Dale Sveum

Dale Sveum. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Wisch: Fire Sveum? Only If Cubs Fire Up Roster

Until a true winning mentality emerges in the front office at Clark & Addison, changing managers on the field doesn’t much matter.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2013

Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Samardzija Gives Up 2 homers In 6-0 Loss

Jeff Samardzija has never pitched this much in his life. It might be catching up to him.

670 The Score–09/11/2013

Ryne Sandberg. (Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Stop Pining For Ryne Sandberg

I want Cubs fans to do me a favor during this special time.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2013

Darwin Barney. (Getty Images)

Sveum Ejected, Dodgers Blank Cubs 4-0

Ricky Nolasco pitched eight innings of three-hit ball, Hanley Ramirez and Andre Ethier hit solo homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday.

670 The Score–08/28/2013

Starlin Castro. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Starlin Castro Is Not Mentally Hopeless

It has been a pretty long-held notion that at a certain point in our lives we are beyond teaching.

670 The Score–08/19/2013

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a two-RBI single against the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning at Busch Stadium on August 9, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cubs Get 1st Shutout In St. Louis In 16 Years

With a small sample size from which to choose, Chris Rusin can easily pick his best performances. His latest ranks toward the top.

08/10/2013

nthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs follows through on a two-run home run scoring teammate David DeJesus #9 during the third inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field on July 31, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images)

Rizzo, Jackson Help Cubs Top Brewers 6-1

Edwin Jackson returned to the mound after a 66-minute rain delay and pitched eight solid innings, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Wednesday for their only victory of the four-game series.

08/01/2013

Jeff Samardzija. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sveum On Samardzija Trade: ‘Very, Very Far-Fetched’

Sveum acknowledged that it’s ultimately team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer’s decision, but he doubts the duo will move the right-hander.

670 The Score–07/30/2013

Infielder Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs gets the force out on Cliff Pennington #4 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on July 25, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

With Soriano Trade Looming, Cubs Fall To Arizona

Chicago players were upset about the news of teammate Alfonso Soriano’s impending trade to the Yankees, and manager Dale Sveum thought that played a part in the Cubs’ 3-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

07/26/2013

Hector Rondon #56 and teammate Wellington Castillo #53 of the Chicago Cubs celebrate a 7-6 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on July 24, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Schierholtz Powers Cubs To 7-6 Win Over D’Backs

Nate Schierholtz is having the kind of season that makes contending clubs interested in dealing for him. He showed why there is such interest with a career-high five-RBI night Wednesday in the Chicago Cubs’ 12-inning 7-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

07/25/2013

Travis Wood. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

All-Star Wood Fades In First Start Since Break

An eight-day layoff didn’t agree with Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood.

670 The Score–07/24/2013

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Faith In Starlin Castro Seems To Be Paying Off

Is Starlin Castro turning the corner again?

CBS Chicago–07/22/2013

Starter Travis Wood #37 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on June 17, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Wood Pitches Well Again In Cubs’ Loss To Cardinals

Chicago Cubs starter Travis Wood seems to keep pitching better every outing. He just has very little to show for it.

06/18/2013

Chicago Cubs Helmet

Cubs Prospect Baez Has 4 Home Run Day

Yes, the Cubs lost to the Reds 6-2 at Wrigley Field last night. But that small fact isn’t even close to the biggest story in the Cubs organization from Monday.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2013

Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hits a two-run homer off Cubs pitcher Carlos Villanueva in the 8th inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 4, 2013. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Bullpen Gives Up Latest Homer, Cubs Lose To Angels 4-3

The Chicago Cubs’ bullpen has allowed 17 home runs through the first 56 games this season, and the one Carlos Villanueva gave up to Albert Pujols was easily one of the most aggravating for manager Dale Sveum to watch.

06/05/2013

Carlos Marmol

Epstein: ‘Completely Supportive’ Of Marmol’s Demotion

Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein had absolutely no problem with manager Dale Sveum’s decision to demote Carlos Marmol from his closing position.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2013

Carlos Marmol

Baffoe: For Cubs To Trade Marmol They Have To Let Him Burn

The only way to find out if that request rings the Cubs’ phones is if Carlos Marmol keeps pitching, though. He needs to be given the opportunity to possibly return to the type of guy Jason Goff referred to as “You won’t hit me, but I might hit you.”

CBS Chicago–04/03/2013

Dave Sappelt.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cubs Make 11 Cuts, Keep Sappelt

The Cubs today made 11 cuts as the teams works to define a 25-man roster.

670 The Score–03/22/2013

David DeJesus lays down a bunt. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bunting Tournament A Reminder Of Cubs’ Inevitable Futility

The 2013 Cubs are fait accompli, and there are only so many ways for someone to write that the team is going to be bad again.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2013

Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs

Schuster: Theo Epstein Addresses Hairston Signing, Garza’s Health

The bunting tournament is back for the Cubs in Spring Training and believe it or not, that wasn’t the biggest news for day one with the Cubs. Lots of topics were broached as Theo Epstein and crew addressed the assembled media.

02/10/2013

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