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Manager Rick Renteria #16 of the Chicago Cubs (R) takes out starting pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada #67 during the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies on July 28, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wada Earns 1st MLB Win As Cubs beat Rockies

Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first big-league win, pitching seven strong innings Monday night as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1.
Anthony Rizzo drove in two runs to back Wada (1-1).

07/28/2014

Gordon Beckham #15 of the Chicago White Sox congratulates teammates Conor Gillaspie #12 on scoring a run against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning of the game on July 26, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sale Shuts Down Twins In 7-0 Win

Chris Sale tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in eight dominant innings, Alexei Ramirez hit his 10th homer, and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 7-0 on Saturday night for their third straight win over the Twins.

07/26/2014

John Danks #50 of the Chicago White Sox delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on July 25, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Abreu Hits 30th HR, White Sox Beat Twins 9-5

Jose Abreu hit his major league-leading 30th homer and drove in three runs, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Minnesota Twins 9-5 on Friday night.

07/25/2014

Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals slides safely into third base as Luis Valbuena #24 of the Chicago Cubs stands nearby on July 25, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Overtake Cardinals In 7-6 Victory

Luis Valbuena hit a decisive two-run homer in the seventh inning Friday, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to hand the St. Louis Cardinals the fourth straight loss, 7-6.

07/25/2014

(L-R) 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Electees Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine visit at The Empire State Building on January 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame

Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.

07/25/2014

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7 Athletes Who Have Bizarre And Unusual Superstitions

We all know athletes have a ritual, routine, tradition or whatever you want to call it leading up to games. However, these 7 athletes have the most bizarre and unusual superstitions in the game.

07/25/2014

Hector Noesi #48 of the Chicago White Sox delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on July 24, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Noesi Leads White Sox To 5-2 Victory Over Twins

Hector Noesi (5-7) gave up two runs, struck out three and walked one in an impressive performance. Alexei Ramirez added two hits and an RBI for Chicago and Jake Petricka went one inning to pick up his fifth save in six chances.

07/24/2014

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10 Players Who Could Get Traded At MLB Trade Deadline

With the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, it’s time to see who could potentially be on the move in late July.

07/24/2014

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9 Athletes Over 50 Who Are Still Better Than You

Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.

07/24/2014

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5 MLB Players Who Could Make It In The WWE

By Adam W. Bloom Have you ever found yourself wondering if certain athletes could excel in other professions?  After recently watching a WWE match and a baseball game  – I found myself asking that very […]

07/24/2014

Tyler Flowers #21 of the Chicago White Sox dives safely back to third base as Danny Valencia #19 of the Kansas City Royals takes the throw in the 2nd inning at U.S. Cellular Field on July 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

White Sox Hang On To Beat Royals 3-1

Chris Sale pitched seven effective innings in his first outing since the All-Star break and Adam Dunn had two RBIs and scored a run to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-1 victory over the slumping Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

07/21/2014

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Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

07/21/2014

Catcher Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros (R) tags out Adam Eaton #1 of the Chicago White Sox as Eaton tried to tag up and score from third base on a fly ball hit by Alexei Ramirez during the first inning at U.S. Cellular Field on July 18, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

White Sox Beat Astros 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) – Slump-ridden Tyler Flowers drove in the go-ahead run with a seventh-inning double, and four Chicago pitchers retired the final 22 batters to lift the White Sox to a 3-2 victory over the […]

07/18/2014

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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.

07/16/2014

Derek Jeter in his final All-Star Game appearance. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Levine: TV Money Makes ASG Format Change Unlikely

Ratings may be dropping, but advertising dollars are still there.

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Back-To-Back HR Derby Champ Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.

07/15/2014

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10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises

Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.

07/14/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 13: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up before their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014 in Oakland, California.

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2014 MLB All-Star Game

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know about the game.

07/14/2014

Catcher Yan Gomes #10 of the Cleveland Indians waits for the throw as Leury Garcia #28 of the Chicago White Sox scores during the fourth inning at Progressive Field on July 11, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Indians Top White Sox 7-4

Corey Kluber allowed four runs in six innings, and Nick Swisher hit a two-run homer in the fifth, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 7-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.

07/11/2014

Chris Coghlan #8 of the Chicago Cubs dives across the plate to score a run in the 3rd inning against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field on July 11, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Edge Past Braves 5-4 In Ninth

CHICAGO (AP) — Justin Ruggiano hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning Friday that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves 5-4. Arismendy Alcantara singled with two outs off Jordan […]

07/11/2014

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