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Rodrigo Lopez #50 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against  the Houston Astros at Wrigley Field on September 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis /Getty Images)

Lopez Allows 1 Run In 5 Innings As Cubs Tie A’s

Jonny Gomes homered to start a three-run rally in the ninth, and the Oakland Athletics tied a Chicago Cubs’ split squad 5-5 in 10 innings Tuesday.


Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Smith Has Three Hits For A’s In 4-3 Win Over Cubs

Seth Smith had a two-run double among his three hits, and the Oakland Athletics scored three unearned runs off Paul Maholm in the first inning and beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 in a game between split squads Saturday.


Jeff Baker

A’s Split-Squad Beats Cubs 8-7

Josh Reddick collected two more hits and Brandon Allen drove in another run to help an Oakland Athletics split-squad beat the Chicago Cubs 8-7 on Monday.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

Rodrigo Lopez #50 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against  the Houston Astros at Wrigley Field on September 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis /Getty Images)

Allen’s Slam, 7 RBIs Lead A’s Past Cubs 12-10

Brandon Allen belted a grand slam and drove in seven runs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cubs 12-10 on Sunday to spoil Chicago’s spring training opener.


Derrick Rose (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hanley: News, Notes And Nonsense

When it comes to his bad back, looks like the ball is no longer in Derrick Rose’s court. That’s a good thing.

670 The Score–02/14/2012

Yoenis Cespedes. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Cubs, Sox Lose Cespedes To Athletics

Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $36 million, four-year contract.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

David DeJesus. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Cubs Sign OF DeJesus To Two-Year Deal

Free agent outfielder David DeJesus became Theo Epstein’s first signing with the Cubs, agreeing to a tw0-year deal with the team Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2011

Tony La Russa goes out on top. (Photo by Ed Szczepanski/Getty Images)

Tony La Russa Retires

St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa announced his retirement Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Jim Leyland

Tigers Manager Says He Didn’t Change Underwear During Win Streak

You likely wouldn’t want to get too close to the pair of underwear Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland presumably finally took off on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

Chicago White Sox starter John Danks delivers a pitch against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Saturday, June 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Danks Notches Second Win As White Sox Hang On To Beat A’s 3-2

Brent Lillibridge helped make John Danks a winner with a homer-saving catch in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Saturday night.


Frank Thomas

Frank Thomas: Steroid Users Had ‘A Secret Society’

Frank Thomas has always maintained he never took steroids and for the most part, he’s been one of the few sluggers from the steroid era who is believed to be clean.

670 The Score–06/01/2011

Carlos Silva

Silva Leads Cubs Past A’s

The Cubs defeated the Oakland A’s Wednesday and Carlos Silva had his best performance of a difficult spring.


Jake Peavy

White Sox Held Scoreless For Seven Innings

Jake Peavy was at the mound the longest he has been so far during spring training, but the Oakland A’s were able to score three runs off the pitcher. The Chicago White Sox, on the other hand, struggled to score. Their first run came in the seventh inning.


Alfonso Soriano

A’s Escape Cubs’ Lead

Thursday, The Chicago Cubs took a late lead over the Oakland A’s with three home runs. The Cubs couldn’t hang on, however, as Oakland took the lead with a three-run ninth inning.


Carlos Zambrano

Zambrano Looks Good In Exhibition Loss To A’s

Sunday was the first exhibition game on the season for the Cubs and Carlos Zambrano looked strong.