Time for Cubs to Walk the Walk

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, March 22, 2011

When spring training opened last month, Cubs manager Mike Quade let it be known that there would be open competition for a large percentage of the spots on his team's Opening Day roster.

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Midseason Awards

By Chris Rewers on Thursday, July 15, 2010

As a kid, whenever I had a bad day, my father would remind me that "the sun will come up tomorrow."

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Dodgers 9, Cubs 7

By Chris Rewers on Friday, July 9, 2010

Hero: Marlon Byrd keeps on hitting. Byrd went 4-for-5 Friday with three RBI, and is now hitting .319. He is third in batting in the NL and leads the league in doubles with 27. The center fielder also made a diving catch of a Xavier Paul line drive in the fifth with his team trailing 8-3.

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The Company Aramis Ramirez Keeps

By Chris Rewers on Wednesday, May 5, 2010

With just 15 hits in his first 101 at-bats entering play on Wednesday - a .149 average - Aramis Ramirez's woeful start is reminiscent of some other unforgettably bad starts by third basemen in the franchise's history.

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