| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:29 PM
NEW YORK — Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning and the New York Yankees ended a five-game home losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night in the opener of a 10-game homestand.
| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:36 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Reds lead 3-2.
Monday: 7:05 p.m., WCIU-26.
RH Alfredo Simon (10-3, 3.05) vs. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.60).
Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN.
RH Homer Bailey (7-3, 4.68) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (3-1, 1.98)....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:42 PM
Jake Arrieta provided Wrigley Field fans with plenty of emotion before manager Rick Renteria and the Cubs' deep bullpen provided their own stress.
Before the tension-filled seventh and eighth innings, Arrieta continued his remarkable June ascent with...
| May 26, 2014
| 8:29 PM
If on Sunday Josh Beckett came up with the incredible, on Monday Hyun-Jin Ryu threatened to answer with the unbelievable.
One day after Beckett threw the 21st no-hitter in Dodgers’ history, Ryu took a perfect game into the eighth inning.
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Nobody really wanted him. The Dodgers had seemingly given up on Scott Van Slyke in the 2012 off-season, designating him for assignment. Every other team in baseball took a pass. Every team.
So after he cleared waivers the Dodgers brought him back and...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
KEY MOMENT: Scott Van Slyke already had hit one home run against left-hander Tony Cingrani when, in the fifth inning, Van Slyke came up with two on and two out. The Reds had right-hander Logan Ondrusek warming up, but they stuck with Cingrani. He gave...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:48 PM
And now presenting those loooosing Dodgers. That’s right, the Dodgers -- destroyers of worlds -- are in a funk.
They fell, 4-3, in 10 innings to the Cincinnati Reds, leaving them with their first three-game losing streak in three months.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:23 PM
When the Dodgers take the early lead, they normally win.
Trouble was, little about Friday seemed normal to the Dodgers, except perhaps Hanley Ramirez hitting another home run.
But after Ramirez hit his two-run homer in the first inning, the Dodgers...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:20 PM
CINCINNATI — Paco Rodriguez insists he's fine. So does Brian Wilson.
But the two relievers didn't look fine Saturday, combining to retire only two of the seven batters they faced and giving up the game-tying and game-winning runs in the Dodgers'...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:12 AM
I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field.
Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 4:23 AM
On Wednesday night I attended the Phils-Reds game at Citizens Bank Park as a paying spectator. It was a good, crisp, fast-moving game. I was in my car by 10:20 and in my driveway by 11:40. At 11:40 on this night, a night when I was pinch-hitting for Mandy...