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  • Astros sign ex-Cub closer Veras to minor league deal

    Astros sign ex-Cub closer Veras to minor league deal
    The Houston Astros signed right-handed reliever Jose Veras to a minor league contract on Sunday. Veras, the Astros' former closer, started this season with the Chicago Cubs. Veras, 33, was released by Chicago last Tuesday. He allowed 12 earned runs in...
  • Olt returns to Cubs' lineup, Veras released

    Olt returns to Cubs' lineup, Veras released
    PITTSBURGH -- The spotlight will be on Gregory Polanco as the prized rookie makes his major league debut Tuesday night for the Pittsburgh Pirates. But the Chicago Cubs hope to see a revival from rookie third baseman Mike Olt, who returns to the starting...
  • Astros rally, top Yankees 5-2

    NEW YORK -- Robbie Grossman had a two-run single with one out in the top of the seventh inning and the Houston Astros rallied for a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. The Astros won their second straight game...
  • 'Cubs (stupid) Way:' Jackson keeping his job

    'Cubs (stupid) Way:' Jackson keeping his job
    The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): Jose Veras closing games for the Cubs or Edwin Jackson starting them? At least the Cubs are willing to look at other closer options. Veras can just sit there while the likes of Hector Rondon, Pedro...
  • Dodgers looking to add to infield and bullpen at winter meetings

    Dodgers looking to add to infield and bullpen at winter meetings
    Re-signing or replacing third baseman Juan Uribe figures to be at or near the top of the Dodgers’ to-do list at baseball’s winter meetings, which start Monday in Florida. General Manager Ned Colletti said the Dodgers have already made...
  • Tigers stay grounded after sweeping Indians

    Tigers stay grounded after sweeping Indians
    Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter. "Congratulations to the Tigers,...
  • Strop was dynamite, so vote Pedro for closer

    Strop was dynamite, so vote Pedro for closer
    Picking through the dumpster that was the Cubs in 2013 -- and 2012, for that matter -- I thought they’d found something on the mound beyond Travis Wood. And that was reliever Pedro Strop, a hard-throwing right-handed reliever acquired from...
  • Angels can't hit their way out of a tailspin, lose to Houston, 3-1

    Angels can't hit their way out of a tailspin, lose to Houston, 3-1
    addCustomPlayer('1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', 'eplayer15'); HOUSTON — The Angels broke out the hard hats, fired up the backhoe and dug their season-opening hole a little deeper Wednesday night....
  • Power rankings: No. 28 Pirates

    Power rankings: No. 28 Pirates
    No. 28 Pirates: 3rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Padres. While it may not be enough to soothe the pain of 19 consecutive losing seasons, Pirates fans at least have someone to blame. That would be Pedro Alvarez, or perhaps Greg...