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Jason Hammel

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  • Pirates' Cumpton keeps Cubs at bay for 2-1 win at Wrigley

    CHICAGO Pittsburgh Pirates starter Brandon Cumpton pitched seven shutout innings Sunday, methodically working his way through the Cubs' lineup on the way to a 2-1 win at Wrigley Field. The bullpen made things interesting as closer Mark Melancon gave up a...
  • Polanco's hitting streak comes to an end

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- With hits in 11 consecutive games, right fielder Gregory Polanco was on a memorable run to start his major league career. The 22-year-old outfielder appears unaffected by...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    The Cubs have eaten Alfonso Soriano's contract, is there a chance they'd do the same in getting rid of Edwin Jackson? And let's see what a stable lineup looks like for a couple of months, and then we know what the team really needs in the offseason -...
  • Cubs' Arrieta braces for rotation turnover

    Cubs' Arrieta braces for rotation turnover
    The only sense of dejection from Jake Arrieta late Tuesday night stemmed from the probability that he might not have Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel as teammates for much longer. “I’ve always wanted to pitch at a high level for whatever...
  • Cards' Gonzales set for homecoming in major league debut

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH DENVER -- Marco Gonzales called his parents with the ecstatic news, and his mother didn't believe him. The 22-year-old left-hander had just learned the St. Louis Cardinals were...
  • Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making

    Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making
    Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away. It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
  • Series preview: Nationals at Cubs

    Series preview: Nationals at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Nationals 4-3 in 2013. Thursday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Doug Fister (6-2, 2.65) vs. LH Travis Wood (7-6, 4.55). Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Tanner Roark (7-4, 2.79) vs. RH Jason Hammel (6-5, 2.99)....
  • Cain, Giants top A's to get back on track

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange Cain, Giants top A's to get back on track SAN FRANCISCO -- Matt Cain admitted he never expected to take a two-win season into the All-Star break. But it sure beats a one-win first half. The...
  • Recap: Giants 5, Athletics 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Giants 5, Athletics 2 Giants 5, Athletics 2: All-Star Hunter Pence went 2-for-5 with a homer and two RBIs while Matt Cain tossed six solid innings as host San Francisco halted Oakland's six-game winning streak. Joe Panik and...
  • A's pitchers still starving at the plate

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- The way the A's have been playing, it's hard to find any faults in their lineup. But here's something that might hold Oakland back should it reach the World Series...
  • Hendricks the latest Cubs pitching prospect to arrive

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Hendricks the latest Cubs pitching prospect to arrive CINCINNATI -- When Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel were traded to Oakland, it created a buzz among the Chicago Cubs' minor-league pitchers....