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  • Jeff Samardzija against pitchers wearing helmets

    Jeff Samardzija against pitchers wearing helmets
    MESA, Ariz. — Jeff Samardzija and several Cubs players are pulling for a full recovery for Reds reliever Aroldis Chapman, who was struck above the left eye by a line drive Wednesday night. But Samardzija isn't in favor of pitchers wearing helmets....
  • Chris Rusin factor in rotation now and in future

    Chris Rusin factor in rotation now and in future
    MESA, Ariz. — Chris Rusin could score a lot of points with avid Cubs fans Friday if he throws several shutout innings against the rival White Sox. And Rusin, currently a candidate for the fifth spot in the Cubs rotation, could play a big role in...
  • Cubs' Renteria familiar with Chapman injury

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria said Thursday morning that he hasn't seen videotape of the line drive that struck Cincinnati closer Aroldis Chapman above the left eye Wednesday night and caused him to be hospitalized. But Renteria is...
  • After breakthrough year, Orioles RHP Chris Tillman named Opening Day starter

    After breakthrough year, Orioles RHP Chris Tillman named Opening Day starter
    Two springs ago, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman was desperately trying to prove he could pitch in the major leagues. Last year at this time, he was attempting to show he was healthy and wasn’t a fluke. And this March? Well, Tillman is now...
  • Orioles position competitions heat up as Grapefruit League play opens

    Orioles position competitions heat up as Grapefruit League play opens
    SARASOTA, FLA. — For the players who don't already have their ticket punched for the 25-man major league roster, spring training is about to get real. The Orioles open the Grapefruit League exhibition season Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays in...
  • Strop was dynamite, so vote Pedro for closer

    Strop was dynamite, so vote Pedro for closer
    Picking through the dumpster that was the Cubs in 2013 -- and 2012, for that matter -- I thought they’d found something on the mound beyond Travis Wood. And that was reliever Pedro Strop, a hard-throwing right-handed reliever acquired from...
  • For Mount St. Joseph's Clevenger, Orioles roster spot would complete homecoming

    For Mount St. Joseph's Clevenger, Orioles roster spot would complete homecoming
    SARASOTA, FLA. — Steve Clevenger made the Chicago Cubs' Opening Day roster in each of the past two seasons as the team's backup catcher, but making the Orioles' roster this season and running down the orange carpet on Opening Day would hold...
  • 14-goal run helps Terps rout UMBC in women's lacrosse, 14-3

    Women's college lacrosse 14-goal run helps Terps rout UMBC in season opener Taylor Cummings (McDonogh) and Zoe Stukenberg (Marriotts Ridge) scored four goals each as the second-ranked Maryland women's lacrosse team beat host UMBC, 14-3. The Terps (1-...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    What happens when Javier Baez comes up? Does Starlin Castro get traded? -- Hank, Rock Island There are many considerations. Assuming Castro rebounds and Baez earns a major league promotion, I believe Baez would move to second or third base. If Darwin...
  • Orioles newcomers Jemile Weeks, Johnny Monell eager to show their defensive flexibility

    Orioles newcomers Jemile Weeks, Johnny Monell eager to show their defensive flexibility
    Going over the list of the nearly 60 players who will be in Sarasota, Fla., when major league spring training opens for the Orioles next week and trying to project the club's 25-man roster for Opening Day is a tough task. However, there are roughly 13...
  • Blast rallies past Syracuse, clinches playoff berth

    Indoor soccer Blast rallies past Syracuse, clinches playoff berth The visiting Blast scored the last three goals to defeat the Syracuse Silver Knights, 12-10, on Friday night, clinching a Major Indoor Soccer League playoff spot and moving into a...