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  • Pirates RHP Volquez 'real excited' about starting wild-card game

    Starting pitcher Edinson Volquez and the Pirates are ready to go on Wednesday night, he said on the eve of the National League wild-card game at PNC Park. "I'm real excited about tomorrow," said Volquez, who admitted to watching last year's Pirates-...
  • Cubs games are home on WBBM

    I welcome the migration of the radio broadcasts of Chicago Cubs games to WBBM-AM 780 from WGN-AM 720. That probably puts this 92-year-old among a tiny minority of Cubs fans. From 1929 to 1940, I listened to Pat Flanagan broadcast home games from Wrigley...
  • Pierzynski, Ellis on Cardinals playoff roster bubble

    Cardinals catcher A.J. Pierzynski, a favorite on the south side of Chicago for his role in the 2005 World Series championship team, was back in town last week to watch from afar as friend and former teammate Paul Konerko a White Sox fixture completed...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1984, Bangor ends Catasauqua's 23-game football winning streak

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. September 29 1999—Catasauqua's Vincente Bastidas scores his 99th and 100th career goals in the Rough Riders' 2-1 boys soccer league victory over...
  • Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez leads majors in RBIs

    Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez leads majors in RBIs
    Seven times, Adrian Gonzalez has driven in 100 or more runs. But the season just completed is the first in which the four-time all-star has led the league in runs batted in. Gonzalez blasted a three-run home run in the Dodgers’ regular-season...
  • NL Wild Card Preview: Bumgarner, a Giant edge

    The Sports Xchange By David Del Grande, The Sports Xchange NL Wild Card Preview: Bumgarner, a Giant edge SAN FRANCISCO -- Madison Bumgarner has made six postseason starts, and he enjoyed his fair share of success in those games. However, when the left-...
  • New York Mets - PlayerWatch

    C Travis d'Arnaud's season ended several days early due to a broken-off bone chip in his right elbow, but d'Arnaud still led National League rookies with 13 homers. D'Arnaud turned his season around following a demotion to Triple-A Las Vegas in June. He...
  • Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch

    RHP Jake Arrieta emerged as staff ace following the midseason trades of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. Arrieta, acquired in a trade that send Scott Feldman to the Orioles last year, could well be the 2015 Opening Day starter. Arrieta (10-5) tossed a...
  • Cincinnati Reds - PlayerWatch

    3B Todd Frazier's numbers speak for themselves, but it's his impact in the dugout and clubhouse that helped keep the club from fracturing during even the toughest of times. Frazier hit 29 homers, had 80 RBIs, and switched to a first baseman's glove to...
  • Philadelphia Phillies - PlayerWatch

    RHP Jake Diekman spent his first full season in the major leagues in 2014 and looks like a keeper after splitting the previous two seasons between Philadelphia and Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Though Diekman's 5-5 record and 3.80 ERA were nondescript, he had...
  • Milwaukee Brewers - PlayerWatch

    RHP Brandon Kintzler will undergo surgery on his left knee Tuesday to correct an issue with his patella that he says has been bothering him for nearly two years. 2B Scooter Gennett is positioned to take over second base full-time in 2015. RHP Jimmy...