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  • Which MLB teams have fans with the best, worst grammar?

    Which MLB teams have fans with the best, worst grammar?
    We've all seen it. Chat rooms, forums and website comment boards populated by criticisms, name calling and pessimistic thoughts.  You'll see it across social media platforms and on a variety of websites throughout the Internet, but aside from political ...
  • Fan makes great catch over tarp while holding baby

    Two of the National League's best teams faced off at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night, and a fan sitting in the front row stole the show. Keith Hartley was holding his 7-month-old son when he made a great barehanded catch over the glove of Dodgers first...
  • Travis Wood solidifies bullpen role with impressive performances

    Travis Wood solidifies bullpen role with impressive performances
    Joe Maddon believes left-hander Travis Wood has pitched so well since being dispatched to the bullpen five weeks ago that he won't be considered strongly to replace Tsuyoshi Wada if he can't make his next start Saturday night in St. Louis. "I don't...
  • Cubs hand Dodgers a 1-0 loss in 10 innings

    Cubs hand Dodgers a 1-0 loss in 10 innings
    Chicago 1, Dodgers 0 (10 innings) KEY MOMENT: Manager Don Mattingly waited until the Cubs loaded the bases with no outs in the 10th inning to insert closer Kenley Jansen into the game. Predictably, the move turned out to be too late. Jansen got...
  • Stanton's huge homer not enough as Marlins fade

    Stanton's huge homer not enough as Marlins fade
    Often road kill away from Miami, the Marlins have lately been killers at home under the dome. Attempting to explain this split personality, slugger Giancarlo Stanton said maybe they are more accustomed to the bigness of Marlins Park. Then to...
  • Pirates starter A.J. Burnett's All-Star bandwagon begins to build

    WASHINGTON Even with the 2015 All-Star Game three weeks away, there has been little speculation in the Pirates clubhouse about who will represent the team at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The way Tony Watson sees it, the Pirates, currently the...
  • Stanton moves up to second in All-Star voting

    Stanton moves up to second in All-Star voting
    Baseball fans corrected a head-scratching oversight in earlier All-Star voting as Giancarlo Stanton was elevated among the leaders in the running for a starting spot for the National League. Stanton, who dropped to fourth among outfielders a week ago,...
  • Anthony Rizzo slips to 5th in All-Star voting, Kris Bryant 3rd

    Anthony Rizzo slips to 5th in All-Star voting, Kris Bryant 3rd
    It's virtually certain that Anthony Rizzo will have to be selected by his peers, managers and coaches to have any chance of making the National League All-Star team. In the latest voting released Tuesday, Rizzo fell to fifth place among NL first basemen...
  • No debate over quality of Kris Bryant's 2 HRs

    No debate over quality of Kris Bryant's 2 HRs
    Aside from spat regarding the power of the Wrigley Field lights, the only other minor debate surrounding the Chicago Cubs’ 4-2 victory over the Dodgers was which of Kris Bryant’s home runs was the most impressive. Many will say Bryant’...
  • 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...
  • Anthony Rizzo knows deserving All-Stars can get snubbed

    Anthony Rizzo knows deserving All-Stars can get snubbed
    The Cubs had three players selected to last year’s All-Star team in Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro and Jeff Samardzija, who didn’t get to participate on the National League squad because he was dealt to the A's before the game. With the...