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  • Cubs manage 5-3 victory over Nationals

     Cubs manage 5-3 victory over Nationals
    The Cubs have the same record they had after 77 games last season — 33-44. Yet first-year manager Rick Renteria's players still appear as though they would try to run through a brick wall for him. Or in the case of outfielder Junior Lake, a...
  • Miami Marlins: Extra innings add to Marlins woes, MLB history

    Miami Marlins: Extra innings add to Marlins woes, MLB history
    MIAMI June has been bad for the Marlins. Not like a few games here and there bad but historically bad. The Marlins' 7-6 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night was the team's 13th defeat in June and the second time in three games they've lost in...
  • Cubs lose nightcap 7-2 as Nationals sweep DH

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Samardzija thought he would dominate the way he often does. Instead, he walked away frustrated with another loss. Samardzija struggled in a rare rough outing and the Chicago Cubs lost 7-2 to Washington, completing a day-night...
  • 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...
  • Ruggiano in place of Lake in Cubs' lineup

    Ruggiano in place of Lake in Cubs' lineup
    BOSTON -- Junior Lake's snapping of his bat over his leg following one of his four strikeouts Monday night was overshadowed by Jake Arrieta's 7 2/3 innings of one-hit ball at Fenway Park. Nevertheless, Lake is on the bench Tuesday night while in the...
  • Cubs rally in 9th, survive replay challenge

    Cubs rally in 9th, survive replay challenge
    BOSTON — A tense pitchers' duel didn't provide nearly as much suspense for the Cubs as a game-ending replay that validated their 2-1 win over the Red Sox. "It was nerve-wracking, especially with Papi (David Ortiz) coming up," Anthony Rizzo said....
  • Cubs explode for 16 runs, 19 hits, finish sweep

    Cubs explode for 16 runs, 19 hits, finish sweep
    BOSTON — It seemed like a long time ago that general manager Jed Hoyer acknowledged the Cubs offense was "frustrating" and in need of improvement in several areas. That actually occurred early Wednesday night, well before the Cubs unleashed a 19-...
  • 100-year-old Cubs fan dies less than 3 weeks after Wrigley Field visit

    100-year-old Cubs fan dies less than 3 weeks after Wrigley Field visit
    Louis Reinhart -- the 100-year-old Cubs fan who thought he had missed his chance to participate in the team's centennial year celebration – has died, less than three weeks after he stepped onto Wrigley Field for the first time. His funeral was...
  • New rules for Cubs

    New rules for Cubs
    The Cubs are winning and I don't know why. I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting. One day Jake Arrieta...
  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections
    Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game. The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
  • Cubs' Castro, Samardzija named to NL All-Stars; Rizzo on Final Vote

    Cubs' Castro, Samardzija named to NL All-Stars; Rizzo on Final Vote
    WASHINGTON -- Shortstop Starlin Castro will get to be a teammate of Jeff Samardzija for at least one more time. Castro, 24, was rewarded for his rebound season Sunday by being voted by the players to the National League All-Star team. In a weird twist...
  • Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters

    Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva wasn't informed that he would be starting Saturday's game until 11 a.m. - five hours before the first pitch. But he hopes there will be more opportunities to show the Chicago Cubs' younger players how to make the most...