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CHICAGO | Jose Abreu hit a pair of run-scoring singles against Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, and the White Sox beat the Indians 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a season-high, seven-game losing streak
CINCINNATI | Skip Schumaker drove in a pair of runs with a double and a single on Wednesday night, and the Cincinnati Reds withstood Jorge Soler's first-at-bat homer and his RBI single for a 7-5 victory over the Cubs.
CHICAGO | Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding White Sox on Tuesday night.
CINCINNATI | Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months, leading the Cubs to a 3-0 victory over Johnny Cueto and the Reds on Tuesday night.
Tsuyoshi Wada was disappointed he didn't pitch better when he was in the Baltimore Orioles organization.
Chris Coghlan finally solved Bud Norris with a bases-loaded triple in a four-run second inning, leading the Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on a soggy Saturday at Wrigley Field.
NEW YORK | Alejandro De Aza lost a flyball in the sun. Carlos Sanchez failed to handle a grounder in front of second base. Scott Carroll gave up a couple of costly walks.
CHICAGO | Rick Renteria knew all about Chris Coghlan's career numbers against Bud Norris, and felt he was playing too well to take him out of the lineup.
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.
CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta said he enjoyed running into some of his old Orioles teammates before Friday's game at Wrigley Field.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
SEATTLE | This is how good Felix Hernandez has pitched in making himself the clear leader for a second Cy Young award.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO | White Sox manager Robin Ventura repeatedly kicked dirt over home plate, screamed and pointed his finger at umpires during an epic protest.
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.
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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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.
SEATTLE | Even though they no longer play in the same division, White Sox starter John Danks is still being haunted by Austin Jackson.
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.
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.
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.
CHICAGO | As soon as he stepped on the mound, Jake Odorizzi went on the attack. And nobody could stop him.
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.
CHICAGO | Cubs fans got a chance to see the franchise's next star in person.
DENVER | The Cubs' future looks bright even if their present is a little disappointing.
CHICAGO | There aren't many hitters who can claim to have Chris Sale's number.
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.
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.
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 …
ST. LOUIS | Trevor Rosenthal's fastball tickles the triple digits, he has developed a nasty change-up and keeps his cool.
CHICAGO | White Sox manager Robin Ventura went to his bullpen over and over again, and the Twins kept scoring.
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.
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.
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