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Justin Masterson

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  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers your questions. Should the bullpen be (the White Sox’s) primary focus in the offseason? -- @jhoman29 I think pitching overall should be the primary focus in the offseason, with the White Sox in need of...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cardinals 7-5. Friday: 7:15 p.m., WGN-9. RH Kyle Hendricks (5-1, 1.78) vs. RH Shelby Miller (8-9, 4.26). Saturday: 1:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m., both on CSN. LH Felix Doubront (2-4, 6.07) vs. RH Justin Masterson...
  • Cardinals acquire Masterson from Indians

    Cardinals acquire Masterson from Indians
    The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed pitcher Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder James Ramsey, the teams announced Wednesday. Masterson is 4-6 with a 5.51 ERA in 98 innings for the Indians this season. He is...
  • With six-homer night, Orioles have a blast in 12-2 win over St. Louis

    With six-homer night, Orioles have a blast in 12-2 win over St. Louis
    With nearly two dozen Orioles greats in attendance to commemorate the franchise's 60th anniversary, manager Buck Showalter felt a certain pressure for his club to perform Friday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. As the Orioles wore cream-colored...
  • Losers can be winners with baseball 'worst' awards

    Losers can be winners with baseball 'worst' awards
    PITTSBURGH — Baseball's awards races are winding down, and the Baseball Writers Association of America has some difficult choices to make in the four voting categories for each league. Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw and Jose Abreu appear to be shoo-...
  • Cardinals get Lackey from Red Sox

    Cardinals get Lackey from Red Sox
    The St. Louis Cardinals landed another middle-of-the-rotation veteran Thursday, acquiring John Lackey from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for starting pitcher Joe Kelly and Allen Craig, who can play first base and the corner outfield positions. Lackey...
  • Angels give away another game in 3-2 loss to Yankees

    Angels give away another game in 3-2 loss to Yankees
    KEY MOMENT: The Angels were in position to hand Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka his first loss since Aug. 19, 2012, and end his 31-game win streak dating back to Japan. But Garrett Richards' two-seam fastball to Mark Teixeira didn't sink, and a pitch...
  • Angels' bullpen has to know how to hold them

    Angels' bullpen has to know how to hold them
    There are saves and blown saves for closers and holds for setup men, but there is no formal measure for the performance of those less-heralded relievers who enter with their team trailing by a few runs and hold the score, giving their offense a chance...
  • Orioles' Brad Brach reflects on his four-inning performance vs. Pirates

    Orioles' Brad Brach reflects on his four-inning performance vs. Pirates
    Right-handed reliever Brad Brach hadn't pitched four innings in a game since college, and he hadn't thrown more than two innings in a major league game in his career. But Wednesday in Pittsburgh, Brach entered in the second inning in relief of starter...
  • Orioles lose to Indians, 8-7, in 13 innings after Troy Patton gives up two runs

    Orioles lose to Indians, 8-7, in 13 innings after Troy Patton gives up two runs
    In extra innings, every pitch becomes magnified, and after the Orioles' painful 8-7 loss to the Cleveland Indians in 13 innings, left-hander Troy Patton replayed one pitch in his mind. Patton was one strike away from escaping a bases-loaded jam, but...
  • Red Sox Clean House: Lackey To Cardinals, Miller To Orioles, Drew To Yankees

    While whiffing on the No. 1 starters they were chasing, the St. Louis Cardinals landed another middle-of-the-rotation veteran Thursday, acquiring John Lackey from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for starting pitcher Joe Kelly and Allen Craig, who can...