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  • Middle-inning blues continue for Cubs

    Middle-inning blues continue for Cubs
    ST. LOUIS -- The problem is simple, but the solution might take some time. “We’re not pitching to our capabilities,” manager Joe Maddon said after starter Kyle Hendricks and Edwin Jackson allowed five runs in the fifth and sixth...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cardinals 7, Cubs 4

    Tuesday's recap: Cardinals 7, Cubs 4
    The summary The Cubs blew a three-run lead Tuesday night as Matt Carpenter hit a three-run home run in the fifth, and reliever Edwin Jackson allowed two runs in the sixth that helped the Cardinals to a 7-4 victory. At the plate Jorge Soler is...
  • Monday's recap: Cardinals 10, Cubs 9

     Monday's recap: Cardinals 10, Cubs 9
    The summary The Cubs pounced on Carlos Martinez in the first inning for five runs Monday night, but the Cardinals chipped away before scoring four times in the seventh to seize a 10-9 victory and extend their winning streak to seven games. At the...
  • Cubs need some relief after bullpen blows lead to Cardinals

    Cubs need some relief after bullpen blows lead to Cardinals
    ST. LOUIS — The Cubs' need for relief help became more urgent Monday night with their puzzling 10-9 loss to the rival Cardinals. Usually reliable relievers Pedro Strop and Zac Rosscup allowed four runs in the seventh inning, which allowed the...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: Tied 1-1. Monday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. LH Travis Wood (2-1, 3.04) vs. RH Carlos Martinez (3-0, 1.73). Tuesday: 7:15 p.m., WGN-9. RH Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 5.23) vs. LH Tyler Lyons Wednesday: 7:15 p.m., CSN....
  • Prado homers, drives in 4, leads Haren, Marlins past Phils

    MIAMI (AP) — Martin Prado homered and drove in four runs, leading Dan Haren and the Miami Marlins over the Philadelphia Phillies 7-0 on Saturday. The Marlins won for ninth time in 10 games and sent Philadelphia to its fifth straight loss. Haren...
  • Cardinals overpower David Buchanan, Phillies 9-3

    Cardinals overpower David Buchanan, Phillies 9-3
    ST. LOUIS — Matt Adams had three hits, including a tiebreaking, two-run homer, and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a short outing by Tim Cooney in his major league debut to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-3 Thursday for their third straight win....
  • Cardinals pound Phillies' pitchers in 11-5 rout

    Cardinals pound Phillies' pitchers in 11-5 rout
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter tripled and doubled, and the St. Louis Cardinals had season highs in runs and hits to help Michael Wacha remain unbeaten with an 11-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Matt Holliday and Matt...
  • Cole Hamels dominates, Phillies beat Cardinals 4-1

    Cole Hamels dominates, Phillies beat Cardinals 4-1
    ST. LOUIS — Cole Hamels won for the first time in seven starts dating to last September, and Ben Revere's two-run double in the seventh inning was the go-ahead hit for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday...
  • Former UCLA pitcher Matt Grace makes MLB debut

    Former UCLA pitcher Matt Grace makes MLB debut
    Former UCLA pitcher Matt Grace made his major league debut Wednesday night for the Washington Nationals. The left-hander pitched a scoreless seventh inning in the Nationals' 7-5 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Grace replaced Doug Fister to start the...
  • Is criticism of Jon Lester's pickoff move much ado about nothing?

    Is criticism of Jon Lester's pickoff move much ado about nothing?
    Minutiae is in the eye of the beholder, as the Jon Lester pickoff controversy proved. After giving up three stolen bases to the Cardinals on opening night, the Cubs' $155 million pitcher was forced to answer the charge of intentionally ignoring opposing...