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  • Cubs stunned by Tony Gwynn's death

     Cubs stunned by Tony Gwynn's death
    MIAMI — Ryan Sweeney remembers making the difficult telephone call in the summer of 2003. But telling Tony Gwynn he was going to sign with the White Sox for a $785,000 bonus instead of playing for Gwynn at San Diego State didn't compare to...
  • Patience pays off for Cubs' Coghlan

    Patience pays off for Cubs' Coghlan
    PITTSBURGH — Despite a rough start in a part-time role, Chris Coghlan never lost faith in his swing. His patience has paid off, and his playing time has increased as a result of his increased production that has been sandwiched around the demotion...
  • Cubs sign top pick Schwarber

    Cubs sign top pick Schwarber
    PITTSBURGH — Kyle Schwarber immediately headed to Boise to start his professional career after agreeing Wednesday to a $3.125 million bonus with the Cubs. And manager Rick Renteria, a former first round pick of the Pirates who spent 10 seasons...
  • Pirates hit Jeff Samardzija hard in 4-0 victory

     Pirates hit Jeff Samardzija hard in 4-0 victory
    PITTSBURGH — Watching ace Jeff Samardzija get knocked around Thursday night wasn't nearly as painful for the Cubs as seeing Emilio Bonifacio hurt his right rib cage, an injury that could sideline him for an indefinite period. Bonifacio appears...
  • Brian Roberts goes road tripping with the Orioles

    Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts went 1-for-3 with an RBI, a run scored and two stolen bases in his first road game of the spring Tuesday. Roberts, who was limited to 115 games the past three seasons because of injuries, is returning from hip and...
  • Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    I have been a Cubs fan since 1948, so I have seen some poor baseball. However, it is time to release Marmol for the Cubs' good and also for his own good. Bill A., Newburgh, Ind.   I don’t really see that happening, at least not until they exhaust...
  • Power rankings: No. 30 A's

    Power rankings: No. 30 A's
    First in a series, counting down to the opening of spring training. First up: the Athletics, No. 30 in Phil Rogers' power rankings. Loved the movie "Moneyball." If you weren't touched by Billy Beane's relationship with his daughter, you don't have a...
  • Angels go for three-game sweep of A's; Kendrys Morales examined by foot specialist

     
    Three days ago, the Angels' batters, as former Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda once said in a famous rant, couldn't hit water if they fell out of a boat. While getting swept in a four-game series by the Boston Red Sox,......
  • Angels' Vernon Wells, Howie Kendrick make progress in rehab from injuries; Peter Bourjos to lead off against A's

     
    Vernon Wells, on the disabled list since May 10 because of a right groin strain, began light agility drills and some light jogging on Wednesday, and he hopes to graduate to more aggressive drills and some running by the weekend.......
  • Weaver looks to snap losing streak against struggling A's

     
    Right-hander Jered Weaver will look to snap his four-game losing streak against an Oakland team that has lost five straight entering Monday night's game in Angel Stadium. Weaver was one of the best pitchers in baseball in April, going 6-0......
  • Joel Pineiro, Angels look for better results in Oakland

     
    Manager Mike Scioscia said Monday afternoon that Angels right-hander Joel Pineiro "is like night and day from what we saw the last time we were here." Pineiro better be, or it could be a rough night for him and the......