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  • Recap: Athletics 7, Astros 4

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Athletics 7, Astros 4 Athletics 7, Astros 4: Brandon Moss snapped a tie with an RBI single and fellow All-Star Josh Donaldson followed with a two-run double as visiting Oakland rallied for six runs in the ninth inning to even...
  • Game roundup: Cubs C Baker earns win on mound

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 8: adds Cubs-Rockies as new lede; will stand Game roundup: Cubs C Baker earns win on mound CHICAGO -- Catcher John Baker pitched a scoreless top of the 16th inning, and he scored the winning run in the bottom...
  • Astros too reliant on home runs

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros HOUSTON -- One game doesn't tell the story of a full season for any team, but Monday night's 7-3 win over the Athletics was a microcosm for all that is exciting yet incomplete about the Astros...
  • Astros' Carter boosts value with power-packed July

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros HOUSTON -- With the non-waiver trade deadline fast approaching and the rebuilding Astros debating whether to jettison productive players for multiple prospects, designated hitter Chris Carter...
  • Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making

    Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making
    Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away. It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
  • 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...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    Why is Arismendy Alcantara at Triple-A Iowa not considered a core player? He hits for average, is a strong fielder with good speed and can play multiple positions. --Scott Schubert, Tulsa, Okla. Scott, you’ve identified many skills that Arismendy...
  • Cubs part ways with reliever Veras

    Cubs part ways with reliever Veras
    The Chicago Cubs cut ties with reliever Jose Veras by designating him for assignment Tuesday. Veras had an 8.10 ERA in 12 appearances. The Cubs owe Veras $3.85 million this season and a $150,000 buyout for 2015. The Cubs also placed catcher Welington...
  • 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...
  • College coach: Cubs top pick 'extremely ready'

    PITTSBURGH — In the eyes of Indiana baseball coach Tracy Smith, catcher Kyle Schwarber checked off every box with an exclamation mark. "After (Cubs President) Theo Epstein interviewed him this spring in Arizona, he told me it was one of the best...
  • 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...