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  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • White Sox should follow Cubs' lead at trade deadline

     White Sox should follow Cubs' lead at trade deadline
    Before we resume our annual obsession with all things Bears, Chicago must acknowledge how surprisingly sturdy the bridge was that connected the stretch of baseball between the end of the Blackhawks and the beginning of Bourbonnais. Seldom have sports...
  • Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2

    Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2: David Peralta knocked in a pair of runs with two hits and Josh Collmenter pitched seven strong innings as Arizona completed a three-game sweep of visiting Chicago. Aaron Hill and Ender Inciarte each collected two hits for the...
  • Game roundup: Mets avert no-no but fall to Padres

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: includes all day games; new lede and headline Game roundup: Mets avert no-no but fall to Padres SAN DIEGO -- Seth Smith's two-out, infield single in the ninth inning gave San Diego a 2-1 win over New York on...
  • Diamondbacks complete sweep of Cubs

    The Sports Xchange Diamondbacks complete sweep of Cubs PHOENIX -- Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo made the defensive play of the game Sunday, a highlight-reel dazzler. Arizona did not mind a bit. After Diamondbacks left fielder David Peralta...
  • Cubs' Rizzo determined to make the play

    Cubs' Rizzo determined to make the play
    PHOENIX — Anthony Rizzo had no regrets Sunday about making a spectacular catch that allowed the Diamondbacks to score the go-ahead run in a 3-2 loss. "I don't think there's any Cubs fan who wanted me to miss it, and I don't think there were any...
  • Rizzo looks for young Cubs to step up

     Rizzo looks for young Cubs to step up
    PHOENIX — A 100-loss season has become a possibility during the Cubs' 2-11 skid. But with Arismendy Alcantara providing a spark and Kyle Hendricks receiving an opportunity to earn a spot in the rotation, slugger Anthony Rizzo says the entire Cubs'...
  • Cubs' Rizzo wins NL player of week honors

    Cubs' Rizzo wins NL player of week honors
    The Chicago Cubs didn't come away completely empty despite getting swept in a three-game series by the Arizona Diamondbacks. First baseman Anthony Rizzo was named the National League player of the week for the period ending Sunday. Rizzo, coming off his...
  • Series preview: Padres at Cubs

    Series preview: Padres at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: 2-2. Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN Plus; LH Eric Stults (3-11, 4.98) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 6.00). Wednesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN; RH Ian Kennedy (7-9, 3.62) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (0-0, 0.00). Thursday: 7:05 p.m.,...
  • Cubs relieved to be home after long road stretch

    Cubs relieved to be home after long road stretch
    Three night games are scheduled, followed by two 3:05 p.m. starts when the shadows will start to creep over Wrigley Field before pregame batting practice. But quirks of the schedule aside, the Cubs are relieved to be home after playing 14 of their...
  • Game roundup: A's walk-off vs. Orioles on home run

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3; new lede, two games to follow Game roundup: A's walk-off vs. Orioles on home run OAKLAND, Calif. -- Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a three-run, walk-off home run Friday night, lifting the Oakland Athletics...
  • Cubs' Rizzo sees signs of improvement

    Cubs' Rizzo sees signs of improvement
    PHOENIX -- After appearing in his first All-Star game and seeing the recent success of rookie Arismendy Alcantara and Javier Baez playing second base at Triple-A Iowa, Chicago Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo said he now can see signs of true optimism for the...