Levine: John Lackey, Plate Umpire Throw Timid Cubs Off Their GameTaking advantage of a big strike zone, Lackey tossed 7 1/3 innings of scoreless baseball.
Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn't mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it's mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
Cubs Lose 4-1 As Cardinals Complete SweepThe Cubs were hitless in 10 at-bats with runners in scoring position and got swept by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.
Lackey, Long Balls Lift Cards Over Dodgers 3-1Kolten Wong hit a two-run homer to snap a seventh-inning tie, Matt Carpenter went deep for the third straight game and John Lackey pitched the St. Louis Cardinals past the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Monday night to give the Cardinals a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL Division Series.
Arrieta Outpitches Lackey As Cubs Beat Cards, 3-1Jake Arrieta threw seven innings of two-hit ball while striking out 10.
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Watch: Brewers Create Funny Anti-Yadi Molina All-Star Ad In Support Of LucroyProps for the creativity.
Cardinals Rally In 9th To Beat Cubs 5-4Although their three-game winning streak was snapped by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night, the Chicago Cubs are starting to see progress.
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Wood Pitches Well Again In Cubs' Loss To CardinalsChicago Cubs starter Travis Wood seems to keep pitching better every outing. He just has very little to show for it.
Who Should You Draft? Fantasy Baseball's Top 40 PlayersIf you’re fantasy baseball draft hasn't happened already, it’s going to be happening soon. Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.
Beltran, Freese Hit 2-Run HRs, Cards Beat GiantsBoosted by two-run homers from proven postseason stars Carlos Beltran and David Freese, and 5 1-3 innings from a steady bullpen, the wild, wild-card St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.