| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:32 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:33 PM
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)....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:56 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It seems with each passing day, another player takes issue with Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg.
Tuesday night, it was Cole Hamels' turn.
Hamels was visibly upset with Sandberg as he was pulled after allowing a game-tying home run in...
| Aug 19, 2014
After a fantastic first half of the season, the Washington Nationals' Rafael Soriano hasn't been the same in the second. He has allowed 10 runs over his past 112/3 innings since the All-Star break. He also has blown three saves, including one Sunday. He...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:52 PM
WASHINGTON -- Whether they are competing against each other or feeding off one another, Philadelphia Phillies outfielders have risen to the occasion in the first two games of a series against the Washington Nationals.
Right fielder Marlon Byrd, who...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:00 PM
White Sox: Didn't trade Adam Dunn, Gordon Beckham or John Danks at deadline. Will they survive August?
Indians: Corey Kluber has second-best WAR among major league pitchers (4.7), trailing only Felix Hernandez (5.7)....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:03 AM
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....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:57 PM
DETROIT — Bud 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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:00 AM
There probably have been five times in the past 20 months or so that I've written a game story about Chris Tillman's continued emergence/maturation as a pitcher.
Several times I've written about whether he is – or is at least on his way to...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:52 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles added another player to their infield mix Monday, acquiring switch-hitting local product Steve Lombardozzi Jr. in a trade that sent veteran infielder Alex Gonzalez to the Detroit Tigers.
Lombardozzi, 25, who is from...