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  • A's juggling outfielders due to injuries

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- One night after starting primary left fielder Yoenis Cespedes in center field for just the eighth time this season, Athletics manager Bob Melvin installed right fielder...
  • Cubs are prepared to make another deal

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- Despite making a big splash earlier this month by trading away two stalwarts of their rotation, the Chicago Cubs could be diving into the trade market yet again. Just two days away from...
  • Angels outmaneuver A's in 2-0 win

    Angels outmaneuver A's in 2-0 win
    KEY MOMENT: The managerial wheels spun early, with Oakland's Bob Melvin pulling the left-handed-hitting Josh Reddick for pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes with the bases loaded and one out in the top of the fourth inning. The Angels' Mike Scioscia countered by...
  • Injury wave crashes over A's

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- Crushed 9-4 by the Angels on Sunday night, the Oakland A's fell one game behind Los Angeles in the American League West race. That wasn't even the worst news for...
  • Another tough spot for winless Jeff Samardzija

    Another tough spot for winless Jeff Samardzija
    SAN DIEGO — Getting an overdue victory for ace Jeff Samardzija has been overwhelmingly difficult for the Cubs, who face an ominous challenge Monday in their next attempt to get their ace a win. Samardzija, who is winless in 10 starts despite a...
  • Cubs trade Samardzija, Hammel to Athletics

    Cubs trade Samardzija, Hammel to Athletics
    WASHINGTON — The Cubs put on their own blockbuster fireworks display Friday night by trading ace Jeff Samardzija and eight-game winner Jason Hammel to the Athletics for four prospects. The trade will be announced Saturday — the same day...
  • Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace

    Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace
    WASHINGTON — As recently as three years ago, the running joke was that Jeff Samardzija was the best wide receiver in Chicago. That was as much a jab at Samardzija's slow evolution as a pitcher as at the Bears' struggles to roster quality...
  • Too soon to say if Cubs will make early July deal

    Too soon to say if Cubs will make early July deal
    BOSTON — Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the trade that brought pitcher Jake Arrieta and reliever Pedro Strop to the Cubs from the Orioles for pitcher Scott Feldman, with the Cubs being accused of "jumping the market." Although...
  • New rules for Cubs

    The Cubs are winning and I don't know why. I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting. One day Jake Arrieta...
  • Chicago has 4 players make All-Star team

    It hasn't exactly been a season to remember for the White Sox or Cubs, but some stellar individual performances were recognized Sunday in voting for the All-Star Game. Rookie Jose Abreu and shortstop Alexei Ramirez were selected to represent the Sox...
  • Castillo, Olt return to Cubs' lineup

    MILWAUKEE -- Now that Jeff Samardzija has his first win, the Chicago Cubs will try to provide more offense Sunday to try to get him more victories. Catcher Welington Castillo and third baseman Mike Olt, whom each have struggled as this 10-game trip...