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  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game. The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
  • Arrieta's solid outing wasted in loss to Nationals

    WASHINGTON — Jake Arrieta pitched admirably Sunday as he moved to the forefront of the Cubs’ staff in the wake of the departures of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. But like Samardjiza and Hammel, he knows the Cubs’ offensive...
  • Cubs just can't seem to handle Reds

    Cubs just can't seem to handle Reds
    CINCINNATI — If and when the Cubs elbow themselves into contention in upcoming seasons, they might want to concentrate on at least breaking even with the National League Central-rival Reds. The Reds have beaten the Cubs 11 of 16 games this...
  • Cubs manager marvels at Greg Maddux's durability

    Cubs manager marvels at Greg Maddux's durability
    Rick Renteria had the opportunity to watch Greg Maddux perform during his Hall of Fame career and he was the Padres first base coach when Maddux pitched for them in 2008. While so many dominant pitchers of this era seem to break down with elbow or...
  • Padres pound the Cubs 13-3

     Padres pound the Cubs 13-3
    The Chicago Cubs, who have lost 13 of their last 16 games, dropped two out of three to the San Diego Padres after Thursday night's 13-3 trouncing at Wrigley Field. Edwin Jackson (5-11) took the loss and Padres starter Tyson Ross (9-10) “We...
  • Chicago has 4 players make All-Star team

    It hasn't exactly been a season to remember for the White Sox or Cubs, but some stellar individual performances were recognized Sunday in voting for the All-Star Game. Rookie Jose Abreu and shortstop Alexei Ramirez were selected to represent the Sox...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    If (Theo) Epstein continues trading every starting pitcher with value, who will pitch in 2015?  Does he expect Edwin Jackson to pitch every day? At this rate, the Cubs won't enjoy sustained success in this century. --Jaime G., Universal City, Texas...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games. 1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...
  • Anthony Rizzo assumes leadership role his way

    Anthony Rizzo assumes leadership role his way
    Anthony Rizzo has assumed a leadership role on the Cubs, even though he has not exactly campaigned for it. "I don't want to say, 'Oh, I'm the leader of this team' and this and that," Rizzo said. "You just come in and play every day. I am not going to...
  • 10 reasons to root for Sox slugger Jose Abreu

    Go ahead. Try and imagine a better rookie year than the one Jose Abreu is having. Time's up. Since signing with the White Sox, the 27-year-old slugger has given Chicago fans plenty of reasons to cheer. The first baseman will be one of three...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...