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Infighting Didn't Derail Cubs Dynasty

By Chris Rewers on Friday, March 4, 2011

Cubs manager Mike Quade told reporters Thursday that he didn't care whether Carlos Silva and Aramis Ramirez "hugged it out" in the wake of their dugout altercation earlier this week.

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Talk About the Passion

By Chris Rewers on Thursday, March 3, 2011

While a portion of the Chicago media used Wednesday's spring training dugout spat between Carlos Silva and Aramis Ramirez as a chance to recall every incident in recent history in which a Cubs player lost his cool, I choose to view the incident as a healthy expression of passion from a couple of players who are pissed off about the team's performance.

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Dallas Green's Snafu

By Chris Rewers on Friday, August 20, 2010

This week's snafu in which the Cubs mistakenly recalled an ineligible Micah Hoffpauir from Triple-A Iowa brings to mind a front office mistake that could have cost the North Siders their National League East championship in 1984.

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Rule Delays Hoffpauir's Return

By Chris Rewers on Friday, August 20, 2010

It was fitting that in a season in which nothing has seemed to go right, the Cubs front office flubbed a simple procedure like calling a player up from the minor leagues.

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Big Z's Krazy Kubs

By Beachwood Reporter on Saturday, June 26, 2010

The problem isn't Carlos Zambrano, it's Kubs Kulture.

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Rick Monday's Near-Death Experience

By Chris Rewers on Saturday, May 1, 2010

The TV voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Vin Scully, plans to retire after this season and he will be sorely missed in the Rewers home.

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