| Apr 8, 2015
PHOENIX Ryan Vogelsong, the San Francisco Giants' sudden No. 2 starter, pitched through constant traffic. On another night, he might have emerged with just a door ding or two.
But David Peralta hit a three-run home run in the third inning. Jake Lamb...
| Apr 7, 2015
PHOENIX Madison Bumgarner rubbed up one baseball after another, shrinking them down to the size of eggs in his meaty hands. He stepped on the rubber with that doleful look of his and kept busting those mule-kicking cutters on the hands of opposing...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 2:01 PM
PHOENIX -- The Chicago Cubs cleared a spot on their 40-man roster Friday by announcing that left-handed reliever Drake Britton cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa.
Britton had a 3.24 ERA in nine appearances this spring, but the Cubs...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 9:35 PM
Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 1
Spring record: 15-16-1
The summary: Before a spare crowd at Chase Field, many of the Cubs played their final exhibition game before returning to Chicago on Saturday. Manager Joe Maddon tinkered with a lineup that featured Jorge...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:45 AM
SURPRISE, Ariz. — Mercurial Edwin Jackson made his best case Sunday to share the fifth spot in the Cubs rotation.
But Jackson's 4 2/3 scoreless innings against the Royals will be weighed along with several other factors by team officials this week...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 2:03 PM
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs are expected to finalize the alignment of their starting rotation shortly after left-handed ace Jon Lester throws a minor league game Tuesday.
And they haven't ruled out the slim possibility that the left hamstring of...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:07 PM
Since the franchise came to Geneva in 1991, the Class A Minor League Kane County Cougars have sent more than 100 players to Major League Baseball.
This spring the team — in conjunction with Two Brothers Brewing Company — will be sending a...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 12:36 PM
Opening Day of the 2015 Major League Baseball season is right around the corner, and that means the introduction of new crazy ballpark food concoctions.
Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers, is stepping up its innovative food menu with three...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 9:45 AM
Move over, Frank Thomas. You're not the only baseball-themed beer in Chicago anymore.
The Kane County Cougars on Thursday unveiled the name of its specialty craft beer, created with Two Brothers Brewing. It is believed that Raging Cougar ale makes...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 6:17 PM
PHOENIX — At 6-foot-10, Randy Johnson stood on the mound and looked down on batters, an intimidating presence before he even threw the ball.
And when he let it fly, his talent matched his imposing stature.
With a menacing fastball and...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:55 PM
If not for the objections of the Arizona Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick, the Dodgers would have traded Andre Ethier for catcher Miguel Montero, according to FoxSports.com.
The Dodgers would have sent Ethier, backup catcher Tim Federowicz and cash to the...