The Cubs will make their pitch to Masahiro Tanaka, the Japanese ace who could shake up their competitive timeline and instantly become a marquee attraction at Wrigley Field.
No matter how big or small it may be, the White Sox interest in Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka can be attributed to the new posting system.
At a time when the Hall of Fame judgment calls spark steroid suspicions and reignite baseball’s culture wars, the only question about Greg Maddux was whether he would get 100 percent of the vote.
It wasn’t exactly a Wally Pipp scenario—baseball’s New York Yankees first baseman who famously missed a game due to illness and was replaced by Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig, never to regain his spot—b
CSNChicago.com is taking a look back at what turned out to be a memorable year in the Windy City, by counting down the 13 biggest Chicago sports stories of 2013.