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  • Preview: Astros at Athletics

    The Oakland Athletics attempt to continue their recent home dominance when they host the Houston Astros in the opener of their three-game series Tuesday. Oakland has won eight of its last nine contests at O.co Coliseum, including Sunday's 10-2 trouncing...
  • Marlins 3, Braves 1 (10)

    Marlins 3, Braves 1 (10): Garrett Jones' bases-loaded single drove in two runs in the top of the 10th as visiting Miami captured the opener of a four-game series. Jones lined a pitch from Shae Simmons (1-2) up the middle to score Christian Yelich and...
  • Orioles option Steve Clevenger, recall Bud Norris for tonight's start vs. Angels

    Orioles option Steve Clevenger, recall Bud Norris for tonight's start vs. Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – In order to make a room for Norris from Double-A Bowie to make Monday’s start, the Orioles optioned catcher Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk before the game. Clevenger was recalled from Norfolk on July 11 to give the...
  • Kirk Gibson has no bad blood with Tigers

    PHOENIX Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said he has to treat the Tigers like any other club his team is facing, but he did admit to having a "soft spot" in his heart for his former team. Gibson played for the Tigers in 1979-87 and again in...
  • Recap: Red Sox 14, Blue Jays 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Red Sox 14, Blue Jays 1 Red Sox 14, Blue Jays 1: David Ortiz homered twice and Stephen Drew added a home run and four RBIs as visiting Boston crushed Toronto. Mike Napoli added a home run among three hits and joined Brock Holt,...
  • Ex-military man embraces chance with Cubs

    Ex-military man embraces chance with Cubs
    MESA, Ariz. — Daniel Lewis has yet to pitch in a minor league game, yet he may be as mentally prepared as any closer in the majors. And despite never having participated in a spring training camp, Lewis is as well-conditioned as any player....
  • Cubs' minor league catcher Kyle Schwarber making his mark

    Cubs' minor league catcher Kyle Schwarber making his mark
    Kyle Schwarber is living noted '80s teen poet Ferris Bueller's most famous quote right now. Life does move pretty fast after all, and there's nobody for whom it's moving faster than Schwarber. Barely a month into his professional career, the Cubs'...
  • Sox Game Day: Lead Royals 2-1

     White Sox open key stretch with 3-1 win over Royals
    Less than a week removed from his third appearance in the All-Star Game, White Sox left-hander Chris Sale was asked Monday night about the next potential honor for which he might be considered — the American League Cy Young Award. But after he...
  • White Sox should follow Cubs' lead at trade deadline

     White Sox should follow Cubs' lead at trade deadline
    Before we resume our annual obsession with all things Bears, Chicago must acknowledge how surprisingly sturdy the bridge was that connected the stretch of baseball between the end of the Blackhawks and the beginning of Bourbonnais. Seldom have sports...
  • Greg Maddux didn't always have the look of a Hall of Famer

     Greg Maddux didn't always have the look of a Hall of Famer
    At 20, Cubs rookie Greg Maddux had a slight frame and boyish look that hid the fierce competitor inside him. According to a Tribune report on his first day in the majors in 1986, Maddux was even smaller than his listed size of 6 feet and 150 pounds, and...
  • Thomas had confidence from the start with Sox

     Thomas had confidence from the start with Sox
    The 1990 White Sox were challenging the World Series champion A's in the final year of old Comiskey Park, and their Double-A first baseman was waiting to join the fun. "I'm a laid-back guy," Birmingham's Frank Thomas told the Tribune. "I spend most of...