1. Arismendy Alcantara Making a Name for Himself

    Cubs fans have been so focused on big-name prospects Kris Bryant and Javier Baez, but Arismendy Alcantara might be the first one to debut at Wrigley Field.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 18 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  2. Nationals 3, Brewers 0 - Brewers come up empty against Nationals

    Washington lefthander Gio Gonzalez shut down the Milwaukee Brewers through six innings and Adam LaRoche gave him all the support he needed in a 3-0 victory for the Nationals on Monday night at Miller Park...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 18 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  3. Gonzalez, LaRoche Help Nats Shut Down Brewers 3-0

    Gio Gonzalez combined with three relievers to hold Milwaukee's potent lineup to three hits, and Adam LaRoche hit a three-run homer to help the Washington Nationals beat the Brewers 3-0 on Monday night...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 18 days ago 46 reads 0 comments

  4. Adams' Career-High 6 RBIs Lead Cardinals

    Lance Lynn allowed three hits in eight innings and Matt Adams ignited the offense with two homers and a career-high six RBIs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the slumping Colorado Rockies 8-0 on Monday night...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 18 days ago 406 reads 0 comments

  5. Alvarez's 3-run homer helps Pirates beat Rays 8-1

    Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to back the pitching of Edinson Volquez and lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 18 days ago 197 reads 0 comments

  6. Cardinals Calling Up First-Round Pick Marco Gonzales to Help in Rotation

    Now that Michael Wacha and Jaime Garcia are both on the disabled list with shoulder injuries, the Cardinals are calling up one of their top prospects to help bolster their starting rotation...

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  7. Aramis Overtakes David Wright at Third Base

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  8. Reds Lineup: Phillips (Heel) Sitting vs. Cubs

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  9. Phillips Day to Day with Bruised Right Heel

    CINCINNATI -- Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips came out in the fifth inning of Sunday's series finale against the Blue Jays at Great American Ball Park with a bruised right heel...

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  10. Cincinnati Reds Add Another Power Arm with Carlos Contreras

    A day after the Cincinnati Reds called up Jumbo Diaz and added a 100 MPH arm to their bullpen, they called up from Double-A Pensacola another hard throwing right hander to add to the bullpen...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 18 days ago 264 reads 0 comments

  11. It's Time to Start Using Johnny Cueto Less

    The title says it all. And I know how crazy it seems to suggest that the Cincinnati Reds use less of their best pitcher, who may also be the best pitcher in baseball right now, but that is exactly what they should start finding ways to do...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 18 days ago 126 reads 0 comments

  12. Cardinals Injuries Could Lead to Price Deal

    The St. Louis Cardinals suffered a double dosage of bad news on Sunday as the team placed starters Michael Wacha and Jaime Garcia on the disabled list, Wacha with a stress reaction in his pitching shoulder and Garcia with soreness in his shoulder...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 18 days ago 374 reads 0 comments

  13. Preview: Cardinals at Colorado

    The Rockies have a slim career edge, 91-86, over the Cardinals , although the Rockies never have won a division title in their previous 21 seasons in the league while the Cardinals have won eight in that span...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 18 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  14. Gordon: Calamity Creates Opportunity for Cards

    If the Cardinals were an older team with a competitive window, losing 40 percent of the starting rotation would be a devastating development.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 18 days ago 62 reads 0 comments

  15. Hammel Open to Returning to Cubs If Traded

    CHICAGO -- If and when Chicago Cubs starter Jason Hammel is traded, the 31-year-old right-hander says it doesn't mean he's closing the door on his Cubs career. The would-be free agent is open to returning...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 18 days ago 506 reads 0 comments

  16. Cards Must Make Adjustments

    Three months ago these Cardinals were asked to pose for Valhalla. They were conceded an extravagance of power pitching and the National League 's longest lineup...

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  17. Why Demoting Jason Grilli Was a Smart Move by the Pittsburgh Pirates

    Well, it is about time, and this one was a no-brainer. The Pittsburgh Pirates made a smart move Friday by removing Jason Grilli from his role as the team's closer, as reported by Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 19 days ago 2,042 reads 0 comments

  18. Rick Renteria Defends Late Batting Changes

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria played the matchups in the eighth inning when his team was attempting to comeback from a 2-0 deficit.....

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  19. Position Switch a Key in Junior Lake's Rise

    So much of the attention on the Cubs surrounds their minor-league prospects, even as another prospect develops in the majors.....

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  20. Brewers Finish Successful Road Trip with Another Win

    The kings of the road continue to roll. Riding some early offense, a couple gift-wrapped runs later and another solid performance from their bullpen, the Milwaukee Brewers closed ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 19 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  21. Milwaukee Brewers finish 'weird' road swing through Colorado with narrow win

    In a series filled with strange plays and miscues, it was fitting another blunder by the Colorado Rockies helped the Milwaukee Brewers hold on for a 6-5 victory Sunday to complete their first sweep at Coors Field since 2004...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 19 days ago 102 reads 0 comments

  22. Ramirez Homers to Lead Brewers Past Rockies, 6-5

    Aramis Ramirez homered and drove in two runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers continued their road dominance with a 6-5 win over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 19 days ago 124 reads 0 comments

  23. Ellis Bunt, 4 Relievers Help Cardinals Top Phils

    ST. LOUIS -- Mark Ellis drove in two runs, including the go-ahead score with a bunt, and the St. Louis Cardinals got a scoreless effort from their bullpen to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Sunday...

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  24. Cardinals Place Wacha (Shoulder) on DL

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  25. Pirates slip past Cubs for 2-1 victory

    Brandon Cumpton pitched seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider hit a solo homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Sunday...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 19 days ago 199 reads 0 comments