| Mar 23, 2012
| 10:03 AM
MESA, Ariz.—Ryan Dempster was named the Chicago Cubs opening day starter for the second straight season, with Matt Garza scheduled to pitch the second game against the Washington Nationals.
“Both are throwing the ball really, really well,&...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 12:07 PM
It is back to putting left-handers back in the Cubs lineup Saturday, as Carlos Pena returns to his cleanup role and Tyler Colvin bats fifth against the Brewers' Yovani Gallardo.
The rest of the Cubs lineup remains the same as it has been lately,...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 8:13 AM
Wilson Betemit will be available.
No kidding. Really. In case you were looking for a replacement for Aramis Ramirez at third base next year, Betemit will be right there for the Cubs. Yes, the very same Betemit who had three memorable RBIs for the White...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 5:48 PM
The big question swirling around the Orioles right now is what happens with the club's top executive post and, subsequently, its manager.
There was no more clarity on the situation Friday. The belief remains that president of baseball operations Andy...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:35 PM
You can learn more about the Dempster Family Foundation and 22q deletion syndrome at dempsterfamilyfoundation.org.
A salute to opening day with a serious health pitch for awareness! As Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster heads to the mound he'll focus on...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Expectations for the Chicago Cubs may be the lowest in years heading into a new season, but everyone's somewhat optimistic on Opening Day.
The Cubs and Washington kicked off the 2012 season Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field with Ryan Dempster facing...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:20 AM
There are times when you can out-think yourself. There are episodes where you try to divine a situation and what you are being told begins to sound crazy and idiotic while also believable.
But enough about Tony La Russa. In this case, I mean Mike Quade...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 3:13 PM
Cubs starter Ryan Dempster has exercised his contract option for next season and will pitch for $14 million while also seeking an extension.
It came as no surprise that Dempster, who was 10-14 with a 4.80 earned-run average, would exercise the last...
| May 28, 2011
BURBANK — In the hour-plus he spent signing autographs and greeting fans, Matt Kemp didn't stop smiling and laughing.
Although the Los Angeles Dodgers player had a rare off-day Thursday, Kemp, the team's starting centerfielder, took time away...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:56 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Buck Showalter said he had been looking for a night off for shortstop J.J. Hardy, and Monday made sense, especially considering Hardy is 2-for-27 against Texas right-hander Ryan Dempster in his career.
“It’s just a good...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:05 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — After the Orioles' 5-1 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday night, center fielder Adam Jones said he walked into the visiting clubhouse and sensed the right vibe, one that's been prevalent throughout this surprising season....