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Ruben Tejada Must Mature Offensively For Mets

Patience at the plate will be the key for Ruben Tejada as he enters the 2013 season.


New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey (left) and Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price (right) were the 2012 Cy Young Award winners. (Credit: Alex Trautwig/Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Dickey, Price Win Cy Young Awards

David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets won baseball’s Cy Young awards on Wednesday.


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

7 Years Later, Greenberg Gets One More At-Bat

Roughly three weeks ago, we brought you the story of a filmmakers dedicated to getting former Cub Adam Greenberg one last at-bat.

670 The Score–09/27/2012

Chicago Cubs starter Ryan Dempster piches in the first inning against the New York Mets at CitiField on July 8, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Dempster Runs Scoreless Streak To 27 In Cubs’ Win

Ryan Dempster is too busy watching “Swamp People” to see the stories about him being possible trade bait. He’s pitching too well, though, to know that he might be in another uniform by the end of the month.


David DeJesus #9 of the Chicago Cubs is forced out as Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets leaps to avoid the slide at Citi Field on July 7, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Davis, Gee Help Lift Mets Over Cubs 3-1

Ike Davis homered, Jordany Valdespin hit one out for the second day in a row and Dillon Gee pitched one-run ball for eight innings to help the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Saturday.


Ike Davis and Daniel Murphy. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Mets Tank Cubs 17-1

Daniel Murphy homered twice, Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and David Wright drove in five runs to lead the New York Mets to a 17-1 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Randy Wells

Randy Wells Demoted; Rafael Dolis Called Up

The Cubs designated pitcher Randy Wells for assignment Wednesday and recalled reliever Rafael Dolis from Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Rizzo Leads Cubs Past Mets 5-3

Anthony Rizzo had two hits and drove in the go-ahead run in his first game with the Chicago Cubs, who rallied for a 5-3 victory over the sliding New York Mets on Tuesday night.


R.A. Dickey. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Mets To Appeal MLB For Another No-Hitter

New York Mets manager Terry Collins expects to hear by Friday about the long-shot appeal that could give R.A. Dickey a belated no-hitter.

670 The Score–06/14/2012

Jon Rauch. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Mets Fans Attack Reliever On Twitter: ‘Kill Yourself’

Rauch’s miscue unleashed a flurry of harsh tweets from the Mets’ faithful, where some even encouraged him to kill himself.

670 The Score–06/11/2012

Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets delivers a pitch in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at CitiField on June 1, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Santana Throws First No-Hitter In Mets’ History

Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in New York Mets’ history, helped by an umpire’s missed call and an outstanding catch in left field in an 8-0 victory over St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.


Joe Mather. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Wisch: The Cubs Aren’t As Bad As You Think… Yet

For a franchise so synonymous with failure, one of the more remarkable facts about the Chicago Cubs is that they really haven’t failed quite as much as you might think.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has died at the age of 57. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Catcher Gary Carter Dies At 57

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in baseball, died Thursday. He was 57.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

Joe McEwing blows on his hand during the game against the Chicago Cubs on September 17, 2003. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: McEwing To Take Over As Sox Third Base Coach

According to a report from the Chicago Tribune, Jon McEwing, the current manager of the White Sox’s Triple-A Charolette, will take over for Jeff Cox as third base coach.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

Geovany Soto #18 of the Chicago Cubs hits a single in the second inning against the New York Mets during a game at Citi Field on September 10, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Cubs Rally For Win Against Mets, 5-4

Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago Cubs past the New York Mets 5-4 after blowing a three-run lead in the eighth Saturday.


Bud Selig

Selig On Cubs’ Finances: ‘I Have No Concerns’

Despite reportedly being one of nine teams in violation of MLB’s debt rules, Bud Selig is not worried about the Cubs’ financial situation.

670 The Score–06/03/2011

Wrigley Field tarp, rain delay

Abbatacola : Cubs Lose In Rain Shortened Game

Cubs lose in a rain shortened game 7-4. After a 41 minute rain delay, the game was called in the top of the 7th.

670 The Score–05/25/2011

Welington Castillo, Justin Berg

Shortened Game Leaves Cubs Out In The Rain

The game was called with two outs in the top of the seventh inning after a 41-minute delay as the Mets were left on top of the Cubs 7-4.


Mike Quade

Abbatacola: Cubs Win; Quade Makes Risky Move

Cubs win 11-1 to open homestand against the New York Mets.

670 The Score–05/24/2011

Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano slides safely past New York Mets catcher Ronny Paulino after Paulino was unable to handle a throw from first baseman Daniel Murphy during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 24, 2011 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Dempster On Target As Cubs Stomp Mets 11-1

Ryan Dempster pitched seven effective innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs pounded the stumbling New York Mets 11-1.