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  • Mike Trout's grand slam leads Angels' 15-3 exhibition win

    Mike Trout's grand slam leads Angels' 15-3 exhibition win
    ANGELS 15, CUBS 3 AT THE PLATE: The Angels batted around twice in the first four innings. Mike Trout hit a grand slam, singled, and drove in five runs. "Mike's got such a short swing," Manager Mike Scioscia said. "You wouldn't think it would take him...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    How long are the Cubs going to go with Darwin Barney at second base? He has hit terribly all year, and even his defense hasn't been as good. What options are there? --  Al, Kansas City, Mo. First, I would like to apologize to everyone for not...
  • Get this Cub some clothes, stat!

    Get this Cub some clothes, stat!
    He earns a living on one of baseball's most sacred diamonds, but it didn't always feel like Logan Watkins' destiny. "I wasn't really a huge baseball fan growing up," said Watkins, a second baseman for the Cubs. "Obviously I like playing baseball but...
  • Clayton Kershaw doesn't have his 'best stuff' in 3-2 loss to Cubs

    Clayton Kershaw doesn't have his 'best stuff' in 3-2 loss to Cubs
    When Josh Beckett explained over the weekend why Clayton Kershaw might be the best pitcher he has ever seen, he wasn't talking about the movement on Kershaw's fastball or break on his curveball. Beckett marveled at what Kershaw showed Tuesday night in a...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Ex-Cub David DeJesus hosting karaoke fundraiser

    Ex-Cub David DeJesus hosting karaoke fundraiser
    Ex-Cub and current Tampa Bay Ray David DeJesus will host his karaoke fundaiser, “Strike a Chord,” Jan. 16 at American Junkie along with the David DeJesus Family Foundation and Cubs Charities. The benefit will raise money for ALS research and...
  • Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    I've noticed over the past few years, it seems the Cubs are the only team that continues to deploy a left and right-handed lineup card depending on the starting pitcher. To me, that seems like it would be hard for anyone to get in a groove. Why not just...
  • Fantasy baseball prospects: White Sox's Marcus Semien

    While injuries are a part of any fantasy season and any fantasy sport, I don’t quite remember a preseason like the one Major League Baseball is enduring this year. The list of players starting the season on the disabled list seems to be growing...
  • Want to see Baez play for Cubs? Just wait ... and wait

    Turns out, Starlin Castro is the last player the Cubs could afford to get injured. Not that the Cubs are going to win anything this season. In fact, they might not win 70 games. This team is being built to stink again, to trade anyone who has a good...
  • Mark Trumbo, Diamondbacks agree to $4.8-million, one-year contract

    Mark Trumbo, Diamondbacks agree to $4.8-million, one-year contract
    The Arizona Diamondbacks avoided arbitration with Mark Trumbo by agreeing Thursday to a $4.8-million, one-year contract with the outfielder. Arizona acquired Trumbo from the Los Angeles Angels in December in a three-team trade that also included the...
  • Position analysis: Rizzo an anchor at first base

    Position analysis: Rizzo an anchor at first base
    Perhaps Anthony Rizzo’s best moment as a Cub wasn’t seen by fans at the ballpark or watching on TV. Amazingly, he didn’t even have a bat in his hand at the time. That moment of truth occurred in the Cubs’ clubhouse in Phoenix...