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  • Mets beat Braves for third game in a row

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Mets beat Braves for third game in a row NEW YORK -- Following the third inning of every home game at Citi Field, Howie Rose, the New York Mets' radio play-by-play voice, asks a trivia question that...
  • Ernie Banks gets Sports Illustrated cover treatment

    Ernie Banks gets Sports Illustrated cover treatment
    Cubs’ Hall of Famer Ernie Banks gets the cover treatment in this week’s Sports Illustrated in the magazine’s annual “Where Are they Now” edition. The article focuses on Banks' love of the game and provides an update on what...
  • Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?

    Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?
    You can't really recount the history of Wrigley Field without darkness closing in — the darkness of legendary homers in the gloamin' as well as the darkness of curses and superstitions involving priests, ashes and farm animals. And what of the...
  • Cardinals even series with Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange Cardinals even series with Dodgers LOS ANGELES -- Although it's not even July yet, Mike Matheny said the St. Louis Cardinals-Los Angeles Dodgers clash has an October feel to it. "This felt like...
  • IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too

    IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too
    In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
  • Dodgers edge Cardinals, 1-0

    The Sports Xchange By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange Dodgers edge Cardinals, 1-0 LOS ANGELES -- The bat of Justin Turner and the arm of Matt Kemp lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night. Turner's RBI...
  • Grant Green's latest work station with Angels is third base

    Grant Green glanced at the lineup card on his way into the Angels clubhouse Wednesday and saw he'd be making his first big league start at third base. There were no double-takes, no raised eyebrows. "Another day," Green said, "another position." A...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig showing surprising discipline at plate

    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig showing surprising discipline at plate
    What Yasiel Puig is doing now might be as unexpected as what he did as a rookie last year. His eighth home run of the season was responsible for the first run scored Friday by the Dodgers, who beat the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, 7-0. Puig...
  • Frey on Zimmer: 'He's everybody's loss'

    Frey on Zimmer: 'He's everybody's loss'
    Jim Frey's loss is more personal than most after the death Wednesday of Don Zimmer. Frey and Zimmer, both former Chicago Cubs managers, had been lifelong friends. “Everybody remembers Zim as a funny character,"  Frey said Thursday from his home in...
  • Yasiel Puig has had quite a year

    Yasiel Puig has had quite a year
    As hitting coach Mark McGwire reflected on Yasiel Puig's first year with the Dodgers, he started looking into the future. Speaking Tuesday before the Dodgers' 4-1 defeat to the Chicago White Sox, McGwire said, "There could a triple crown. I see some...
  • Hawks' loss Chicago's toughest blow since Bartman

    Hawks' loss Chicago's toughest blow since Bartman
    On the day after the Blackhawks delivered Chicago a new sports low of this decade, it still stung badly enough to wince at the memory. It felt worse instead of better. It made even less sense Monday morning than it did Sunday night when Alec Martinez...
  • Dodgers' Stan Kasten named L.A. Sports Council's executive of the year

    Dodgers' Stan Kasten named L.A. Sports Council's executive of the year
    Turn a downtrodden franchise that couldn’t fill half its seats into a division winner that leads the major leagues in attendance and it tends to get noticed. Both collectively and individually. Stan Kasten, the Dodgers president, chief executive...