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  • Cubs don't fear Dodgers, Cardinals after dominant pitching performances

     Cubs don't fear Dodgers, Cardinals after dominant pitching performances
    MINNEAPOLIS — Bring it on. That seems to be the Cubs' theme after Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta had dominant performances to help them win a series against the surprising Twins with the National League-power Dodgers and Cardinals ahead in the next...
  • Nationals' Max Scherzer celebrates his no-hitter

    Nationals' Max Scherzer celebrates his no-hitter
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A day later, Max Scherzer couldn't stop smiling. "I'm doing great," the Nationals right-hander said the morning after he threw a no-hitter and came within a strike of a perfect game before hitting Pittsburgh's Jose Tabata in...
  • Twins stymied by Cubs' Arrieta in 8-0 loss

    The speedy center fielder, stuck in a rut for a week now, finally broke out with a big hit on Sunday. Oh, and Byron Buxton collected his first Target Field hit, too. The Cubs' Dexter Fowler, though, smashed a 2-1 fastball from Michael Tonkin deep into...
  • Bob Brookover: Phillies president says his replacement likely will be hired soon

    It was the top of the second inning and there was cheering in the press box. Pat Gillick, the president of the worst team in baseball, had just watched Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco, second baseman Cesar Hernandez and catcher Cameron Rupp team...
  • Kyle Schwarber's return to minors all part of the Cubs' plan

     Kyle Schwarber's return to minors all part of the Cubs' plan
    Before Kyle Schwarber made a favorable impression in his first two major-league starts, Cubs manager Joe Maddon was familiar with a rookie who earned an even greater achievement on a biggest stage before returning to the minors. That was marquee left-...
  • Quick trip around Major League Baseball

    Quick trip around Major League Baseball
    American LeagueCentral Division White Sox: GM Rick Hahn says "arrow is pointing up." Sox promptly go on eight-game losing streak. Indians: Manager Terry Francona uses two outfielders on mound in seven-run ninth inning for Cubs. Royals: Ned Yost...
  • Cubs' Starlin Castro apologizes after latest gaffe

    Cubs' Starlin Castro apologizes after latest gaffe
    MINNEAPOLIS – Manager Joe Maddon leaned back in office chair as he was asked whether the recurring physical and mental lapses of shortstop Starlin Castro could be cured. “Yep,” Maddon said Friday night after Castro botched a double...
  • A-Rod In The 3,000-Hit Club? It Takes All Kinds

    A-Rod In The 3,000-Hit Club? It Takes All Kinds
    Yankees' designated hitter Alex Rodriguez recorded his 3,000th hit with a first-inning home run off Justin Verlander on Friday. He's the third player to reach the milestone via a home run (Wade Boggs and Derek Jeter) and he's the 29th overall to reach the...
  • Starlin Castro, Cubs make most of 2nd chances

    Starlin Castro, Cubs make most of 2nd chances
    MINNEAPOLIS — The errors and missed scoring opportunities eventually became moot Saturday. Thanks largely to a clutch hit by mercurial Starlin Castro, the Cubs capitalized on their biggest chance for redemption. Less than 24 hours after Castro...
  • Saturday's recap: Cubs 4, Twins 1

    Saturday's recap: Cubs 4, Twins 1
    The summary After wasting scoring opportunities in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings Saturday, the Cubs rallied in the 10th on Starlin Castro's two-run, tiebreaking single for a 4-1 win over the Twins. Jon Lester was left with a no-decision despite...
  • Hughes, Plouffe lead Twins to 7-2 win over Cubs

    MINNEAPOLIS Well, spring training was four months ago. Maybe there's some things about base running Trevor Plouffe has forgotten. He was doubled off second base in the first inning as Kurt Suzuki lined back to Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks. He was on...