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  • Saturday night game: Nats beat Phils in 10

    By Jordan Hall, The Sports Xchange PHILADELPHIA - A marquee pitching matchup featuring Stephen Strasburg against Cole Hamels turned into a subplot on Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park. Instead, it was Ryan Zimmerman stealing the headlines. The...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Cubs manage 5-3 victory over Nationals

     Cubs manage 5-3 victory over Nationals
    The Cubs have the same record they had after 77 games last season — 33-44. Yet first-year manager Rick Renteria's players still appear as though they would try to run through a brick wall for him. Or in the case of outfielder Junior Lake, a...
  • Arrieta's solid outing wasted in loss to Nationals

    WASHINGTON — Jake Arrieta pitched admirably Sunday as he moved to the forefront of the Cubs’ staff in the wake of the departures of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. But like Samardjiza and Hammel, he knows the Cubs’ offensive...
  • Orioles hit three home runs in top of the 11th to beat the Nationals, 8-2

    Orioles hit three home runs in top of the 11th to beat the Nationals, 8-2
    WASHINGTON – In an incredibly close contest between two evenly matched teams Monday night, the Orioles picked up an 8-2 victory in 11 innings against the Washington Nationals and, potentially, something much more important. The Orioles are...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    Here's how The Times' Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 major league teams this week: 1. OAKLAND: Trout or Cabrera? Try 3B Josh Donaldson, who has outhomered both and leads the majors in runs. (4) 2. TORONTO: 1B Edwin Encarnacion hit 16 home runs in May....
  • Series preview: Cubs at Nationals

    Series preview: Cubs at Nationals
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Tied 2-2. Friday: 10:05 a.m., WGN-9. RH Jason Hammel (7-5, 2.98) vs. RH Tanner Roark (7-5, 2.98). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., CSN. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-7, 2.83) vs. LH Gio Gonzalez (5-4, 3.93). Saturday: 12:35...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1) DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as...
  • Zack Greinke, Dodgers are left all wet in Washington

    Dodger catcher Drew Butera says teammate Zack Greinke is a student of the game. “I follow the statistics,” Greinke admitted. “But not to the extreme.” Yet even a cursory familiarity with the numbers was probably enough to...
  • Dodgers fall to Nationals, 4-0, in the rain

    KEY MOMENT: Anthony Rendon followed Denard Span's leadoff double with his fifth home run of the season to give the Nationals the only runs they needed to beat Zack Greinke. The game was interrupted by rain for 3 hours 17 minutes midway through the...
  • Dodgers look all wet in 4-0 loss to Nationals

    There was this quick spurt of action, and then for a long time almost nothing. Unless you count that scintillating 3-hour, 17-minute rain delay. Right-hander Zack Greinke, who had been remarkably consistent since the middle of last season, hiccuped with...