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  • Marlins' bullpen crumbles as Reds rally for win

    Marlins' bullpen crumbles as Reds rally for win
    A sellout crowd was on hand Saturday for Joey Votto Bobblehead Night at Great American Ball Park, but for seven innings Marlins starter Josh Johnson had them sitting on their hands. That changed in a hurry when the Marlins bullpen, which was handed a 3-0...
  • Marlins hope to keep Phillies within striking distance

    MIAMI GARDENS – Coming off a disastrous home stand that has seen them lose ground to the Phillies, the Marlins head to Philadelphia Tuesday hoping to keep the division leaders within striking distance. "We know that Philly is tough and that they are in...
  • Marlins drop struggling Hanley Ramirez (.201) to sixth in lineup

    Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez is trying anything in an attempt to break the Marlins free-fall. And that includes continuous tinkering with the lineup, which is how Hanley Ramirez ended up in the sixth spot Saturday, the first time since his rookie...
  • Infante, Coghlan both in lineup Sunday

    Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez said he feared the worst when he saw second baseman Omar Infante grab the hamstring on the back of his right leg when leaving the batter's box in the fifth inning of Saturday's game. "Right off the bat that is two or three...
  • Travis Wood crashes Anthony Rizzo's beatification

    Travis Wood crashes Anthony Rizzo's beatification
    This one is too easy: Anthony Rizzo finally got called up from the minors and will make his Cubs debut after going 0-for-his-last-9 in Iowa. So, yeah, he’s a perfect Cub. See? Told you it was too easy. But seriously, folks, Rizzo will start...
  • Power rankings: No. 26 Cubs

    Power rankings: No. 26 Cubs
    En route to 91 losses last season and a radical regime change, the Cubs were outscored by 102 runs. As it happens, half of those can be put down to talent and half of them to playing the game well. Bill James tracks manufactured runs, both created and...
  • Tuesday's game was full of big and little things

     
    -The Phillies one- through three-hole hitters were a combined 7-for-13 with two doubles, two home runs and four RBIs on Tuesday. -Before Tuesday’s 9-1 win over the Marlins, the Phillies were 1-9 in games played on Tuesdays. They had lost......
  • Carlos Zambrano gamble is one Marlins are willing to take

     
    Carlos Zambrano, who had violated the trust of his teammates and management in Chicago while with the Cubs, will get another chance in Florida when he's reunited with former manager Ozzie Guillen, a friend of his from Venezuela. While Zambrano,......
  • Mariners Fall to Marlins, 4-2

    Mariners Fall to Marlins, 4-2
    Before Saturday's tilt against Florida, Seattle manager Eric Wedge spoke of how he wanted his team to put multiple innings of offensive production together, instead of just one per night or none at all. Seattle's skipper couldn't be more right -- it's...
  • Mather latest to start in center for Cubs

    Mather latest to start in center for Cubs
    After hitting the Cubs' first pinch-hit homer of the season Friday, Joe Mather gets the start in center field Saturday against the Dodgers. Manager Dale Sveum also has used Tony Campana and Reed Johnson in center since the trade of Marlon Byrd to the Red...
  • Protesting Cubs-Sox

    Protesting Cubs-Sox
    Dear Mr. and Mrs. NATO protesters, If you want to decry something that you think offends humanity, skip McCormick Place this weekend and head to Wrigley Field. If you’re looking to bring attention to senseless policies, then the Cubs-White Sox...
  • Rizzo's opening act

    Rizzo's opening act
    Roger Waters. Brad Paisley. Finally, Anthony Rizzo played Wrigley Field. Side note: Official scorer Bob Rosenberg just ruled that “The Wall’’ was triple-platinum instead of a three-base error. Anyway, the good news is, Rizzo didn&...