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National League Central

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  • Cubs' Hendricks picks up another win

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Cubs' Hendricks picks up another win CHICAGO -- Teams may be starting to figure out rookie Kyle Hendricks, but he has been a pretty quick study too. The Chicago Cubs right-hander compensated...
  • Cubs aim for 'something special'

    Cubs aim for 'something special'
    After getting punched for most of five months, the Chicago Cubs would have a reason to gloat after damaging the National League Central title hopes of Milwaukee with their first three-game home sweep of the Brewers in 10 seasons. But even after knocking...
  • Game roundup: Nationals outlast Dodgers in 14

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7: Adds Diamondbacks-Padres; final update; will stand Game roundup: Nationals outlast Dodgers in 14 LOS ANGELES -- It took five hours and 34 minutes for the Washington Nationals to capture a series at Dodger...
  • Cardinals 1, Pirates 0

    (Updated: Will update after Milwaukee game) Cardinals 1, Pirates 0: Peter Bourjos hit a two-out walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning as St. Louis completed a three-game home sweep of Pittsburgh. After each team managed just three hits...
  • Cubs 6, Brewers 2

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Cubs 6, Brewers 2 CHICAGO -- Right-hander Kyle Hendricks celebrated his selection as National League rookie of the month with his sixth win in 10 big-league starts as the Chicago Cubs beat the...
  • Recap: Cubs 6, Brewers 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cubs 6, Brewers 2 Cubs 6, Brewers 2: Chris Valaika homered among two hits and red-hot rookie Jorge Soler knocked in two runs as host Chicago finished a three-game sweep of plunging Milwaukee. Logan Watkins and Welington...
  • On The Fly: Kershaw In League Of His Own

    Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers is 17-3 with a 1.70 ERA, has pitched a no-hitter, had a streak of 41 consecutive scoreless innings and could win the Cy Young and MVP in the National League. What a season. And Yahoo! Sports had this stat: Until Tuesday...
  • Matheny stands pat, Cardinals sweep

    The Sports Xchange By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange Matheny stands pat, Cardinals sweep ST. LOUIS -- With fans screaming at him to send in a pinch-runner for lead-footed catcher Yadier Molina, St. Louis manager Mike Matheny left him at second base....
  • Cardinals secure sweep of Pirates on Molina's dash home

    ST. LOUIS Starting pitchers Edinson Volquez of the Pirates and Shelby Miller of the Cardinals were dominant on Wednesday afternoon, and they and their bullpens kept the final game of their three-game series scoreless until the ninth. That's when Yadier...
  • Valbuena 3rd, Soler 4th in Cubs' lineup

    Valbuena 3rd, Soler 4th in Cubs' lineup
    Injuries to Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro have allowed manager Rick Renteria to tinker more with the middle of the Chicago Cubs' lineup. The Cubs will try to complete a three-game sweep of National League Central contender Milwaukee on Wednesday...
  • Young Cubs flex power, rout Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS That escalated quickly. Sort of like the Cubs just might. The Cardinals' longtime rival, the only team in the National League Central who hasn't been a part of the playoff race this season, showcased their future and how powerful it might be...
  • Preview: Brewers at Cubs

    The Milwaukee Brewers are still on the right side of the playoff bubble, but it's in danger of popping if they don't turn things around quickly. Visiting Milwaukee looks to snap a seven-game losing streak and halt its slide down the National League...