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As the home runs pile up for Dozier, so do losses for Twins
MINNEAPOLIS — Not long after Brian Dozier belted his 39th home run of the season, a no-doubter that rocketed into the second deck to give him a homer in his fifth straight game and continue his historic power surge, the Minnesota Twins second baseman was nowhere to be found.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Harmon Killebrew Home run Major League Baseball Minnesota Twins American League Kansas City Royals Ryne Sandberg American League Central
Plenty of movement in Cubs' Baseball America top 30 prospect list
There are plenty of newcomers in the Chicago Cubs' top 30 prospect list in Baseball America's recently published 2017 Prospect Handbook. Seven of the 30 players from last season's list have dropped out, in addition to four players (led by top prospect Gleyber Torres) who were dealt to other teams,...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Baseball Baseball positions Chicago Cubs National League Major League Baseball Catcher Ryne Sandberg Cy Young Award
Gary Pressy hits the right chords at Wrigley Field
Gary Pressy barely has to think before he plays his Lowrey organ from his small perch in the Wrigley Field press box. The songs and musical puns come naturally. After a pickoff throw, here comes a few bars of "Somebody's Watching Me," the 1984 song from Rockwell and Michael Jackson. If a player...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Cubs Harry Caray Ryne Sandberg Wrigley Field Chicago White Sox Chicago Major League Baseball 2003 National League Championship Series
Selfless Cubs team provides flashback to Boys of Zimmer in 1989
After the Cubs had clinched the National League East in the last week of the 1989 season, manager Don Zimmer called Greg Maddux into his office for a chat. Maddux, who already had established himself as the team's ace at 23, was scheduled to start on a Saturday with a chance to win his 20th game,...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Cubs Joe Maddon Chicago Cubs players Don Zimmer National League All-Stars Major League Baseball Ryne Sandberg Pedro Martínez