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Jason Hammel

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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...
  • Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race

    Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race
    — As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
  • 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...
  • Cubs' Bonifacio starts at third

    Cubs' Bonifacio starts at third
    MILWAUKEE -- Emilio Bonifacio will start at third base for the first time this season as the Chicago Cubs attempt to snap a three-game losing streak at Milwaukee. Bonifacio has started 32 games in center field and 16 at second base this season. He...
  • Orioles notes and observations (Gonzalez's start, Lough's bunt, Wada, Hendriks)

    Orioles notes and observations (Gonzalez's start, Lough's bunt, Wada, Hendriks)
    Miguel Gonzalez gets the start tonight in Pittsburgh – his first since May 10, when he had a quality start in a no-decision against Houston. His last outing was in relief of Kevin Gausman on Wednesday. Earlier this week in Kansas City, I asked...
  • Putting the star back in Starlin

    Putting the star back in Starlin
    This was all so Cub. The worst team in the league became the first to beat perhaps the best pitcher in the game this season. Oh, and that pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, is the 25-year-old Japanese stud who took the Yankees’ considerable mint of...
  • Is this finally E-J Day for Cubs?

    Is this finally E-J Day for Cubs?
    Show of hands:  Do you love and hate Theo Epstein because of Edwin Jackson? Do you love and hate Edwin Jackson because he’s Edwin Vexing Jackson? I hate Jackson because he stinks and represents an egregious Epstein decision, his first big-...
  • A's get Lester from Red Sox for Cespedes

    Boston Red Sox left-handed ace Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A's on Thursday morning as general manager Billy Beane continues his all-in push for a World Series. But to get Lester, the A's part with All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, a 28-year-...
  • Struggling Singleton learns on the job for Astros

    HOUSTON — Jon Singleton offered another flash of potential Wednesday. Now he needs to find a way to sustain some success. The Houston rookie first baseman hit a two-run, opposite-field home run off Oakland Athletics right-hander Jason Hammel in the...
  • Alcantara looks great, now send him back down

    Alcantara looks great, now send him back down
    The Jeff Samardzija-Jason Hammel trade had the desired effect of getting the Cubs back to their losing ways. But here’s the problem: Even in losing eight of their last 10 games heading into the All-Star break, the Cubs still rank as only the...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...