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  1. Rapid Reaction: Braves 10, Cubs 7

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Cubs lost 10-7 to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday in the first-half finale. Here's a quick look at the game. How it happened: Like Edwin Jackson on Saturday, Travis Wood didn't fool the Braves much as they scored seven times in the fir...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  2. Cubs announce top of second-half rotation

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- At least one thing is known about the Chicago Cubs for the start of the second half of the season next Friday in Arizona. Edwin Jackson, Travis Wood and Jake Arrieta will start the three games against the Diamondbacks before the Cubs come ...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  3. Morning Briefing: Bobby Bonilla check day

    Adam Rubin

    Kent Horner/Getty ImagesBobby Bonilla gets cut a check for $1.19 million on Tuesday, as he will every July 1 through 2035.ATLANTA FIRST PITCH: It's payday for Bobby Bonilla. Back near the end of Bonilla's playing days, the Mets agreed to pay hi...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Braves 5, Mets 3

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Jeurys Familia had been nearly automatic of late as the primary setup man to Jenrry Mejia, tossing nine straight scoreless innings and posting a 0.71 ERA since May 25. Even the best have hiccups. Entrusted with a two-run lead, Famili...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  5. Pirates clinch as Samardzija learns

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- It's not something Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija or his teammates want to see: back-to-back days on which their opponent is celebrating a playoff berth on the Cubs' home field. The Atlanta Braves did it on Sunday and the Pittsbu...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  6. Cubs put Braves' celebration on hold

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The best laid plans of pennant-bound teams must defer to certain detours along the way. The Atlanta Braves with a magic number of one, were unable to hold on to a late lead, losing 3-1 to the Cubs. First baseman Anthony Rizzo drove in t...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  7. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Braves 1

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs scored three late runs to overtake the Atlanta Braves for a 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field. How it happened: The Braves were on the cusp of winning the National League East division. Their magic number ...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  8. Bits: Josmil Pinto continues to rake

    Eric Karabell

    Perhaps it's a Minnesota thing. Major league catchers are hitting a disappointing .247 this season, with a .703 OPS, but the Minnesota Twins laugh at that number. Their catchers are hitting .305 with a .867 OPS. Three-time batting champion Joe Mauer,...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  9. Second-half rankings reactions: Pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    It didn't take my Twitter followers long to realize that I had ranked pitchers in the ESPN Fantasy midseason rankings a bit lower than my colleagues. Yes, that's by design. My list of those making their living throwing the baseball started with Los A...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  10. Cubs 2012 recaps: Starting pitching

    Doug Padilla

    With the 2012 season finally over, Doug Padilla reviews the Cubs by position this week, beginning with the starting pitchers. CHICAGO -- For one month, anyway, the Chicago Cubs had their act together and it was the starting pitching that led the w...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  11. Cubs make unflattering history in defeat

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Just how bad of a mashing did the St. Louis Cardinals put on Cubs starter Travis Wood on Friday? Consider it historic and not just because Wood tied a Cubs record by giving up five home runs in an outing. As it turns out, it is the fi...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  12. Seeking long-term sleeper, bust pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    I went into the 2012 season thinking Tampa Bay Rays right-hander James Shields was about as safe as could be for fantasy owners and left-hander Matt Moore was a breakout star capable of taking home top rookie pitcher honors. Instead, these guys enter...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  13. Josh Johnson, Tim Hudson, Tom Milone look like solid options over...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell seeks out some upcoming pitching sleepers and busts based on their projected schedule for the next four weeks.

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  14. SweetSpot's NL players to see

    ESPN.com staff

    First the SweetSpot network took on the AL teams. Now they look at the NL. Which players are bloggers most excited to watch this season, and why? Arizona Diamondbacks: Justin Upton Upton was finally healthy for an entire season in 2011, and met...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  15. Alex Liddi a future AL-only option

    Eric Karabell

    • Seattle Mariners third baseman Alex Liddi, the first Italian-born-and-raised player in the big leagues, smacked his first home run Monday. Liddi, 23, hit 30 home runs at Triple-A Tacoma, and although he strikes out too much, his power look...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  16. Alex Liddi of Seattle Mariners hits first major league home run, ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps the biggest fantasy news from Monday's games, including a big homer from Omar Infante.

    Blog | Conversation | September 20, 2011