Found November 19, 2011 on ESPN:
PLAYERS: Carlos Zambrano
TEAMS: Chicago Cubs
Carlos Zambrano was hit in the head by a line drive in winter ball.

Zambrano Has Sense Knocked Into Him

Carlos Zambrano is widely regarded as one of the biggest douchebags in MLB. Friday night some Karmic retribution happened in Venezuela where the troubled Chicago Cubs starting pitcher was hurling the ball towards a batter when said ball was struck back towards him, nailing him in the face. The injury required 18 stitches to the side of his mouth and he has to sit out of games for...

CM Punk was NOT a Steve Bartman Fan

This weekend, Madison Square Garden plays hosts to WWE Survivor Series 2011.Now, as some of you might know, in addition to being rabid about baseball...I'm also a wrestling nut. So, I couldn't have been happier to hear Jimmy Traina mix in a little baseball talk when he talked to WWE superstar CM Punk.If you don't like wrestling, you'll have to skip ahead to the 24...

Carlos Zambrano hit in face by line drive

Pitcher Carlos Zambrano, who’s trying to earn his way back to the Cubs for the final year of his contract, needed 16 stitches after being hit in the face by a line drive during his start Friday in a Venezuelan winter league game. The drive was deflected slightly by Zambrano’s glove before striking...

Cubs' Sveum not interested in team's past failings

The Chicago Cubs' past is pretty much well known. After all, when a team extends its World Series drought to 103 years, it's safe to say that history is a weighty issue in the Windy City. On Friday, Dale Sveum did his best to put the past in place as he was introduced as the new Cubs manager. "The past is the past no matter where you are,” Sveum said. “You’re...

Chicago Cubs Manager Dale Sveum: More Detailed Biography

Dale Sveum was named the manager of the Chicago Cubs for the 2012 season. This is after he has been a coach in the majors for most of the last decade. Sveum has two World Series rings, one in 1998 with the Yankees and one in 2004 with the Red Sox. (Editor’s note: Guest post from David Malamut, But if you’ve already figured out I didn’t write this because you know I DON’T...

Chicago Cubs Have a Couple Top Prospects in Arizona Fall League

Here’s a listing and synopsis of some of the top prospects in the Arizona Fall League. Many reside in the AL Central and NL Central divisions. The Chicago Cubs have two. by David Malamut Robbie Grossman    Pittsburgh Pirates Wil Myers      Kansas City Royals Junior Lake     Chicago Cubs Brian Dozier     Minnesota Twins Matt Adams     St. Louis Cardinals Josh...

Cubs add Vitters, Szczur to 40-man roster

The Cubs outrighted pitchers Esmailin Caridad and Kyle Smit and outfielder Lou Montanez from their 40-man roster Friday while adding four players, including Class-A outfielder Matt Szczur and third baseman Josh Vitters.

Epstein wants Wood back for 13th Cubs season

Theo Epstein wants Kerry Wood back with the Cubs, and given the reliever's desire to retire rather than play for someone else, the new president of baseball operations should get his wish.

Sveum introduced as Cubs manager

The Chicago Cubs limped out of town after their final home game on Sept. 21, but Wrigley Field has been hopping this offseason.

Sveum has demons to exorcise as he takes on Cubs' horror job

The Cubs introduce Dale Sveum as their new manager. What is the former Brewers coach getting himself into? Scott Miller says it's a nightmare office, where expectations are low.
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