1. Debate: What Grade Do You Give the Fernando Rodney Trade?

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  2. Cards Finish off Sweep of D-Backs

    PHOENIX • Knowing that closer Trevor Rosenthal was going to be absent from the team for this weekend's series, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny probably handled the eighth inning on Thursday a tad differently than he might have...

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  3. Home Runs, Clutch Relief Help Cards Top D-Backs 5-3

    PHOENIX -- Brandon Moss hit his first home run with St. Louis and Tony Cruz hit his first of the season, leading the Cardinals to a 5-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep...

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  4. Pirates Notebook: Hurdle Mixes and Matches Against Left-Handers

    During a six-game span in which the Pirates will face five left-handed starters, manager Clint Hurdle and his staff dig deep to determine the best lineup...

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  5. Cole Gets 15th Win, Pirates Top Marlins 2-1

    Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night...

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  6. Watch: Cervelli Gets Quick Hook, Hurdle Defends Him

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  7. Kris Bryant in the Outfield Opens Up Options for Cubs

    SAN FRANCISCO – In what might be a Rookie of the Year season, Kris Bryant has shown surprising speed for a 6-foot-5 slugger and better-than-expected defense at third base...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 hours ago 412 reads 0 comments

  8. Cubs Make Changes in Bullpen as Starter Dan Haren Struggles

    SAN FRANCISCO – The Chicago Cubs acquisition of reliever Fernando Rodney from the Seattle Mariners might feel a little like throwing a deck chair off the titanic as the team's ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 hours ago 341 reads 0 comments

  9. Alvarez's Solo Homer

    Pedro Alvarez leads off the 4th inning with a long home run to straightaway center field, extending the Pirates ' lead to 2-0.....

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  10. Cubs Can't Match Madison Bumgarner, Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO – Madison Bumgarner and Clayton Kershaw are the kind of big-time pitchers the Cubs will have to go through in the playoffs...

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  11. Reds' Castellini Frustrated, but Says Price's Job Is Safe

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  12. Maddon: Fowler Has 'Shot' to Return Friday

    X-rays of Fowler's shin on Wednesday were negative, and his status for the upcoming series against the Dodgers is questionable...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 16 hours ago 96 reads 0 comments

  13. Fowler Sits Again, Szczur in CF

    Manager Joe Maddon overloaded Thursday's lineup with right-handed hitters against the Giants ' Madison Bumgarner for the Cubs series finale in San Francisco...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 16 hours ago 32 reads 0 comments

  14. For St. Louis Cardinals, Key to Youngsters' Success Is Simple: Just Be Yourself

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 16 hours ago 73 reads 0 comments

  15. Andrew McCutchen on Track for Career Year

    MIAMI -- It may be hard to believe, but Andrew McCutchen -- with a little help from his friends -- has found a way to take his offensive game to another level this season...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 16 hours ago 70 reads 0 comments

  16. Rosenthal Has 2nd Straight 40-Save Season

    PHOENIX -- A year after becoming the fifth Cardinals pitcher to complete a 40-save season, Trevor Rosenthal moved into even rarer company by joining Lee Smith as the only closers in franchise history with two...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 16 hours ago 22 reads 0 comments

  17. Pirates Notebook: For Mark Melancon, It's About Winning

    Francisco Cervelli was the first player to catch Mark Melancon in the New York Yankees minor league system in 2006. Back then he threw hard and had a heavy sinker...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 16 hours ago 11 reads 0 comments

  18. Cardinals, Jays May Get Wainwright, Stroman Back in September

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  19. Piscotty's Profile Problem (or Lack Thereof)

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 17 hours ago 142 reads 0 comments

  20. Fowler Sits Again, Szczur in CF

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 18 hours ago 70 reads 0 comments

  21. Pirates Prospect Tyler Glasnow Getting Promoted in September?

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 18 hours ago 116 reads 0 comments

  22. Starlin Castro Believes This Cubs Season Has Made Him Stronger

    This isn't the breakthrough season Starlin Castro envisioned for the Cubs . A three-time All-Star shortstop would have pictured being in the middle of it all when Wrigley Field started rocking again...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 19 hours ago 129 reads 0 comments

  23. Veteran LeCure Dispenses Advice to Young Starters

    Before rookie left-hander John Lamb spoke to the media following his loss on Tuesday, he sat in a chair next to reliever Sam LeCure, who was talking to him about his outing...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 20 hours ago 13 reads 0 comments

  24. BAR: Who Will the Reds Call Up in September?

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 20 hours ago 85 reads 0 comments

  25. Chicago Cubs Coaches Wear Medieval Armor in Dugout

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 20 hours ago 322 reads 0 comments