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  • 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...
  • Preview: Giants at Pirates

    The San Francisco Giants got a chance to line up their starting pitching in anticipation of a one-game wild card, and Madison Bumgarner is ready to go. The Pittsburgh Pirates, who host the Giants in the National League wild-card game Wednesday, fought...
  • Bernie Miklasz: Unsinkable Jon Jay is Cardinals' unsung hero

    Monday, I presented my "Top 10" reasons why the Cardinals won the NL Central. My list didn't make prominent mention of one starting player, but that was done for a specific reason. That's because, fittingly enough, the Cardinals had a true unsung hero...
  • Injuries too much to overcome for Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange Injuries too much to overcome for Diamondbacks The Diamondbacks learned this season that you cannot play hurt and expect ringing success. Injuries to top pieces Patrick Corbin, Paul Goldschmidt, Mark Trumbo, A.J. Pollock and Bronson...
  • Bottom-dwelling Cubs showing signs of turnaround

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Bottom-dwelling Cubs showing signs of turnaround CHICAGO -- It was a maddeningly familiar finish for the Chicago Cubs in 2014 -- fifth place in the National League Central for the fifth...
  • No decision coming this week on Brewers manager

    Normally, when a manager is under contract for the next season, teams don't see the need to announce he will be returning. The Milwaukee Brewers almost have to say something at some point with Ron Roenicke, however. Roenicke's status was thrown into...
  • NL Wild Card Preview: Bumgarner, a Giant edge

    The Sports Xchange By David Del Grande, The Sports Xchange NL Wild Card Preview: Bumgarner, a Giant edge SAN FRANCISCO -- Madison Bumgarner has made six postseason starts, and he enjoyed his fair share of success in those games. However, when the left-...
  • Bernie Miklasz: Cards' win is fitting finale to regular season

    PHOENIX There was plenty of cold beer and champagne for pouring and soaking, and the Cardinals put on the obligatory "Animal House" performance when the TV cameras came around to capture the scenes of a wild and crazy division-clinching celebration 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...
  • Injuries ruined Price's first year as Reds manager

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Cincinnati Reds: 2014 season in review Injuries ruined Price's first year as Reds manager Bryan Price's first season as Cincinnati Reds manager was fraught with injuries, which...
  • Cardinals 1, Diamondbacks 0

    (Updated: CORRECTS spelling of Descalso in notes) Cardinals 1, Diamondbacks 0: Pete Kozma ripped a double and scored the lone run and five pitchers combined for a two-hit shutout for visiting St. Louis, which clinched its second straight National League...