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Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: With Slugging Catcher Schwarber, Cubs Wisely Take Talent Over Need

The Cubs’ baseball brass knew all along it would end up with Kyle Schwarber, the 21-year-old slugging catcher from Indiana University.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

Jim Belushi.  (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Why We Don’t Want Jim Belushi

Because he acts like some meatball ambassador for Chicago and its sports teams without permission.

670 The Score–06/07/2013

File photo of baseball. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Top College Pitching Prospect Gray Tests Postive For Adderall

Right-haned pitcher Johnathan Gray, one of the top prospects available in the MLB draft, tested positive for the stimulant Adderall, according to a report by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

06/03/2013

Derrick Rose and Theo Epstein. (Photos by Jeff Gross and Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: To Tank or Not To Tank, Is That The Question For Cubs, Bulls?

Is tanking a season a wise route for the Cubs and the Bulls to pursue? And how much will it really help either team achieve its ultimate goals of winning a championship?

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

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Report: White Sox Sign Draft Pick Walker

It appears as if the Chicago White Sox have signed their first pick from the 2011 MLB Draft.

670 The Score–06/29/2011

Erik Johnson

White Sox Sign 23 Of 50 Draft Picks

The White Sox have signed 23 of their 50 selections from the 2011 First-Year Player Draft.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Trevor Gretzky

Gretzky: Son Being Drafted By Cubs May Have Been ‘Meant To Be’

Wayne Gretzky is greatest hockey player ever to play the game. On Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs made his son Trevor one of the newest members of the organization by drafting him in the seventh round. And something about him coming to Chicago just makes sense.

670 The Score–06/08/2011

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Cubs Draft Pick Could Move To Third Base, ‘Has An Electric Bat’

Of the Cubs’ previous eight, first round draft picks, only two have made it to the major leagues: Andrew Cashner and Tyler Colvin. And the team’s most recent first round pick, Javier Baez, most likely won’t be seen in the majors anytime soon.

670 The Score–06/07/2011

Chicago White Sox

White Sox Draft Pick Has ‘Crazy Upside’

With the 47th overall pick in the MLB First Year Player Draft, the Chicago White Sox took outfielder Keenyn Walker from Central Arizona College, a player who the Cubs drafted out of high school in 2009.

670 The Score–06/07/2011

Top pick Bryce Harper agrees with Nationals at deadline

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper. Stephen Strasburg. Negotiating with super-agent Scott Boras right up until the last possible second to get a deal done. The Washington Nationals are getting the hang of this whole sign-the-top-pick routine, […]

08/17/2010

Wrigley Field Will Host 2010 Under Armour All-America Game

On Saturday, August 14, Wrigley Field will add another event to its resume. Under Armour and Baseball Factory have announced that its 2010 All-America Baseball game will be held at the friendly confines. The game […]

07/26/2010

The MLB Draft Was On Last Night…REALLY!!

It’s amazing what you will   there isn’t too much going on in local sports.  Besides watching Carlos “CY” Silva mow down a team the Cubs have had problems beating all year long, the MLB DRAFT […]

06/08/2010