Ryan Madson

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Reds’ Latos Strains Calf, Leaves 7-4 Loss To Cubs

Cincinnati right-hander Mat Latos strained his left calf during a 7-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, providing another pitching concern for the Reds.

03/27/2012

Ben Francisco #10 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a three-run home run off of starter Jaime Garcia #54 of the St. Louis Cardinals during game three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 4, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Francisco’s Homer Lifts Phillies Past Cardinals

Pinch-hitter Ben Francisco and closer Ryan Madson made manager Charlie Manuel’s moves look smart, and the Philadelphia Phillies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in their NL playoff series.

10/04/2011

Aramis Ramirez

Ramirez Homers, But Cubs Lose Series Finale 4-3

Ryan Howard went 3 for 3 and drove in three runs, and Roy Oswalt recovered from a rocky first to pitch seven solid innings and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

06/12/2011