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Rookie Rizzo Lifts Cubs Past Mets

CHICAGO (AP) _ Anthony Rizzo had two hits and drove in the go-ahead run in his first game with the Chicago Cubs, who rallied for a 5-3 victory over the sliding New York Mets on […]


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No Help for Daisuke

By ANDREW SELIGMAN   AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) _ Ryan Dempster pitched four-hit ball over seven shutout innings, and the Chicago Cubs hung on to beat team president Theo Epstein’s former club, topping the struggling […]


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Sox Beef Up Outfield In Trade With Cubs

The Boston Red Sox acquired center fielder Marlon Byrd from the Chicago Cubs on Saturday in an attempt to shore up their injury-plagued outfield and reverse an early season slide.


Theo Epstein (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/AP Photo)

Red Sox, Cubs Announce Compensation For Epstein

The Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs finally announced a deal Tuesday that settles a four-month dispute over what Boston should get as compensation when Epstein left for Chicago.


Theo Epstein (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/AP Photo)

Former Red Sox GM Ready To Talk Deals With Yankees

Brian Cashman and Theo Epstein said that after years of being on opposite sides of baseball’s most bitter rivalry, they are looking forward to being able to make deals with one another.


Theo Epstein (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/AP Photo)

Will Theo Epstein Be Next Sox Departure?

Could Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein be the next one out the door?


D.J. Carrasco, Josh Stinson (Bill Kostroun/AP Photo)

‘Ruff’ Bark In Park For Mets

Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago Cubs past the New York Mets 5-4 after blowing a three-run lead in the eighth Saturday.


Nick Swisher

Swisher Powers Yanks in 10-4 Rout of Cubs

Nick Swisher is laughing again, and he had plenty of reasons for his big smile Sunday night.


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Yanks Sacrifice Bodies And Flies To Beat Cubs 3-2

Curtis Granderson hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly
in the sixth inning and Brett Gardner made a terrific play in the
outfield to lead the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the
Chicago Cubs on Saturday.


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Ivy Poison For Yanks At Wrigley

By JAY COHEN,  AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) _ Mark Teixeira saw a couple changeups that went up and away. Curtis Granderson said it was inside, outside and down in the zone the entire game, […]