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  • Around MLB

    American League Central Division White Sox: If the Sox were in contention, would Jose Abreu be the odds-on favorite to win AL MVP? Indians: New York Daily News decides it no longer will use Indians' cartoon logo, Chief Wahoo. Royals: Raul Ibanez...
  • Brewers acquire reliever Jonathan Broxton from Reds

    Brewers acquire reliever Jonathan Broxton from Reds
    The Cincinnati Reds traded right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton to the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday for two players to be named later. Broxton, 30, has a 1.86 ERA with seven saves in 48 1/3 innings this season. He also has six blown saves. Broxton, a...
  • Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot

    Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot
    Besides headline writers, nobody enjoyed the Cubs' latest move more than their loyal fans, who understandably get more puffy-chested with each promotion. Soler powers Cubs. Soler energy sparks rally. Soler eclipses 30-home-run mark. Word-play...
  • Sunday's recap: Cardinals 9, Cubs 6

    Sunday's recap: Cardinals 9, Cubs 6
    The summary The Cardinals bounced back from an early five-run deficit to move into a first-place tie with the Brewers in the NL Central with a 9-6 victory. With runners on the corners and one out in a 6-6 tie in the eighth, manager Rick Renteria ordered...
  • Umatilla's Jonathan Lucroy bids to become first catcher to lead league in doubles in modern era

    Umatilla's Jonathan Lucroy bids to become first catcher to lead league in doubles in modern era
    This season could be doubly special for Umatilla High grad Jonathan Lucroy, catcher for the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers could make the postseason for the first time since 2008 and Lucroy could lead the majors in doubles. It's been a banner year for...
  • Adam Dunn understands White Sox fans' anger

    Adam Dunn understands White Sox fans' anger
    A mix of polite applause and resentful boos greeted Adam Dunn on his first trip to the plate Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Dunn doesn't mind the boos so much this time around. Back in Chicago eight days after being traded to the Athletics,...
  • Relaxed Baez shines on Cubs' stage

    DENVER -- There will be stages bigger than the Coors Field venue that Javier Baez performed at in his major league debut Tuesday night, but his dramatic effort will be treasured by his teammates and Chicago Cubs fans for many years. After going...
  • Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy makes Lake County proud with all-star season

    Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy makes Lake County proud with all-star season
    ST. PETERSBURG — Behind the dugout, Don Semento heard the sound of balls being smashed off a hitting tee. Jonathan Lucroy, who had just been yanked from a summer-league game by the former Umatilla coach for not hustling, was frustrated at himself....
  • Red Sox Blown Out By Pirates

    PITTSBURGH -- Francisco Liriano had a difficult time throwing strikes. Yet with the way the Pittsburgh Pirates are playing, it didn't matter. Liriano won his third straight start, first baseman Ike Davis hit a three-run home run and backup shortstop...
  • Cubs on path to developing own big league talent

    Cubs on path to developing own big league talent
    Manager Rick Renteria grew up in Southern California in the 1970s following a Dodgers franchise that took deep pride in cultivating homegrown talent that produced two consecutive National League pennants. That model, along with a current Cardinals...
  • Streaking Pirates Sweep Series With Red Sox

    Streaking Pirates Sweep Series With Red Sox
    PITTSBURGH -- Pennant race games are often nerve wracking, but Gerrit Cole loves them. The righthander pitched into the eighth inning for yet another September win, and left fielder Starling Marte homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox...