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National League Central

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  • Game roundup: Pirates will return to playoffs

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Adds Tigers-White Sox, Rays-Red Sox, Orioles-Yankees; will be updated Game roundup: Pirates will return to playoffs ATLANTA -- Right-hander Gerrit Cole overcame some early troubles to retire 17 straight batters Tuesday as...
  • Cole pitches Pirates into playoffs

    The Sports Xchange By Stan Awtrey, The Sports Xchange Cole pitches Pirates into playoffs ATLANTA -- Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole continued to polish his reputation as a money pitcher on Tuesday, and this time it secured his team a spot in the...
  • Cubs 4, Cardinals 3 (10 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Cubs 4, Cardinals 3 (10 innings) CHICAGO -- Catcher Welington Castillo delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Chicago Cubs played spoiler with a 4-3 victory over the St....
  • Cardinals' lead shrinks after 10-inning loss to Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Cardinals' lead shrinks after 10-inning loss to Cubs CHICAGO -- The normally boisterous visitors' clubhouse was subdued Tuesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals seemed to realize their National...
  • Timely redemption for Cubs' Rosscup, Castillo

    Timely redemption for Cubs' Rosscup, Castillo
    The sweetest redemption for rookie left-hander Zac Rosscup and catcher Welington Castillo surfaced at an ideal time for the Chicago Cubs. After blowing a 3-0 lead against National League Central leader St. Louis, Rosscup and Castillo each played...
  • Loss to Reds puts Brewers' playoff hopes on brink

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update2: updates third graf with Giants' loss Loss to Reds puts Brewers' playoff hopes on brink CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati Reds starter Johnny Cueto moved to within one game of 20...
  • Collapse is complete: No playoffs for Brewers

    CINCINNATI After a long illness, the Milwaukee Brewers finally were put out of their misery Thursday afternoon. Completing the collapse that not only knocked them out of first place in the NL Central but also from a wild-card berth, the Brewers lost to...
  • Reds finish off Brewers' fade

    EditorsNote: ADDING 4th graf noting that Brewers' loss put Giants in wild card game Reds finish off Brewers' fade CINCINNATI -- From early April until the end of August, the Milwaukee Brewers sat atop the National League Central standings. Then the...
  • Clayton Kershaw applies the clincher for Dodgers

    Clayton Kershaw applies the clincher for Dodgers
    The closer the Dodgers moved to the division title Wednesday night, the louder the fans at Dodger Stadium chanted. "M-V-P! M-V-P!" By the time Clayton Kershaw walked off the field in the eighth inning with a four-run lead, the call of the crowd was...
  • Cubs' Arrieta shows why he's an ace

    Cubs' Arrieta shows why he's an ace
    After capping a 10-5 season by holding the St. Louis Cardinals to two hits over seven innings Wednesday night, it would seem axiomatic that Jake Arrieta would start the Chicago Cubs’ 2015 opener on April 6 against the Cardinals. But Arrieta, known...
  • Wainwright penciled in for Cards' regular-season finale

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- The rotation is set for the St. Louis Cardinals' final three games as they seek to lock down the National League Central title. Right-hander Adam Wainwright (20-9, 2....