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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 21:  San Francisco Giants fans cheer after Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants scored on an RBI single hit by Madison Bumgarner during the fourth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Posey Helps Giants Beat Cubs 5-3 In Nightcap

Madison Bumgarner made sure the San Francisco Giants finished their long and strange series with Chicago Cubs on a winning note. Bumgarner pitched seven strong innings and Buster Posey went 4 for 4 with his […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/21/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 21:  Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs (R) steals second base as second baseman Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants covers the bag during the sixth inning at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giants Fall Short In Suspended Game, 2-1

All the San Francisco Giants asked for was a fair shot, and that’s exactly what they got in the end. Hector Rondon stopped Angel Pagan’s smash with his right foot for the final out on […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/21/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 20:  The San Francisco Giants celebrate their win against the Chicago Cubs on August 20, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Chicago Cubs 8-3.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Peavy Pitches Giants To 8-3 Win Over Cubs

Jake Peavy is showing signs of getting back on track, and his timing couldn’t be better for the San Francisco Giants. The 33-year-old right-hander pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 19:  Manager Rick Renteria #16 of the Chicago Cubs and manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants inspect the field as grounds crew try to make the field playable during a rain delay of the Chicago Cubs San Francisco Giants game at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giants Win Protest, Game Against Cubs To Resume

The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. MLB says this is the first […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 19:  Chicago Cubs head groundskeeper Roger Baird (R) and the crew work on Wrigley Field after a downpour delayed the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wrigley Grounds Crew Aids Cubs In Win Over SF

During the 20 minutes of rain, the field crew had great difficulty getting the tarp on the field, leaving parts of the infield exposed. When the tarp was removed, some of the water that had accumulated was dumped back onto the infield dirt.

KHTK Sports 1140–08/19/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 11:  Starter Jake Arrieta #49 of the Chicago Cubs delivers a pitch as storm clouds roll in during the third inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field on August 11, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Cubs Fan Makes Amazing Catch, Pulls Switcheroo

The friendly confines of Wrigley Field have been anything but for Cubs fans over the years, as losing seasons stack up like a Chicago deep dish. However, the fans remain loyal, and will try to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/12/2014

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This Date In Baseball

Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA (AP Sports) 1933 – Lefty Grove of the Philadelphia A’s became the first pitcher since Aug. 2, 1931 – a span of 308 games – to shut out the New York […]

08/02/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 23:  Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Chicago Cubs walks off the field after the third inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on June 23, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Athletics Finalize Blockbuster Trade With Cubs

The beginning of July’s first blockbuster trade occurred about a month ago, when Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane called Chicago Cubs executive Theo Epstein to ask about Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.

07/05/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 27:  Tim Hudson #17 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning at AT&T Park on May 27, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Hudson Shines Again, Lowers ERA To 1.92

After a broken right ankle with Atlanta last year threatened to end his career, Tim Hudson has emerged as one of baseball’s best and most surprising offseason additions. Hudson turned in another vintage performance to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/28/2014

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