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Luis Valbuena

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  • Game roundup: Tigers' Porcello blanks A's

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update2; late games will be added Game roundup: Tigers' Porcello blanks A's Rick Porcello pitched a four-hitter for his second consecutive shutout Tuesday night, running his scoreless innings string to 25 1/3, and hot-...
  • Valbuena makes key plays in Cubs' victory

    The Sports Xchange By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange Valbuena makes key plays in Cubs' victory BOSTON -- With Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz waiting in the on-deck circle and the umpires convening to review a potential game-ending call,...
  • 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....
  • Preview: Cubs at Red Sox

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Cubs at Red Sox The Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs entered the week among the worst offensive teams in the majors and have done little to prove otherwise in the first two games of the series. The Red Sox will attempt to score...
  • Recap: Cubs 2, Red Sox 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cubs 2, Red Sox 1 Cubs 2, Red Sox 1: Luis Valbuena delivered the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth inning as Chicago edged host Boston for the second straight night. The Red Sox brought on closer Koji Uehara (3-2) in a tie...
  • Cubs aim for continued success vs. Peavy

    Cubs aim for continued success vs. Peavy
    BOSTON - From sample sizes ranging from small to lengthy, the Chicago Cubs hope to continue their past success against Jake Peavy when they face the Boston Red Sox in an interleague game Monday night at Fenway Park. Ryan Sweeney, who is 2-for-4 lifetime...
  • After rain delay, Nationals pour it on vs. Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By Robert Quesenbery, The Sports Xchange After rain delay, Nationals pour it on vs. Cubs CHICAGO -- The rain came first during the nightcap of a rare Wrigley Field doubleheader. Then the Washington Nationals poured it on during...
  • 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...
  • Hammel, Baker carry Cubs to 7-2 win

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Hammel, Baker carry Cubs to 7-2 win CHICAGO -- Jason Hammel and John Baker were in perfect sync on Friday. Hammel ended a four-start winless streak and remained unbeaten (7-0) against the...
  • Jason Hammel continues to go about his business

     Jason Hammel continues to go about his business
    Jason Hammel insists he is oblivious to trade rumors that naturally accompany an impressive performer on a last-place team. Baseball, after all, is a bottom-line business. Yet Hammel continues to pitch like nobody's business. The towering right-hander...
  • Ruggiano keys Cubs win over Nationals

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Ruggiano keys Cubs win over Nationals CHICAGO -- The light fog that blanketed Wrigley Field on Thursday didn't seem to affect Justin Ruggiano's view from the plate. The Cubs center fielder went...
  • 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...