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  • Wong's homer wins it in ninth for Cardinals, head to San Francisco tied

    ST. LOUIS Rookie Kolten Wong walloped the Cardinals' fourth homer of the night, a leadoff liner to right field off San Francisco reliever Sergio Romo's second pitch in the ninth inning, to lift the Cardinals to a 5-4 win in Game 2 of the National League...
  • Cardinals beat Giants on walk-off homer, even series

    ST. LOUIS Might beat fight at Busch Stadium on Sunday night. The San Francisco Giants scratched across runs on a ground out, two singles and a wild pitch. The Cardinals countered with four homers, the final one a Kolten Wong walk-off in the bottom of the...
  • Strikeouts a battle for Cubs' Javier Baez

    Strikeouts a battle for Cubs' Javier Baez
    Madison Bumgarner’s dissection of the Pirates in the National League wild-card game Wednesday night was reminiscent of what the Giants’ prized left-hander did to Cubs rookie Javier Baez during an Aug. 20 game at Wrigley Field. At that point,...
  • Orioles' success story part of Andy MacPhail legacy

    Orioles' success story part of Andy MacPhail legacy
    BALTIMORE — When Andy MacPhail departed Chicago in 2006 after two postseason appearances in 12 years running the Cubs, he left with one of the more memorable exit lines in franchise history. "It's time," he said. "The clock on the MacPhail-o-meter...
  • Cubs hire John Mallee as hitting coach

    Cubs hire John Mallee as hitting coach
    PHOENIX -- John Mallee is delighted to be returning to Chicago, and his homecoming can be even sweeter if he can connect with a group of young, strikeout-prone Cubs hitters. Thursday, the Cubs announced the hiring of the Chicago native as part of...
  • O's game poses problem for employees, parents

    O's game poses problem for employees, parents
    Faced with Friday's early afternoon playoff game, school officials and business owners in the Baltimore area are preparing for a day of empty classrooms and vacant work spaces. Sort of. "I don't know how big the number is, but there will definitely be...
  • MLB roundup: Speed-of-play rules put to test

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Speed-of-play rules put to test Major League Baseball announced Wednesday that experimental speed-up rules will be tested during games at the 2014 Arizona Fall League. Commissioner Bud Selig established a committee on...
  • Protests continue in St. Louis

    Protests continue in St. Louis
    The mother of an unarmed black teenager shot dead by a white officer in Ferguson, Missouri, walked with hundreds of protesters on Saturday in the St. Louis suburb, part of a weekend of protests against police violence. Earlier in the day, thousands of...
  • Ned Colletti could lose his job after Dodgers' quick playoff exit

    Ned Colletti could lose his job after Dodgers' quick playoff exit
    The Dodgers are laying most of the blame for their underachieving team on the man who constructed it. Ned Colletti is absorbing the heat for the Dodgers' October fizzle and could soon lose his job as general manager over it. Mark Walter, chairman of...
  • There's enough blame to go around for this Dodgers debacle

    There's enough blame to go around for this Dodgers debacle
    The failure ended with baseball's best pitcher turning his back to home plate, dropping his hands to his knees and his head toward the ground, shadowed by a Gateway Arch that hovers over the Dodgers like a pendulum over a pit. The failure happened here,...
  • A painful replay for Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw in loss to Cardinals, 3-2

    A painful replay for Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw in loss to Cardinals, 3-2
    It was World Series or bust and bust won out. The Dodgers, baseball’s richest team, did not. Clayton Kershaw, baseball’s best pitcher, did not. Instead they were filled with all sorts of the wrong emotions after their season came to an end...