1. 5 Pittsburgh Pirates Minor Leaguers Who Will See Time in the Majors This Year

    The Pirates have not gotten off to the kind of start they would like to have in 2014, going 9-13 in their first 22 games. Batters throughout their lineup have struggled, and a number of pitchers have had difficulty getting outs...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 40 minutes ago 15 reads 0 comments

  2. Who's Next to Close for Cubs?

    CHICAGO -- Hector Rondon, come on down. You should be the next contestant on who's going to close games in the ninth inning for the Chicago Cubs .....

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  3. Brewers Bats Wake Up to Beat Padres 5-2

    MILWAUKEE -- Jean Segura hit a three-run homer, and the Milwaukee Brewers broke out of an offensive slumber at home to support Kyle Lohse in a 5-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night...

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  4. Wrigley Field at 100: Help Wanted for Cursed Cubs

    Forget the rally caps and break out the party hats. Wrigley Field celebrates its 100th birthday today. Ernie Banks will be there. What's a Friendly Confines celebration without Mr...

    Mike Bass Written by Mike Bass about 16 hours ago 21,972 reads 95 comments

  5. Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen Provides Glimmer of Hope Tuesday Night

    Two former teammates matched up Tuesday night as Cincinnati Reds ' pitcher Johnny Cueto defeated Edinson Volquez and the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pa...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 14 hours ago 256 reads 0 comments

  6. Selig Comes out Swinging for Cubs in Rooftop Battle

    Commissioner Bud Selig came out swinging Wednesday on behalf of the Ricketts family, which he believes is being treated unfairly by the Chicago media in their battle with rooftop owners...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 hours ago 121 reads 0 comments

  7. Cubs Say Sammy Sosa Must Make Amends Before Being Welcomed Back

    The Cubs are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first game at Wrigley Field on Wednesday afternoon, but noticeably absent from the ceremony was Sammy Sosa. He was not invited despite being ballpark's all-time home run king...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 hours ago 46 reads 0 comments

  8. Comparing the Cardinals' 2014 Lineup to the 2011 Championship Lineup

    As the St. Louis Cardinals head back to Busch Stadium for the team’s second homestand of the year, columnists are already questioning whether they can live up to the hype...

    Corey Noles Written by Corey Noles about 16 hours ago 1,409 reads 3 comments

  9. Let's Not Forget the Federals as Wrigley Rings in 100

    As any baseball fan, Chicagoan, or news junkie knows, today is the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game played at venerable Wrigley Field...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 10 hours ago 56 reads 0 comments

  10. Davis, Pirates Gear Up to Face Red-Hot Simon

    The Pirates ' acquisition for struggling first baseman Ike Davis didn't send shockwaves across baseball, but it has made manager Clint Hurdle's little corner of the world -- namely his bench -- better...

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  11. Martin, Snider Appealing Suspensions

    PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates ' Travis Snider and Russell Martin are appealing the suspensions handed down to them on Tuesday by Major League Baseball for their involvement in Sunday's altercation with the Brewers ...

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  12. Oscar Taveras Changes Agencies

    Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras has changed agencies yet again, according to a report from Jesse Sanchez of MLB .com (via Twitter). Taveras will now be represented by Dan Lozano and Brian Mejia of MVP Sports Group...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 12 hours ago 66 reads 0 comments

  13. Jon Jay Is Making the Most of His Early Opportunities

    When the Cardinals traded David Freese (and Fernando Salas) for Peter Bourjos (and Randal Grichuk) in the offseason, most people believed the move signified the beginning of the end for Jon Jay's tenure as the team's starting center fielder...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 12 hours ago 16 reads 0 comments

  14. Taveras 'Day to Day' After Rolling Left Ankle

    NEW YORK • Oscar Taveras' first start of the season in center field for Class AAA Memphis ended when he got to first base in the seventh inning Monday night.....

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  15. Cubs Looking for Best Player Available in Draft

    Ratings of the top players in the June amateur draft have fluctuated in the past two months with high school pitchers Brady Aiken and Tyler Kolek rising past several college pitchers in the eyes of several talent evaluators...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 15 hours ago 206 reads 0 comments

  16. Theo Thinking Bigger Than Wrigley's 100th: 'Losing Sucks'

    It seems like the Cubs spend all their time either talking up the future or trying to sell memories of Wrigley Field. That's why Theo Epstein should put his quote up on a big banner above the marquee as a reminder: “LOSING SUCKS...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 15 hours ago 82 reads 0 comments

  17. Adam Wainwright Injury: Updates on Cardinals Pitcher's Knee and Return

    There is no such thing as a good injury in sports, but some injuries are more concerning than others. It doesn’t get much more worrisome than a hurt ace pitcher for an MLB team...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 6,761 reads 1 comments

  18. Stephen Piscotty Is More MLB-Ready Prospect Than Oscar Taveras

    The St. Louis Cardinals once again face the enviable problem of having too much depth in the minor leagues. Last year it was too many young arms; this year, it’s outfielders...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 day ago 5,610 reads 5 comments

  19. Why It May Be Time for the Pittsburgh Pirates to Look for a New Closer

    For the majority of the 2013 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates had one of the most reliable closers in the game in Jason Grilli . Now, after the team's first 20 games in 2014, it may not be too early to make a change...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 1 day ago 1,958 reads 6 comments

  20. MLB System Check: St. Louis Cardinals

    The St. Louis Cardinals System Check video offers a quick overview of the team's farm system, addressing its strengths and weaknesses and how it can improve moving forward...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 day ago 504 reads 0 comments

  21. Padres Outlast Brewers in 12 Innings

    Offensive frustration was the name of the game Tuesday night as the Milwaukee Brewers and San Diego Padres took turns putting fans to sleep at Miller Park...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 1 day ago 83 reads 0 comments

  22. Cubs' Olt Ready for More Playing Time

    It might be the first breakaway from the platoon system, but Mike Olt's performance Tuesday night earned him another start at third base and perhaps for an extended period...

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  23. Cardinals Get Enough to Beat Mets Behind Wainwright, Win 3-0

    Game 2 in New York moved quickly Monday, clearing three innings in just more than 40 minutes. In part it was due to Adam Wainwright's four-hitter...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 1 day ago 66 reads 0 comments

  24. Cueto Pitches Reds by Pirates 4-1

    PITTSBURGH -- Johnny Cueto tossed his second three-hitter against the Pittsburgh in a week and the Cincinnati Reds eased past the struggling Pirates 4-1 on Tuesday night...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 1 day ago 126 reads 0 comments

  25. City: Cubs Need Special Permit for Remote Parking Lot

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