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  • Nationals cruising through dog days

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- August has been called the dog days of summer for many baseball teams, some of whom wilt down the stretch in the heat. But this month has been the glory days for the...
  • Giants taking it a game at a time

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Francisco Giants - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- After residing in first place in the National League West for much of the first half of the season, the San Francisco Giants have fallen 3 1/2 games behind the Los...
  • Giants crush Nationals to end their 10-game winning streak

    The Sports Xchange By David Driver, The SportsXchange Giants crush Nationals to end their 10-game winning streak WASHINGTON -- San Francisco Giants rookie second baseman Joe Panik walked up the steps from the visiting dugout Friday night, carrying...
  • Orioles-Nationals game postponed because of rain Tuesday, to be made up Aug. 4

    Orioles-Nationals game postponed because of rain Tuesday, to be made up Aug. 4
    WASHINGTON -- Thanks to a persistent rainstorm Tuesday night, the budding Orioles-Nationals rivalry has been moved 50 miles up the road, but it will make a return appearance to the nation’s capital in August. Tuesday’s finale of a two-game...
  • Bud Norris gives up five runs in return from DL as Orioles lose, 6-2, to the Nationals

    Bud Norris gives up five runs in return from DL as Orioles lose, 6-2, to the Nationals
    The Orioles ideally wanted to work right-hander Bud Norris back into the rotation gradually as he returned from his trip to the disabled list with a right groin strain, and a key caveat of that in the eyes of manager Buck Showalter was getting Norris...
  • With solo home run Wednesday, Manny Machado continues recent success

    With solo home run Wednesday, Manny Machado continues recent success
    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado said he isn't trying to hit home runs, but they keep coming anyway. After hitting just four homers in his first 50 games, Machado has five in his last eight games. The latest was a solo shot Wednesday, part of a 3-...
  • 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...
  • Series preview: Nationals at Cubs

    Series preview: Nationals at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. 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)....
  • Major League Baseball approves protective cap for pitchers

    Those scary hits to the head that pitchers sometimes take on line drives might not be quite as scary this year. A new protective cap designed to reduce the effects of such blows has been approved by Major League Baseball and was introduced on Tuesday....
  • 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...
  • Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's

    Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's
    DETROIT —┬áBud Norris had to wait longer than last year to make his first of the regular season, but now that it is here, he couldn't be more psyched. "It's a little different, but we have such a good five-man rotation that as long as I get the...