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  • Chris Dickerson pushing for environmental awareness -- and a role on O's

    Chris Dickerson pushing for environmental awareness -- and a role on O's
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Chris Dickerson's revelation occurred while playing in the minor leagues, when the outfielder noticed how often his Triple-A teammates used plastic water bottles and — without a thought — tossed them in the trash....
  • Jordan leaves O's to become Phillies director of player development

    Jordan leaves O's to become Phillies director of player development
    Joe Jordan, who has overseen the Orioles' past seven drafts as director of amateur scouting, is leaving the organization to become the Philadelphia Phillies' director of player development. The Phillies asked for and received permission from the...
  • Orioles prospect Matt Hobgood expected to miss all of 2012 season

    Orioles prospect Matt Hobgood expected to miss all of 2012 season
    Former Orioles top pick Matt Hobgood, who has battled ineffectiveness and injury in his brief pro career, will have right rotator-cuff surgery April 2 and is expected to miss all of the 2012 season. The 21-year-old Hobgood, whom the Orioles selected in...
  • Cincinnati Reds - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Cincinnati Reds - INSIDE PITCH CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Reds didn't quite make it to the All-Star break without suffering yet another significant injury. Second baseman Brandon Phillips suffered a torn ligament in his left thumb...
  • Reds 6, Cubs 5 (second game)

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Reds 6, Cubs 5 (second game) CINCINNATI -- Billy Hamilton's single drove home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs...
  • Hamilton, Reds rally past Cubs to complete sweep

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Hamilton, Reds rally past Cubs to complete sweep CINCINNATI -- Billy Hamilton isn't just a base-stealer or solely a table-setter at the top of the lineup. When given the opportunity, the Cincinnati...
  • Cubs fall apart in nightcap after strong start

     Cubs fall apart in nightcap after strong start
    CINCINNATI — The Cubs tried to dispel any suggestions late Tuesday night that their struggles are related to the departure of ace Jeff Samardzija. But after surging to a five-run lead behind three home runs and the crafty pitching of left-hander...
  • Bruce's homer helps Reds rout Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Bruce's homer helps Reds rout Cubs CINCINNATI -- With a thin bench and first baseman Joey Votto nursing a knee injury, Jay Bruce was asked to do something for the first time as a pro Monday night:...
  • Reds 9, Cubs 3

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Reds 9, Cubs 3 CINCINNATI -- Jay Bruce, making his first professional start at first base, hit a two-run home run, and center fielder Billy Hamilton had a career-high four RBIs, lifting the...
  • Zimmerman's eighth-inning single lifts Nationals

    Zimmerman's eighth-inning single lifts Nationals WASHINGTON -- Jordan Zimmermann didn't get the win Sunday. But the Washington right-hander was able to pitch well against an old nemesis. Ryan Zimmerman had a two-out RBI single in the eighth inning...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Reds

    Series preview: Cubs at Reds
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Reds lead 5-3. Monday: 6:10 a.m., CSN. RH Edwin Jackson (5-8, 4.99) vs. RH Mike Leake (6-7, 3.47). Tuesday: 12:05 p.m., WGN-9. LH Travis Wood (7-6, 4.62) vs. TBA or Johnny Cueto (8-6, 1.99). Tuesday: 6:...
  • Wainwright, Cardinals shut out Giants

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange Wainwright, Cardinals shut out Giants SAN FRANCISCO -- On a night when he recorded just one strikeout, St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright needed a lot of help from his defense. That is...