being one of only three coaches to reach the 700-win plateu, or his 270-127-60 regular season record with the Hawks or his .606 postseason winning...
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Renovation project at Wrigley in full swing

Daily Herald Construction equipment is starting to take big bites out of Wrigley Field's outfield walls. The demolition of the historic ballpark's famous bleachers is part of a project to build a large...
  • 6 days ago
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Mike North video: KC proves bullpen is the key

Daily Herald The Kansas City Royals are going to the World Series, in large part due to a great bullpen. Mike North thinks the Chicago Cubs and White Sox should concentrate on that part of the game a little...
  • 6 days ago
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The story behind Eric Karros’ 2003 Cubs World Series cap

Chicago Sun-Times - DAVID JUST: A little piece of history that never was lives on with Eric Karros.
  • 7 days ago
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Cubs’ 2003 NLCS collapse merely one entry on list of failures

Chicago Sun-Times - RICK TELANDER: Who can say why the Cubs are rebuilding even as I write this? Ever...
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Eric Karros’ 2003 World Series hat just adds to Cubs fans’ pain

Chicago Sun-Times - A little piece of history that never was lives on with Eric Karros. The former...
  • 8 days ago
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Cubs finally break ground on Wrigley Field renovation

Chicago Sun-Times - Tom Ricketts could hardly stop smiling Saturday morning at the Cubs’ official...
  • 11 days ago
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Diggin' it: Cubs break ground at Wrigley

Daily Herald The long-awaited renovations to Wrigley Field got a ceremonial start Saturday with the official groundbreaking, held in the infield of the ballpark. Team chairman Tom Ricketts spoke, as did...
  • 11 days ago
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5 Cubs moments to remember from ’14

Chicago Sun-Times - The Cubs didn’t play a lot of (any?) meaningful games on the way to their...
  • 12 days ago
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Not buying Theo’s Cubs song and dance

Chicago Sun-Times - RICK TELANDER: There was Theo Epstein, three seasons into his task of making the Cubs...
  • 12 days ago
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Not buying Theo’s song and dance for Cubs

Chicago Sun-Times - RICK TELANDER: There was Theo Epstein, three seasons into his task of making the Cubs...
  • 12 days ago
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For Cubs, it's officially ‘time to compete'

Daily Herald Both Cubs presidents took center stage Friday. Baseball president Theo Epstein told season-ticketholders that it's "time to compete." Business president Crane Kenney said the Cubs will have a good...
  • 12 days ago
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Cubs hire Chicago native John Mallee as new hitting coach

Chicago Sun-Times - The Cubs didn’t have to go far to find their next hitting coach. They hired...
  • 13 days ago
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Pieces all in place for Hawks practice facility near UC

Daily Herald A long 3-pointer from the Bulls new practice digs sits a lovely parking lot (which I adore for its convenience), but which I'm thinking will eventually become home to a brand-new, sparkly...
  • 13 days ago
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Mallee joins Cubs as new hitting coach

Daily Herald The Cubs acted quickly on finalizing their coaching staff. On Thursday, they named Chicago native John Mallee their new hitting coach and former Cub Doug Dascenzo first-base and outfield coach....
  • 13 days ago
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Cubs’ hitting coach Bill Mueller resigns

Chicago Sun-Times - Because of the one coaching-staff change the Cubs intended to make this winter,...
  • 15 days ago
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Mueller resigns as Cubs hitting coach

Daily Herald The Cubs are looking for another hitting coach. Bill Mueller resigned Tuesday after only one year on the job. Sources say family concerns and the Cubs' decision to not bringing back Mike Brumley...
  • 15 days ago
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Bill Mueller out as Cubs hitting coach

Chicago Sun-Times - The Cubs will employ their fourth hitting coach in four years next season after...
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Blog Articles

Cubs aim for right mix with coaching staff

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- After hiring his fourth hitting coach since he took charge of the Chicago Cubs, team president Theo Epstein joked last week that the job was like the “Spinal Tap drumming...
  • 9 days ago
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For Epstein and Cubs, big picture (yes, including TV future) getting ever rosier

ESPN (Jon Greenberg) — CHICAGO — On Friday afternoon at the Ford Oriental Theatre, the curtain lifted on a timeless play, The Baseball Man.Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations/savior Theo Epstein took the...
  • 12 days ago
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Epstein: We're good enough to compete

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – This may have been Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein at his best. Addressing a room full of season ticket holders at the Oriental Theatre on Friday...
  • 12 days ago
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Cubs hire Astros' Mallee as hitting coach

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs hired former Houston Astros hitting coach John Mallee to fill the same role for them after Bill Mueller quit earlier this week, the team announced on Thursday. First...
  • 13 days ago
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Cubs in '15: Where does young talent fit?

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers takes a look at the biggest storylines facing the Chicago Cubs during the offseason.Figuring out where all the pieces fit on defense for a young Cubs team is another...
  • 13 days ago
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Cubs to open Cactus League March 5

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs will play 29 Cactus League games beginning with a pair of split-squad affairs against the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants on March 5.Spring schedules were...
  • 14 days ago
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Next hitting coach should be a keeper

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers takes a look at the biggest storylines facing the Chicago Cubs during the offseason.A new offseason storyline emerged Tuesday when Chicago Cubs hitting coach Bill...
  • 14 days ago
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Chat alert: Jesse Rogers at noon CT

ESPN (Staff) — ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers takes your Cubs questions during a live chat at noon CT Tuesday. Click here to submit your questions.
  • 15 days ago
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Wrigley renovation, TV deal on tap this offseason for Cubs

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers takes a look at the biggest storylines facing the Chicago Cubs during the offseason.These aren't on-the-field storylines, but the renovation of historic Wrigley...
  • 15 days ago
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How will the Cubs fare in free agency?

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers takes a look at the biggest storylines facing the Cubs during the offseason.Will it be Jon Lester or Russell Martin? Does James Shields end up a Cub? What about...
  • 16 days ago
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Free-agent focus: Veteran OF Jonny Gomes would fit with Cubs

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – While the free-agent frenzy is close to beginning for big-name pitchers such as Jon Lester and Max Scherzer, the Chicago Cubs are on record saying they want to bring in some...
  • 19 days ago
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Will Theo's plan for Cubs in 2015 work?

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein's year-end press conference on Tuesday went about as you would think. The Cubs are in a "compete and development" mode. It means they have a very...
  • 21 days ago
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Chat alert: Jesse Rogers at noon CT

ESPN (Staff) — ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers takes your Cubs questions during a live chat at noon CT Wednesday. Click here to submit your questions.
  • 21 days ago
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Baez good at 2nd for 2015; Grimm, Ramirez in bullpen

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO – Despite striking out 95 times in 52 big league games in 2014, Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez is on track to be the Cubs' opening day second baseman next season. The front...
  • 22 days ago
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Cubs waiting on Manny to decide on future

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — CHICAGO -- If former slugger Manny Ramirez officially retires, the Chicago Cubs could have an opening for him as a coach on their major league staff.Ramirez, 42, was a player-coach for the...
  • 22 days ago
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Chat with Anthony Rizzo at 3:45 CT

ESPN (Staff) — Spreecast is the social video platform that connects people. Check out Chat Live With Anthony Rizzo on Spreecast.
  • 22 days ago
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Interactive report card: Grade the Cubs

ESPN (Staff) — Year 3 of the Chicago Cubs' rebuild brought some key pieces of the core to Wrigley Field, but it was also a season in which some took a step back. How would you grade each Cubs player this season?...
  • 22 days ago
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Cubs merit optimism, but playoffs in 2015 still a longshot

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — Optimism was the key word emerging from the Chicago Cubs locker room as the offseason began, 106 years since their last championship.But optimism alone won't end that title drought. It's going to...
  • 23 days ago
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Cubs wrap-up: Anthony Rizzo is our MVP

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs ended their season seven wins better than last year with some breakout performances and rebound seasons from several players. Not all was good, but key players did...
  • 24 days ago
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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 5, Brewers 2

ESPN (Jesse Rogers) — MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 in the season finale on Sunday. Here’s a quick look at the game and season.How it happened: Anthony Rizzo topped off a stellar...
  • 24 days ago
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