| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:58 PM
The Cubs could use a break.
Sunday's 10-7 loss to the Braves at the symbolic halfway point of the season leads into the All-Star break, giving most of the team four days off.
In typical fashion for the Cubs in this season, they fell behind 7-0...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:57 PM
For a last-place ballclub, the Cubs were lively and upbeat before Friday's series-opener against the Braves at Wrigley Field.
They were ecstatic fans had picked teammate Anthony Rizzo for the All-Star Game in the MLB.com Final Vote balloting.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Anthony Rizzo will not soon forget the process of the fans voting him onto the National League All-Star team in the MLB.com Final Vote.
"I thanked all of the front office and the people who were working behind the scenes to pump it up and promote it,"...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:33 PM
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Season series: Nationals 4-3 in 2013.
Thursday: 7:05 p.m., CSN.
RH Doug Fister (6-2, 2.65) vs. LH Travis Wood (7-6, 4.55).
Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9.
RH Tanner Roark (7-4, 2.79) vs. RH Jason Hammel (6-5, 2.99)....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Jason Hammel insists he is oblivious to trade rumors that naturally accompany an impressive performer on a last-place team.
Baseball, after all, is a bottom-line business. Yet Hammel continues to pitch like nobody's business.
The towering right-hander...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Marlins manager Mike Redmond hasn't bothered to visit any of this city's vaunted blues dens this weekend.
These days if the Blue Brothers wanted to get the band back together, they'd be knocking on Redmond's door. The Marlins' clubhouse is the No. 1...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:19 PM
MIAMI In each of the last three seasons the Marlins have lost 18 or more games in a month. At least this year they got it out of the way a little earlier.
The Marlins, who lost a club record 23 games in June 2011 and followed it up with an 18-loss...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:47 PM
MIAMI Mike Redmond could not have received a better anniversary present.
A 31-year-old rookie appearing in his second major league game put the Marlins on the board in the seventh with an RBI-single. Three batters later the 29-year-old with almost 3,500...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:56 PM
MIAMI – Marlins manager Mike Redmond grinned wide when asked about filling out his lineup Monday, which included Giancarlo Stanton batting third and playing right field.
"I had a lot more fun than I've had," Redmond said. "It was a lot easier...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:38 PM
MIAMI Marlins' special assistant Jeff Conine was in on some of Jack McKeon's mound conferences. Somehow, his ears didn't bleed.
"I mean, wow" Conine said. "He was getting in guys' faces big time. That's always been a part of the game that I knew, so...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 3:48 PM
On the day that he found out he was probably headed for the disabled list, Marlins outfielder Logan Morrison retained his sense of humor before Thursday's game.
"I diagnosed with a lisfranc sprain. So I have a girl tendon sprain," Morrison said, using...