Because the Cardinals have pretty much owned the NL Central for more than a decade, only occasionally offering up first place like a short-term... Read more
Somehow we got this all wrong. In this the so-called Year of the Pitcher with perfect games and microscopic ERAs popping up all over the place like... Read more
The Cincinnati Reds vs. the St. Louis Cardinals: game on.
And it's right on time. The NL Central needs a fresh-popping rivalry, something to... Read more
So the Cubs put a psychologist on the payroll for the first time this year, and less than halfway through the season, that's when Carlos Zambrano... Read more
The way things have gone for the Cubs this season, right-hander Randy Wells might have pitched a no-hitter and lost Saturday.
Despite holding... Read more
Playing in the major leagues always was Marlon Byrd's goal, one fueled by the trips between the majors and minors that marked his early... Read more
Part of Mike Pelfrey's ascendancy this season has been his ability to quell raging emotions. He's mostly kept his cool and it nearly made him an... Read more
The Mets are lucky they have a day off Thursday to clear their heads before the first-place Braves arrive in Flushing because their first series of... Read more
The man says he will play these last 10 weeks of the season as if they will be his final days as a baseball player.
His body aches and it has... Read more
In the grand scheme of things, the Milwaukee Brewers can't afford for their best pitcher to get shellacked.
But, when you don't have it, you... Read more
Interest was creeping back.
Many people who ventured into other areas of entertainment were drawn back by 11 victories in 15 games and the... Read more
The Cubs don't need others telling them what they've known for a long time about this discouraging season.
''It's just like a bad taste in your... Read more
The pall hanging over the Cubs has a stagnating feel, not only because of how badly things are going on the field, but because of the daunting... Read more
Joe Girardi always has been a first-things-first man, concerned about today and willing to let tomorrow take its course.
So for the New York... Read more
CINCINNATI -- The heat is on for some of the Cubs' younger pitchers as the schedule dwindles and there are fewer opportunities to prove... Read more
CINCINNATI -- Cubs bench coach Alan Trammell was told more than a week ago he wasn't in the running for the Cubs' managerial vacancy. But with more... Read more
Cincinnati — Not considered a running team and certainly not known for their defensive prowess, the Milwaukee Brewers had big nights on both fronts... Read more
Cincinnati — There was no official announcement, but the three players the Brewers will call up Wednesday when rosters can be expanded are expected... Read more
Cincinnati — One of Ken Macha's managerial philosophies is not to allow a starting pitcher to have a strong outing ruined by taking a late-inning... Read more
Together they had Joey Votto seething.
The Cincinnati Reds' candidate, and a strong one, for the Most Valuable Player award was not too happy... Read more
It often is said that baseball is a game of adjustments, and Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum said it's time for shortstop Alcides Escobar to make... Read more
The Milwaukee Brewers' hitters worked out some of their frustrations Wednesday night.
They worked out some of the frustration of the season-long... Read more
Cincinnati — Trevor Hoffman has enjoyed his two years with the Brewers but he knows he won't be back in Milwaukee in 2011.
"That's not going to... Read more
Cincinnati — Rickie Weeks is not one to be completely satisfied with his accomplishments.
"You always try to get better," said the Brewers'... Read more
Cincinnati — Prince Fielder admitted Sunday, after the Brewers' final game of the season, that it took him time to come to grips with how opponents... Read more
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