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  • Cubs safe at first with Rizzo

    Cubs safe at first with Rizzo
    From a technical standpoint, there are no untouchables on the Chicago Cubs’ roster, according to President Theo Epstein. The exception might be first baseman Anthony Rizzo – not Kris Bryant, Javier Baez or Addison Russell. Consider that...
  • Cardinals to rely heavily on pitchers, catcher Yadier Molina in the postseason

    Cardinals to rely heavily on pitchers, catcher Yadier Molina in the postseason
    The Dodgers cruised into the playoffs, leading the National League West for 106 days and moving into first place to stay with more than two months left in the regular season. The St. Louis Cardinals clawed their way in, winning 19 of their final 28...
  • Memo to Theo from Mr. Cranky Pants

    Memo to Theo from Mr. Cranky Pants
    To: Theo Epstein From: Mr. Cranky Pants Boychick, For all your transparency since ducking out of that Starbucks four offseasons ago, something you said Tuesday ticked me off. This: “We’ve finished in last place. We have for the last...
  • Rizzo's expectations for 2015? NL Central title

    MILWAUKEE — After capping a rebound season Sunday with his 32nd home run, Anthony Rizzo quickly responded when asked about the Cubs' expectations for 2015. "To be the National League Central champs," Rizzo said after the Cubs wrapped up a...
  • Cubs' rotation mission: Quantity to quality

    Cubs' rotation mission: Quantity to quality
    Considering the constant auditions conducted by the Cubs in the second half, using the likes of Jae Kuk Ryu and Ryan O’Malley for a start wouldn’t have seemed like an outrageous each. Ryu and O’Malley each started games for the Cubs in...
  • Theo Epstein says Cubs have resources to win NL Central in 2015

     Theo Epstein says Cubs have resources to win NL Central in 2015
    Prospects are on the rise, construction has started at Wrigley Field and there's plenty of money to spend on pitching. "Now comes the interesting part, where we have to convert to winning," President Theo Epstein said Tuesday after reinforcing that...
  • Playoffs Feature Regional Rivals

    From the East Coast to the West Coast and points in between the Major League Baseball postseason starting on Tuesday provides tantalizing possibilities that a regional rivalry could determine the World Series champion. From a possible "Freeway Series" in...
  • Boring: Major League Baseball's non-descript 2014

    More than six months after it began with a splash in Australia, baseball's 2014 regular-season grind comes to a close Sunday. Barring a spectacular October, it wasn't a particularly memorable year by any stretch of the imagination. Strikeouts...
  • Dodgers finish 94-win regular season, prepare to start 'real' season

    Dodgers finish 94-win regular season, prepare to start 'real' season
    As the Dodgers completed a 94-win regular season Sunday with a 10-5 demolition of the downtrodden Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium, they were already preparing for what was next: Another postseason showdown with the St. Louis Cardinals. The...
  • Tigers, Cardinals clinch divisions; A's get wild card

    David Price showed why he was so coveted at the trade deadline by leading the Detroit Tigers to their fourth consecutive AL Central title with a 3-0 win over the visiting Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Price (15-12) tossed 7 1/3 scoreless innings, limiting...
  • Saturday's recap: Brewers 2, Cubs 1

    Saturday's recap: Brewers 2, Cubs 1
    The summary After being assured of finishing in sole possession of last place in the National League Central, the Cubs had their winning streak snapped at three games with a 2-1 defeat to the Brewers. Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada allowed doubles to...