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Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Cubs Trying To Sell Japanese Star Masahiro Tanaka On Hope

The Cubs are trying to sell Masahiro Tanaka on hope, that he could be part of the turnaround if their prospects pan out, and they’re selling the same thing to their fans.

01/19/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs Out To Spoil The Tanaka Party, Make Late Push

There’s been a new development in the pursuit of Masahiro Tanaka. The Japanese right-hander has at least three legitimate suitors, with a fourth apparently entering the fray on Thursday.

01/16/2014

Wrigley Field (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Chicago Cubs Unveil Clark, Their First Mascot; Many Not Impressed

Team officials say they held focus groups before deciding on Clark, and fans told them they wanted a more family-friendly atmosphere at Wrigley Field.

01/14/2014

Curtis Granderson (credit: Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Citi Switch? Mets Reportedly Showing Interest In Granderson

The Mets are reportedly interested in outfielder Curtis Granderson, who is likely to turn down the Yankees’ qualifying offer of $14.1 million.

11/09/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Joe Girardi Returning To Yankees With New 4-Year, $16 Million Contract

Girardi was reportedly interested in exploring the Chicago Cubs’ opening, but Yankees brass made it clear they wanted a speedy resolution.

10/09/2013

Joe Girardi (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Joe Girardi Reportedly Wants To ‘Explore’ Cubs Vacancy

Say it ain’t so, Joe! The Yankees manager “wants to formally explore the Cubs’ opening after weeks of back-channel feelers,” according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

10/08/2013

Joe Girardi at Chicago's Wrigley Field in 2011. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees Not Willing To Let Cubs Speak With Girardi

The Yankees want Joe Girardi back — so they’d better work quickly. New York will have less than a month to hammer out a deal before the Chicago Cubs can make their move.

10/03/2013

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Soriano Putting Up Eye-Popping Numbers During Recent Tear

The huge hits are even more than the Yankees hoped for when they got the good-natured Soriano in a trade with the Chicago Cubs in late July.

08/17/2013

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Silverman: Soriano Gives Yankees Much-Needed Right-Handed Punch

These are hard days for the New York Yankees. When the big move is the re-acquisition of Alfonso Soriano from the Chicago Cubs and it’s one that makes complete sense, you know the Yankees are in trouble.

07/26/2013

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Soriano Is Declining, But He’s Immediate Upgrade For Power-Starved Yanks

Soriano will provide the power boost the Yankees desperately need. He’s also improved as a fielder with age and will add clubhouse leadership.

07/26/2013

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Slugger Alfonso Soriano: ‘The Yankees Are On My List’

Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano has a list of all the MLB teams that he would waive his no-trade clause to join. The Yankees are on that list.

07/25/2013

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Yankees In Serious Talks To Reacquire Alfonso Soriano

Soriano made his major league debut with the Yankees in 1999. He hit .284 with 98 home runs, 270 RBIs in parts of five seasons with New York.

07/23/2013

Bob Costas (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Bob Costas Apologizes To Mets After Criticizing Celebration; Terry Responds

Bob Costas sent a private broadcast to the Mets on Monday: sorry!

06/18/2013

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Schwei: Wheeler’s Debut, Nieuwenhuis’ Walk-Off, Hawkins’ 900th And More Mets Notes

Zack Wheeler is scheduled to make his major-league debut on Tuesday night in the second game of the Mets’ day/night doubleheader against the Braves in Atlanta.

06/17/2013

Justin Turner of the Mets puts a pie in the face of teammate Kirk Nieuwenhuis after he connects on a three-run game-winning home run against the Chicago Cubs (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images); Bob Costas (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Bob Costas Slams Mets’ Celebration; Players Respond On Twitter

Costas threw a bucket of cold water on Sunday’s win, calling New York’s on-field celebration an “indication of the ongoing decline of western civilization.”

06/17/2013

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