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  • Recap: Cubs 5, Cardinals 1 (1st game)

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cubs 5, Cardinals 1 (1st game) Cubs 5, Cardinals 1: Logan Watkins and Chris Valaika belted back-to-back homers to lead off the fourth and Felix Doubront tossed seven solid innings as visiting Chicago won the opening game of a...
  • Cubs 5, Cardinals 1 (Game 1)

    The Sports Xchange By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange Cubs 5, Cardinals 1 (Game 1) ST. LOUIS -- The Chicago Cubs played long ball again Saturday. Adding to its National League-leading home run total in August, Chicago clubbed three more to support...
  • Worley, Walker lead Pirates past Reds, 3-2

    Worley, Walker lead Pirates past Reds, 3-2 PITTSBURGH -- Vance Worley has a box inside his locker in the Pittsburgh Pirates' clubhouse that contains various items he accumulated while pitching at the Triple-A level over the last two seasons. "It's...
  • Pirates 3, Reds 2

    Pirates 3, Reds 2: Vance Worley pitched 6 1/3 solid innings and Neil Walker slugged a three-run homer as host Pittsburgh took its second straight from Cincinnati. Worley (6-4) allowed two runs - one earned - and a season-low three hits to snap a...
  • Recap: Giants 13, Brewers 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Giants 13, Brewers 2 Giants 13, Brewers 2: Buster Posey went 5-for-5 with three RBIs before leaving after six innings to power host San Francisco to its fourth consecutive victory. Hunter Pence had three hits and three RBIs,...
  • Young Cubs flex power, rout Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS That escalated quickly. Sort of like the Cubs just might. The Cardinals' longtime rival, the only team in the National League Central who hasn't been a part of the playoff race this season, showcased their future and how powerful it might be...
  • Preview: Reds at Pirates

    The Pittsburgh Pirates hope to continue gaining ground in the National League Central when they host the Cincinnati Reds in the middle contest of their three-game set Saturday. Pittsburgh pulled within three games of division-leading Milwaukee with a 2-...
  • Preview: Cubs at Cardinals (Game 1)

    Exactly one year ago, Javier Baez and Arismendy Alcantara were playing in Triple-A Iowa while Jorge Soler was getting untracked in Single-A. Fast forward to the present, the three rookies look to continue their momentum as the Chicago Cubs play a...
  • Preview: Brewers at Giants

    The Milwaukee Brewers' postseason hopes appeared to take a major blow when Matt Garza suffered an oblique injury at the beginning of the month, but Mike Fiers has more than filled the void left by the right-hander. Fiers looks to win his fifth consecutive...
  • Jimmy Nelson seizes his major moments

    The minors tested Jimmy Nelson, but maybe not on the field. He was an ace in Class AAA, just named the pitcher of the year, in fact. For someone who is disciplined, hardworking and mild-mannered, the hassles of traveling from Nashville to Reno or Omaha...
  • Struggling Lincecum looks good in Giants bullpen sessions

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Francisco Giants - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- Giants manager Bruce Bochy made the obvious move Friday, announcing that record-setting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit would get a second start, Tuesday in Colorado...