Levine: Winning Comes With A Price For CubsJason Motte is headed to the DL after a heavy workload out of the bullpen.
Cubs Place Jorge Soler, Jason Motte On DLChicago has recalled infielder Tommy La Stella and left-handed reliever Zac Rosscup.
Behind The Plate: Cubs Reliever Gives Back To Cancer PatientsWhen Cubs reliever Jason Motte lost a loved one to cancer, his life took on new meaning.
Levine: Cubs Learning How To Win Together "Everybody around here now expects to win," Welington Castillo says.
Levine: Motte Could Add Veteran Leadership In Cubs BullpenNot too long ago Jason Motte was pitching in the World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals. Today, Motte is making his way back from injury and hoping to re-establish himself as a quality bullpen man again.
Levine: Jason Motte Could Pay Big Dividends For CubsAfter elbow problems, Motte has signed a one-year, $4.5-million deal with the Cubs.
6 Baseball Players With Beards Like 19th Century PresidentsStyles always come back. But who knew the bushy beards of 19th Century presidents would take over Major League Baseball?
Beltran Sub Boosts Cardinals In Game 3Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer after subbing for an injured Carlos Beltran and the St. Louis Cardinals chased Matt Cain before a 3½ hour rain delay in the seventh inning of a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants for a 2-1 series lead Wednesday night.
Beltran, Freese Hit 2-Run HRs, Cards Beat GiantsBoosted by two-run homers from proven postseason stars Carlos Beltran and David Freese, and 5 1-3 innings from a steady bullpen, the wild, wild-card St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.
Cardinals Beat Cubs To Stay On Pace For 2nd NL Wild Card SpotKyle Lohse and the St. Louis Cardinals won for the sixth time in seven games, holding their lead in the NL wild-card race with a 6-3 win Sunday over the Chicago Cubs.
La Russa's Call Gone Wrong This will go down as one game Cardinals manager Tony La Russa would like to forget in his 33-year career in the big leagues.
Pujols, Cardinals Take Wild Ride To World Series David Freese hit a three-run homer in the first and manager Tony La Russa turned again to his brilliant bullpen for seven sturdy innings as St. Louis captured its 18th pennant with a 12-6 victory over the bumbling Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday night.