| May 10, 2007
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves did it again with two outs.
Kelly Johnson came through with a two-out, bases-loaded triple
in the sixth inning, and Tim Hudson and the Braves closed a long
homestand with a 5-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on...
| May 8, 2007
ATLANTA (AP) -- Unlike last year, Chris Young solved the Atlanta
Young struck out eight in six innings, and the San Diego Padres
beat the Braves 4-2 Monday for their fifth win in six games.
Last year, Young went 0-1 against the Braves in two...
| Sep 17, 2008
Kerry Wood knew there were only a few things that could happen Tuesday night when he faced Milwaukee slugger Prince Fielder with a one-run lead in the ninth, the tying run on third and two men out.
Fielder already had hit two home runs, including one off...
| Sep 17, 2008
| 8:39 PM
The Milwaukee Brewers overcame the loss of injured starter Ben Sheets and, boosted by Prince Fielder's three-run double, beat the Cubs 6-2 Wednesday night to end a five-game losing streak.
Sheets left after two innings because of tightness in his right...
| Sep 28, 2008
The Cubs will have a chance to knock Milwaukee out of the playoffs in Sunday's regular-season finale at Miller Park, or they can grease the skids for the Brewers to get in.
After Ted Lilly pitched six no-hit innings Saturday in the Cubs' 7-3 victory,...
| Apr 29, 2008
| 10:33 PM
After winning eight of their first nine games without Alfonso Soriano in the lineup, the idea that Soriano's absence was beneficial to the Cubs gained acceptability in some quarters.
"Listen, if we hadn't been winning, they'd say, 'Boy, these guys really...
| May 6, 2008
| 9:04 PM
With the Cubs in the middle of their annual May malaise, it was left to Carlos Zambrano to right the ship Tuesday night at Great American Ball Park.
Zambrano did exactly what Lou Piniella needed him to do, throwing eight shutout innings to lead the...
| Jul 29, 2008
| 10:42 PM
Brewers manager Ned Yost was asked before Tuesday night's game whether the Cubs would get a huge psychological lift if they beat Ben Sheets after handling CC Sabathia on Monday.
"Psychological lifts evaporate about the first of August," Yost replied....
| Apr 3, 2009
| 4:34 PM
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
CHICAGO CUBS (97-64, 1st)
MANAGER: Lou Piniella (3rd season)
PAYROLL: $145 million
X-FACTOR: Isn't combustible Milton Bradley, now on his sixth team, the only choice for this category everywhere he goes?
BEST CASE: A deep...
| Jul 13, 2009
MILWAUKEE -- First, there were the questions about the pitching, particularly the bullpen. Then, there were the concerns about how the team would respond with Manny Ramirez out of the lineup for 50 games.
Sunday, the Dodgers answered another question...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 9:39 PM
Torii Hunter was in the Angels' dugout when a Seattle fan asked the three-time All-Star and nine-time Gold Glove outfielder for his favorite athlete.
"Michael Jordan," Hunter said, "in baseball? Griffey and Kirby Puckett."
Then Hunter played like his...