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  • Orioles open up second half in Oakland against unfamiliar foe

    OAKLAND, Calif. — The Orioles open the second half of their season tonight in Oakland, their first stop in a three-city, 10-game West Coast road trip. Oakland (59-36) comes out of the break with the best record in baseball. The Orioles (52-42) are...
  • Three outs from win, Orioles lose to Athletics on Josh Donaldson's walk-off homer, 5-4

    Three outs from win, Orioles lose to Athletics on Josh Donaldson's walk-off homer, 5-4
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Orioles closer Zach Britton hadn’t allowed a run over his previous 10 outings heading into the ninth inning of Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland Athletics, converting six straight save opportunities along...
  • After walk-off loss, Orioles see familiar face in A's Hammel

    After walk-off loss, Orioles see familiar face in A's Hammel
    As they try to rebound from a 5-4 walk-off loss to the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum, the Orioles will face right-hander Jason Hammel – Baltimore's Opening Day starter in 2013 – for the first time this season. Hammel signed a one-year...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Nationals

    Series preview: Cubs at Nationals
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Tied 2-2. Friday: 10:05 a.m., WGN-9. RH Jason Hammel (7-5, 2.98) vs. RH Tanner Roark (7-5, 2.98). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., CSN. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-7, 2.83) vs. LH Gio Gonzalez (5-4, 3.93). Saturday: 12:35...
  • Dejected Cubs 'spit out a bad ballgame'

    WASHINGTON — After learning late Friday that Jeff Samardzija had been traded to the Athletics, Cubs reliever James Russell had a final moment with his longtime teammate. "We shared a beer and a cigarette and sent him on his way," Russell said a...
  • Angels' little deal for relief trumped by A's big one for starters

    It should have been an unqualified good day for the Angels. They needed a left-handed reliever, and they got one. Their team got a little better. But the Angels are chasing the Oakland Athletics, the best team in baseball. The A's did not appear to need...
  • Sorry, Samardzija. You're not in the Cubs' World Series plans

    So what are Cubs fans going to talk about now that they can't speculate when Jeff Samardzija is going to be dealt? While you were drinking beer this weekend and either blowing up stuff or watching other people blow up stuff, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer...
  • Angels' Mike Trout, Dodgers' Yasiel Puig get love in All-Star vote

    Angels' Mike Trout, Dodgers' Yasiel Puig get love in All-Star vote
    Everyone loves Mike Trout. There was no mystery in his selection to the All-Star game on Sunday. Trout got more fan votes than any player in the major leagues except Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. And, in the ultimate sign of respect among his...
  • Cubs' hitters fail in clutch in loss to Reds

    Cubs' hitters fail in clutch in loss to Reds
    CINCINNATI — The Cubs have learned to brace themselves for Edwin Jackson's mercurial ways. Monday night's 9-3 loss to the Reds was no different as Jackson struggled early, settled into a comfortable pattern before failing to get a key out. But...
  • Cubs' 100-year rebuilding program

    With the recent trade of Jeff Samardzija, it has become official: The Cubs are the only team in baseball with a 100-year rebuilding program.   -- Mary Williams Stone, Wilmette
  • Oakland may soon regret trade with Cubs

    Farewell Jeff Samardzija. So long Jason Hammel. Goodbye to the only competent pitchers on the Cubs staff.   These two have been traded away in the Cub's process of -- let's all say this together -- rebuilding.   How often have longtime Cubs fans heard...