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  • Recap: Nationals 4, Mets 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Nationals 4, Mets 1 Nationals 4, Mets 1: Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each belted a two-run homer and Stephen Strasburg scattered three hits over seven innings as Washington set a franchise record with its 11th consecutive road...
  • Baseball losing ratings ground to slow pace

     Baseball losing ratings ground to slow pace
    You have heard the familiar storyline: Sports fans are losing interest in baseball. The game moves too slowly; young viewers are tuning out; even old viewers are drifting elsewhere. Well, as Lee Corso would say, "Not so fast, my friend." Last week,...
  • Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?

     Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?
    NEW YORK — Cubs followers flustered by the offense's recently high strikeout rate might have to get accustomed to this shortcoming as more highly-touted prospects arrive. "I think we're going to be a really high strikeout team going forward,"...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Mets

    Series preview: Cubs at Mets
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cubs 3-0. Friday: 6:10 p.m., WGN-9. LH Travis Wood (7-9, 4.86) vs. RH Zack Wheeler (7-8, 3.53). Saturday: 6:10 p.m., WGN-9. RH Dan Straily (1-2, 4.93 with A's) vs. LH Jonathon Niese (6-8, 3.46). Sunday:...
  • Lohse aggravates ankle injury

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Milwaukee Brewers - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- Matt Garza is already out of the Brewers starting rotation. Could Kyle Lohse be next? For now, the Milwaukee Brewers appear to have some flexibility in the rotation...
  • Saturday's recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3

    Saturday's recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3
    The summary The Cubs, who are in the midst of constant roster shuffling, received only 51/3 innings from recently promoted starter Dan Straily. Two of the three Cubs' runs came on home runs from Welington Castillo in the fifth and Justin Ruggiano in the...
  • Black pitches out of jam as Mets hang on to defeat Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Black pitches out of jam as Mets hang on to defeat Cubs NEW YORK -- The lure of a postgame concert by 1990s chart-toppers Boyz II Men drew 30,744 fans to Citi Field Saturday night. As far as the New...
  • Game roundup: Rockies sweep two from Reds

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: new lede (Rockies sweep Reds), also adds A's-Braves; final update; will stand Game roundup: Rockies sweep two from Reds DENVER -- Drew Stubbs' three-run homer capped the Rockies' five-run ninth inning, and...
  • Back from DL, Rockies' Cuddyer hits for cycle

    The Sports Xchange By Jack Etkin, The Sports Xchange Back from DL, Rockies' Cuddyer hits for cycle DENVER -- A five-run eighth inning set the stage for both team and individual accomplishments Sunday. The rally gave the Colorado Rockies a 10-5 win and...
  • Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th

    Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th
    NEW YORK -- Justin Ruggiano will get the task of batting behind Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro on Saturday night when the Chicago Cubs play the New York Mets. Ruggiano will be batting in place of Luis Valbuena, who is not starting for the second...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/16)

    It's clear the Chicago Cubs are building a team that could be reckoned with in 2015 or '16, though they're well out of the race this season. Virginia Beach's Neil Ramirez, with a 1.21 earned-run average in 35 relief appearances this season, looks like...