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Sox squander lead in loss to Yankees

Sox squander lead in loss to Yankees

NEW YORK | Martin Prado hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the White Sox on Friday night.

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Arrieta leads Cubs past Orioles

Arrieta leads Cubs past Orioles

CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta said he enjoyed running into some of his old Orioles teammates before Friday's game at Wrigley Field.

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Cubs win suspended game, lose nightcap

Cubs win suspended game, lose nightcap

CHICAGO | Buster Posey went 4 for 4 with his 14th homer, leading Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory over the Cubs on Thursday night.

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Giants win ruling, crush the Cubs

Giants win ruling, crush the Cubs

CHICAGO | Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.

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Avisail Garcia shines in Sox loss

Avisail Garcia shines in Sox loss

CHICAGO | Nelson Cruz took the major league lead with his 33rd home run and the surging Baltimore Orioles completed a three-game sweep of the White Sox with a 4-3 win Wednesday night.

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Video blackouts impede baseball online

LAPORTE | Major League Baseball shows what can be done right when it comes to making its games available on the Internet. It also underscores frustrations fans have with online sports coverage in general: The business of sports is set up to f…

August 20, 2014 1:57 pm

Abreu homers in White Sox loss

Abreu homers in White Sox loss

CHICAGO | Chris Tillman threw eight strong innings and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles won their third in a row, beating the White Sox 5-1 Tuesday night.

August 19, 2014 10:07 pm

Orioles hit 3 homers in 8-2 win over White Sox

CHICAGO | Nick Markakis hit a two-run homer and prevented one with a leaping catch in right field, and Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy each added a solo shot to power the Baltimore Orioles past the White Sox 8-2 Monday night.

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Hendricks, Baez help Cubs beat Mets 4-1

NEW YORK | On days Kyle Hendricks is on the mound, he can count on Javier Baez, his buddy from the minor leagues, for plenty of run support.

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IdealSeat tracks best foul ball spots for fans

IdealSeat tracks best foul ball spots for fans

The Cubs fan found the ideal seat at Wrigley Field almost by accident, sitting in the sunniest of spots along the left-field line and finding a friendly vendor to bring some nachos for his buddy. He even caught a foul ball that day.

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Castro's homer in 9th lifts Cubs over Mets 2-1

NEW YORK | Starlin Castro gave Mets fans a firsthand tease of the two-way talent that has so many of them eager to see him in a New York uniform.

August 17, 2014 6:45 pm

Gillaspie grand slam helps White Sox beat Jays 7-5

CHICAGO | Conor Gillaspie leads the White Sox with a .311 batting average, and on Sunday the third baseman led them to a win with a rare burst of power.

August 17, 2014 6:30 pm

Bullpen falters again in Sox loss

Bullpen falters again in Sox loss

CHICAGO | Melky Cabrera's two-run double in the seventh inning lifted the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-3 victory over the White Sox on Saturday night.

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Mets pull away early from Cubs

Mets pull away early from Cubs

NEW YORK | Wilmer Flores provided a spark with his bat and glove, leading Jonathon Niese and the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Cubs on Saturday night.

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Sox offense on display in victory

Sox offense on display in victory

CHICAGO | Jose Abreu had three singles and three RBIs to increase his major league-leading total to 89, and the White Sox had 17 hits in an 11-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.

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Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

BALTIMORE | Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners.

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Cubs squander early lead in loss

Cubs squander early lead in loss

NEW YORK | Zack Wheeler struck out 10 in a gritty performance, Eric Campbell hit a three-run homer and the Mets beat the free-swinging Cubs 3-2 Friday night.

August 14, 2014 10:00 pm

Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

BALTIMORE | Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has seen competiti…

August 14, 2014 8:05 pm

Jackson's struggles continue in Cubs' loss

Jackson's struggles continue in Cubs' loss

CHICAGO | Cubs starter Edwin Jackson said he was thinking about things he shouldn't have been during Chicago's 6-2 loss Thursday to the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Seattle's arms trending toward record season

Seattle's arms trending toward record season

SEATTLE | This is how good Felix Hernandez has pitched in making himself the clear leader for a second Cy Young award.

August 14, 2014 6:51 pm

Baez, Rizzo homer in Cubs' win

Baez, Rizzo homer in Cubs' win

CHICAGO | Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.

August 13, 2014 11:10 pm

Disputed call leads to White Sox loss

Disputed call leads to White Sox loss

SAN FRANCISCO | White Sox manager Robin Ventura repeatedly kicked dirt over home plate, screamed and pointed his finger at umpires during an epic protest.

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Commissioner candidates make pitches ahead of vote

Commissioner candidates make pitches ahead of vote

BALTIMORE | The three candidates in Major League Baseball's first contested election for a new commissioner in 46 years made presentations to the 30 teams Wednesday, a day ahead of the vote.

August 13, 2014 6:20 pm

Hendricks shuts down the Brewers

Hendricks shuts down the Brewers

CHICAGO | Rookie Kyle Hendricks pitched 7 1-3 innings of six-hit ball in his third consecutive win, and the Cubs cooled off Wily Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers with a 3-0 victory on Tuesday night.

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Beckham's RBI single lifts Sox to win

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August 12, 2014 11:00 pm

First-place Royals? Better start to believe it

First-place Royals? Better start to believe it

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | When the Royals rolled out of bed Tuesday morning and glanced at the standings, they saw something that hadn't been the case since many of them were in junior high school.

August 12, 2014 12:12 pm

Mariners beat White Sox 4-2

Mariners beat White Sox 4-2

SEATTLE | Even though they no longer play in the same division, White Sox starter John Danks is still being haunted by Austin Jackson.

August 10, 2014 8:00 pm

Cubs avoid sweep with 3-2 victory over Rays

Cubs avoid sweep with 3-2 victory over Rays

CHICAGO| Anthony Rizzo was responsible for two of Chicago's 17 strikeouts Sunday. He also had the biggest hit of the game for the Cubs.

August 10, 2014 7:30 pm

Sox break losing streak with extra-inning win

Sox break losing streak with extra-inning win

SEATTLE | Conor Gillespie's RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning helped the White Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

August 09, 2014 11:00 pm

Jeter takes over sixth on all-time hit liist

Derek Jeter passed Honus Wagner on the career hits list with 3,431, getting an infield single in the sixth inning Saturday of the Yankees' 3-0 loss to the Indians.

August 09, 2014 10:00 pm

Rays pitchers stymie Cubs offense

Rays pitchers stymie Cubs offense

CHICAGO | As soon as he stepped on the mound, Jake Odorizzi went on the attack. And nobody could stop him.

August 09, 2014 8:00 pm

Quintana, Sox fall to Mariners

Quintana, Sox fall to Mariners

SEATTLE | Mike Zunino hit a three-run homer, Hisashi Iwakuma pitched seven innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the White Sox 4-1 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.

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Cubs bow to Rays in extra innings

Cubs bow to Rays in extra innings

CHICAGO | Cubs fans got a chance to see the franchise's next star in person.

August 08, 2014 8:36 pm

Baez hits 2 HRs, drives in 4 as Cubs beat Rockies

Baez hits 2 HRs, drives in 4 as Cubs beat Rockies

DENVER | The Cubs' future looks bright even if their present is a little disappointing.

August 07, 2014 6:41 pm

Sale tagged again by Rosales, Sox fall to Texas

Sale tagged again by Rosales, Sox fall to Texas

CHICAGO | There aren't many hitters who can claim to have Chris Sale's number.

August 06, 2014 6:47 pm

Arrieta roughed up in Cubs loss

Arrieta roughed up in Cubs loss

DENVER | Carlos Gonzalez homered, doubled and singled in his return to the lineup, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a five-game losing streak with a 13-4 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday night.

August 05, 2014 11:10 pm

Texas offense lights up Danks

Texas offense lights up Danks

CHICAGO | Robinson Chirinos homered twice and Colby Lewis pitched a six-hitter to lead Texas to a 16-0 rout of the White Sox, the largest shutout victory in Rangers' history.

August 05, 2014 11:00 pm

Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty

Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty

MIAMI | The former clinic owner accused of selling performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez has agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors called a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute steroids to both major league ballplayers and high …

August 05, 2014 3:28 pm

Cardinals' Rosenthal leads majors with 34 saves

ST. LOUIS | Trevor Rosenthal's fastball tickles the triple digits, he has developed a nasty change-up and keeps his cool.

August 04, 2014 10:41 pm

White Sox lose 16-3 to Gibson, Twins

White Sox lose 16-3 to Gibson, Twins

CHICAGO | White Sox manager Robin Ventura went to his bullpen over and over again, and the Twins kept scoring.

August 03, 2014 8:30 pm

Coghlan's HR leads Cubs to 7-3 win over Dodgers

Coghlan's HR leads Cubs to 7-3 win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES | The Cubs haven't had many highlights to savor this season. Winning a series against the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers has to be right up there.

August 03, 2014 8:30 pm

Lester wins A's debut, Gomes backs him to beat K.C.

Lester wins A's debut, Gomes backs him to beat K.C.

Jon Lester won his Oakland debut while pitching into the seventh inning and Jonny Gomes got two hits during an eight-run burst in his return to the Athletics as they beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 Saturday.

August 02, 2014 11:00 pm

Cubs start road trip with victory

Cubs start road trip with victory

LOS ANGELES | Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits over seven innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and scored three runs, and the Cubs beat Los Angeles 8-2 on Friday night, snapping the Dodgers' six-game winning streak.

August 01, 2014 11:00 pm

Sox rally in eighth to edge the Twins

Sox rally in eighth to edge the Twins

CHICAGO | Jose Abreu reached base five times while extending his hitting streak to 21 games, and the White Sox scored four runs in the eighth inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 10-8 on Friday night.

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Lester ready to help lead A's back to playoffs

Lester ready to help lead A's back to playoffs

OAKLAND, Calif. | Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.

August 01, 2014 8:11 pm

Cespedes, Craig at Fenway after trade flurry

Cespedes, Craig at Fenway after trade flurry

BOSTON | If Yoenis Cespedes didn't know much about the Boston Red Sox while growing up in Cuba, he found the perfect person to teach him all about the history of the franchise and its ballpark.

August 01, 2014 7:50 pm

Tigers make big trade; White Sox win game

Tigers make big trade; White Sox win game

DETROIT | With the trade deadline minutes away, Austin Jackson saw a replacement on the top step of the dugout and realized what was happening.

July 31, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry

Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry

Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.

July 31, 2014 7:35 pm

Arrieta pitches Cubs past Rockies

Arrieta pitches Cubs past Rockies

CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta did quite well without his best stuff.

July 31, 2014 6:37 pm

Cubs fall to Rockies in extra innings

CHICAGO | Brandon Barnes hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cubs 6-4 on Wednesday night.

July 30, 2014 10:15 pm
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