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  • Game roundup: Cubs C Baker earns win on mound

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 8: adds Cubs-Rockies as new lede; will stand Game roundup: Cubs C Baker earns win on mound CHICAGO -- Catcher John Baker pitched a scoreless top of the 16th inning, and he scored the winning run in the bottom...
  • Pirates rumored to be interested in Boston's Lester

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- The Pirates still might not make a major deal at the trade deadline, but they spent Tuesday positioning themselves to be players nonetheless. The Pirates sent...
  • INSIDE PITCH

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates ST. LOUIS -- Gerrit Cole had his heart set on pitching Wednesday night in Busch Stadium. But the Pittsburgh right-hander knew it wasn't going to happen when he tried to exert something...
  • All right: Pirates glad to face a right-hander

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates SAN FRANCISCO -- Nothing against Tim Hudson, but the Pirates are looking forward to facing the San Francisco Giants veteran Tuesday. He is right-handed, after all. The Pirates faced their eighth...
  • Offensive struggle lead to Giants' home slump

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Francisco Giants SAN FRANCISCO -- When the Giants lost 5-0 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night, it was San Francisco's 20th loss in the past 26 home games. It was easy to see why: The Giants, who were...
  • MLB Note - Colorado Rockies Stubbs, Drew - Part 2

    Part 2 : continues.... ----------------------------------------------- RHP Phil Hughes threw a bullpen and is feeling better after being hit in the right leg by a line drive on Thursday. He is on track to start Wednesday. -------------------------------...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1) DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as...
  • Davis breaks out, leads O's past Pirates

    PITTSBURGH - It was the night Chris Davis had been waiting for. The season's early weeks had been a nightmare, a trip to the disabled list and lots of bad swings. On Tuesday night, it all changed. Davis belted three home runs to lead the Baltimore...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Pirates

    Series preview: Cubs at Pirates
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Pirates lead 4-2. Monday: 6:05 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Edwin Jackson (4-5, 4.59) vs. RH Charlie Morton (2-7, 3.31). Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN. LH Travis Wood (5-5, 5.04) vs. LH Francisco Liriano (1-6, 4.54)....
  • Former UCF standout Drew Butera catches Josh Beckett's no-hitter

    Former UCF standout Drew Butera catches Josh Beckett's no-hitter
    Former UCF catcher Drew Butera was part of Major League Baseball history for the second time during his career. Butera caught Josh Beckett's no-hitter for the Dodgers Sunday. It marked the second time Butera caught a no-hitter during his career. He...
  • Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter ... who'd have thought it?

    Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter ... who'd have thought it?
    At the age of 34, with his once-roaring fastball diminished by time, Josh Beckett pitched the game of his life. In the 321st start of a distinguished 14-year career, Beckett threw his first no-hitter Sunday in a 6-0 victory over the Philadelphia...
  • Josh Beckett's no-hitter is the second that Drew Butera has caught

    Josh Beckett’s next turn in the rotation will be Friday, when the Dodgers face the Pittsburgh Pirates at Dodger Stadium. The starter for the Pirates that day is scheduled to be Francisco Liriano, with whom Beckett shares a link. Beckett and...