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  1. Podcast: C John Baker describes relief win


    ESPNChicago's Jesse Rogers talks with Chicago Cubs catcher John Baker, who was the winning pitcher and scored the winning run in Tuesday's 16-inning marathon against the Colorado Rockies. Click here for more audio from ESPN Chicago....

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  2. Starlin Castro fly in 16th shakes Rockies, ends Cubs' longest gam...

    Catcher John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  3. Friday's five things you need to know

    Eric Karabell

    Before any games commence this weekend the focus will be in Boston as the Red Sox return home to Fenway Park for the first time since the horrific events earlier in the week during the Boston Marathon. There will be plenty of good baseball that will ...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  4. Rockies-Diamondbacks Preview

    Rockies-Diamondbacks Preview

    Preview | October 02, 2012
  5. Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, A.J. Pierzynski among best bets for...

    Mike Sheets

    Mike Sheets unveils his lineup for Week 19 of Baseball Challenge, focusing on players finally turning it on after struggling all year.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  6. Carlos Pena, Josh Hamilton, Miguel Cabrera among best bets for We...

    Mike Sheets

    Mike Sheets offers lineup suggestions for Week 2 of Baseball Challenge.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction:Rockies 3, White Sox 2

    Doug Padilla

    DENVER -- The White Sox dropped another marathon, losing 3-2 on Tuesday to the Colorado Rockies in 13 innings. How it happened: Troy Tulowitzki scored from first base on a bloop single to center to give the Rockies the victory. Brent Lillibrid...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  8. Three Giambi bombs for streaky Rockies

    Jerry Crasnick

    PHILADELPHIA -- Yes, we know the Major League Baseball season is a marathon and not a sprint, but the Colorado Rockies sure spent a lot of time in spring training obsessing over their form in the starting blocks. After going 40-57 over the past four ...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  9. Dealing with the grind helps at end of marathon

    Doug Glanville

    Players who understand how to handle the pace of a 162-game season are usually the ones who have the most stamina to finish strong.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2010
  10. Rockies rescued by Helton's sac fly in 15th after stranding 20 ba...

    The Rockies blew a three-run lead in the eighth inning Sunday, then watched Todd Helton rescue them with a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the 15th that gave Colorado a 4-3 win over the San Francisco Giants.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 04, 2010
  11. MLB -- Behind the Bets -- Strategies for betting on baseball

    Chad Millman

    Baseball, with its marathon regular season, has been largely seen as a professional bettor's game. But you can get in on the action, too. Chad Millman, with the help of American Sports Analysts co-founder Mike Merlet, shows you how.

    Blog | Conversation | May 13, 2010
  12. Colorado Rockies' Ubaldo Jimenez's no-hitter mirrors his career a...

    Buster Olney

    In throwing the first no-hitter in Rockies team history Saturday, Ubaldo Jimenez demonstrated how he's grown as a player. Plus, a few notes on Cal Ripken's job prospects with the Orioles and a recap of the 20-inning Mets-Cardinals marathon.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2010
  13. Fernando Rodney gets Opening Day closer nod

    AJ Mass,

    AJ Mass has the latest from spring training, including Jim Leyland giving Fernando Rodney the nod as the Tigers' closer on Opening Day and Huston Street reportedly earning the same job in Colorado.

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2009
  14. Martin pushes run across in 13th to turn back Rockies

    Russell Martin drove in the winning run with a 13th-inning sacrifice fly to help the Dodgers beat the Rockies 8-7 Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 26, 2008
  15. Rockies-Astros Preview

    Rockies-Astros Preview

    Preview | April 19, 2008
  16. Tulowitzki, Rockies rebound from long night in San Diego with eas...

    A quick nap was all Troy Tulowitzki needed to bounce back from Thursday night's 22-inning marathon in San Diego.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 18, 2008