If Shelby Miller reaches his potential, he’ll be just another superstar to come up through the Cardinals’ ranks.
The sellout crowd in the Miami Marlins’ new ballpark cheered the introduction of their starters, who were accompanied by women dressed as Latin showgirls. There was another roar for Muhammad Ali, who delivered the first pitch. Then Kyle Lohse and the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals went to work, and the place grew quiet.
The never-ending Theo Epstein compensation saga that was reportedly resolved Wednesday is still ongoing.
The Cubs acquired first baseman prospect Jair Bogaerts from the Red Sox Thursday to complete the compensation deal for Theo Epstein.
General manager Jed Hoyer was glad that this four-month story finally came to a conclusion.
In a dismal filled baseball season for the White Sox, the ovation that Mark Buehrle received when he came off the field Tuesday night had to be the hi-lite.
A day after leaving the Cubs’ 5-4 loss to the Nationals in Washington, Marcos Mateo was placed on the 15-day disabled list.
The Cubs reportedly called up Chris Carpenter from Double-A Tennessee and sent Casey Coleman down to Triple-A Iowa Tuesday.
Albert Pujols hit a game-ending homer in extra innings for the second straight day, beating the Chicago Cubs with a leadoff shot in the 10th inning of the St. Louis Cardinals’ 3-2 victory on Sunday.
Chicago dropped game one to St. Louis 6-4.
Springtime brings the annual battle between a baseball fan’s heart, and his head. Hope tries, often successfully, to defeat reason as possibilities are envisioned.
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter had his spring training debut cut short when left the game with a hamstring injury, but he doesn’t think it will keep him out for very long.