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  • Vahe Gregorian: Royals must address Yordano Ventura's emotional misadventures

    Whatever combustible factors were at play in the seventh-inning fracas Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago including the apparent verbal jabs of the White Sox's Adam Eaton and the continuing idiotic provocations of Jeff Samardzija Royals...
  • Debut done, Kris Bryant can get down to business — having fun with Cubs

    Debut done, Kris Bryant can get down to business — having fun with Cubs
    Whether in a movie or a memory, any recollection of Kris Bryant's first official day as a Cub likely will start with the heartwarming hug between father and son. Kris squeezed his dad, Mike, even tighter than Chicago already has embraced the Cubs rookie....
  • Bryant 0 for 4 with 3 Ks in debut as Cubs lose to Padres 5-4

    Kris Bryant absorbed the sights and smells and sounds of Wrigley Field. He cherished playing in front of 30,000 charged-up fans. He appreciated all the family members and friends who turned out for his big league debut. Only two things were missing &#...
  • Friday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 4

    Friday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 4
    The summary The major-league debut of Kris Bryant saw him strike out his first three at-bats while going 0-for-4 Friday at Wrigley Field. In the end, the Padres prevailed 5-4 when Wil Myers hit a three-run homer in the seventh, right after Myers had...
  • Kris Bryant called up by Chicago Cubs, strikes out in first at-bat

    Kris Bryant called up by Chicago Cubs, strikes out in first at-bat
    Despite all the talk that the Chicago Cubs were failing to do the right thing by sending top prospect Kris Bryant to the minor leagues for the first 12 days of the 2015 season, the 23-year-old doesn't appear to harbor any ill will toward his employer. ...
  • Kris Bryant feels no pressure

    Kris Bryant feels no pressure
    Kris Bryant had only three hours of sleep, but he handled his arrival Friday at Wrigley Field as if he were preparing for just another game. "There’s no pressure in this game," Bryant told a group of about 40 reporters and cameramen. "If you’...
  • Kris Bryant's promotion could cause chain reaction

    Kris Bryant's promotion could cause chain reaction
    Brandon Hyde could be in high demand once Kris Bryant arrives Friday morning at Wrigley Field.  As of Thursday night, no number had been assigned to Bryant, who will make his highly anticipated major league debut for the Chicago Cubs against James...
  • What number will Kris Bryant wear? Cubs make it official

    What number will Kris Bryant wear? Cubs make it official
    Kris Bryant will wear No. 17, the Cubs announced Friday. MLB tweeted a photo of Bryant's jersey Friday morning. Bryant, who make his highly anticipated major league debut against James Shields and the Padres today, gets the uniform number that first...
  • Up next: Padres at Cubs

    Up next: Padres at Cubs
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: First meeting. Padres 4-3 in 2014. Friday: 1:20 p.m. ABC-7. RH James Shields (1-0, 2.08) vs. RH Jason Hammel (1-0, 4.50). Saturday: 1:20 p.m. CSN. RH Tyson Ross (1-0, 3.75) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 10.38)...
  • Injury to Neil Ramirez could delay Kris Bryant's promotion to Cubs

    Injury to Neil Ramirez could delay Kris Bryant's promotion to Cubs
    The Cubs might have a more urgent matter than promoting Kris Bryant from Triple-A Iowa. Reliever Neil Ramirez left after throwing only three pitches in the ninth inning of an otherwise cozy 5-0 victory Wednesday night over the Reds. Ramirez is...
  • New Dodgers provide new experience in opener: A come-from-behind win

    New Dodgers provide new experience in opener: A come-from-behind win
    In the middle of fielding questions about the Dodgers' season-opening victory over the San Diego Padres, Adrian Gonzalez made an inquiry of his own. "Last year, how many times did we come from behind?" he asked. The answer: Not many. Only twice last...