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  • Wild times: Struggling A's take on fired-up Royals

    Wild times: Struggling A's take on fired-up Royals
    If not for the addition of a second wild-card team to the postseason, the A's would've been answering questions about one of the great collapses in baseball history instead of facing the Royals on Tuesday night in Kansas City, Mo. The A's had the best...
  • 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...
  • Blue Jays starter Stroman stifles Cubs

    Blue Jays starter Stroman stifles Cubs
    TORONTO -- Since the last weekend of the 2013 season, the Toronto Blue Jays sent at least 12 talent evaluators to watch Jeff Samardzija pitch until the former Chicago Cubs’ ace was dealt on July 5 to the Oakland Athletics. But Monday night, it was...
  • Wednesday's recap: White Sox 2, Athletics 1

    Wednesday's recap: White Sox 2, Athletics 1
    The summary Avisail Garcia's two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning Wednesday night rallied the White Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Athletics at U.S. Cellular Field, spoiling Jeff Samardzija's return to Chicago. At the plate The Sox loaded the...
  • Series preview: Athletics at White Sox

    Series preview: Athletics at White Sox
    All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: A's 2-1. Monday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. RH Sonny Gray (13-8, 3.25) vs. RH Hector Noesi (8-9, 4.70). Tuesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. LH Jon Lester (13-10, 2.54) vs. LH John Danks (9-10, 5.12). Wednesday: 7:10 p.m.,...
  • Jeff Samardzija, Cubs both happy with trade

    Jeff Samardzija, Cubs both happy with trade
    It has been a crazy season for Jeff Samardzija, who managed to escape the sinking Cubs ship on July 5 to join the best team in baseball in Oakland. A's general manager Billy Beane was recertified as a genius after sacrificing two of his top prospects,...
  • Adam Dunn understands White Sox fans' anger

    Adam Dunn understands White Sox fans' anger
    A mix of polite applause and resentful boos greeted Adam Dunn on his first trip to the plate Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Dunn doesn't mind the boos so much this time around. Back in Chicago eight days after being traded to the Athletics,...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    What's the Cubs' situation with Tsuyoshi Wada? Do we have his rights for the next few years since he's a "rookie”? Obviously his only detriment is his age, but even so he can be a nice bridge at the end of the rotation until C.J. Edwards, Corey...
  • Cubs positioned for more deals

    Cubs positioned for more deals
    WASHINGTON -- On the same night top prospects Javier Baez and Kris Bryant each hit home runs for Triple-A Iowa, the Chicago Cubs loaded up on more prospects. That came at a cost of top pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, leaving a Cubs team...
  • A's acquire Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

    A's acquire Lester, Gomes 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 parted with All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, a 28-...
  • Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season

    Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season
    If reports are true that the Oakland Athletics have made their second blockbuster deal of the summer and sent Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes, then there’s really only one way to look at the situation:...