Ichiro's Replacement?

As Ichiro's contract is about to come to an end, the Mariners have an opportunity to reach out to Japan to get his replacement in three-time Central League batting champion Norichika Aoki.
November 10, 2011

Fukudome Traded to Indians

The Cubs acquired outfielder Abner Abreu and right-handed pitcher Carlton Smith from the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Kosuke Fukudome and a cash consideration Thursday. In addition, outfielder Tyler Colvin was recalled from Triple-A Iowa.
July 28, 2011

Quality starts eluding Cubs

The Cubs led the National League in quality starts last year with 95. It's been quite a different story in the early going of this season.
April 18, 2011

Can Pitching Trump Offensive Uncertainty?

Even as the Cubs whittled their roster down to a manageable size by the middle of March, uncertainty hung over several areas of the team.
March 21, 2011

Hands-on Quade ready to grasp busy camp

There should be a completely new feeling at spring training for the Cubs.
February 19, 2011

Cubs Inside Pitch: Nov. 16

The Cubs wrapped up their organizational meetings, and then general manager Jim Hendry prepared for double-dip trips to Orlando, first for the GM meetings and then the winter meetings next month.
November 16, 2010

Castro could be moving up in order

It's possible that rookie shortstop Starlin Castro could be moving up in the world, or at least in the Cubs' batting order.
May 27, 2010

Hendry to Lou: You're Safe!

Sooner or later, the talk was bound to start. On Monday, it finally did. Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com wrote that if the Cubs don't turn things around soon, they should consider firing manager Lou Piniella and replacing him with bench coach Alan Trammell.
May 18, 2010