CHICAGO - The Cardinals saw Ted Lilly on Saturday at Wrigley Field. Coincidentally, they never saw the lead.
Celebrating his 100th career... Read more
CHICAGO - The Cardinals on Sunday night reached the season's mystical midpoint in a major league-most 91 games, long enough to retrieve Kyle Lohse... Read more
Added as a late replacement to the American League All-Star team on Sunday, Tampa Bay first baseman Carlos Peña will be a featured slugger for the... Read more
The crowd remained standing. Russell Martin ran up the stairs of the dugout and raised his helmet.
In a season of countless lows, Martin had one... Read more
Randy Wolf said he would take the early birthday gifts he gave himself on Friday night -- the seven-innings of one-hit ball and the two-run double... Read more
There was no translation needed to comprehend the most unusual of sounds showered upon Manny Ramirez in the sixth inning Sunday... Read more
CHICAGO - Brian Stokes' career-high scoreless-inning streak came to an end Friday. Pat Misch's winless streak in the majors continued as a... Read more
CHICAGO - David Wright rejoined the Mets Saturday, two weeks after getting beaned with a 93 mph fastball from San Francisco's Matt Cain. The third... Read more
CHICAGO - Francisco Rodriguez can't help but feel disappointed by the direction the Mets' season has turned, and his resulting inactivity as the... Read more
Not that there are many alternatives, but Jerry Manuel already had stressed that Bobby Parnell was not pitching to keep his spot in the Mets'... Read more
The 22-year-old is the team's lone September callup thus far, one of the few top prospects who wasn't pressed into duty as the Mets suffered a slew... Read more
In a perfect world, Jerry Manuel still envisions Mike Pelfrey and John Maine as "a two and three." That is, he views them legitimately as the Mets'... Read more
Chicago — No, the Milwaukee Brewers will not be holding tryouts on street corners to find someone to throw strikes.
Although that may not be far... Read more
Chicago - Alcides Escobar has so much to learn, so much experience to gain to be a consistent everyday shortstop in the major leagues.
And he's... Read more
Chicago — When the long baseball season hasn't gone quite according to plan for an individual player, the primary goal is to go home feeling good... Read more
John Smoltz, 42, must be all right. A week after accepting a cortisone injection to his right shoulder Smoltz crammed 108 pitches into six innings... Read more
It was, perhaps, the most unfair question I've ever asked of Cardinals manager Tony La Russa.
Your choice, Tony.
A healthy... Read more
The Cardinals were found guilty Sunday night of premature celebration.
One moment the Redbirds looked to have completed a three-game sweep of... Read more
If you're going to be eliminated officially from the division race, you might as well go down in flames.
That was the scenario Monday night for... Read more
Watch that one play and it was obvious.
This was a downright fiasco.
Looking in the rearview mirror, it was clear the Milwaukee Brewers and... Read more
It's amazing how differently things go when your starting pitcher doesn't take you out of the game before everyone settles into their... Read more
ATLANTA -- Is it too late to get a refund on that $845 million?
After what the Ricketts family saw when they played hooky for their first... Read more
A Cubs bullpen that entered the season under the microscope already has advanced to jeopardy mode.
No, not like that. Come on, it's only been... Read more
CINCINNATI -- Four games in, and the Cubs' season is already starting to look like an exercise in waste management.
Emphasis on waste.
Three... Read more
CINCINNATI -- Manager Lou Piniella finally figured out how to fix that third of the game the Cubs were having so much trouble with:
Quit giving... Read more
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