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  • Cubs rookies carry day in comeback victory

    Cubs rookies carry day in comeback victory
    CINCINNATI — Arismendy Alcantara earned three more days in the major leagues and fellow rookie Kyle Hendricks left a more than credible impression in his debut start. In the process, the Cubs sustained their pride Thursday in an emotionally...
  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta not quite perfect but close enough

    Cubs' Jake Arrieta not quite perfect but close enough
    Jake Arrieta provided Wrigley Field fans with plenty of emotion before manager Rick Renteria and the Cubs' deep bullpen provided their own stress. Before the tension-filled seventh and eighth innings, Arrieta continued his remarkable June ascent with...
  • All eyes on Cubs' Samardzija

    MIAMI -- Before a major league scout left the press dining room Monday night at Marlins Park, he looked at two tables occupied by representatives from other clubs. "I think I'm the only guy here not to watch (Jeff) Samardzija," the scout joked. The...
  • Series preview: Reds at Cubs

    Series preview: Reds at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Reds lead 3-2. Monday: 7:05 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Alfredo Simon (10-3, 3.05) vs. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.60). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Homer Bailey (7-3, 4.68) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (3-1, 1.98)....
  • Pitcher Homer Bailey, Reds agree to six-year, $105-million deal

    Starter Homer Bailey agreed to a six-year, $105-million deal on Wednesday that avoids arbitration and will help the Cincinnati Reds with their cash flow by temporarily deferring some of the salary. The deal includes a $25 million mutual option for...
  • Not all no-hitters come from baseball's most dominating pitchers

    They’re rare, though perhaps not as completely rare as you might believe. Josh Beckett’s no-hitter on Sunday was the 283rd thrown in major league history. When you think of the pitchers who have thrown no-nos, fireballers like Sandy Koufax,...
  • Andre Ethier powers Dodgers past Reds, 6-3

    Andre Ethier powers Dodgers past Reds, 6-3
    ON THE MOUND: Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke gave up three runs and eight hits and had 11 strikeouts in 72/3 innings to improve to 8-1. Greinke gave up a run-scoring single to Roger Bernadina in the fifth and a two-out home run to Devin Mesoraco in the...
  • Wild pitch helps Reds edge Dodgers and ace Clayton Kershaw, 3-2

    Wild pitch helps Reds edge Dodgers and ace Clayton Kershaw, 3-2
    He wasn’t exactly the dominating Clayton Kershaw seen in his last outing, and he certainly wasn’t the one who couldn’t last two innings in the start before that. This Kershaw was very good but, as it turned out, just not good enough....
  • Homer Bailey joins idol Nolan Ryan in making no-hitter history

    Homer Bailey joins idol Nolan Ryan in making no-hitter history
    Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds became the first pitcher to match Nolan Ryan's no-hitter feat in Major League Baseball more than 35 years ago. Bailey and Ryan, who are both from Texas, each were the last pitcher to throw a no-hitter one season and...
  • Brandon Phillips goes Hollywood on comment about teammate Homer Bailey

     Brandon Phillips goes Hollywood on comment about teammate Homer Bailey
    "He had his inner Batman out today." —Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, after the no-hitter thrown Tuesday by teammate Homer Bailey, on the pitcher's resemblance to "Batman" actor Christian Bale. "I don't know. Because I'm...
  • Dodgers look like fall guys in win

    Dodgers look like fall guys in win
    Hanley Ramirez has waited his entire career to feel what he's feeling now. "That's it right there," Ramirez said. "That's the feeling." Two months in advance, Ramirez has been offered a glimpse of what it's like to play October baseball. If what he...