| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly played coy before Saturday’s game about the way he will set up the rotation after the All-Star break.
He did reveal the rotation: Dan Haren will pitch the first game after the break, followed by Zack Greinke,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:05 PM
After getting punched for most of five months, the Chicago Cubs would have a reason to gloat after damaging the National League Central title hopes of Milwaukee with their first three-game home sweep of the Brewers in 10 seasons.
But even after knocking...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:54 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Giants 2-1.
Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN.
RH Ryan Vogelsong (7-8, 3.71) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (2-1, 3.15).
Wednesday: 7:05 p.m., WCIU-26.
RH Jake Peavy (2-12, 4.57) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (6-13, 5.74).
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Travis Wood couldn't hold a 3-1 lead as the Giants took the lead for good on a home run by Buster Posey in the fifth. Justin Ruggiano and Welington Castillo hit consecutive home runs in the first off Madison Bumgarner, who struck out 12 in...
| Aug 16, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Cody Asche belted a game-tying two-run homer in the eighth inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th as visiting Philadelphia edged San Francisco in the opener of a three-game series.
Javier Lopez loaded the bases by walking...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Despite some struggles to make consistent contact over the past month, Giancarlo Stanton remains among the favorites for National League Most Valuable Player.
Stanton is the second favorite at 7 to 4 in revised odds by Bovada online sports book (Bovada....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Manager Mike Redmond after Tuesday’s 6-3 win over the Pirates alluded to his offense getting off to slow starts lately. Those slow starts have made history.
The Marlins have gone seven straight games in which they’ve failed to score more...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:20 PM
You can circle the date now — Sept. 24, a week from Wednesday.
No heroics required. Keeping pace in the standings will be just fine.
If the Dodgers simply pick up a half-game over the next nine days, they can clinch the National League West on...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:59 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers led, 1-0, in the fourth inning, when the Padres put runners on second and third with none out. Dan Haren retired the next three batters — on a pop fly, strikeout and ground ball — and the Padres had squandered what...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:28 PM
That 9-0 loss to the Giants on Friday night in the Dodgers’ biggest game of the year -- until Saturday -- certainly hurt. You could argue it was borderline embarrassing.
And the whipping on the scoreboard is still not what really hurt.