SAN DIEGO - Johan Santana's starts remain important, although not for the reason Mets officials envisioned when they traded for the ace and awarded... Read more
The Milwaukee Brewers, who have sleep-walked through their schedule for nearly two months, reached a new level of ineffectiveness Tuesday... Read more
Even though the most important events regarding the future of the Milwaukee Brewers, both immediate and beyond, happened in the morning, there was... Read more
Manager Ken Macha had an understandably difficult time sleeping Wednesday night.
He thought about all the moves that were made earlier in the... Read more
Cardinals righthander Adam Wainwright on Friday night became the first National League pitcher to reach 14 wins, and he tied Boston's Josh Beckett... Read more
Are the Cardinals a team transformed?
Saturday night at Busch Stadium they improved to 14-6 since the July 24 acquisition of outfielder Matt... Read more
Five hours 47 minutes after the game had started Sunday, the Cardinals headed to their clubhouse once and for all to begin savoring one of their... Read more
SAN DIEGO - For all his hacky sack quirkiness, his compulsive chattiness and his Nickelodean-like innocence, Brendan Ryan has used this summer to... Read more
SAN DIEGO - Four days after reaching agreement with a released pitcher, the Cardinals sent him to the mound Sunday against the San Diego... Read more
San Diego — If you rocked Gregg Zaun back and forth long enough during the second week of the season, his true feelings eventually would spill... Read more
SAN DIEGO – It may be too harsh and too early to describe the meandering Cardinals as a fundamentally flawed team.
But there is little avoiding... Read more
One good game isn't nearly enough to relieve the enormous pressure that has been building around the disappointing Cardinals these days like the... Read more
Baseball fans fixed on the buzzworthy debut of instant legend Stephen Strasburg Tuesday night in Washington also missed a pretty decent pitching... Read more
How long can you refer to a pitcher as your ace when your team almost never wins when he's on the mound? And how long before we start talking about... Read more
For all the attention the Cubs figure to spend on their starting rotation when they try to turn around a fifth-place team next year, they might... Read more
The Cubs played all 10 rookies on their roster in another loss Wednesday as they slog through a transformation that gets harder to watch with every... Read more
We know where Derrek Lee goes from here -- to the other dugout with the Braves today at Wrigley Field. But what about the Cubs?
The obvious,... Read more
Centerfielder Carlos Gomez, out with a concussion since Aug. 2, is eligible to be activated from the disabled list, and the Milwaukee Brewers are... Read more
So, if you told Ken Macha beforehand that his starter wouldn't make it through the fourth inning in either of the first two games against the... Read more
Even with the heavy workload John Axford has carried during the past month, there is no plan for the Milwaukee Brewers to relieve the... Read more
SAN DIEGO -- The Cubs' Carlos Zambrano raised the issue after his victory Monday, when he took offense at being called the team's ''former ace'' in... Read more
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