Chicago Cubs defeat Boston Red Sox, 14-6
CHICAGO -- The professorial 38-year-old bounded up the dugout steps, his hand aloft, acknowledging the legion of 39,215 who packed Wrigley Field yesterday.
Greg Maddux is listed at 180 pounds. He weighs not a pound more, not even yesterday, soaked with sweat on a nauseating 89-degree afternoon. But Maddux stood before Cubs Nation in the bottom of the sixth inning feeling rather brawn, having just tunneled even deeper into the heart of Cubs Nation with a performance that...
CHICAGO -- It was an odd scene in an odd season for Alan Embree. Amid a three-run Chicago seventh inning, with Embree pitching mop-up duty, Dave Wallace popped up out of the dugout and headed for the mound. Catcher Kelly Shoppach made a motion to join Wallace but was waved off by the Sox pitching coach, who put an arm around Embree and repeatedly, reassuringly, slapped the lefthander on the shoulder.
''A lot of people get on and off the bandwagon," Wallace said. ''He's ...
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