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  • San Francisco Giants - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - San Francisco Giants - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- In a curious move late Wednesday night, the San Francisco Giants optioned outfielder Juan Perez to Triple-A Fresno to create a roster spot they filled by activating second baseman...
  • Jim Brosnan, big league pitcher and author, dies

    Jim Brosnan, big league pitcher and author, dies
    Bespectacled and frequently hunched over a portable typewriter with pipe in his mouth during downtime on the road, Jim Brosnan, who pitched for the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox during a nine-year Major League Baseball career, was known by his...
  • Pirates 9, Cardinals 1

    Pirates 9, Cardinals 1: Russell Martin homered among his three hits and Edinson Volquez tossed a complete game to win his fourth straight start for the first time in his career as visiting Pittsburgh salvaged the finale of a four-game series. Neil...
  • Chris Sale named to 3rd All-Star team

    Chris Sale named to 3rd All-Star team
    BOSTON — White Sox left-hander Chris Sale needed a few extra days, but he earned the title of All-Star for a third time Thursday thanks to 6.7 million votes in his favor. Sale was selected for Tuesday's game via Major League Baseball's Final...
  • Marlins' Johnson, Baker excel in a pinch

    Marlins' Johnson, Baker excel in a pinch
    Start with the premise that baseball is a game of failure. Even the best hitters make outs the majority of the time. Then consider the added difficulty in getting at most one chance a game to succeed and maybe having to wait several days for another....
  • Cubs 6, Reds 4 (12)

    (Updated: UPDATING: Adding Rizzo winning final All-Star vote in Game Notebook) Cubs 6, Reds 4 (12): Luis Valbuena ripped a two-run triple with two outs in the 12th inning as visiting Chicago salvaged the finale of a five-game series versus Cincinnati....
  • Sale, Rizzo win last spots in All-Star Game vote

    (Reuters) - White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo made it a Chicago sweep on Thursday by winning an online fan vote to claim the last two spots in next week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Sale was one of five...
  • Phillies romp over Brewers, cap four-game sweep

    MILWAUKEE The Phillies played for 3 hours, 6 minutes Thursday, and it was a maddening brand of baseball because a four-game sweep of the Brewers, who own the National League's best record, does not mitigate the pain of a 41-51 team. That did not stop...
  • Cubs avoid sweep with 12-inning win

    Cubs avoid sweep with 12-inning win CINCINNATI -- It was an emotional Thursday afternoon for Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who said there were no hard feelings after a bench-clearing altercation with the Cincinnati Reds shortly after...
  • Sale, Rizzo land final All-Star spots

    The Sports Xchange Sale, Rizzo land final All-Star spots Two players from Chicago won the fan vote Thursday for the final roster spots in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night at Target Field in Minneapolis. White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Cubs first...
  • Half-season awards: Trout clear MVP

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: MLB Insider Column Half-season awards: Trout clear MVP One of baseball's many quirks is that it does not delineate the first half and second half of the season at the midway point...
  • Ex-Twins star Justin Morneau added to Home Run Derby, misses All-Star roster

    Justin Morneau didn't make the All-Star roster, but Target Field will be his launching pad once again. The former Twins and current Rockies first baseman was selected on Thursday as one of the final participants in the Home Run Derby. Monday will be...