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  • Game 1: Cubs' Beeler impressive in 3-0 loss to Nationals

    Game 1: Cubs' Beeler impressive in 3-0 loss to Nationals
    “Let’s play two” is more than a familiar refrain by Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks. The Cubs and Nationals will play a doubleheader Saturday. It is the first scheduled doubleheader for the Cubs since July 4, 1983, against the...
  • Angels' little deal for relief trumped by A's big one for starters

    It should have been an unqualified good day for the Angels. They needed a left-handed reliever, and they got one. Their team got a little better. But the Angels are chasing the Oakland Athletics, the best team in baseball. The A's did not appear to need...
  • Young Cubs fall to Reds as streak reaches 6 games

    CINCINNATI — Youth is being served on the Cubs' roster. But latest arrivals Arismendy Alcantara, Dallas Beeler and Kyle Hendricks would like to be more than appetizers before the likes of Kris Bryant and Javier Baez arrive. Alcantara displayed...
  • Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team

    Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team
    As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market. With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
  • Rookies making strong bids to stick with Cubs

    Rookies making strong bids to stick with Cubs
    PHOENIX — Arismendy Alcantara made a brief stop in Iowa over the All-Star break to pick up some more clothes for his stay in the big leagues, and Kyle Hendricks will start Tuesday night with a chance to stick in the fourth spot in the Cubs'...
  • Travis Wood's pinch-hit double in 13th gives Cubs 5-4 win over Marlins

     Travis Wood's pinch-hit double in 13th gives Cubs 5-4 win over Marlins
    MIAMI — With at least six scouts evaluating Jason Hammel, the Cubs' exceptional pitching rental didn't turn in one of his sharper performances. Perhaps those same evaluators will see a more tantalizing performance from ace Jeff Samardzija on...
  • Cubs versatile bullpen coming together nicely

    Cubs versatile bullpen coming together nicely
    MIAMI — Carlos Villanueva politely declined to talk about his gradual success since moving to the bullpen six weeks ago, and it had nothing to do with the fact his talents could attract playoff contending teams searching for versatile veteran...
  • Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo come through big time

    Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo come through big time
    With all of the attention surrounding the emerging hitters in the Cubs minor league system, a couple of young pillars of the current big league roster continue to impress this season. Starlin Castro belted a three-run homer and Anthony Rizzo hit a...
  • Strop returns as Cubs put Rondon on paternity list

    Strop returns as Cubs put Rondon on paternity list
    MILWAUKEE -- Cubs reliever Hector Rondon was placed on the paternity list Friday, following in the footsteps of fellow reliever Wesley Wright, who missed Tuesday and Wednesday's games in San Francisco for the same reason. Taking Rondon's place in the...
  • Orioles fall further behind Rays with 7-4 loss

    Orioles fall further behind Rays with 7-4 loss
    The steady stream of fans rapidly heading toward the exits of Camden Yards in the ninth inning of the Orioles' 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night signaled that they had seen enough. A one-run game quickly spiraled into a five-run deficit for...
  • Chris Tillman builds on his road success as Orioles win for the first time in Houston

    Chris Tillman builds on his road success as Orioles win for the first time in Houston
    HOUSTON — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman can't explain it; really there's not necessarily any logical reasoning for it. Maybe it's advanced maturity or improved focus or pure coincidence, but when Tillman takes the mound on the road this season...