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  • Joe Maddon's quick hook of closer Hector Rondon raises questions

    Joe Maddon's quick hook of closer Hector Rondon raises questions
    WASHINGTON — After a series of positive developments for the Cubs future Saturday, their closer situation muddied some during the ninth inning of their 4-2 victory at Washington. There is no controversy yet, but manager Joe Maddon's decision to...
  • Joe Maddon searching for offense beyond the steady Anthony Rizzo

     Joe Maddon searching for offense beyond the steady Anthony Rizzo
    WASHINGTON — Like a scientist searching to find a cure for an ailment, manager Joe Maddon has used 38 different lineups trying to invigorate the Cubs lineup. Maddon's move to elevate Anthony Rizzo to the second spot Friday night provided the...
  • Improved Cubs bullpen seeks to get better

    Improved Cubs bullpen seeks to get better
    WASHINGTON – Despite a rebound by the bullpen, the Chicago Cubs continue to search for help. Barring a sudden signing, the Cubs are expected to watch free agent closer Rafael Soriano throw Thursday at an open workout in his native Dominican...
  • Agent gives Cubs kudos for development of Kris Bryant and Addison Russell

    Agent gives Cubs kudos for development of Kris Bryant and Addison Russell
    SAN DIEGO — Agent Scott Boras is awaiting word from the Major League Baseball Players Association on whether it will file a grievance against the Cubs on behalf of Kris Bryant. But Boras raved about the manner in which the Cubs' organization has...
  • Troy Tulowitzki's status puts Rockies GM Jeff Bridich in a bind

    Troy Tulowitzki's status puts Rockies GM Jeff Bridich in a bind
    You have to feel for Jeff Bridich. He is six weeks into his first season as general manager of the Colorado Rockies, a team that has finished at least 18 games out of first place four years running. In the middle of an 11-game losing streak, the agent...
  • Angels get a deal, but not a steal, in Huston Street's new contract

    Angels get a deal, but not a steal, in Huston Street's new contract
    The consensus is that the Angels got a pretty nice bargain on Wednesday, when they signed closer Huston Street to a two-year contract extension for a guaranteed $18 million. Street gave up a chance at a better deal elsewhere to stay in Anaheim. The view...
  • Los Marlins se sobreponen a tempranas vicisitudes

    Los Marlins se sobreponen a tempranas vicisitudes
    Apenas han trascurrido seis semanas de temporada de las Grandes Ligas, pero el Este de la Liga Nacional ya está mostrando indicios de lo impredecible que podría tornarse la lucha por el título divisional. Los Nacionales partían como grandes favoritos...
  • Who else thinks Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu won't last the season?

    Who else thinks Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu won't last the season?
    Somewhat lost in all the hubbub of the Dodgers signing Cuban Hector Olivera for $62.5 million Tuesday was the health update on Hyun-Jin Ryu. Which basically was, he’s the same as he was before. He’ll be rested for two weeks and rehab the...
  • A case for Dodgers to sign Rafael Soriano or Francisco Rodriguez

    A case for Dodgers to sign Rafael Soriano or Francisco Rodriguez
    Let’s keep this simple, because clearly that’s what so many of you do best. When people consider the Dodgers, what is universally considered the organization’s greatest asset? Moola! A well of wealth so deep that no one is certain...
  • Dodgers' Kenley Jansen out up to three months following foot surgery

    Dodgers' Kenley Jansen out up to three months following foot surgery
    The Dodgers closer on opening day will be ... someone other than Kenley Jansen. The Dodgers announced Tuesday night that Jansen had undergone surgery to remove a growth from a bone in his left foot and will be out eight to 12 weeks. Jansen was the one...
  • Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen to start season on DL after foot surgery

    Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen to start season on DL after foot surgery
    Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen will start the season on the disabled list as he recovers from a foot operation he underwent Tuesday. Jansen is expected to be sidelined for eight to 12 weeks, meaning he could miss as many as the first five weeks of the...