| Jul 11, 2008
| 7:35 PM
For decades, a starting pitcher's routine at Wrigley Field has included walking out and seeing which way the flags are blowing.
Jason Marquis couldn't have liked what he saw on a sweltering Friday morning.
"The wind was blowing out during [batting...
| Jul 22, 2008
| 10:30 PM
With two on and two outs in the third inning on Tuesday night, Aramis Ramirez dug in to face Arizona right-hander Yusmeiro Petit. He didn't look especially comfortable.
He hasn't for almost a month now.
But Ramirez got hold of a 2-1 fastball, sending...
| Jul 27, 2008
| 8:00 PM
It's enough to drive Cubs fans batty.
In six losses since the All-Star break, Cubs bats have produced a total of eight runs.
But in their four victories, they have scored 34 runs, including Sunday's 9-6 come-from-behind victory over Florida.
| Aug 1, 2008
| 7:53 PM
Were the Cubs suffering from a post-Milwaukee hangover in Friday's 3-0 loss to Pittsburgh, or would things have been different if they had been able to play a night game at Wrigley Field?
The question can't be answered, but the Cubs are hoping to do...
| Jun 8, 2009
| 2:57 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jason Marquis took the NL lead with his eighth win and Troy Tulowitzki homered for the first time in nearly a month, helping the Colorado Rockies complete their first sweep in St. Louis with a 5-2 win over the Cardinals on Monday....
| Jun 13, 2009
Chris Iannetta broke a tie with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and the Colorado Rockies ran their winning streak to 10, beating the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Saturday night.
Clint Barmes also drove in a run with a fly ball in a two-run ninth inning...
| Jun 25, 2009
ANAHEIM -- The Dodgers weren't the only Southland team with a superstar slugger who has been missing in action for much of the season.
Vladimir Guerrero hardly resembled himself recently, even before he sheared his trademark dreadlocks. He had lost his...
| Jul 1, 2009
The Dodgers' Chad Billingsley pitched well Tuesday night in his quest to become the National League's first 10-game winner.
Unfortunately for the right-hander and the Dodgers, they faced the Colorado Rockies' Jason Marquis, who pitched -- and hit -- even...
| Jul 2, 2009
The 50-game suspension of Manny Ramirez ended on the day the Dodgers became the first team to win 50 games this season -- and with the Dodgers' top standing in the National League, little changed from the day he was banned.
After squeaking past the...
| Jul 5, 2009
| 3:09 PM
Albert Pujols will be in a familiar spot when St. Louis hosts the 80th All-Star game. Boston knuckleballer Tim Wakefield is headed for a brand new situation.
Pujols was the leading vote-getter in balloting for the Midsummer Classic announced Sunday by...
| Jul 6, 2009
| 8:10 PM
DENVER (AP) — Jason Marquis pitched eight innings for his major league-leading 11th win and Todd Helton's RBI double in the first provided the only run the Colorado Rockies needed in a 1-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday night.