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Fri, 04/06/2012
Like the 51 Cubs managers before him — from Amalfitano to Zimmer — Dave Sveum discovered Thursday that managing with the wind blowing in at Wrigley Field is a first-class ticket to second-guessing. And that is especially true for those who managed mediocre teams, of which there have been many...
Thu, 04/05/2012
MIAMI — Now that Marlins Park has been christened, with $106-million shortstop Jose Reyes and some of baseball's most facility-starved fans joining their futures together, with the retractable roof open and the case to move the team to Las Vegas closed, only one question remains about the Florida, er, Miami Marlins. Do they have to return...
Thu, 04/05/2012
 All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Nationals 4-3 in 2011. Thursday: 1:20 p.m.; WGN-Ch. 9. RH Stephen Strasburg (1-1, 1.50 ERA in 2011) vs. RH Ryan Dempster 10-14, 4.80). Saturday: 12:05 p.m.; CSN. LH...
Wed, 04/04/2012
HOUSTON - Manager Robin Ventura's criteria for selecting a closer involves throwing more than one pitch for strikes and limiting walks. Ventura could have somewhat of a diliemma as he declines to publicly reveal who his closer will be when the regular season starts Friday...
Tue, 04/03/2012
Derrick Rose missed his 11th straight game with his injured groin on Monday night, but his recovery continues to gain momentum. In fact, there has been talk of putting Rose through contact as early as Tuesday, a Bulls' off day. Rose has not taken contact since suffering the injury on March 12...