1. Garza Rebounds from Poor Outing, Brewers Win 9-1

    Matt Garza allowed two hits over eight innings to rebound from a horrendous outing and Ryan Braun hit one of three homers for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-1 victory Thursday night...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 days ago 292 reads 0 comments

  2. Rick Renteria: Greg Maddux's Longevity 'A Gift'

    With Greg Maddux's Hall of Fame induction right around the corner, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria shared his thoughts on one of the greatest pitchers of all time...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 days ago 56 reads 0 comments

  3. Pirates Want No Part of Burnett's Player Option, Hurting Trade Chance

    The Phillies and A.J. Burnett wouldn't mind working out a deal for him to go to Pittsburgh, but the Pirates ' interest, believed mild at best, might fall further if Burnett intends to pick up a player option for next year that's likely to be worth $12.

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 4 days ago 626 reads 0 comments

  4. Forget the Record, Cubs Fans Should Be Pleased with the State of the Cubs

    Despite the team's 41-58 record, fans of the Chicago Cubs have quite a few things to be excited about for the remainder of the 2014 season. Yes, that's right. Be excited for the future, Cubs fans...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 4 days ago 4,471 reads 21 comments

  5. Cubs Looking at Cuban of Rusney Castillo

    Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo will be holding a workout this Saturday in Miami and the Chicago Cubs will have a significant presence looking on, including some high-ranking officials, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 days ago 1,032 reads 0 comments

  6. Cubs Try to Trade Struggling Starter Edwin Jackson, Find Few Takers

    The Cubs are trying to trade struggling starter Edwin Jackson, who's slipped badly this year and needs a change of scenery, at least...

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  7. Instagram: Gomez Crashes Interview in Ninja Turtle Suit

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  8. McCutchen Making a Case for an NL MVP Encore

    PITTSBURGH -- One day this week, he met with a 100-year-old woman who cites him as her favorite baseball player. The next, he had lunch and played catch with a 12-year-old cancer patient whose dream was to spend a day with him at PNC Park...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 3,138 reads 0 comments

  9. Team Play, Not Homers, Key to Pirates' Offense

    PITTSBURGH -- On the final two nights of a very successful homestand, there was a mighty strange development at PNC Park, one that provided an answer to people trying to figure out ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 110 reads 0 comments

  10. Gennett Day-to-Day with Tightness in Right Quad

    MILWAUKEE -- As expected, Scooter Gennett was out of the Brewers ' lineup for Wednesday's matchup against Cincinnati , and manager Ron Roenicke said the second baseman is not likely to return for a few days...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 112 reads 0 comments

  11. Jeffress impresses with power stuff in return

    MILWAUKEE -- Starting things off with a 97-mph fastball and wrapping up by hitting triple digits on the radar gun, Jeremy Jeffress made quite a first impression in his second chance with the Brewers ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 117 reads 0 comments

  12. Lohse, Reynolds Spearhead Crew's Sweep of Reds

    MILWAUKEE -- Finishing the sweep was the most important thing on Wednesday for the Brewers , who beat the reeling Reds once again, this time by a 5-1 margin, to strengthen their grip on the National League Central...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  13. Cards Nearing Potential Crossroads with Taveras

    ST. LOUIS -- When the Cardinals summoned top prospect Oscar Taveras from Triple-A Memphis for the second time this season, it came with a promise of playing time but not with the guarantee of it coming every day...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 969 reads 1 comments

  14. Rizzo's Power Numbers Obscure His 'Softer' Side

    CHICAGO -- The National League home run leader must be crushing the baseball this season, right? Anthony Rizzo couldn't have set a career.....

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 4 days ago 221 reads 0 comments

  15. Recovering Cole Exceeds Expectations in Simulated Game

    Gerrit Cole threw 70 pitches β€” about 10 more than expected β€” and mixed in all of his pitches Wednesday during a four-inning simulated game...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 4 days ago 151 reads 0 comments

  16. Ross Looks to Continue Surge in Finale Against Cubs

    With the Padres well back in the National League West and third baseman Chase Headley shipped to New York, the Padres are in need of a spark...

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  17. Cheese Chester Placed on DL After Breaking Foot During Pierogi Race

    Pierogi racing is not for the weak of mind or sinew. Like Tokyo drifting or high-stakes wiener dog racing , it’s a fast and unregulated affair for those with stout dumplings and a flair for danger...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 4 days ago 42,077 reads 47 comments

  18. Pirates Neil Walker Is Gonna Get Paid

    Neil Walker is a popular man in Pittsburgh , some teammates even call him The Mayor. But now the hometown kid is on a mission to make it known that he's the best second baseman in the league...

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  19. Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Make-a-Wish Kid to One-Day-Contract

    No matter your team allegiance, you've got to respect the Pittsburgh's Pirates latest signing β€” 12-year-old Matthew Beichner.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 4 days ago 46 reads 0 comments

  20. St. Louis Cardinals Insider: Oscar Taveras 'In Play' to Land David Price

    The 2014 MLB trade deadline is closing in. Some teams are putting together rosters to propel them into the postseason, while others are selling talent to stock up on prospects...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 days ago 15,785 reads 27 comments

  21. Theo Epstein Stresses Hard Work Remaining

    In the mind of Cubs President Theo Epstein, the National League standings are a cold but more realistic measuring stick than possessing the farm system Baseball America ranks No. 1...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 5 days ago 244 reads 0 comments

  22. Signs Point to a Javier Baez Promotion Soon

    I am wrong about a lot of things when it comes to baseball, but occasionally I do manage to get a few things right...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 5 days ago 964 reads 0 comments

  23. 4 Bold Predictions for Reds at the 2014 Trade Deadline

    The Cincinnati Reds are in the midst of a tailspin. After losing a season-high six consecutive games, the Reds have dropped to 5.5 games back of the first-place Milwaukee Brewers and four games behind the leaders of the National League Wild Card...

    Tyler Grote Written by Tyler Grote about 5 days ago 4,986 reads 8 comments

  24. Cubs Lose While Pondering Future Moves

    Outfielder Jorge Soler has one advantage over Triple-A Iowa teammates Javier Baez and Kris Bryant in their quest to reach the major leagues...

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  25. Cubs Fall Behind Early, Fail to Rally at Home

    CHICAGO -- The San Diego Padres took care of business Wednesday at Wrigley Field, running past the Chicago Cubs 8-3...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 5 days ago 118 reads 0 comments