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Welcome, Doug Davis!

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Remember how Jim Hendry and the rest of the Cubs front office would always downplay the extent of the injuries suffered by Mark Prior and Kerry Wood?

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Adios, Carlos Silva

By Chris Rewers on Monday, March 28, 2011

And don't let the door hit you in the ass on your way out the door.

Kudos to the Cubs organization for making the right decision in naming Andrew Cashner the team's No. 5 starter and releasing Carlos Silva.

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Rickey Henderson, He's Not

By Chris Rewers on Monday, March 7, 2011

Rush Limbaugh sometimes tells his listeners that "a tiger is a tiger, a snake is a snake, and a liberal is a liberal."

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The Tickets Won't Cost Peanuts

By Chris Rewers on Thursday, August 26, 2010

The Cubs have designated the batter's eye skybox at Wrigley Field as a peanut-free zone and have reserved the area for fans with allergies.

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By Chris Rewers on Sunday, August 22, 2010

Bob Brenly did not pull any punches after Derrek Lee smashed a three-run double to the right of Aramis Ramirez and inside the third-base line in the eighth inning of Sunday's Cubs debacle at Wrigley Field. Lee's first hit as a member of the Braves gave Atlanta a 13-3 lead.

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Don't Trust Any Prospects Over 30

By Chris Rewers on Friday, August 6, 2010

It's been a foregone conclusion that the Cubs' season will end in Houston on Oct. 3 for some time, but there are plenty of reasons to follow the Cubs for their final 53 games of this season and to be optimistic about the 2011 season.

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If These People Managed The Cubs . . .

By Beachwood Reporter on Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Speculation of a different kind.

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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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Ricketts Has "Confidence" In Hendry

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, July 11, 2010

When Tom Ricketts hired Ari Kaplan as the Cubs' statistical analyst manager, it was an indication to many - including us - that the new owner was ready to move his franchise's baseball operations in a different direction.

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A Koufax Cubbie Occurrence

By Chris Rewers on Saturday, July 10, 2010

Thinking about this year's Cubs team too much makes our heads hurt. So we always enjoy when Len Kasper and Bob Brenly can take our minds off the present by sharing a story from the past.

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