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  • Quality innings-eater would be huge for Cubs

     Quality innings-eater would be huge for Cubs
    MILWAUKEE — Adding Jon Lester or Cole Hamels would give the Cubs more than just a bona fide left-handed All-Star ace. It would take the pressure off members of a rotation that hope to attain the 200-inning mark as well as alleviate the workload of...
  • Nationals 3, Mets 0 (2nd)

    Nationals 3, Mets 0 (2nd): Gio Gonzalez recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts and scattered one hit over seven innings as host Washington inched closer to securing home-field advantage in the National League by salvaging a split of the doubleheader....
  • Pirates 10, Braves 1

    Pirates 10, Braves 1: Josh Harrison took over the National League batting lead and Travis Snider homered among his three hits as visiting Pittsburgh pulled within one game of idle St. Louis in the NL Central. Snider hit his 13th homer of the season in...
  • Volquez shines as Pirates pummel Braves, 10-1

    ATLANTA The regular-season portion of the Edinson Volquez experiment concluded Thursday night. Near the end, he batted for himself in the eighth inning of the final game of the season's penultimate series and stroked a single up the middle. To call...
  • A look at what the Dodgers' postseason roster might look like

    A look at what the Dodgers' postseason roster might look like
    And now, on to other things. Besides the post-celebration laundry. As the playoff schedule so thoughtfully provided, the Dodgers are off today, giving them a full day to drink grandpa’s secret hangover concoction and begin to focus on the...
  • Dodgers balance momentum versus rest going into final series of season

    Dodgers balance momentum versus rest going into final series of season
    The Dodgers scored 44 runs over their last six games, which is two more than opponents scored against Clayton Kershaw this season. Sustaining that momentum could be critical for the Dodgers as they head into the playoffs, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez...
  • Mets 7, Nationals 4

    The Sports Xchange By David Driver, The Sports Xchange Mets 7, Nationals 4 By David Driver, The Sports Xchange Mets 7, Nationals 4 WASHINGTON -- Matt den Dekker had a two-out, tie-breaking RBI single in the eighth inning off reliever Tyler Clippard...
  • How the Dodgers have fared in the NLDS

    How the Dodgers have fared in the NLDS
    The Dodgers clinched an appearance in the National League Division Series with their win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday -- the ninth time they will appear in the NLDS. Here's how they fared the other eight times: 1981 Dodgers 3, Houston 2...
  • Preview: Mets at Nationals (Game 2)

    The Washington Nationals enter Thursday's doubleheader with the visiting New York Mets having won nine of their last 10 games. The Nationals are battling the Los Angeles Dodgers for the best record in the National League, so it became critical to make...
  • Patient Butler rewards Rockies, beats Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange By Jack Etkin, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Fixes byline Patient Butler rewards Rockies, beats Diamondbacks DENVER -- After a long wait, Eddie Butler finally made his second major league start for the Colorado Rockies on...
  • Chris Coghlan has career game -- 4-for-4, 2 homers

     Chris Coghlan has career game -- 4-for-4, 2 homers
    Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan is like one of those stand-ins at Oscars rehearsal who sit in the stars' chairs so the camera crew can practice their cues for the big telecast. By the time the youth movement is in full bloom, Coghlan is likely to be one...