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"Piggy" Named Joliet Slammers Pitching Coach

Former Cub Carmen Pignatiello has been named the pitching coach for the Joliet Slammers, a team in the independent Frontier League.

Cubs, Smokies Affiliated Through 2014

The Smokies and Cubs already had an agreement through 2012. This is a two-year extension of that through 2014.

5/9/1979 Pirates @ Braves Pt 2

5/9/1979 Pirates @ Braves Pt 2

5/9/1979 Pirates & Braves Pt 1

5/9/1979 Pirates & Braves Pt 1

4/15/1978 Phils @ Cards Part 2

4/15/1978 Phils @ Cards Part 2

4/15/1978 Phils @ Cards Part 1

4/15/1978 Phils @ Cards Part 1

OT - Derrick Goold: Edmonds Signs MiLB Deal With STL

Derrick Goold writes for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Cubs @ Boston - May 22 Sunday Night Game

The Cubs game at Fenway on May 22 will be at 8 PM eastern/7 PM central.

Cubs Caravan in Peoria on Jan. 13

Blake DeWitt, Randy Wells, and Pat Hughes are scheduled to be there on January 13.

WGN Radio Sports Night Debuting Thursday

David Kaplan will be the host of the weeknight show.

Pat Hughes Gets 5-Year Extension

Hughes is now signed with WGN radio through 2015. Nady and Henry Blanco to D-Backs

Good luck to the former Cubs, when they are playing teams in the NL Central other than the Cubs. I hope this matters, but good luck to them, when they are playing a team in the wildcard race with the Cubs.

2011 Memphis Schedule with Game Times

The AAA Redbirds have finally gotten the bright idea to start Sunday home games after May 15 at 6:05 PM. It was ridiculous to start the Sunday games during the summer at 1:35 PM.

Musial to Receive Medal of Freedom

Okay, I know this ain't Viva El Birdos, but Musial was a great player. This is a tremendous honor for him.

Scott Moore Signs MiLB Deal With Cubs

Okay, the Cubs lose Mitch Atkins to Baltimore and get Scott Moore. This is from a Baltimore Sun blog and posted by Jeff Zrebiec.

USA Today: Story on Glenn Burke Documentary

Burke was a gay player with the Dodgers and A's in the late 1970's. The story is written by Jorge L. Ortiz. I picked this article because there is no objectionable language in it.

2011 Boise Hawks Schedule

The 2011 schedule of the Cubs class A affiliate in the Northwest League

2010 World Series Games 25 Minutes Shorter

This is written by Michael McCarthy of USA Today.

Lennie Merullo Story in Boston Globe

This is written by Maureen Mullen of the Boston Globe about Merullo, who was the Cubs shortstop in 1945.

Jocketty Top Exec in MLB

This is written by Mark Sheldon.

OT: Mariners Considering Bull Durham As Hitting Coach

This is written by Geoff Baker of The Seattle Times. Despite that single error in a certain seventh inning, I thought he was a decent defensive first baseman. Let's see if Seattle wants him as a hitting coach.

OT: Northern League Bouncing Back??

This is written by Kate Thayer and Mary Owen. This official seems overly optimistic about the future of the league.

OT: Joliet Independent Baseball Problems

This is written by Mary Owen of the Chicago Tribune.

2011 Jackson Generals Schedule

The 2011 schedule of the Mariners AA affiliate

Huntsville Renews PDC Through 2012

The Huntsville Stars will be the AA affiliate of the Brewers through 2012.

2011 Memphis Redbirds Schedule

2011 schedule for the AAA affiliate of the Cardinals

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