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  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    The Cubs got a lot of press last year over the amount spent on international signings. The perception was it was a deep group and the Cubs got some of the best out there. When do you think we will start to see some of these kids coming up through the...
  • Baltimore Orioles - PlayerWatch

    LHP Brian Matusz pitched 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief Friday, and he has not allowed a run in eight July appearances. Matusz allowed one hit while striking out three. 3B Manny Machado was out of the lineup for a fourth consecutive game Friday,...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • San Diego Padres - PlayerWatch

    1B Tommy Medica set a career best with four hits on Friday, all of them singles. He had three hits on Wednesday in Chicago, giving him seven hits in 10 at-bats over the past two games. The 4-for-5 effort raised Medica's average from .240 to .261. RHP...
  • Oakland Athletics - PlayerWatch

    3B Josh Donaldson was 7-for-18 in his career against right-hander Jerome Williams, but went 0-for-3 with a walk against Texas' starter in a 4-1 loss on Friday. Since the All-Star break, Donaldson is hitting .320 with seven RBIs. RHP Deck McGuire was...
  • Philadelphia Phillies - PlayerWatch

    1B Ryan Howard was out of the team's starting lineup Friday for the third consecutive game. Before the game, manager Ryne Sandberg continued to say that he wants to see 1B Darin Ruf get some work at the position, while giving the struggling Howard a...
  • Texas Rangers - PlayerWatch

    2B Rougned Odor had hit safely in eight of his past 10 games before going 0-for-3 with a strikeout in Texas' 4-1 victory over Oakland on Friday. Over his last 11 games, Odor is hitting .351 with three doubles, two triples and three RBIs to go from .253 to...
  • Milwaukee Brewers - PlayerWatch

    RHP Francisco Rodriguez was charged with his fourth blown save of the season after gave up a two-run home run Friday to Mets first baseman Lucas Duda. Rodriguez has 29 saves this season but is 1-2 with a 7.71 ERA in his last seven appearances. RF Ryan...
  • 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...