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  • Dodgers are swept by San Francisco Giants; Alex Guerrero homers again

     Dodgers are swept by San Francisco Giants; Alex Guerrero homers again
    In a three-game sweep by the San Francisco Giants that concluded Thursday with a 3-2 defeat in 10 innings, the Dodgers scored a total of six runs. Four of them were driven in by Alex Guerrero. So, as the Dodgers traveled to San Diego to open a three-...
  • Taking the Kids -- and having a souvenir strategy

    Taking the Kids -- and having a souvenir strategy
    How Many? How much? When? After "are we there yet?" the next questions, and unfortunately ones that last the entire vacation, have to do with souvenirs. And it doesn't matter if your kids are five or 15. They all want to know: How many souvenirs can...
  • Young Cubs such as Anthony Rizzo are almost giddy with early success

    Young Cubs such as Anthony Rizzo are almost giddy with early success
    When he came into the Cubs' clubhouse Saturday after a victory over the Padres, Kris Bryant was greeted to a light show with club music blaring, a smoke machine blasting and a disco ball spinning overhead. It wasn't a welcome mat for Bryant, but a new...
  • F-bombs away: Rants a time-honored part of sports culture

    Fellas, chill. It's just a game, right? Losing stinks. We totally get it. Athletes and coaches have been angry about coming up on the short end since cavemen looked at each other, pointed to a spot in the distance and took off to see who could get...
  • Joe Maddon, Cubs trust Jon Lester will be in top form soon

    Joe Maddon, Cubs trust Jon Lester will be in top form soon
    Trust is paramount between a pitcher and his manager, and Joe Maddon continues to stress the significance of that relationship. His faith in winless free-agent starter Jon Lester remains undeterred after Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Padres. Lester, who...
  • Kris Bryant seems prepared to win the Cubs' great expectations game

    Kris Bryant seems prepared to win the Cubs' great expectations game
    Operating on three hours of sleep before his first major-league game probably wasn't the best way for Kris Bryant to introduce himself to Chicago. But Bryant made up for his shaky debut Saturday, walking three times, delivering a game-tying, RBI...
  • Sunday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 2

    Sunday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 2
    The summary The Padres took two out of three from the Cubs after a 5-2 victory Sunday. Jon Lester, who gave up a two-run homer to Will Middlebrooks in the second inning, remains winless. Former Cub Andrew Cashner earned the victory. On the mound Lester...
  • Cubs manager Joe Maddon cultivates his youthful exuberance

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon cultivates his youthful exuberance
    The core of the Cubs roster is becoming younger and younger, and manager Joe Maddon embraces the challenge of relating to players nearly 40 years his junior. After the Cubs blew a four-run lead in the ninth to the Padres Saturday, Maddon said he was...
  • Slugger Kris Bryant on a learning curve after 3-strikeout debut

    Slugger Kris Bryant on a learning curve after 3-strikeout debut
    Kris Bryant took note of the applause he received during pregame stretching and the standing ovation before his first at-bat, as well as the cheers after his diving catch to end the fifth inning. But he will have to learn from his 0-for-4, three-...
  • Debut done, Kris Bryant can get down to business — having fun with Cubs

    Debut done, Kris Bryant can get down to business — having fun with Cubs
    Whether in a movie or a memory, any recollection of Kris Bryant's first official day as a Cub likely will start with the heartwarming hug between father and son. Kris squeezed his dad, Mike, even tighter than Chicago already has embraced the Cubs rookie....
  • Jon Lester throws glove with ball stuck in it to first base for an out

    Jon Lester throws glove with ball stuck in it to first base for an out
    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester used a little ingenuity to get an out in a game against the San Diego Padres when the ball got stuck in his glove. With one out and a runner on first base, Padres shortstop Clint Barmes hit a one-hopper to Lester, who...