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  • Question of the Day: Which two teams will be in the World Series? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Bill Kline, Morning Call The Phillies are older......
  • The Cubs are running out of chances to get out of the NL Central cellar

     
    Sitting 11.0 games out of first place in the NL Central, the Chicago Cubs are running out of chances to make a push for first, second or even third place.  The Cubs were 4.0 games out of first when they had the chance to beat the Cardinals at Wrigley...
  • Question of the Day: Which MLB managers are not likely to survive the season? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball managers. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Down goes (Bob) Geren! Who will follow him......
  • Question of the Day: Is there an age limit for hiring a baseball manager?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss Jack McKeon's hiring by the Florida Marlins. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times No one would think of......
  • PIRATES TAKE AIM AT NATIONAL LEAGUE'S BEST

     
    Gene Collier of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette came out with a column today in which he talks about how trying the rest of July will be for the Pirates (50-44). Following three games each against Cincinnati (47-49) and St. Louis (50-45)......
  • Pirates file complaint after 19-inning loss to Braves [Video]

     
    Watch video of the controversial call at the plate that ended the 19-inning baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves....
  • Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez a more viable option for Angels

     
    Aramis Ramirez, reportedly among the hitters the Angels are pursuing, softened his stance on waiving his no-trade rights Thursday, increasing the likelihood of the Chicago Cubs third baseman being dealt before Sunday’s non-waiver trade deadline....
  • Ceisler: A Choice Tougher Than The Debt Ceiling -- This Weekend's Ball Game.

     
    A Lot Of You ... ... probably already know Philadelphia political consultant and media guy Larry Ceisler. He did work for years for the House Democratic Caucus and he's currently one of the co-owners of PoliticsPA. Writing on the site......
  • Hurricane has forced Fox to scramble with Saturday baseball coverage

     
    Not only has now Hurricane Irene postponed the Saturday night Phillies-Marlins game, but it has also scrambled Fox's national TV coverage plans. The Mets-Braves game in New York was supposed to be the featured game, but now Philadelphia and New York-...
  • Padres believe Black deserves Manager of the Year award

    Padres believe Black deserves Manager of the Year award
    The Padres won 90 games for just the fourth time in franchise history, first time since 1998, and those in the organization believe there's one man who put it all together. The winning season certainly wasn't due to the hitting (.246 average), yet the...
  • 12 former Indians in MLB playoffs

    12 former Indians in MLB playoffs
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Six of the eight teams taking part in the 2010 Major League Baseball playoffs feature former Indianapolis Indians as a total of 12 former Tribe players and coaches look to make an impact in this year's postseason. The matchup between...