| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Manager Mike Redmond after Tuesday’s 6-3 win over the Pirates alluded to his offense getting off to slow starts lately. Those slow starts have made history.
The Marlins have gone seven straight games in which they’ve failed to score more...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:05 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Pennant race games are often nerve wracking, but Gerrit Cole loves them.
The righthander pitched into the eighth inning for yet another September win, and left fielder Starling Marte homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 12:54 PM
PITTSBURGH -- One day after the Cubs were officially eliminated from the postseason race, they'll attempt to end a season-high seven-game losing streak tonight at PNC Park.
Arismendy Alcantara will move back to the leadoff spot against Pirates left-...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:53 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Pirates 12-4.
Friday: 6:05 p.m., CSN
LH Tsuyoshi Wada (4-2, 2.95) vs. RH Gerrit Cole (8-5, 3.89).
Saturday: 6:05 p.m., CSN
LH Felix Doubront (1-1, 2.25) vs. LH Jeff Locke (7-4, 3.60).
Sunday: 12:35 p.m.,...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
By Harvey Valentine, The Sports Xchange
WASHINGTON —Adam LaRoche hit a pair of solo home runs and Gio Gonzalez pitched six solid innings as the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday, salvaging the finale of the three-...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:05 PM
The Dodgers’ refrain: Wait until we get our guys back! Wait for the cavalry!
The first wave came Friday, and for one night, the new Dodgers looked a lot like those old Dodgers.
Offense continued to be mere rumor, the Dodgers going meekly in a 3-...
| Apr 24, 2013
This is the last thing the Phillies wanted to see: another left-handed pitcher. The Phillies are batting only .182 against left-handed pitchers this year; their left-handed hitters are even worse (.136). And get this --- the Phillies are one of......
| Jul 12, 2013
MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013: Baseball’s best head to Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., for the 2013 All-Star Game Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30pm ET on FOX. ALSO SEE: 2013 MLB-All Star Week coverage on MLB Network 2013 MLB Home Run Derby Monday on ESPN...
| Apr 24, 2013
Pirates pitcher Jeff Lockewas foreign to most of the Phillies hitters. Not to Dom Brown, though. Brown had faced him in the minors several times and knew the lefty would be attacking the Phillies with fastballs. The knowledge, and experience,......
| Sep 29, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Triple-A Norfolk manager Ron Johnson had seen enough.
All year the Orioles had sifted through the scrap heap and shipped former All-Stars and wanna-bes alike to the minors to be evaluated by Johnson, a baseball lifer with a keen eye for talent....