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Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers follows through on an RBI double scoring teammate J.D. Martinez during the fourth inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on August 29, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Verlander Leads Tigers Past White Sox 7-1

The contending Tigers won for the fifth time in six games. Chicago has lost nine of 10.

08/30/2014

Jhonny Peralta #27 of the St. Louis Cardinals attempts to turn a double play over Jorge Soler #68 of the Chicago Cubs in the second inning at Busch Stadium on August 29, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Soler’s 2 HRs, Baez Double Send Cubs Past Cards

Jorge Soler hit two homers and fellow rookie Javier Baez had a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning off All-Star reliever Pat Neshek as the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Friday night.

08/29/2014

Michael Bourn #24 of the Cleveland Indians scores as Tyler Flowers #21 of the Chicago White Sox takes the throw during the first inning on August 28, 2014 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Surging Indians Beat White Sox, 3-2

Alexei Ramirez had two hits for the White Sox, and John Danks (9-9) pitched six solid innings.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2014

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All 9 Consecutive Yankee Hits Off Of Tigers’ David Price

On Wednesday night, the New York Yankees faced off against against the ever so dominant David Price and collected 9 consecutive hits in the third inning. Every Yankee in the batting order got a hit off of David Price last night at Comerica Park.

08/28/2014

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5 MLB Players That You Didn’t Know Defected From Cuba

In light of the Boston Red Sox signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, let’s take a look at other MLB players who defected from Cuba.

08/25/2014

Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers is congrtaulated by Elvis Andrus at Minute Maid Park on August 10, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

6 Times Elvis Andrus And Adrian Beltre Proved They’re Best Friends

If you didn’t know by now, Texas Rangers’ Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre are pretty tight. From their back-and-forth banter to fooling each other on the field, there’s no pair more fun to watch. Need proof?

08/25/2014

Trey Hondras of Jackie Robinson West is greeted by teammates after hitting a two-run homer against Las Vegas on Saturday. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Levine: Jackie Robinson West A Good Baseball Story

The attitude and quality of play of these Little Leaguers was absolutely special.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2014

Chris Coghlan #8 of the Chicago Cubs slides safely into third base against the Baltimore Orioles during the second inning on August 23, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Coghlan Helps Cubs Beat Orioles 7-2

Rick Renteria knew all about Chris Coghlan’s career numbers against Bud Norris, and felt he was playing too well to take him out of the lineup.

08/23/2014

John Danks #50 of the Chicago White Sox pitches in the second inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 22, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Rally To Beat White Sox

Chicago (59-69) fell a season-high 10 games under .500.

08/22/2014

Jake Arrieta #49 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning on August 22, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Arrieta Leads Cubs To 4-1 Victory Over Orioles

The Orioles traded pitcher Jake Arrieta to Chicago in a multi-player deal during last season.

08/22/2014

Arismendy Alcantara #7 (L) and Matt Szczur #41 of the Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the San Francisco Giants in a resumed game at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The game was initially called off in the early morning hours of August 20 over a protest from the Giants. Major League Baseball accepted the Giants' appeal, ruling the delay was caused by a mechanical failure of the tarp and changing the status of the game from cancelled and completed with a Cubs 2-0 win to a suspended game. The Cubs defeated the Giants 2-1. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Chicago Wins 2-1 As Cubs, Giants Finish Suspended Game

After two days, the first upheld protest in nearly 30 years and another rain storm, the Chicago Cubs finally completed a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in a suspended game on Thursday night.

08/21/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

A Cubs grounds crew member pushes water off the infield after a tarp malfunction caused the infield to get soaked in Tuesday's game against the Giants. After a protest by San Francisco, the game will be resumed in the fifth inning Thursday afternoon. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Report: Giants Have Officially Filed Protest Following Tarp Chaos

It’s a long shot, with San Francisco contending Wrigley’s tarp is a “mechanical field device.”

CBS Chicago–08/20/2014

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6 Great MLB Celebrations Involving Gatorade

No celebration is complete without a Gatorade shower.

08/19/2014

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5 Fantastic Plays By A Ballgirl

An ode to the girls who who protect and serve the foul ball line spectators.

08/19/2014

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5 Epic Manager Meltdowns In Baseball

In honor of Joe Mikulik’s ridiculous rant here are five of the most epic manager meltdowns in baseball history.

08/19/2014

Jordan Danks #20 of the Chicago White Sox can't make a catch on Steve Pearce (not pictured) of the Baltimore Orioles during the fifth inning on August 18, 2014 at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Orioles Hit 3 Homers In 8-2 Win Over White Sox

Nick Markakis hit a two-run homer and prevented one with a leaping catch in right field, and Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy each added a solo shot to power the Baltimore Orioles past the Chicago White Sox 8-2 Monday night.

08/18/2014

MLB commissioner-elect Rob Manfred. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Lyons: Commissioner-Elect Manfred Has Long To-Do List

Most notably, baseball needs to connect with the younger generation.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2014

Arismendy Alcantara #7 of the Chicago Cubs misses a ball hits a by Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets resulting in two runs scored in the sixth inning during their game on August 16, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets Beat Cubs 7-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Wilmer Flores provided a spark with his bat and glove, leading Jonathon Niese and the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. Juan Lagares […]

08/16/2014

Wrigley Field rooftops. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Unfazed By Rooftops Suit

The Cubs saw this coming, and don’t seem worried about it one bit.

670 The Score–08/16/2014

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