| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the year's best moments in sports. Check back throughout the day for more responses and join the conversation by adding a comment of your own. Jeff Otterbein, Hartford Courant Well, there is no way......
| Oct 7, 2012
| 7:25 PM
Rookies in the postseason, the Washington Nationals played like poised veterans.
The Nationals escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning, Tyler Moore blooped a two-out, two-run single in the eighth and Washington beat the defending World Series...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:42 PM
ST. LOUIS — Six years.
That's how long it has been since Barry Zito has pitched the kind of game he's going to need Friday night, and he hasn't been cryogenically frozen in the interim. He has been getting older, losing velocity off his fastball...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:52 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer after subbing for an injured Carlos Beltran and the St. Louis Cardinals chased Matt Cain before a 3 1/2-hour rain delay in the seventh inning of a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 10:00 AM
ST. LOUIS -- Talking playoff baseball while flirting from the doghouse, a la A-Rod.
1. Would the Yankees actually trade Alex Rodriguez to the Marlins? You better believe they would. Late last week, I proposed that the Yankees should deal Rodriguez to his...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — This is the time of year when baseball executives sift through the discard bin, looking for useful, inexpensive pieces that add needed inventory.
They might bear down a little more than usual this week, as Ryan Vogelsong...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 1:42 PM
No baseball fans loved their guy more than Cardinal Nation loved Albert Pujols this time last year. But one October later, he has become the civic punch line.
While Cardinal-for-life Stan Musial is treated like the pope in Vatican City, Pujols...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Bryce Harper hit his third home run in two games, Jason Werth homered for the first time since May, and Edwin Jackson struck out 10 Thursday night as the Washington Nationals padded their NL East lead with a 8-1 win over the punchless St. Louis Cardinals....
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Something has to give, and it ought to be Philip Humber.
Or maybe Gavin Floyd.
Whatever, someone has to give up his spot in the White Sox rotation to make room for Jose Quintana.
The kid left-hander just went down to St. Louis and won his matchup...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Matt Holliday and Allen Craig paced another big game for the St. Louis offense, and Adam Wainwright took advantage of the robust run support in the Cardinals' 8-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
Holliday finished 4 for 5 and drove in...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 5:19 PM
No. 11 Cardinals: 20th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Red Sox.
The NFL has gone to bed for its six-month nap, leaving an over-under-loving society in a state of withdrawal. But all is not lost.
You can apply that betting concept...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Bryce Harper isn't looking to get a little more experience and then go back to the Eastern League. He's coming to spring training planning to leave Florida on the Nationals' flight to Chicago, where they will open the season.
And in Harper's mind, and...