Report: White Sox Considering Shortstop Ian DesmondJon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports the White Sox are considering Desmond.
Ruggiano Homers, Cubs Cool Off Nationals 7-2Justin Ruggiano homered for the second straight game for the Chicago Cubs, who used another solid outing from Jason Hammel to beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday.
Nationals Manager Matt Williams Involved In Hit-and-Run Live On RadioWilliams was cool under pressure while live on the radio.
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Cubs Beat Strasburg, Nationals 8-2 Jackson (1-5) retired 12 of Washington's first 13 batters and allowed two runs and four hits in 5 1-3 innings. He earned his first win under a $52 million, four-year contract he signed after leaving Washington as a free agent.
Nationals' 6 Home Runs Beat Cubs 11-5Adam LaRoche hit two of Washington's six homers, Ian Desmond had four RBIs and the Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 11-5 on Tuesday night.
Bullpen Blows Lead Again, Cubs Fall To Nats 7-4Carlos Marmol insists it's too soon for him to be frustrated. Cubs fans sure are, though. Adam LaRoche homered and matched a career-high with four hits, and the Washington Nationals again rallied late against Kerry Wood and Marmol, scoring five runs in the eighth to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-4 on Saturday.
Cubs Start Epstein Era With 2-1 Loss To NationalsAs Ryan Dempster left the field at Wrigley to a standing ovation, the Chicago Cubs looked ready to start the Theo Epstein era on a winning note. The cheers didn't last. The lead didn't either.