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Rivera: Hoffman changeup trickiest pitch he’s seen

Rivera: Hoffman changeup trickiest pitch he’s seen

CHICAGO | In his farewell tour that took him through U.S. Cellular Field last week, Mariano Rivera has received accolades befitting the best reliever in history and a Hall of Famer five years from now.

August 11, 2013 5:30 pm
AL HAMNIK: Plesac: Dempster the best pitching value out there

AL HAMNIK: Plesac: Dempster the best pitching value out there

Pitcher Ryan Dempster is that Christmas present under the tree that everyone hopes is for them.

July 17, 2012 7:45 pm
Cubs hit 3 homers, beat Braves

Cubs hit 3 homers, beat Braves

ATLANTA | The Atlanta Braves are falling deeper behind NL East leader Washington, thanks in part to their difficulties against the Cubs, the last-place team in the NL Central.

July 04, 2012 10:00 pm
Jones powers Braves past Cubs

Jones powers Braves past Cubs

ATLANTA | The Cubs hoped Chris Volstad would return from the minors a better pitcher, more mature and better equipped to avoid big innings.

July 03, 2012 10:30 pm
Jeff Samardzija

Jeff Samardzija

Jeff Samardzija pitches against the Atlanta Braves on Monday.

July 02, 2012 9:05 pm
Cubs commit four errors in loss to Braves

Cubs commit four errors in loss to Braves

Before Thursday's game, Cubs manager Mike Quade said the biggest factor in his team's improvement since the All-Star break was better defensive play. He might have spoken too soon.

August 25, 2011 6:50 pm
Darwin Barney, Marlon Byrd

Darwin Barney, Marlon Byrd

Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney makes a diving catch of Atlanta batter Dan Uggla's short fly to right field in front of Chicago teammate Marlon Byrd in the fifth inning Sunday at Turner Field in Atlanta.

August 14, 2011 7:21 pm
Carlos Zambrano

Carlos Zambrano

Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano allowed a career-worst five homers Friday night in Atlanta, and manager Mike Quade said he then left the team. Quade said, "His locker is empty. He walked out on 24 guys ... I don't know where he's gone or what he's doing."

August 13, 2011 7:18 pm
Pink uniforms gear up full-court pressure on cancer

Pink uniforms gear up full-court pressure on cancer

Noah Simmons, center, warms up Tuesday as the Willowcreek Braves eighth-grade boy's basketball team prepares for the Braves Battle Cancer night. The Willowcreek Middle School squad played the Hobart Middle School Brickies in Portage. Under the leadership of Noah, the team wore pink uniforms …

January 18, 2011 7:15 pm
Pink uniforms gear up full-court pressure on cancer

Pink uniforms gear up full-court pressure on cancer

The Willowcreek Braves eighth-grade boy's basketball team prepares for their game with the Hobart Middle School Brickies on Tuesday at Willowcreek Middle School in Portage during the Braves Battle Cancer night.

January 18, 2011 7:15 pm
Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron played for the Milwaukee Braves,

June 15, 2010 3:41 pm
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