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  • Pirates defeat Cubs 4-3 in 16 innings

    Pirates defeat Cubs 4-3 in 16 innings
    PITTSBURGH – After stranding 19 runners and burning through the bullpen for the second consecutive game Wednesday night, the Cubs’ best friend might be the rain forecast to fall at PNC Park on Thursday. The Cubs pitching staff was taxed...
  • Rest is best for Cubs after loss

    Rest is best for Cubs after loss
    PITTSBURGH – After stranding 19 runners and burning through the bullpen for the second consecutive game Wednesday night, the Chicago Cubs’ best friend might be the rain forecast to fall on PNC Park Thursday. The Cubs’ pitching staff...
  • Cubs roster

    Cubs roster
    Infielders 1B Anthony Rizzo: Could be key to offense if he produces more with runners in scoring position. 2B Darwin Barney: Doesn't seem long for the ride with platoon system; Javier Baez looming. SS Starlin Castro: Determined to regain...
  • Schlitter earns Cubs' last bullpen spot

    Schlitter earns Cubs' last bullpen spot
    PHOENIX -- Proving that the last week of the exhibition season counts as much as any other week, the Chicago Cubs have opted to add non-roster invitee Brian Schlitter to their opening day roster. Schlitter, 28, a Maine South High School graduate who...
  • Cubs' cuts still leave options

    Cubs' cuts still leave options
    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs announced Jeff Samardzija, Edwin Jackson, Jason Hammel and Travis Wood as their first four starters to open the regular season. But whether they decided to occasionally skip their fifth spot because of four days off in...
  • Travis Wood will start Cubs home opener

    Travis Wood will start Cubs home opener
    MESA, Ariz. — The Cubs adjusted their rotation for the season's first four games so All-Star left-hander Travis Wood will start the April 4 home opener against the Phillies. Wood has a lifetime 2.11 ERA in three starts against the Phillies, who...
  • Sox giving fans reasons to hope

    Sox giving fans reasons to hope
    Minutes after their joint news conference announcing a three-team trade at the winter meetings ended last Tuesday in Orlando, Fla., White Sox general manager Rick Hahn inconspicuously approached Diamondbacks counterpart Kevin Towers. "No one probably...
  • Royals beat Astrons 4-2 for third straight win

    Royals beat Astrons 4-2 for third straight win
    Billy Butler drove in Eric Hosmer with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 4-2 on Friday night for their third straight win.     Kelvin Herrera (3-4) worked a perfect eighth inning in relief of...
  • Phillies nominee for Roberto Clemente Award announced

     
    The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...
  • Astros embrace being youngest National League team

    Astros embrace being youngest National League team
    They're the National League's youngest team, the Astros. "I think we look at it as a good thing. We're athletic. We're hungry. We're eager to play," Brian Bogusevic, an Astros outfielder, said.  It was an Astros home run festival during their season...
  • Snyder relishes opportunity to play for hometown Astros

    Snyder relishes opportunity to play for hometown Astros
    Chris Snyder has serious love for the Astros, and rightfully so. The 31-year-old veteran catcher, who received a one-year contract to play with the Astros, was brought in to help Houston put lots of runs on the scoreboard. "To be able to play here...