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Hitting coach John Mallee, right. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Levine: New Hitting Coach John Mallee Always Wanted To Be A Cub

“I wanted to be close to home,” Mallee says.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2014

Hitting coach John Mallee, right. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cubs Tab John Mallee As Their New Hitting Coach

Mallee spent his last two seasons with the Astros.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

The White Sox's Marcus Semien is tagged out by Cubs catcher Welington Castillo on May 5. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs, White Sox Both Nab Protected Draft Picks

It pays to be really bad instead of middle-of-the-pack bad.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2014

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Houston Furniture Dealer Refunds $4M Because Astros Didn’t Lose 100 Games

Hey, maybe the publicity is worth it.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

Alejandro De Aza #30 of the Chicago White Sox slides safely into third base as Matt Dominguez #30 of the Houston Astros stands by the base during the third inningon July 19, 2014 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox Top Astros 4-3

Tyler Flowers had three hits and drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.

07/19/2014

White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Preview: White Sox-Astros

Jose Quintana opposes Scott Feldman tonight at MInute Maid Park.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2014

Carlos Rodon (Courtesy Chicago White Sox)

Report: White Sox, Rodon Reach Deal

The bonus is worth a reported $6.45 million, significantly higher than the slot value.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

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Watch: This Is How You Shouldn’t Catch A Foul Ball

Can we get some official guidelines on pursuing fouls balls?

CBS Chicago–05/20/2014

Jose Quintana #62 of the Chicago White Sox throws a pitch in the fourth inning of their game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on May 16, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Dunn’s 3-Run Blast Sends White Sox Past Astros 7-2

Adam Dunn hit a three-run home run and Conor Gillaspie added two RBIs to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 7-2 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.

05/16/2014

Jose Quintana. (Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Preview: White Sox-Astros

Jose Quintana opposes Collin McHugh tonight at Minute Maid Park.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2014

Kerry Wood, pitching during his 20-strikeout game on May 6, 1998. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Watch: It’s The 16-Year Anniversary Of Kerry Wood’s 20-K Game

Some view it as the greatest game ever pitched.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2014

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Report: Astros Drew 0.0 Nielsen TV Rating In Houston For Monday’s Game

There were, however, about 4,600 viewers for the pregame show.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros moves to tag Alexei Ramirez #10 of the Chicago Whitew Sox as he tries to steal second base at U.S. Cellular Field on August 26, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Astros Come Back Late, Beat White Sox 10-8

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Dominguez hit a tiebreaking solo homer with two outs in the ninth inning and Chris Carter followed with his second home run of the game to lift the Houston Astros to […]

08/27/2013

Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros steals second base as Gordon Beckham #15 of the Chicago White Sox loses the ball in the first inning at Minute Maid Park on June 14, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Solid Sale Effort Wasted In Narrow White Sox Loss To Astros

Erik Bedard pitched six solid innings, and Jose Altuve hit a go-ahead RBI single to give the Houston Astros a 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.

06/14/2013

Pitcher Edwin Jackson #36 poses during Chicago Cubs photo day on February 18, 2013 at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Jackson Strikes Out 9 As Cubs, Astros Tie 6-6

Chicago’s Edwin Jackson got off to a slow start on Friday night against the Houston Astros. When he settled down, he was almost unhittable.

03/29/2013

Pablo Sandoval collides with the Astros' Chris Snyder  last July. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Time To Ban The Home Plate Collision

Mike Matheny is the ideal champion of a noble cause, and he has decided to take up the fight.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2013

Darwin Barney #15 of the Chicago Cubs forces out Brett Wallace #29 of the Houston Astros in the seventh inning on October 1, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Mark 100th Loss

The Chicago Cubs got their 100th loss of the season when Lucas Harrell threw six shutout innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 3-0 win Monday night.

10/01/2012

Welington Castillo #53 of the Chicago Cubs is tagged out at home by catcher Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros trying to score from second base on a single by Joe Mather #21 of the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park on September 10, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Sappelt Leads Cubs Over Astros 4-1

Dave Sappelt scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch and had three RBIs to lead the team to the victory.

09/11/2012

Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros hits a three-run home run to right field in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park on May 21, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Sliding Cubs Lose Seventh In A Row

Jason Castro and Chris Johnson each hit three-run homers and Bud Norris threw seven scoreless innings to give the Houston Astros an 8-4 victory over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Monday night.

05/21/2012

Doug Davis

Cubs Lose 3-1, Swept By Astros

Kosuke Fukudome hit a lead-off home run, but the Chicago Cubs would only muster two more hits for the rest of the game and would eventually lose to the Houston Astros by a score of 3-1.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2011

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