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  • 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)....
  • 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...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Reds

    Series preview: Cubs at Reds
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Reds lead 5-3. Monday: 6:10 a.m., CSN. RH Edwin Jackson (5-8, 4.99) vs. RH Mike Leake (6-7, 3.47). Tuesday: 12:05 p.m., WGN-9. LH Travis Wood (7-6, 4.62) vs. TBA or Johnny Cueto (8-6, 1.99). Tuesday: 6:...
  • 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 upcoming moves should be as obvious as 1-2-3

    Cubs upcoming moves should be as obvious as 1-2-3
    Groupthink compels us to believe the Cubs calling up minor leaguers Kris Bryant and Javier Baez or — gasp — signing ace Jeff Samardzija rather than trading him for more prospects would be as smart as bunting with two strikes. Square up...
  • 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....
  • Cincinnati sweeps Dodgers to push their losing streak to four games

    Things had been going so incredibly well for the Dodgers, it had to be humbling. It had to be foreign and irritating, but mostly humbling. The Dodgers, who have been the best team in the major leagues for more than two months, were swept by the...
  • 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...