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  • Reds' Phillips to miss 8-12 weeks

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with Phillips injury Reds' Phillips to miss 8-12 weeks Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips will miss eight to 12 weeks following surgery for a torn thumb ligament, the team announced Thursday....
  • Cubs avoid sweep with 12-inning win

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange 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...
  • Anthony Rizzo garners 8.8 million All-Star votes

    Anthony Rizzo garners 8.8 million All-Star votes
    CINCINNATI — Manager Rick Renteria called a team meeting after Thursday's 6-4, 12-inning victory that ignited a loud roar from the visitor's clubhouse. Renteria broke the news that Anthony Rizzo won the National League Final Vote to Tuesday's All-...
  • Cubs' history of losing doesn't faze newcomer Russell

    Cubs' history of losing doesn't faze newcomer Russell
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A few hours before Monday's game at Regions Field, Addison Russell and Jorge Soler engaged in an intense game of Ping-Pong in the visitor's clubhouse. The game was broken up before they could finish, but the two Cubs prospects...
  • Cubs' Castro happy for Jeter reunion

    Cubs' Castro happy for Jeter reunion
    CINCINNATI --Starlin Castro remembers watching and hearing about the hoopla 13 years ago when Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. played his final All-Star Game in Seattle after a storied 21-year career. And Castro takes great delight in playing in...
  • For Cubs' Travis Wood, it's live and learn

    For Cubs' Travis Wood, it's live and learn
    CINCINNATI — Left-hander Travis Wood will be hard pressed to match 3.11 ERA of 2013, but he believes he will benefit from the hard knocks he has sustained this season. "You always learn more when you see your faults and how they're going against...
  • Mets 8, Braves 3

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Mets 8, Braves 3 NEW YORK -- Right-hander Jacob deGrom struck out 11 in seven shutout innings Tuesday night, and the top seven batters in the New York Mets' lineup all had at least two hits as the...
  • Theo Epstein: Starlin Castro's spot on Cubs is secure

     Theo Epstein: Starlin Castro's spot on Cubs is secure
    WASHINGTON — Near the end of Saturday's conference call, President Theo Epstein stressed the crux of the Cubs' six-player trade with the Athletics. "This trade had nothing to do with Starlin Castro," said Epstein, who called agent Paul Kinzer to...
  • Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters

    Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva wasn't informed that he would be starting Saturday's game until 11 a.m. - five hours before the first pitch. But he hopes there will be more opportunities to show the Chicago Cubs' younger players how to make the most...
  • Cubs' Theo Epstein sees 'light at end of tunnel' after latest deal

    Cubs' Theo Epstein sees 'light at end of tunnel' after latest deal
    Theo Epstein was giddy a couple of weeks ago after reading a Sports Illustrated article imagining a 2017 World Series between the Cubs and Astros. A buzz-killer quickly pointed out the writer had the Astros beating the Cubs. "OK, they didn't get...
  • Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot

    Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva took the place of injured Jake Arrieta in April, and now Villanueva will take the spot of the traded Jeff Samardzija when the Chicago Cubs play the Washington Nationals on Saturday. This also could serve as an audition...
  • Game roundup: Samardzija wins debut for A's

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds final game Game roundup: Samardzija wins debut for A's OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jeff Samardzija made a strong first impression in his debut Sunday afternoon for the Oakland A's. Samardzija allowed just one...