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  • The Cubs are running out of chances to get out of the NL Central cellar

     
    Sitting 11.0 games out of first place in the NL Central, the Chicago Cubs are running out of chances to make a push for first, second or even third place.  The Cubs were 4.0 games out of first when they had the chance to beat the Cardinals at Wrigley...
  • Question of the Day: Which MLB managers are not likely to survive the season? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball managers. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Down goes (Bob) Geren! Who will follow him......
  • Question of the Day: Is there an age limit for hiring a baseball manager?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss Jack McKeon's hiring by the Florida Marlins. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times No one would think of......
  • PIRATES TAKE AIM AT NATIONAL LEAGUE'S BEST

     
    Gene Collier of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette came out with a column today in which he talks about how trying the rest of July will be for the Pirates (50-44). Following three games each against Cincinnati (47-49) and St. Louis (50-45)......
  • Reds' Baker wary of Cubs in NL Central race

     
    By Fred MitchellDusty Baker, manager of the defending NL Central champion Cincinnati Reds, says he expects the Chicago Cubs to be part of a wide-open race for the division crown this season."Our division is tougher. The Cubs are better, they have picked...
  • Question of the Day: Which two teams will be in the World Series? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Bill Kline, Morning Call The Phillies are older......
  • Question of the day: Should baseball scrap the divisional alignment and play a balanced schedule with the top four or five teams making the playoffs? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Please check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Bill Kline, the Morning Call If baseball cared about fans......
  • Phillies sweep NL Central champ Reds

     
    By Kevin Baxter CINCINNATI -- For the third time in three seasons, the Phillies will be playing for a National League pennant. They made sure of that Sunday, riding a complete-game shutout from left-hander Cole Hamels to a 2-0 win over the Reds to...
  • Padres believe Black deserves Manager of the Year award

    Padres believe Black deserves Manager of the Year award
    The Padres won 90 games for just the fourth time in franchise history, first time since 1998, and those in the organization believe there's one man who put it all together. The winning season certainly wasn't due to the hitting (.246 average), yet the...
  • 12 former Indians in MLB playoffs

    12 former Indians in MLB playoffs
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Six of the eight teams taking part in the 2010 Major League Baseball playoffs feature former Indianapolis Indians as a total of 12 former Tribe players and coaches look to make an impact in this year's postseason. The matchup between...
  • Phillies' Halladay throws No-Hitter in MLB Playoff Game

    Phillies' Halladay throws No-Hitter in MLB Playoff Game
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Roy Halladay spent his whole career waiting for this start, wondering what it would be like to pitch in the playoffs. It was better than he - or anyone else - could have predicted. Halladay threw the second no-hitter in postseason...
  • Losing to the Pirates shows how much better the Cubs pitching needs to be

    Losing to the Pirates shows how much better the Cubs pitching needs to be
    I didn’t expect the Cubs to win 90 games this season, but I sure didn’t expect them to blow a series to the pathetic Pirates, a team they should’ve swept when you think about it because you have to sweep bad teams if you’re going...