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  • Battered Anthony Rizzo gets 1st day off of season

     Battered Anthony Rizzo gets 1st day off of season
    Durable first baseman Anthony Rizzo had an unusual view of Sunday's game — from the dugout — as Cubs manager Joe Maddon gave him his first day off of the season. Rizzo, in a 3-for-28 slump, was hit by a pitch for the 17th time Saturday...
  • Joe Maddon downplays hype for rivalry with Cardinals

    Joe Maddon downplays hype for rivalry with Cardinals
    Never let them see you sweat. That appears to be the Cubs' mantra as they welcome the NL Central-leading Cardinals to Wrigley Field for a four-game series beginning Monday night. The Cardinals have had the Cubs' number thus far, winning seven of nine....
  • Royals beat Twins 3-2 on ninth-inning walk-off double, earn series split

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Ervin Santana hadn't pitched in a major league game since last September, so all eyes were on his season debut. But the Royals Danny Duffy is working on a comeback of his own. Duffy's third start since coming off the disabled list two...
  • Series preview: Cardinals at Cubs

    Series preview: Cardinals at Cubs
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: Cardinals 7-2. Monday: 7:05 p.m. WGN-9. RH John Lackey (6-5, 3.30) vs. LH Jon Lester (4-6, 3.74). Tuesday, G1: 12:20 p.m., WGN-9. TBD vs. RH Jake Arrieta (8-5, 2.80). Tuesday, G2: 7:05 p.m. CSN. TBD...
  • Sunday's recap: Orioles 9, White Sox 1

     Sunday's recap: Orioles 9, White Sox 1
    The summary Things unraveled quickly for the White Sox once starter Carlos Rodon was lifted with two on and nobody out in the sixth inning of the White Sox's 9-1 loss to the Orioles on Sunday. Caleb Joseph doubled off Daniel Webb to give Baltimore a 4-...
  • Flashback: Story of 1919 Black Sox scandal still resonates

    Flashback: Story of 1919 Black Sox scandal still resonates
    The front page headline of the Aug. 3, 1921, Chicago Daily Tribune blared: "Jury Frees Baseball Men." Eight White Sox players charged with throwing the 1919 World Series were acquitted by a 12-man jury that deliberated just 2 hours, 47 minutes. The...
  • Jeff Sherman is Post-Tribune 2015 Softball Coach of the Year

    Jeff Sherman is Post-Tribune 2015 Softball Coach of the Year
    Before the 2015 season began, Lake Central coach Jeff Sherman insisted his players concentrate on the present and forget the past. The players took Sherman's advice to heart, and after a somewhat shaky start, surged to a 28-7-1 record and a berth in the...
  • The Post-Tribune 2015 All-Area Softball Team

    First Team Brittany Anderson, Bishop Noll, sophomore, second base — James Madison recruit was a third team All-State selection after hitting .551. A strong defensive player, she had 41 RBIs, scored 45 runs and had on-base percentage of .563....
  • LEADING OFF: All-Star starters, Santana returns, Matz bats

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Sunday: ___ ROYAL REVELATION Fan-elected starters get announced Sunday evening for the All-Star Game in Cincinnati on July 14. When the last balloting update was released Monday, five Kansas...
  • White Sox starting to catch a few breaks, and make their own

    White Sox starting to catch a few breaks, and make their own
    The White Sox won their fourth game in a row Saturday, but there was a catch. Back against the right-field wall, Avisail Garcia extended the final fibers of leather on his glove just enough to steal what would have been a tying home run off the bat of...
  • Saturday's recap: White Sox 3, Orioles 2

    Saturday's recap: White Sox 3, Orioles 2
    The summary The White Sox extended the Orioles' scoreless streak to 26 innings and their own winning streak to four games Saturday in a 3-2 victory at U.S. Cellular Field. The only pitch J.B. Shuck saw resulted in a one-out double in the eighth that...