| Apr 11, 2015
American LeagueCentral Division
White Sox: Ouch. One of the best winters for any team leads into one of the worst starts in toughest division.
Indians: Starters living up to the hype, making Sports Illustrated's choice as World Series champs almost...
| May 6, 2015
| 9:45 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Jon Lester expressed regret over two fielding lapses Wednesday night.
But when it appears the Cubs were on the verge of losing another lead to the Cardinals, Lester delivered in the clutch.
Lester continued his ascent in an impressive...
| May 2, 2015
| 8:58 PM
MIAMI (AP) — Martin Prado homered and drove in four runs, leading Dan Haren and the Miami Marlins over the Philadelphia Phillies 7-0 on Saturday.
The Marlins won for ninth time in 10 games and sent Philadelphia to its fifth straight loss.
| Apr 26, 2015
| 3:07 PM
St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is out at least 15 days because of an injury to his Achilles and left ankle. It could be longer, much longer — possibly even for the whole season.
Hurt while batting Saturday night in Milwaukee, Wainwright...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 5:26 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) — Matt Adams' first hit sent the Cincinnati Reds to their first loss.
The St. Louis first baseman snapped a hitless start to the season at 10 at-bats with a leadoff homer in the fourth inning, lifting the Cardinals to a 4-1 victory...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:05 PM
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Season series: First meeting. Cubs 9-10 in 2014.
Sunday: 7:05 p.m. ESPN2.
RH Adam Wainwright (20-9, 2.38) vs. LH Jon Lester (16-11, 2.46).
Tuesday: 7:05 p.m. WGN-9.
RH Michael Wacha (5-6, 3.20) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (10-...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:52 PM
2014: 88-74, second place. Last year in playoffs: 2014.
The Pirates scored the most runs in the division last season and had the best earned-run average. None of the regulars is 30, and all but two reached...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:13 AM
A new baseball season promises a fresh crop of published diamond gems. Here are five books that caught our eye.
Molina by Bengie Molina with Joan Ryan, Simon & Schuster, 272 pages, $25, May 12
Quick! Tell me what three brothers who all played...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 4:07 PM
LAKELAND, Fla. — Cardinals manager Mike Matheny isn't worried about having hot water in the visiting clubhouse showers Sunday night when the season opens at under-construction Wrigley Field.
After all, it wouldn't be the first time the Cardinals...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Otorgado desde 1957 para reconocer la excelencia defensiva de un pelotero —al menos con esa idea se creó originalmente el premio— el Guante de Oro se ha ido transformando con el tiempo en un mal chiste.
Desde hace varios años, incluso antes...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:14 PM
As Travis Ishikawa circled the bases — levitated, really — after hitting the home run that sent the San Francisco Giants to the World Series, he saw a teammate approaching him. Ishikawa was rounding second base and heading for third, and all...