The second guessers reached those gates, and they were nearly in their own personal heaven.
But they were turned away.
It was a decision that... Read more
HOUSTON -- After one start back from a six-week bullpen stretch, the only thing the Cubs know about Carlos Zambrano II is that it's still anybody's... Read more
HOUSTON -- The Tyler Colvin Era started with a bang -- actually a lot of bangs.
Manager Lou Piniella no sooner inserted the hard-hitting rookie... Read more
HOUSTON -- As the Cubs got stranded on base again Sunday, the map to their elusive next World Series was getting another workover in a Mesa, Ariz.,... Read more
As Alex Rodriguez waited for the results of his MRI Friday, the third baseman had several unpleasant thoughts circling through his mind.
Was his... Read more
As Jorge Posada was answering questions from a crowd of reporters Saturday, longtime Yankee trainer Gene Monahan leaned in and passed the veteran a... Read more
Jorge Posada's first game back behind the plate in a month immediately resulted in further debate about the former All-Star's role for at least the... Read more
There might not be much willingness to acknowledge it, but there is a definite competition going on within the Milwaukee Brewers' starting... Read more
Brewers manager Ken Macha said Tuesday he plans to return left-hander Doug Davis to the starting rotation next week during a four-game series... Read more
Combine too many fundamental follies with being the victim of a perfectly executed fundamental play and it becomes a mixture for... Read more
HOUSTON • For all their inconsistencies this season, the Cardinals still have managed to define themselves.
Clarification continued Saturday... Read more
Blake Hawksworth's 5 1/3 innings meshed neatly with the work of his former bullpen mates as the Cardinals concluded the first half with a 4-2 win... Read more
That's the sound of the Cubs' agonizing season counting down to those inevitable summer trades that seemed almost possible to... Read more
Tuesday was nearly four years to the day when Cubs general manager Jim Hendry secretly settled on Lou Piniella as his high-profile replacement for... Read more
When Cubs catcher Koyie Hill couldn't get a bunt down in the ninth inning, then struck out on a bad swing, he took a step toward the dugout and... Read more
HOUSTON -- The Cubs don't know what their roster will look like by the end of the week, much less the end of the season.
But next year is... Read more
HOUSTON -- After taking a beating in the Chicago media and from fans after his sudden appearance on national TV Monday before speaking with... Read more
HOUSTON -- The Cubs said right-hander Carlos Zambrano's return to the majors after a month away for anger-management treatment, then conditioning... Read more
Houston — Over the previous three seasons, Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder established themselves as one of the most-feared slugging tandems in the... Read more
The Milwaukee Brewers shrunk in the face of opportunity for the better part of eight innings.
For the most part they crumpled whenever a scoring... Read more
Just like the fans, the players, the general manager, the front office and anyone else who watches the Milwaukee Brewers this season, Mark... Read more
Ken Macha was simply asked who the Milwaukee Brewers' closer was.
Silence followed and eventually this:
"We're going to see how everything... Read more
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