St. Louis Cardinals
The Cubs picked up their first win of the season behind a strong outing from Jake Arrieta.
Jake Arrieta takes the mound today for the Cubs, first pitch at 1:20.
The game won’t be made up this week.
In reality, new Cubs ace Jon Lester was making his last spring training start, as opposed to his first outing of the 2015 regular season on Sunday evening.
Opening Night was thwarted by the Cubs’ rival and was a reminder to stay patient.
Adam Wainwright threw six innings of shutout baseball.
Come Sunday, we can turn out attention to what we cherish: meaningful baseball.
Carlos Martinez will be expected to step up for the Cardinals.
Chicago opens the season April 5 against St. Louis at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis has already acquired reliever Jordan Walden.
The Cubs will open against the Cardinals on ESPN2.
Taveras had a blood-alcohol level more than five times the legal limit, officials say.
The “what if?” question is so haunting, so sad in life and sports.
“We loved Oscar, and he loved us,” Cardinals manager Mike Matheny says.
Baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals.
The Royals reached their first World Series since 1985 with eight straight playoff wins.
Buster Posey and the Giants know how to win in October.
In the NLCS, the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals are evenly matched. Baseball fans should hang on and enjoy the ride.
The Royals lead the Orioles 2-0. The Cardinals and Giants are tied at one game. What’s the chance of each possible World Series matchup?
The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again.