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  • Cubs' rotation mission: Quantity to quality

    Cubs' rotation mission: Quantity to quality
    Considering the constant auditions conducted by the Cubs in the second half, using the likes of Jae Kuk Ryu and Ryan O’Malley for a start wouldn’t have seemed like an outrageous each. Ryu and O’Malley each started games for the Cubs in...
  • Better days ahead for the Phillies?

    Better days ahead for the Phillies?
    Seven years ago Tuesday, Brett Myers tossed his glove into the air after striking out the Washington Nationals' Willy Mo Pena and helping the Philadelphia Phillies clinch the first of five straight NL East division titles. This past Tuesday, the...
  • Royals nip A's 9-8 in 12; Ex-IronPig Moss hits two HRs for Oakland

    Royals nip A's 9-8 in 12; Ex-IronPig Moss hits two HRs for Oakland
    By David Smale, The Sports Xchange KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez's single down the left field line capped a two-run, 12th-inning rally, and the Kansas City Royals stunned the Oakland Athletics 9-8 Tuesday in the American League wild-card game....
  • Angels' Mike Scioscia reaches detente with Kansas City Royals' Ned Yost

    Kansas City Manager Ned Yost has been a lightning rod for criticism, his infatuation with the sacrifice bunt infuriating many Royals fans, and his ill-fated decision to replace starter James Shields with rookie Yordano Ventura in the sixth inning of...
  • Playoffs Feature Regional Rivals

    From the East Coast to the West Coast and points in between the Major League Baseball postseason starting on Tuesday provides tantalizing possibilities that a regional rivalry could determine the World Series champion. From a possible "Freeway Series" in...
  • Series preview: Royals at White Sox

    Series preview: Royals at White Sox
    All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Royals 6-3. Monday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. RHP Jeremy Guthrie (5-8, 4.56) vs. LHP Chris Sale (8-1, 2.08). Tuesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. LHP Bruce Chen (1-2, 6.46) vs. RHP Scott Carroll (4-5, 4.19). Wednesday: 1:...
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers your questions. Should the bullpen be (the White Sox’s) primary focus in the offseason? -- @jhoman29 I think pitching overall should be the primary focus in the offseason, with the White Sox in need of...
  • Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central

    Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central
    DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division. The right-handed...
  • Series preview: Royals at White Sox

    Series preview: Royals at White Sox
    All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Royals 10-5. Thursday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. RH James Shields (14-8, 3.18) vs. LH Jose Quintana (9-10, 3.22). Friday: 7:10 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Jeremy Guthrie (12-11, 4.28) vs. RH Hector Noesi (8-10, 4.39)....
  • Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team

    Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team
    As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market. With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
  • Shields dominates Yankees

    Shields dominates Yankees
    NEW YORK -- James Shields came within two outs of a complete game and the Kansas City Royals opened a three-game series with a 1-0 victory over the New York Yankees Friday night at Yankee Stadium. Shields (13-7) retired the first 11 hitters and worked...