| Jun 22, 2010
| 10:28 PM
Jason Vargas pitched four-hit ball over seven innings to win his fourth straight decision and Franklin Gutierrez homered to send the Seattle Mariners to their season-high fifth consecutive victory, 2-0 over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
| Jul 3, 2010
With a first-place team boasting the best record in the National League, the Padres would seem poised to have several players in the 2010 All-Star Game on July 13th in Anaheim. But their lack of star power on a national level could keep that number...
| Aug 14, 2010
DES MOINES, Iowa — It's a Tuesday evening and the Cubs are on the field. They wear blue pinstriped pants and blue jerseys with those oddly sloped red numbers on their backs. I'm sipping an Old Style, someone in the outfield is operating the...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Men's College Basketball-Iowa at Ohio State, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Duke at North Carolina State, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Cincinnati at Notre Dame, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Wake Forest at Georgia Tech, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Penn State at Purdue, 7:30 p.m. (Big...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 12:18 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - Catcher Koyie Hill and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to an $850,000, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
The 31-year-old signed with the Cubs in 2007 and is entering his fifth season with them. He made 60 starts behind the plate...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| May 29, 2011
| 10:57 AM
The Cubs called up Iowa outfielder Brad Snyder on Sunday to replace Reed Johnson, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of continuing back problems.
Also on Sunday, catcher Geovany Soto was activated from the disabled list and Welington...
| Jun 19, 2011
Forget Paul Maholm's 3-7 record. He has compiled a 3.12 earned-run average over 89 innings, holding opponents to 70 hits.
With limited options expected to become available on the trade market next month, Maholm is having the kind of season that could...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 4:56 AM
Randy Wells was still on the mound at the start of the seventh inning for the Chicago Cubs, even after it appeared he wouldn't make it through the first. Alex Gordon extended his hitting streak to 13 games with an RBI double in Kansas City's four-run...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 5:48 PM
CHICAGO -- It seems like Jeff Samardzija is starting to get the hang of this major league baseball thing.
"When you get up to this level you've gotta be able to throw two, three, four pitches for strikes," Samardzija said, "and once I've started doing...