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Geoff Blum

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  • Cardinals don't blame Kolten Wong for World Series Game 4 loss

    Cardinals don't blame Kolten Wong for World Series Game 4 loss
    ST. LOUIS — Sunday night's bizarre ending necessitated a pep talk to rookie Kolten Wong from St. Louis Cardinals veterans. The chat was to make sure Wong didn't put the weight of the Cardinals' 4-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox in Game 4 of the World...
  • Raniers let lead slip away, fall to Aces 6-2

    Raniers let lead slip away, fall to Aces 6-2
    The Tacoma Rainiers failed to hold on to a late lead and dropped their series finale with the Reno Aces 6-2 in front of 5,831 fans at Cheney Stadium on Sunday. Tacoma, leading the Aces 2-0, watched as Reno battled back to score four runs in the top of...
  • Soriano's three-run homer lifts Cubs past Astros

    Soriano's three-run homer lifts Cubs past Astros
    Remember last September when Alfonso Soriano almost single-handedly pushed the Cubs into the playoffs? Maybe he's starting a month earlier this season. In his last 10 games, Soriano is hitting .419 with five homers, 12 runs scored and 11 driven in. Oh,...
  • Drawing a blank: Astros, Oswalt shut out Cubs

    Drawing a blank: Astros, Oswalt shut out Cubs
    Houston right-hander Roy Oswalt joined the conga line of opposing starters who've managed to shut down the Cubs in the last week, turning the league's top-ranked offense into a popgun attack Monday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Oswalt pitched 81/3...
  • Cubs rally, but fall to Astros in extras

    Cubs rally, but fall to Astros in extras
    The Cubs' problems have gone from bad to worse as Carlos Zambrano's arm has gone from "tired" to iffy. Zambrano left Tuesday night's 9-7, 11-inning loss to Houston after five innings and 86 pitches and "told pitching coach [Larry Rothschild] he wasn't...
  • Blum's flyout in 8th only scare for Big Z

    When Geoff Blum sent a line drive toward the right-field line leading off the eighth inning Sunday night, the Cubs' Carlos Zambrano feared his no-hit bid was over. "I thought that ball was falling," he said. But right fielder Mark DeRosa raced toward...
  • Cubs lose homer battle with Astros

    Cubs lose homer battle with Astros
    HOUSTON — One of the biggest reasons for the Cubs early-season success has been Ryan Dempster's smooth transition from closer to starter. But Dempster couldn't overcome his own wildness during one bad inning Tuesday night in a 4-2 loss to Houston...
  • Astros' Carlos Lee remains a Cubs killer

    Astros' Carlos Lee remains a Cubs killer
    Houston left fielder Carlos Lee has made a pretty good living as a Cubs killer, dating all the way back to his days on the South Side. And after being held to two singles and one RBI in the first two games of the series, Lee finally broke out Wednesday...
  • Gameday Live 132: Astros at Mets

     
    Good evening everyone. Marc here with you as the Mets conclude a four-game series with the Houston Astros. Mike Pelfrey (12-8, 3.86 ERA) will be going tonight. In his last start he tossed a three-hitter for his first career complete......
  • Gameday Live 129: Astros at Mets

     
    Good evening Mets fans. Marcus Henry is back after a bit of a hiatus to take you through game one of this four-game set between the Mets and the Astros. Mets (71-57) vs. Astros (64-63) 7:10 Starters: Johan Santana (11-7,......
  • Gameday Live 130: Astros at Mets

     
    Mike Gavin here for another night of Mets baseball. Never fix what isn't broken. With the success the Mets have been experiencing lately, changing their lineup would be like Michael Phelps altering his swimming stroke for the next Olympics. Jerry......
  • Gameday Live 131: Astros at Mets

     
    Good afternoon Mets fans. Welcome to another day on the blog. Marcus Henry will take you through game three of this four-game set between the Mets and Astros. Mets (72-58) vs. Astros (65-64); 1:10 p.m. Oliver Perez (9-7, 3.93 ERA)......