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yahoo.com Updated Aug 23, 2012
Joe Girardi got his first taste of major league media and fans in 1989, when he broke in with the Chicago Cubs as a 24-year-old catcher. That also was the heyday of coach Mike Ditka of the Chicago Bears. Da Coach. Now there was a guy who knew how to con…Share Tweet
Cubs claim pitcher Socolovich off waiversThe Cubs claimed pitcher Miguel Socolovich off waivers from the Orioles and optioned the right-hander to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday.Share Tweet
Barney's 'D' quickly becoming second to noneYou know the old adage: Defense wins championships. If anyone can vouch for that, it's Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney, known in baseball circles for his defensive prowess.Share Tweet
Peoria hitting coach, Soler share more than gameSomeday, Barbaro Garbey will sit down with Jorge Soler, the Cubs' 20-year-old phenom, and tell him a story.Share Tweet