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  • Cubs fall apart in nightcap after strong start

     Cubs fall apart in nightcap after strong start
    CINCINNATI — The Cubs tried to dispel any suggestions late Tuesday night that their struggles are related to the departure of ace Jeff Samardzija. But after surging to a five-run lead behind three home runs and the crafty pitching of left-hander...
  • Ex-Twins star Justin Morneau seeks spot in Target Field's first All-Star Game

    After 12 years in the big leagues, Justin Morneau has finally stumbled onto something that's more difficult than hitting home runs: Asking for votes. "I've never been a guy who's especially fond of talking about myself," the Colorado Rockies first...
  • Marlins' McGehee fifth in All-Star voting, but hot in Alaska

    PHOENIX Casey McGehee is not only dominating Florida in voting for the final spot on the National League All-Star team, he has strong support in Alaska, as shown on the nationwide voting map Wednesday on MLB.com. The Miami Marlins third baseman used...
  • 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...
  • Sox's Sale leads Final Vote balloting; Cubs' Rizzo second

    As the second full day of balloting for the baseball All-Star Game’s Final Vote opens up, Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale leads the way in the American League, while Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is second in National League polling....
  • All-Star Game voting makes for strange alliances

     All-Star Game voting makes for strange alliances
    Early Sunday afternoon, before Major League Baseball announced its All-Star rosters, the Cubs and White Sox were busy scheming for the two players who still had a chance to make a team via MLB's Final Vote. For the Cubs, that meant Anthony Rizzo. For...
  • Game roundup: Royals, Shields shut down Rays

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: will be updated with later games Game roundup: Royals, Shields shut down Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- James Shields was dominant in his return to Tropicana Field on Monday, shutting out the Tampa Bay Rays for seven...
  • Bruce's homer helps Reds rout Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Bruce's homer helps Reds rout Cubs CINCINNATI -- With a thin bench and first baseman Joey Votto nursing a knee injury, Jay Bruce was asked to do something for the first time as a pro Monday night:...
  • With Cubs fans, Rizzo likes his chances in Final Vote

    With Cubs fans, Rizzo likes his chances in Final Vote
    CINCINNATI — In his quest to win the Final Vote for the last spot on the National League All-Star team, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo believes he might have a trump card. That's the universe-wide legion of Cubs fans. "The Cubs have been a big...
  • Marlins rally to get McGehee on All-Star team

    Marlins rally to get McGehee on All-Star team
    We interrupt your obsessing over LeBron's decision to bring another urgent matter to the attention of South Florda fans. Casey McGehee needs your vote. No, wait. The Marlins third baseman — yes, that Casey McGehee — is down to his last...
  • Reds 9, Cubs 3

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Reds 9, Cubs 3 CINCINNATI -- Jay Bruce, making his first professional start at first base, hit a two-run home run, and center fielder Billy Hamilton had a career-high four RBIs, lifting the...