LaTroy Hawkins

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Chicago Cubs pitcher LaTroy Hawkins yells at home plate umpire Tim Tschida after being escorted to the dugout by manager Dusty Baker (R), coach Gary Matthews (L of Hawkins) and others after being thrown out of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the ninth inning on July 20, 2004 at Wrigley Field. The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 11-8. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: The Six Most Maddening Cubs Closers Ever

It appears that the Cubs may have figured out a solution to their lack of a closer: Just never lead again.

670 The Score–04/18/2014

Starlin Castro. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Hoge: Cubs Were Handed One Last Night By Brewers

Why Brewers manager Ron Roenicke handed the Cubs a win last night, plus thoughts on Tony Campana, the Twins, White Sox and the Stanley Cup Finals

670 The Score–06/15/2011

Chris Sale

Shepkowski: Consider Me ‘Sold’ On White Sox Closer Change

Close games have not gone the White Sox way early in 2011, losing both one-run contests they’ve been in this year after falling 2-1 to the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.

670 The Score–04/12/2011

Carlos Silva

Dorfman: So Long Carlos, It Hasn’t Been Good to Know You

Welcome Carlos Silva to the A & W club. What is the A & W club? It has nothing to do with root beer. The A & W Club is a cabal of athletes who come into a town and prove to be as annoying off the field as they are worthless on it.

670 The Score–03/28/2011