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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Friday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 4

    Friday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 4
    The summary The major-league debut of Kris Bryant saw him strike out his first three at-bats while going 0-for-4 Friday at Wrigley Field. In the end, the Padres prevailed 5-4 when Wil Myers hit a three-run homer in the seventh, right after Myers had...
  • Up next: Padres at Cubs

    Up next: Padres at Cubs
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: First meeting. Padres 4-3 in 2014. Friday: 1:20 p.m. ABC-7. RH James Shields (1-0, 2.08) vs. RH Jason Hammel (1-0, 4.50). Saturday: 1:20 p.m. CSN. RH Tyson Ross (1-0, 3.75) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 10.38)...
  • Brandon McCarthy has bumpy debut in Dodgers' 7-4 victory

    Brandon McCarthy has bumpy debut in Dodgers' 7-4 victory
    KEY MOMENT: Adrian Gonzalez, who homered in his first three at-bats, also delivered a pivotal hit in his fourth. With the Dodgers leading, 6-4, in the sixth inning, Gonzalez stepped in to face left-hander Frank Garces with runners on the corner....
  • For openers, the Dodgers' bullpen shines

    For openers, the Dodgers' bullpen shines
    It was the biggest failing of last year’s team and probably the biggest uncertainty of this year’s Dodgers squad. The bullpen. To those who witnessed its struggles in the second half and meltdown in the playoffs, it brings a shudder. It...
  • Chris Hatcher earns Dodgers' first save in place of Kenley Jansen

    Chris Hatcher earns Dodgers' first save in place of Kenley Jansen
    With Kenley Jansen in a walking boot and on the disabled list, Chris Hatcher became the first reliever called on to save a game in his place. Hatcher did what was asked of him, recording the last three outs of the Dodgers' season-opening, 6-3 victory...
  • Dodgers defense falls flat in loss to Padres, 7-3

    Dodgers defense falls flat in loss to Padres, 7-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were let down by their supposedly improved defense, which committed three errors. The last one was the most damaging. Catcher Yasmani Grandal fielded a ninth-inning bunt by Cory Spangenberg, only to make an errant throw to first...
  • Dodgers' starting rotation is a high-wire, high-risk act

    Dodgers' starting rotation is a high-wire, high-risk act
    Zack Greinke hasn't complained of any elbow problems for the last several weeks. The Dodgers right-hander certainly pitched as if nothing was wrong Tuesday night, when he made his season debut in what became a 7-3 loss to the San Diego Padres at...