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  • Dodgers beat Cubs to make team history with 13th consecutive road win

    Maybe home is where the heart is but the Dodgers are feeling some particular love for the road. That would be the road they suddenly and absolutely own. They bring their own fireplace, leather recliner and ottoman, get all comfy and make each ballpark...
  • Dodgers keep it going on the road with 3-0 win

    CHICAGO — The Dodgers celebrated the evolution of both their cash-infused franchise and cutter-throwing closer Saturday. Their 3-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field was their 13th consecutive road win, establishing a new franchise...
  • Your Morning Phil: Braves, Sale, Castillo

    Your Morning Phil: Braves, Sale, Castillo
    Talking baseball while wondering if the Packers are worried yet: 1. Poor Mike Burkhart. Under normal circumstances, few people in baseball have tougher jobs than the guy who runs the tiny, antiquated visiting clubhouse behind the first-base dugout at...
  • 3 homers do more than brighten Navarro's day

    3 homers do more than brighten Navarro's day
    Oh, yeah. That's what a curtain call looks like. You could understand if Wrigley Field fans had forgotten, chugging toward the All-Star break in the fifth season with the ivy-covered walls surrounding a playoff-free zone. But it turns out they remember,...
  • Phil Rogers' MLB power rankings

     Phil Rogers' MLB power rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses 1. Braves (1): They stopped scoring runs over the weekend in Pittsburgh but bought themselves time with the 13-2 start. 2. Giants (2): Tim Lincecum took a shutout into the seventh Saturday, his best start of the...
  • Ninth-inning homer, failed bunt sink Marlins

    Ninth-inning homer, failed bunt sink Marlins
    MIAMI — Put this Marlins loss on Juan Pierre, he's willing to take it. The Marlins had embattled Cubs closer Carlos Marmol on the ropes Thursday, working men onto first and second with nobody out in the bottom of the ninth. Down 4-3, thanks to...
  • Cubs position analysis: Castillo set at catcher

    Cubs position analysis: Castillo set at catcher
    The Chicago Cubs believe they have a piece of their core in place in the catcher’s spot, so there should be no need to look for one this offseason.  Welington Castillo earned the starting job with a .265 average, though he hit only .195 against...
  • Tribune All-City team

    Tribune All-City team
    Contact a Hollywood agent, quick. It's time for someone to do the miniseries "Trading Sori: Inside the Cubs' Quest for the Holy Grail.'' The conversations about the Alfonso Soriano situation that have taken place recently and will take place for who...
  • Valbuena only lefty hitter in Cubs' lineup

    Valbuena only lefty hitter in Cubs' lineup
    Luis Valbuena is the only left-handed hitter in the Cubs lineup Saturday against Boston southpaw Jon Lester. The rest of  the lineup bats from the right side, including Reed Johnson in right field, Jeff Baker at first base, Joe Mather in center field and...
  • Unbalanced schedule favors White Sox

    Unbalanced schedule favors White Sox
    Can a playoff team vote an opponent a playoff share? Can it tip the schedule maker? We might find out this season if the White Sox edge the Indians for the American League Central title or finish just ahead of the Orioles for one of the two wild-card...
  • Pitching help a long way off for Cubs

    Pitching help a long way off for Cubs
    So much for Anthony Rizzo's victory lap. On the day after Rizzo's critically acclaimed Chicago debut, the Cubs demonstrated nicely what exactly he has gotten himself into. The 17-1 loss to the Mets wasn't quite like that horrific, fireball-generating...