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  • Local Roundup: Lake Erie walks off with win over ThunderBolts

    Jacob Tanis' throwing error with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning allowed two runs to score, giving the Lake Erie Crushers a 2-1 walk-off win over the ThunderBolts in Frontier League play Friday night in Avon, Ohio. Travis Tingle (2-5) went...
  • Peavy's return spoiled by one pitch as Giants fall to Nationals, 2-1

    WASHINGTON Jake Peavy hadn't pitched on a major league mound since mid-April. His back and hip injuries are chronic by nature. His minor league rehab starts were a mixed bag. You could say expectations were tempered when he returned Friday night. But...
  • Former Husky Springer Leading Astros' Resurgence

    Former Husky Springer Leading Astros' Resurgence
    BOSTON – George Springer took the field with the rest of his teammates. "I'm going to stretch, just to stretch," he told them. Then he wandered over behind the batting cage and picked up a bat, swinging it with his left hand, the one not in the...
  • Bour powers Marlins to 2-1 victory

    Bour powers Marlins to 2-1 victory
    — Justin Bour just might be the best bargain in sports. Drafted by the Cubs in the 25th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft, Bour languished in Chicago's organization for five years before the Marlins pilfered him in the Triple-A phase of...
  • Friday's recap: Marlins 2, Cubs 1

    Friday's recap: Marlins 2, Cubs 1
    The summary The Cubs dropped the opening game of a 10-game homestand 2-1 to the Marlins on Friday before a crowd of 41,212 at Wrigley Field. Cubs starter Jason Hammel gave up home runs to Christian Yelich in the first inning and Justin Bour in the...
  • Clayton Richard will make Cubs debut quickly, starting Saturday night

     Clayton Richard will make Cubs debut quickly, starting Saturday night
    The Cubs acquired left-hander Clayton Richard from the Pirates on Friday and plan to start him Saturday night against the Marlins. Richard, who began his career with the White Sox, was obtained from the Pirates for cash considerations. The Cubs sent...
  • What to expect when Cubs, Sox and Grateful Dead all hit town

     What to expect when Cubs, Sox and Grateful Dead all hit town
    This easily could turn into one of those unforgettable Chicago weekends you can't remember on Monday. Three distinct tribes converge in town Friday as the White Sox and Cubs return home from road trips and the Grateful Dead's "Fare Thee Well" concerts...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Baseball America honors U.Va.'s O'Connor; JMU gains basketball transferfrom Virginia Beach

    COLLEGES: Baseball: After leading Virginia to its first College World Series championship, Brian O'Connor was named the national Coach of the Year by Baseball America. Men’s basketball: Ramone Snowden, a former Kellam High low-post standout,...
  • Dodgers Dugout: Intriguing idea featuring Mike Scioscia

    Dodgers Dugout: Intriguing idea featuring Mike Scioscia
    Hi, welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, wishing the United States an early happy 239th birthday. You don’t look a day overĀ 212. Dare I say it? OK, so the Angels’ general manager, Jerry Dipoto, quit...
  • Cubs, Theo Epstein won't necessarily be buyers at trade deadline

     Cubs, Theo Epstein won't necessarily be buyers at trade deadline
    A's general manager Billy Beane went for broke last July, acquiring Jon Lester from the Red Sox and Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs for the stretch run. The hero of "Moneyball" gave up All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and top...
  • White Sox welcome top pick Carson Fulmer aboard

     White Sox welcome top pick Carson Fulmer aboard
    Carson Fulmer stood wide-eyed in the home dugout late Friday afternoon, his white shirt arranged just so beneath his white White Sox jersey. He also wore a $3,470,600 smile — the value of signing bonus on the contract the team's first-round...