Aug 22, 2010 14:33 EDT
Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella said Sunday that he will retire after four seasons guiding his Major League Baseball club following Sunday's afternoon game against Atlanta.
Aug 20, 2010 14:39 EDT
Ex-Cub Derrek Lee changes clubhouses to make debut with Braves. After seven mostly happy years with the Chicago Cubs, first baseman Derrek Lee has returned to the site of his favorite memory as a ballplayer: the tiny visiting clubhouse at historic Wrigley Field.
Aug 19, 2010 17:39 EDT
Venable uses bat, legs to lead Padres past Cubs 5-3. Will Venable hit a two-run single in the seventh inning and the San Diego Padres rallied to beat the Cubs 5-3 Thursday, completing their first four-game sweep of Chicago in their 42-year history.
Aug 19, 2010 06:07 EDT
Braves bulk up for playoff race, acquire first baseman Derrek Lee from Cubs for prospects. Derrek Lee passed up the chance to get on the fringe of the playoff race. Now he's right in the middle of it. The NL East-leading Atlanta Braves bulked up for the pennant chase Wednesday, acquiring the slugging first baseman from the Chicago Cubs for three minor league pitchers.
Aug 18, 2010 19:27 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Atlanta Braves acquired two-time All Star first baseman Derrek Lee from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for three minor league pitchers, the teams said on Wednesday.
Aug 15, 2010 18:59 EDT
First-place Padres extend NL West lead to 3 1/2 games over Giants after beating San Francisco 8-2. Yorvit Torrealba homered and Miguel Tejada hit a two-run single to back Wade LeBlanc, and the first-place San Diego Padres took a key series from the San Francisco Giants with an 8-2 victory Sunday.
Aug 15, 2010 14:07 EDT
Reds' Joey Votto ejected in 1st for disagreeing with called strike. Reds first baseman Joey Votto was ejected by plate umpire D.J. Reyburn after disagreeing with a called strike in the first inning Sunday, his fourth ejection in the past two seasons.
Aug 11, 2010 10:02 EDT
OT losers in back-to-back bowl games, Northwestern looks to come away with postseason win. Pat Fitzgerald was bound for Los Angeles on a recruiting trip a few days later when he finally watched that play.
Aug 07, 2010 16:42 EDT
Drew Stubbs snaps slump, hits tiebreaking HR, leads Reds past Cubs 4-3. Drew Stubbs hurt the Chicago Cubs again, hitting a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and driving in a pair of runs to lead the surging Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 victory Saturday.
Aug 04, 2010 11:16 EDT
Field of dreams: 'Crazy' fan's backyard Fenway Park in Vermont has become a charity hit. Pat O'Connor loved baseball so much he just had to have his own Fenway Park.
Jul 27, 2010 17:49 EDT
On a summery day, Capitals and Penguins preview NHL's showcase Winter Classic. Mike Knuble teed up a puck on a wooden platform a few inches above Heinz Field's green grass and lofted a perfectly placed wrist shot between the uprights.
Jul 27, 2010 16:04 EDT
Ho hum, another no-hitter: Rays RHP Matt Garza throws latest gem in Year of Pitcher. Five no-hitters ? two of them perfect games ? and another gem that was spoiled by an umpire.
Jul 21, 2010 18:41 EDT
Jason Michaels' two-run double in 12th sends Houston Astros to 4-3 victory over Chicago Cubs. Pinch-hitter Jason Michaels delivered a two-out, two-run double in the top of the 12th inning and the Houston Astros hung on to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Wednesday.
Jul 17, 2010 22:32 EDT
Edinson Volquez impressive in return from elbow surgery, Reds rout Rockies 8-1. Edinson Volquez gave a throwback performance in his return from elbow surgery, allowing only three hits over six innings Saturday night, and the Cincinnati Reds cracked four homers for an 8-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
Jul 10, 2010 19:23 EDT
Cubs get 6 innings from Gorzelanny and HRs from Ramirez, Soto in 7-3 win over Dodgers. Tom Gorzelanny won for the second time in three starts after spending almost all of last month in the bullpen, and the Chicago Cubs got home runs from Aramis Ramirez and Geovany Soto in a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday.
Jul 09, 2010 06:08 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - Baseball season is here with travel website Cheapflights.com (www.cheapflights.com) coming up with a list of the top 10 U.S. cities to see the pros play. This list is not endorsed by Reuters.
Jun 30, 2010 17:12 EDT
Brad Lincoln pitches Pirates past punchless Cubs 2-0. Brad Lincoln pitched seven strong innings for his first major league win, Garrett Jones had a key RBI double and the Pittsburgh Pirates continued their mastery of the Chicago Cubs with a 2-0 victory Wednesday.
Jun 24, 2010 14:15 EDT
Stanley Cup will take ride in Chicago Gay Pride Parade, a rare first for well-traveled trophy. The Stanley Cup, which has been on more adventures than perhaps any other piece of championship hardware, will make its first appearance in a gay-themed event this weekend.
Jun 23, 2010 14:14 EDT
With TVs in the break room, some small businesses accommodate, even encourage World Cup fever. At Kilkenny House, workers are peering out of the kitchen, catching glimpses of World Cup games on the restaurant's TV screens. At Edmunds.com, employees and their bosses are gathered in a large room to watch.
Jun 17, 2010 17:43 EDT
Kosuke Fukudome hits RBI single in bottom of 9th inning to lift Cubs over Athletics 3-2. Kosuke Fukudome, benched recently due to a slump at the plate, singled to start a tying rally in the eighth inning before driving in the winning run with another single in the ninth to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday.