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  • Cubs' Alcantara starts in center field

    Cubs' Alcantara starts in center field
    PHOENIX -- Rookie Arismendy Alcantara will make his seventh start and his second in center field Saturday night as the Chicago Cubs try to snap a three-game losing streak against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Alcantara, who stole two bases and scored a...
  • Cubs' Rizzo wins NL player of week honors

    Cubs' Rizzo wins NL player of week honors
    The Chicago Cubs didn't come away completely empty despite getting swept in a three-game series by the Arizona Diamondbacks. First baseman Anthony Rizzo was named the National League player of the week for the period ending Sunday. Rizzo, coming off his...
  • Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in

    Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in
    Giancarlo Stanton was named a National League All-Star as expected on Sunday, but Miami Marlins teammate Casey McGehee was not. The third baseman and right-handed pitcher Henderson Alvarez were left off of the 33-man NL roster announced during MLB&...
  • Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig among top jerseys sold in MLB

    Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig among top jerseys sold in MLB
    Is Mike Trout or Yasiel Puig the most popular ballplayer in Southern California? Neither, at least based on jersey sales in the first half of the season. Clayton Kershaw beats them both -- and ranks third in Major League Baseball, behind Derek Jeter...
  • Anthony Rizzo jersey cracks top 20 in sales; Derek Jeter No. 1

    Anthony Rizzo's rising popularity is showing up not only in Final Vote ballots for the All-Star Game, but also in jersey sales. The Cubs first baseman ranks 15th on Major League Baseball's list of jersey sales since opening day. Heading into his...
  • Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making

    Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making
    Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away. It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
  • Miami Marlins: Extra innings add to Marlins woes, MLB history

    Miami Marlins: Extra innings add to Marlins woes, MLB history
    MIAMI June has been bad for the Marlins. Not like a few games here and there bad but historically bad. The Marlins' 7-6 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night was the team's 13th defeat in June and the second time in three games they've lost in...
  • Ruggiano in place of Lake in Cubs' lineup

    Ruggiano in place of Lake in Cubs' lineup
    BOSTON -- Junior Lake's snapping of his bat over his leg following one of his four strikeouts Monday night was overshadowed by Jake Arrieta's 7 2/3 innings of one-hit ball at Fenway Park. Nevertheless, Lake is on the bench Tuesday night while in the...
  • Cubs' Rizzo hitting into All-Star consideration

    Cubs' Rizzo hitting into All-Star consideration
    PITTSBURGH -- The selections for the National and American leagues in the All-Star Game are 3 1/2 weeks away. But Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is making a strong push. Rizzo, who went 3-for-4 with a home run and two doubles Tuesday night...
  • 10 reasons not to promote Kris Bryant

    10 reasons not to promote Kris Bryant
    Much ink and hot air have been spent clamoring for the Cubs’ future to become the Cubs’ present. Understandably, fans crave any hint of a young player who will stop this garbage. Pipe down, people. Wise up while you’re at it. Here...
  • Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo itching to return

    Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo itching to return
    TORONTO — Even with a discolored lower left leg, Starlin Castro hasn't ruled out rejoining the Cubs before the end of the season. "I don't care if it's one game," a determined Castro said Monday, six days after suffering a high left ankle sprain....