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Jason Marquis

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  • Cubs bats still snoozing in Arizona

    Cubs bats still snoozing in Arizona
    With two on and two outs in the third inning on Tuesday night, Aramis Ramirez dug in to face Arizona right-hander Yusmeiro Petit. He didn't look especially comfortable. He hasn't for almost a month now. But Ramirez got hold of a 2-1 fastball, sending...
  • Cubs rally to beat Marlins, build a little momentum

    Cubs rally to beat Marlins, build a little momentum
    It's enough to drive Cubs fans batty. In six losses since the All-Star break, Cubs bats have produced a total of eight runs. But in their four victories, they have scored 34 runs, including Sunday's 9-6 come-from-behind victory over Florida. "The...
  • Change in Cubs offense is like night and day

    Change in Cubs offense is like night and day
    Were the Cubs suffering from a post-Milwaukee hangover in Friday's 3-0 loss to Pittsburgh, or would things have been different if they had been able to play a night game at Wrigley Field? The question can't be answered, but the Cubs are hoping to do...
  • Gameday 156: Mets-Cubs

     
    Staple here to take you through the final week of Shea Stadium. And, perhaps, the 2008 Mets season. Or both. Whatever. Jon Niese (1-0, 4.09) goes for the Mets against Jason Marquis (10-9, 4.39). As an aside related to nothing,......
  • Maine says he's ready to go

     
    John Maine just pronounced himself ready to go (on Wednesday at the earliest) after throwing 25 pitches on the mound at Shea. The Mets haven't sounded that excited about Maine's return. We'll see. Update, 4:40 p.m.: Jerry Manuel said he's......
  • A Faustian bargain

     
    Interesting question posed by the WFAN mid-morning crew of Evan Roberts and Joe Benigno. Coming off last night's brutal 9-5 loss to the Cubs, would you sign on for a one-game wild-card playoff with the Brewers right now? For fear......
  • Where???s the beef in the baseball playoffs?

     
    Was it something in the recipe? The Vienna Beef company honored the Chicago Cubs' pitching rotation with special edition hot dogs: the Dempster Dog (Ryan Dempster); Marquis Dog (Jason Marquis); Wood-ie Dog (Kerry Wood); Marmol Dog (Carlos Marmol) and...
  • NL playoff pitching snapshot

     
    Beyond the Box Score in graphic form compares the starting pitching of the four probable National League playoff teams. You have to take it with a grain of salt, because there will be tinkering with the starting pitchers for the......
  • The Dodgers' roll call of post-1988 playoff home runs

     
    Andre Ethier's home run Thursday was the Dodgers' 22nd in the playoffs since Mike Davis' crowning blast in Game 5 of the 1988 World Series. Here's a snapshot of all 22, ranked casually in order of importance:22) Mike Piazza 1995......
  • Chicago Cubs stumble, lose 11-6 to Houston Astros

    Chicago Cubs stumble, lose 11-6 to Houston Astros
    Ted Lilly joked before Tuesday night's game that Ryan Dempster never should have tried to imitate him when he jumped over the dugout fence three weeks ago and broke his big right toe. "I tried to warn Ryan," Lilly said. "That was something [ Jason]...
  • NL West: Will the Dodgers or D-backs win the NL West?

    NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST LOS ANGELES DODGERS (84-78, 1st) MANAGER: Joe Torre (2nd season) PAYROLL: $92 million X-FACTOR: If Rafael Furcal's back cooperates, he should be the energizer at the top of the lineup he's always been. BEST CASE: Manny Ramirez...
  • PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO THROW CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH ON OPENING DAY!!

    PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO THROW CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH ON OPENING DAY!!
    ***Fans are encouraged to arrive early to witness the historic event that marks the 100th anniversary of the first presidential pitch on the opening day of baseball season*** March 29, 2010 (Washington, DC) - President of the United States Barack Obama...