CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Cubs broadcaster Keith Moreland is leaving the job to spend more time with family.
The Cubs made the announcement on Wednesday. Moreland took the WGN-AM job in February 2011, signing a three-year deal to replace the late Cubs Hall of Famer Ron Santo. Moreland is a former Chicago Cubs outfielder, playing with the team from 1982 to 1987. Moreland worked with Cubs play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes in the broadcast booth.
Moreland says in a note to WGN staff that he's decided that he wants ''to spend more time at home in Texas.'' Before he worked for the Cubs, Moreland was a broadcaster for University of Texas baseball and football.

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Cain-less Royals visit Cardinals' lair Just when the Royals thought they were returning to full health, perhaps their biggest injury so far this season cropped up.
Thumbnail Mets vs. Nationals Total Pick The Washington Nationals and New York Mets could find themselves struggling to score when they meet up tonight 7:05PM...
Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Brewers Pick The Milwaukee Brewers look to snap a four-game losing streak against the Los Angeles Dodgers when the two meet...
Thumbnail Mets vs. Nationals Pick The Washington Nationals look to continue their success over the New York Mets today when they meet up 7:05PM ET.
Thumbnail Rangers vs. Yankees Pick The New York Yankees hope to avoid a fourth straight loss at home when they host the Texas Rangers at 7:05PM ET.
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages