CHICAGO | David DeJesus singled sharply to right field in the eighth inning and Darwin Barney sprinted from second base.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | A Tampa Bay area girl throwing the first pitch at a Rays game got a big surprise from her father, who had been stationed in Afghanistan for the past two years.
MINNEAPOLIS | Last in the American League in hitting and scoring, the White Sox started to find some offense this week in Minnesota.
The White Sox' Adam Dunn is welcomed in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Mike Pelfrey on Wednesday in Minneapolis.
CHICAGO | There were the four double plays, one in every inning from the fifth to the eighth. Mix in a wild pitch, an error and a shaky outing from a usually reliable reliever, and that was enough.
NEW YORK | Hector Santiago was totally ready to trade zeros with New York Mets sensation Matt Harvey.
CHICAGO | Joey Votto had three hits, Todd Frazier hit a two-run single and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs with a 7-4 victory on Sunday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Alex Gordon hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th and the Kansas City Royals, saved when Billy Butler sent the game into extra innings, rallied past the White Sox 6-5.
White Sox left fielder Alejandro De Aza makes a running catch on a fly ball from Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer on Sunday.
CHICAGO | Several defensive lapses by the Cubs spoiled a great performance by starter Travis Wood.
MIAMI | The Cubs squandered too many scoring opportunities Sunday, and missed their chance at a four-game sweep.
Cubs' Dioner Navarro, right, is congratulated by Luis Valbuena after hitting a solo home run against the Miami Marlins in the ninth inning Sunday. The Marlins won 6-4.
MIAMI | Anthony Rizzo wanted a single.
MIAMI | Luis Valbuena wasn't going to let the game go to extras.
MLB Commissioner Bud Selig speaks at a news conference at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati. Selig told the Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday that baseball won't change its schedule to boost the sport's chances of getting back into the Olympics.
HAVANA | There weren't nearly enough birthday candles on hand to do justice to Conrado Marrero, the world's oldest living former Major League Baseball player. So the Cuban hurler had to make do with just one atop the cake Thursday as he celebrated his 102nd birthday at his modest Havana apar…
Conrado Marrero, the world's oldest living former major league baseball player, poses for a photo during his 102nd birthday bash at his home in Havana on Thursday. In addition to his longevity, the former Washington Senator has much to celebrate this year. After a long wait, he finally recei…
CINCINNATI | Another well-pitched game ended in a close loss for the Cubs.
In so many ways, sports can bring out the worst in us.
Grounds crew workers stand on the tarp after a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Los Angeles Angels was postponed by rain, Wednesday in Minneapolis.
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