Lyons: Commissioner-Elect Manfred Has Long To-Do ListMost notably, baseball needs to connect with the younger generation.
Levine: Samardzija Alludes To Trade PossibilityCubs righty Jeff Samardzija leads all starters with a 1.46 ERA -- but has zero wins.
Levine: Cubs' Celebration Seems Incomplete Without IconsThe 100-year celebration of Wrigley won't include Sosa, Zambrano, Maddux or Sandberg.
Report: Phillies Sign Zambrano To Minor League DealBig Z could be getting another chance in the Majors.
Zambrano Signs With Independent League TeamFormer Cubs ace Carlos Zambrano has signed with the Independent League's Long Island Ducks.
Zambrano Lists Lakeview Home For $2.3 MillionCarlos Zambrano is ready to leave Chicago - again.
Baffoe: Not Buying The ‘New’ ZambranoNo smashing. No yelling. No cursing in Spanglish. No kidnapping a comely blonde bleacher bummette and climbing to the top of the manual scoreboard as military and police aircraft fire upon him.
Harris: On The 'Other Side' Of TownIt was the Ozzie Guillen, Carlos Zambrano, and Mark Buehrle show before the Cubs/Marlins game tonight at Wrigley Field, and the sweaty-hot, filled to capacity Marlin dugout wasn't my assignment.
Wisch: Credit The Cubs For Bringing Ozzie Back To LifeAfter three months of relative silence, all it took was an impending series against the Cubs to transform Ozzie back into the Mouth of South Beach.
Bernstein: Be Careful, Kerry WoodWood needs to be careful if he wants his post-career vision to be realized, and actual baseball is only a part of it.
Wisch: An ‘Amazing’ Zambrano? Don’t You Believe It, ChicagoI believe the guy is talented. I believe he is a decent person, albeit a ridiculously hotheaded and immature one. And I believe that he’s one of the most passionate – and entertaining – athletes in all of baseball. I also believe that the Cubs couldn’t be luckier to be done with him.