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  • How Cubs might be forced to win arms race

    How Cubs might be forced to win arms race
    In their season-opening series, the Cubs improved from 1-for-lordtheystink with runners in scoring position to 3-for-omigawd. In the final game of a series they just lost to the Phillies at home, they improved from 4-for-lordtheystink to 8-for-omigawd...
  • Two plans for Cubs

    I love the way the Cubs stories are about the fifth starter’s job, like this one about James McDonald’s injury or this one about Chris Rusin’s four good innings. Here’s the question: Aren’t all Cubs pitchers No. 5...
  • Scott Brown may bet his shirt on New Hampshire seat

    Republicans are feeling so heady about running against Obamacare that they're thrilled that Scott Brown is all but certain to run for a U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire. Yes, you heard right, the former one-term senator from Massachusetts who lost to...
  • Angels are involved in another play involving instant replay

    Angels are involved in another play involving instant replay
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Another day, another lengthy postgame meeting between Angels Manager Mike Scioscia and the umpires. The topic: once again, instant replay. The discussion Tuesday was sparked by an eighth-inning call that was overturned, the first of...
  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker outduels Rangers' Yu Darvish

    Angels' Matt Shoemaker outduels Rangers' Yu Darvish
    So what if five of his seven starts this season have come against former All-Stars, two of them Cy Young Award winners. Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker counters those aces with a wild card of his own, the mound bravado of baseball's all-time...
  • Dodgers shut down Royals, 2-0

    KEY MOMENT: After Clayton Kershaw got the first out in the first inning, Eric Hosmer singled. That ensured Johnny Vander Meer would remain the only pitcher in major league history with consecutive no-hitters. AT THE PLATE: Justin Turner, leading off for...
  • A.J. Ellis takes one for team in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Royals

    Some hits do not help the batting average, but they can win games. The Dodgers were locked in a 4-4 tie with the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night when A.J. Ellis came to the plate with the bases loaded in the eighth inning. Normally this is an...
  • White Sox need more from Noesi, Rienzo in back of rotation

     White Sox need more from Noesi, Rienzo in back of rotation
    White Sox manager Robin Ventura realizes his team will need contributions from more than its front-line players to contend in the American League Central. That includes pitchers in the back of the rotation. Right-handers Hector Noesi and Andre Rienzo...
  • Reaction around MLB on Don Zimmer's passing

    Reaction around MLB on Don Zimmer's passing
    Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement this evening regarding the passing of longtime Major League player, manager, coach and Tampa Bay Rays senior advisor Don Zimmer, who was 83: "Like everyone in Major League...
  • White Sox's momentum deflated by Royals' 3-game sweep

    White Sox's momentum deflated by Royals' 3-game sweep
    Cautious optimism surrounded the White Sox as they entered the weekend just 31/2 games out of first place. But getting swept in three games at home against the Royals has tempered enthusiasm, at least temporarily. The red-hot Royals have won seven...
  • Angels turn back the Royals, 6-1

    Angels turn back the Royals, 6-1
    KEY MOMENT: C.J. Wilson looked shaky in the first. He gave up a quick run, and his first two outs were line drives. The Royals loaded the bases on a hit and two walks and were threatening to take a big early lead, but Wilson struck out Lorenzo Cain to end...