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  • Sam Donnellon: Cliff Lee is healthy in body and in mind

    CLEARWATER, Fla. Don't look back. It's how Cliff Lee trapped Torii Hunter off second base Wednesday, and it's how he avoids feeling trapped pitching for a team given little chance to compete for a championship this season. "I don't play the what-if game,...
  • Mark Whicker: Trout signing is wise investment for player and team

    ANAHEIM, Calif. The Angels have Mike Trout through 2020. They are lucky to have him at all. In fact, they only have him through the tender mercies of their competitors. Of the 23 players selected in the 2009 draft before the Angels' turn came up, only...
  • Cubs beat Phillies in series finale 8-3

    Cubs beat Phillies in series finale 8-3
    By Jack McCarthy The Sports Xchange CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs jumped on Philadelphia Phillies starter A.J. Burnett for four runs in the first inning and never looked back to salvage the finale of a three-game series with an 8-3 victory Sunday at...
  • Cliff Lee and Phillies blank Cubs 2-0

     Cliff Lee and Phillies blank Cubs 2-0
    The Cubs have scored just eight runs in their first five games as their frustrating ineptitude with runners in scoring position has carried over from last season. They were 0-for-7 in that key category in Saturday's 2-0 loss to the Phillies at Wrigley...
  • Commentary: Sandberg innovative with Phillies' roster

    CHICAGO Every Phillies position player can say he has started a game this season after backup catcher Wil Nieves appeared Saturday in Ryne Sandberg's fifth different lineup in five games. It is clear, less than a week into Sandberg's first full season...
  • Left-handed hitters take Travis Wood to shed

    Left-handed hitters take Travis Wood to shed
    Cubs left-hander Travis Wood struck out eight and pitched into the seventh inning Friday. But his problems against left-handed hitters were his downfall in a 7-2 loss to the Phillies. "They held their own," manager Rick Renteria said, though the Cubs'...
  • Phillies bounce back with win over Cubs

    Phillies bounce back with win over Cubs
    CHICAGO - Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley averaged an anemic .217 in spring training with no home runs and just three RBIs. That was then. Once the bell rang for the regular season the 12th-year pro was back to form, including Friday'...
  • Sandberg, Phillies to face circus in Chicago

    Sandberg, Phillies to face circus in Chicago
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The Philadelphia Phillies began the season in Arlington, Texas, at the Texas Rangers, and when it is all said and done, they will be part of not one … not two … but three home-opening ceremonies. The second set of...
  • Series preview: Phillies at Cubs

    Series preview: Phillies at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: 3-3 in 2013. Friday: 1:20 p.m., WGN-Ch. 9. LH Travis Wood (9-12, 3.11 in 2013) vs. RH Roberto Hernandez (6-13, 4.89). Saturday: 1:20 p.m., CSN. RH Jeff Samardzija (0-0, 0.00) vs. LH Cliff Lee (1-0, 14.40)....
  • Papelbon blows two-run lead in 9th

    Papelbon blows two-run lead in 9th
    Jonathan Papelbon surrendered three runs in the ninth inning, forcing in the winning run by walking Shin-Soo Choo as Texas rallied to win its season-opening series against visiting Philadelphia, taking the rubber game 4-3. Texas was limited to five hits...
  • Phillies fall to Rangers as Papelbon blows save opportunity

    ARLINGTON, Texas The ball skipped past Chase Utley, drawn in because the tying run stood on third base, and Jonathan Papelbon rose his arms in disgust. The richest closer in baseball blew his first save opportunity of 2014, and with it the chance at a...
  • Phillies blow lead, fall to Rangers

    Phillies blow lead, fall to Rangers
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Third baseman Adrian Beltre had three RBIs, including the game-winner on a run scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning of the Texas Rangers' 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Beltre, who was 2-for-...