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Joe Girardi chases heckler during postgame press conference (Vi…

Joe Girardi chases heckler during postgame press conference (Video)

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…
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  • Cubs claim pitcher Socolovich off waivers

    Cubs claim pitcher Socolovich off waivers

    MLB.com Aug 23, 2012
    The Cubs claimed pitcher Miguel Socolovich off waivers from the Orioles and optioned the right-hander to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday.
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  • Barney's 'D' quickly becoming second to none

    Barney's 'D' quickly becoming second to none

    MLB.com Aug 23, 2012
    You 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.
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  • Peoria hitting coach, Soler share more than game

    Peoria hitting coach, Soler share more than game

    MLB.com Aug 23, 2012
    Someday, Barbaro Garbey will sit down with Jorge Soler, the Cubs' 20-year-old phenom, and tell him a story.
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