Former White Sox hitting coach Greg Walker admitted that players were affected by the drama last season and said there was a sentiment in the clubhouse that the coaching staff should never have come back for 2011.
Now, according to a USA Today report, Walker will have a second chance as the hitting coach for the Atlanta Braves.
“Pathetic” is the only word to describe the collapse of the Boston Red Sox. And they won’t get any sympathy from Chicago Cubs fans.
A benchwarmer hitting .108 saves Tampa Bay. A $142 million star lets it slip away for Boston. A rookie closer falters in Atlanta. An ace delivers for St. Louis.
Never in the long history of Major League Baseball has any team held a lead in September of eight games or more for a postseason berth and failed to clinch.
Atlanta’s Brian McCann hit a three-run homer in the first and a solo shot in the seventh for his eighth career multi-homer game.
Alfonso Soriano homered, Randy Wells pitched effectively into the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Craig Kimbrel tied a major league rookie record with his 40th save, Jason Heyward hit his first career grand slam, and the Atlanta Braves hung on to win their sixth straight, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Tuesday night.
All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro was back leading off for the Chicago Cubs against Atlanta on Tuesday after sitting out a game because he wasn’t paying attention in the field as a pitch was thrown.
Jair Jurrjens pitched in and out of trouble for 6 1-3 innings, Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 Monday night for their fifth straight win.
The Chicago Cubs stopped Dan Uggla’s 33-game hitting streak and rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 on Sunday.
The latest entry in Dan Uggla’s improbable hitting streak was not enough for Atlanta as Starlin Castro and Darwin Barney each had four hits to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Braves 8-4 on Saturday night.
Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade says Carlos Zambrano cleaned out his locker and “walked out” on the team after giving up five homers in Friday night’s 10-4 loss to the Atlanta Braves.
Dan Uggla belted a pair of solo homers off Carlos Zambrano to extend his hitting streak to an Atlanta-record 32 games and lead the Braves to a 10-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
There’s a chance the White Sox could have an opening for Dayan Viciedo, but the outfielder might not be ready.
Steve Stone believes the next 12 games — all against AL Central opponents — will decide whether the White Sox are buyers or sellers.
Could White Sox outfielder Carlos Quentin be headed to the Atlanta Braves? Speculation says it’s possible.
Baseball can be dangerous, especially from the rogue foul balls flying toward the fans. One danger that isn’t heard of that often is losing an eye from a foul ball. CBSSports is reporting that a minor-league coach had been hit by a line drive and lost an eye.
Multiple sources are reporting Wednesday that the Cubs are close to shipping Derrek Lee to the Braves. It’s believed that the Cubs would get some combination of minor leaguers in return. While Lee declined to […]
According to media reports the Chicago Cubs are close to finalizing a deal that would send Derrek Lee to the Atlanta Braves.