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  • Wainwright, Cardinals beat Cubs 3-0 on opening night

    The Chicago Cubs had Joe Maddon in the dugout, and Jon Lester on the mound. Wrigley Field had a new look, with a giant videoboard in left field and pictures of Ernie Banks draped over the closed bleachers. The St. Louis Cardinals had Adam Wainwright, and...
  • New-look Cubs display familiar shortcomings against Cardinals

    New-look Cubs display familiar shortcomings against Cardinals
    Opening night at Wrigley Field started promisingly Sunday with the unveiling of the new video board and a tribute to the late Ernie Banks. But fans went home disappointed after a 3-0 loss to the rival Cardinals that the Cubs and newcomer Jon Lester...
  • Cardinals' Heyward gets majors' 1st hit of season

    Jason Heyward got the first hit of the new major league season, a double in the first inning for the St. Louis Cardinals against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday night. Heyward scored the first run soon after that, on a single by Matt Holliday off new Cubs ace...
  • Sunday's recap: Cardinals 3, Cubs 0

    Sunday's recap: Cardinals 3, Cubs 0
    The summary After a stirring rendition of the national anthem by Wayne Messmer and a touching tribute to the late Ernie Banks on Wrigley Field's new video board, the Cubs quickly reverted to their struggling ways against the defending National League...
  • Wainwright, Cardinals Beat Cubs 3-0 On Opening Night

    Wainwright, Cardinals Beat Cubs 3-0 On Opening Night
    CHICAGO (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched six innings of five-hit ball and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 on Sunday night in the major leagues opener. Jason Heyward had three hits in his St. Louis debut and Matt Holliday drove in...
  • Pittsburgh Pirates the team to beat in NL Central

    Pittsburgh Pirates the team to beat in NL Central
    CENTRAL DIVISION Pittsburgh Pirates 2014: 88-74, second place. Last year in playoffs: 2014. The Pirates scored the most runs in the division last season and had the best earned-run average. None of the regulars is 30, and all but two reached...
  • Up next: Cardinals at Cubs

    Up next: Cardinals at Cubs
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: First meeting. Cubs 9-10 in 2014. Sunday: 7:05 p.m. ESPN2. RH Adam Wainwright (20-9, 2.38) vs. LH Jon Lester (16-11, 2.46). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m. WGN-9. RH Michael Wacha (5-6, 3.20) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (10-...
  • Cardinals ready for Wrigley Field opener, Cubs rivalry to heat up

    Cardinals ready for Wrigley Field opener, Cubs rivalry to heat up
    LAKELAND, Fla. — Cardinals manager Mike Matheny isn't worried about having hot water in the visiting clubhouse showers Sunday night when the season opens at under-construction Wrigley Field. After all, it wouldn't be the first time the Cardinals...
  • Friday: Marlins at Red Sox, 1:05 p.m.

    Friday: Marlins at Red Sox, 1:05 p.m.
    Friday's game: Marlins at Red Sox 1:05 p.m., jetBlue Park, Fort Myers On the mound RHP Tom Koehler vs. RHP Justin Masterson. Also available to pitch for the Marlins: LHPs Brad Hand, Andrew McKirahan and Pat Misch, and RHPs Andre Rienzo, Preston...
  • Haren's effectiveness doesn't hinge on velocity

    Haren's effectiveness doesn't hinge on velocity
    — As recently as 2008 Dan Haren threw 96 mph. He no longer has that in his back pocket, but what he does have continues to do the job. Like just about every other guy who makes his living 60-feet, 6-inches from home plate, Haren has lost...
  • IronPigs manager Brundage knows trade deadlines, losing streak

     
    Dave Brundage has experience with losing streaks. He managed the 2008 Richmond Braves, who were victims to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ inaugural win on April 14. That R-Braves team, which included current IronPig Jo Jo Reyes, finished 15 games below...