SCGT

Articles filed under Baseball

Show 21-40 of 13,106 « previous next »
  • Abreu’s 30th homer blasts Sox past Twins 9-5 Jul 26, 2014 12:51 AM
    Manager Robin Ventura is no longer surprised when Jose Abreu hits a long home run or does something else spectacular. Abreu hit his major league-leading 30th homer and drove in three runs, leading the White Sox past the Minnesota Twins 9-5 on Friday night. "I think we're past the point of unexpected with him," Ventura said. "You just expect him to be in the middle of things when it's happening."

     
  • Cubs climb out of 3-0 hole and best rival Cardinals Jul 25, 2014 9:15 PM
    No matter how bleak things have looked for the Cubs this season, manager Rick Renteria has been consistently positive, noting how his team always "grinds." The Cubs did just that Friday in a 7-6 victory over the Cardinals before the largest crowd of the season at Wrigley Field.

     
  • Long games don’t bother Renteria Jul 25, 2014 10:41 PM
    There's no doubt the pace of baseball games has slowed these days, often to a crawl. The Cubs are big offenders, but manager Rick Renteria said many factors contribute to the length of games and that good pitching and defense speed things up.

     
  • Boomers take 11-10 victory Jul 25, 2014 12:02 AM
    The host Schaumburg Boomers secured a wild 11-10 victory over the Traverse City Beach Bums in the opener of a series on Thursday night.

     
  • Cougars hold on for 5-3 win Jul 25, 2014 12:03 AM
    Despite owning the lead for basically the entire game, the Cougars pulled out a close victory over the Silver Hawks by a score of 5-3 in front of 10,163 at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark Thursday evening. The Cougars (21-11, 66-36) guaranteed another series victory at home and can sweep South Bend (19-13, 59-42) on Friday.

     
  • Hampshire star's major-league dream comes true with Padres Jul 24, 2014 6:26 AM
    There's talking about living the dream, and then there's actually doing it. Jake Goebbert is doing it. After over 2,000 at-bats in the minor leagues the Hampshire graduate finally got his opportunity to wear a major league baseball uniform a little over a month ago wtih the San Diego Padres. “For every child who has a dream I can say chase it and believe in yourself,” said Goebbert.

     
  • 31 special things about Greg Maddux Jul 25, 2014 3:35 PM
    Did you know Greg Maddux led the National League in innings pitched for five consecutive seasons? With Maddux heading into the baseball hall of fame this weekend, we look back at his career with 31 thoughts, facts, moments and memories of No. 31.

     
  • Noesi, Eaton lead White Sox past Twins, 5-2 Jul 25, 2014 12:12 AM
    An impressive start from Hector Noesi was just a couple of pitches away from being something really special. Noesi allowed three hits over 7⅔ innings, and Adam Eaton had three hits and two RBIs to lead the White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

     
  • Cubs' struggles continue in 13-3 loss Jul 24, 2014 11:50 PM
    Things went from bad to ridiculous for the Cubs on Thursday night at Wrigley Field. Facing the worst-hitting team in baseball, Cubs pitchers allowed 14 hits in a 13-3 loss to the San Diego Padres. Before the game, manager Rick Renteria talked of needing veteran pitchers Edwin Jackson and Travis Wood to step up in the wake of the July 4 trade of starters Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland. The Cubs are 3-13 since that trade.

     
  • Renteria says Castillo miscue out of character Jul 24, 2014 9:29 PM
    Cubs catcher Welington Castillo heard boos from the Wrigley Field crowd Wednesday night, when he failed to run out a ground ball back to the pitcher in the sixth inning. The pitch jammed Castillo and seemed to startle him, but it also looked like he gave up once it went to the pitcher. Castillo has not been a player known for those kinds of plays.

     
  • Maddux reflective as Hall induction nears Jul 25, 2014 8:20 PM
    As he looked around the hotel the last 24 hours, running into Hall of Famer after Hall of Famer, Greg Maddux was struck by the comparison. He never threw 97 mph and never employed the devastating breaking pitch that could leave hitters buckled and beaten. Maddux did it with his mind.

     
  • White Sox drop ball in 2-1 loss to Royals Jul 23, 2014 4:48 PM
    Mike Moustakas scored the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning when White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers couldn’t handle a throw home and the Kansas City Royals beat the Sox 2-1 Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.

     
  • Joliet Catholic stops Prospect’s summer surge Jul 24, 2014 12:07 AM
    Summer ended a day to soon for Prospect. Joliet Catholic’s Drake Fellows had a two-out single to left in the bottom of the seventh to eliminate the Knights 3-2 in the semifinals of the Lawler Summer Classic on Wednesday at Benedictine University in Lisle.

     
  • Olt takes news of demotion well Jul 23, 2014 7:31 PM
    Cubs president Theo Epstein and manager Rick Renteria said third baseman Mike Olt took well the news that he had been sent to Class AAA Iowa after Tuesday night's game. Olt batted .139 and struck out nearly 40 percent of the time with the Cubs this season.

     
  • Major happenings in the Cubs minors Jul 23, 2014 11:39 PM
    While it's been hard to look at the Cubs much of this season, the minor leagues have been must-follow. A pair of key prospects earned promotions this week, and team president Theo Epstein talked about it Wednesday.

     
  • Upon return, Sox figure to look a lot different Jul 23, 2014 9:05 PM
    With the nonwaiver trade deadline coming next week, beat writer Scot Gregor wonders how different the White Sox' roster will look when they return home from a seven-game road trip. The Sox (48-54) wrapped up their homestand Wednesday with a 2-1 loss to the Royals.

     
  • Konerko says Thomas was always ‘dialed in’ Jul 23, 2014 7:38 PM
    As Frank Thomas prepares to enter the Hall of Fame on Sunday, former White Sox teammate Paul Konerko raved about all the work Thomas put in and his ability to make adjustments and avoid lengthy slumps.

     
  • Boomers host ‘Human Interaction Night’ July 26 Jul 22, 2014 6:59 PM
    Leave the phone at home (or at least turn it off) for the Schaumburg Boomers’ “Human Interaction Night” at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 26 when the defending Frontier League champions square off against the Traverse City Beach Bums.

     
  • Prospect earns state semifinal berth Jul 22, 2014 7:37 PM
    Prospect is proving to be a tough out in the Lawler Summer Classic. The Knights got a measure of vengeance against the team that dealt them a first-round loss in the double elimination tournament by beating St. Laurence 4-2 Tuesday afternoon at Benedictine University in Lisle. The win puts the Knights (26-6-1) into the state semifinals of the tourney run by the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association.

     
  • Rizzo hits 2 homers as Cubs beat Padres 6-0 Jul 22, 2014 10:10 PM
    Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak. Rizzo staked Hendricks to a 2-0 lead in the third inning with a solo homer.

     
Show 21-40 of 13,106 « previous next »
Latest Video

MostViewed

Today
Yesterday
Most Commented
Top Jobs

    View all Top Jobs Place a job ad

    MarketsReport

    DHExtras

       
    • Newspaper next section - Newspaper next section Report card checker - report card checker
    • Dh innovation award 2 - Dh innovation award 2 Zillow /real estate page
    • Discuss refer On Guard series
    • Newspaper archives -- Monday or anyday Mike North

    FacebookActivity

    BusinessDirectory

    Connect with a business or service in your area fast. First select a town, then enter a search term or choose one of the listed popular searches:

    Don't see your town listed? Visit our full directory to begin your search.