Preview: Cubs-PiratesJake Arrieta opposes A.J. Burnett tonight at PNC Park.
Staying Loyal To Slumping Players Can Bury Your Fantasy Baseball TeamStaying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he's going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.
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Navarro Lifts Cubs To 4-3 Victory Over PiratesPinch hitter Dioner Navarro had a game-ending sacrifice fly in the 11th inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
Burnett Takes No-Hitter Into 8th, Blanks Cubs 5-0A.J. Burnett took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Neil Walker drove in five runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 5-0 after the Cubs traded ace Ryan Dempster on Tuesday.
Granderson, Burnett Help Yankees Beat Tigers 10-1 Curtis Granderson made two spectacular catches against his former team and A.J. Burnett came through when the Yankees needed him most, leading New York past the Detroit Tigers 10-1 Tuesday night to send their AL playoff series back to the Bronx for a decisive Game 5.
Konerko To Miss Third Straight StartWhite Sox first baseman Paul Konerko is once again out of the lineup Wednesday and will miss his third straight start.
Granderson, Gardner Lead Yankees Over Cubs 4-3Curtis 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.