1. Bob Costas Throws Twice After Royally Botching First Pitch at Cardinals Game

    You know what’s a real indication of the decline of Western civilization ? Bob Costas double-dipping at the first-pitch altar. The longtime NBC Sports personality stepped up to deliver the honorary toss before Tuesday night’s St...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 7 days ago 21,094 reads 33 comments

  2. Strauss: Struggling Taveras Is a Work in Progress

    The Cardinals moved all-in on Oscar Taveras on July 31. They strongly suspect he will grow into something special but right now would settle for merely good.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 206 reads 0 comments

  3. Szczur's Skill Set a Need for Winning Team

    CHICAGO -- There's still a place in baseball for the Matt Szczurs of the world, and as the Chicago Cubs look to become a contending team, he might become even more valuable.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 481 reads 0 comments

  4. Veteran Mentor Is High on Cubs' Shopping List

    NEW YORK — By now, anybody who follows the Cubs has heard the front office's vow to aggressively pursue pitching over the next two winters to catch up to the quality of young Cubs hitters believed to be coming down the pipeline...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 995 reads 0 comments

  5. What's Brewing? Lack of Depth an Issue for Brewers

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  6. Milwaukee Brewers Starter Continues Impressive Run

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  7. Jim Henderson Has Successful Surgery

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  8. Mark Reynolds, Lyle Overbay Have Upgraded Milwaukee Brewers at First Base

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 8 days ago 91 reads 0 comments

  9. Johnny Cueto Faces Significant Hurdles in Snagging Deserved MLB Ace Megadeal

    In the middle of a Cy Young-worthy season, Cincinnati Reds ace Johnny Cueto is having a career year. In related news, Johnny Cueto has some pretty poor timing...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 days ago 8,687 reads 10 comments

  10. Goofiest Rain Delay Ever -- SF Giants Fall to Cubs 2-0

    Chicago — The Giants lost 2-0 Tuesday night in a game that was called after 4 1/2 innings, and they were furious with how it was handled by the Cubs .....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 8 days ago 175 reads 0 comments

  11. WATCH: Cubs Rizzo, Baker Sing in Dugout During Delay

    While the situation may have gotten a little tense at Wrigley Field during a bizarre four-hour rain delay, John Baker and Anthony Rizzo decided to try and lighten the mood a bit.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 8 days ago 227 reads 0 comments

  12. Brewers Beat Blue Jays, 6-1, Behind Mike Fiers

    Utilizing their all right-handed lineup, the Milwaukee Brewers kick off a brief two-game interleague series tonight with the Toronto Blue Jays at Miller Park. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 8 days ago 47 reads 0 comments

  13. Phenomenal Fiers Flummoxes Canucks, Brewers Win 6-1

    Mike Fiers picked up right where he left off with a strikeout to Jose Reyes. He got a flyout before issuing a walk to Jose Bautista. It wouldn't hurt the Brewers as he immediately proceeded to strike out Edwin Encarnacion on 3 pitches...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 8 days ago 104 reads 0 comments

  14. J.J. Hoover Apologizes to Reds Fans After HBP Ends Game

    Entering the game with a 4-4 tie in the ninth inning, Reds reliever J.J. Hoover needed to post some zeroes to get his team to extra innings...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 8 days ago 215 reads 0 comments

  15. Will MLB's Most Under-the-Radar Rotation Shine in Pennant Race Pressure?

    When you think about the 2014 Milwaukee Brewers , you probably think about their improbable rise to the top of the National League Central. Or maybe you think about their potent offense, which has scored the second-most runs in the NL...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 days ago 5,292 reads 10 comments

  16. Pirates Must Rely on Big Reinforcements

    This is a big week for the Pittsburgh Pirates , perhaps even a defining week. Monday night's loss to the Atlanta Braves was their sixth straight...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 8 days ago 121 reads 0 comments

  17. Cards Rally Again with Late Heroics over Reds

    There were more late-inning theatrics for the Cardinals on Tuesday, as they scored once in the eighth to tie and once in the ninth to win, beating the floundering Cincinnati Reds 5-4 at Busch Stadium...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 8 days ago 50 reads 0 comments

  18. Reds' Bullpen Blows Lead, Game to Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS -- Wins are never easy for the Reds to come by in Busch Stadium, but the degree of difficulty was way up Tuesday night. The weary bullpen -- minus closer Aroldis Chapman -- was called upon to protect a lead for 3 2/3 innings...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 8 days ago 19 reads 0 comments

  19. Video: Bob Costas Throws a 50 Cent-Like 1st Pitch, Gets a Do-over

    Broadcaster Bob Costas was probably hoping his first pitch got edited out in post-production. Fortunately for all of us, the internet doesn't work that way.....

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  20. Cardinals Top Reds 5-4 on Walk-off HBP

    ST. LOUIS -- Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 8 days ago 169 reads 0 comments

  21. Fiers and Brewers Dominate Blue Jays in 6-1 Win

    MILWAUKEE -- Mike Fiers pitched seven dominant innings and Jonathan Lucroy and Aramis Ramirez each had a pair of doubles as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 on Tuesday night...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 8 days ago 81 reads 0 comments

  22. Henderson out 4 Months After Shoulder Surgery

    At least Brewers reliever Jim Henderson had a smile on his face Tuesday as a tough 2014 season came to a formal end.....

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  23. Henderson out 4 Months After Shoulder Surgery

    RHP Jim Henderson underwent right shoulder cleanup surgery today in Florida (Dr. James Andrews). Expected 4-month rehab...

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  24. Kris Bryant Doubles in Return to Lineup for AAA Iowa

    Cubs third base prospect Kris Bryant sent a scare through the organization on Saturday when he had to leave a game at Triple-A Iowa with pain in his left big toe. But all is well with the budding superstar...

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  25. Cardinals' Thoughts Continue to Be with Ferguson

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