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  • Seattle Mariners Lose Series In Pathetic Effort Against Houston Astros

    April 11, 2013 7:06 AM 169

    I would have thought that a three-game home series against the Houston Astros would have been exactly what the Seattle Mariners needed after going 3-4 in their first seven road games. The Mariners were fresh off of a devastating walk-off loss to the Chicago White Sox and were ready to right the ship against the lowly Astros. New-acquisition Joe Saunders

  • MURPHY’S LAW: 590 Page Headache

    April 11, 2013 6:21 AM 176

    Posted on: 1:17 am, April 11, 2013, by Keith Murphy, updated on: 10:44am, April 11, 2013 I have a headache. Iowa State’s 590 page Summary Disposition Report will do that. To Kill A Mockingbird, it’s not. The NCAA and Iowa State agree some of the violations are major, or total up to major. Nearly 15 hundred phone calls to recruits dominate the findings

  • D-Cubs prospect Soler wields bat, stopped near Threshers' dugout

    April 11, 2013 5:08 AM 196

    DAYTONA BEACH — It only took Daytona's Jorge Soler a few seconds to make it from his dugout to that of the Clearwater Threshers following the seventh inning of his team's 14-9 extra-inning loss Wednesday night. But considering the fact that Soler — a 21-year-old who was given a nine-year, $30-million contract by the Cubs last year — was wielding a bat as he charged

  • Cubs prospect Jorge Soler grabs bat, charges other team’s dugout

    April 11, 2013 5:03 AM 222’s Patrick Mooney has all of the details that were available as of Wednesday night. The Cubs, for what it’s worth, are choosing to stay quiet until they have the full story. Daytona and Clearwater, the Phillies’ Florida State League affiliate, were involved in a benches-clearing incident after Soler, who was on base, and infielder Carlos

  • Cubs Prospect Jorge Soler Attacks Opponent’s Dugout Wielding Bat | NESN Nation |

    April 11, 2013 3:22 AM 184

    Jorge Soler is likely looking at a long suspension after his actions in a fight Wednesday night. The Cubs prospect reportedly grabbed a bat and charged the opposition’s dugout in response to a bench-clearing brawl between the Single-A Daytona Cubs and Clearwater Threshers. After Soler slid into second base in an attempt to break up a double play during

  • Andrew Bynum's season with the Sixers in one perfect anecdote

    April 11, 2013 3:10 AM 142

    One was Jason Richardson, who was rehabbing his surgically-repaired knee. The other was Andrew Bynum, who also is rehabbing his knees in New York City. Though his uniform was hung in his locker, Bynum did not make the trip to Philly to smile for the camera. A Bynum jersey hanging in a locker, the player supposed to be filling it nowhere to be seen. Yep. Go Sixers

  • Kendrick battles through rain as Phillies beat Mets

    April 11, 2013 2:50 AM 172

    Phillies righthander Kyle Kendrick managed to overcome a few obstacles, including some early ineffectiveness and a 27-minute rain delay. On a night when he clearly wasn't at his best, Kendrick found a way to prosper. Kendrick gutted out six innings and earned the win in a 7-3 victory over the New York Mets Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies

  • Devils' Anton Volchenkov ejected for elbowing

    April 11, 2013 2:31 AM 184

    New Jersey Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov was the victim in the first suspension of the 2012-13 season. He could become the latest to have a hearing before NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shananan after he was ejected for elbowing on Wednesday night. He appeared to lead with his elbow when hitting Brad Marchand during the second period. The Boston Bruins

  • Red Sox's record sellout streak ends

    April 11, 2013 1:25 AM 140

    BOSTON (AP) — The longest home sellout streak in major pro sports history is expected to end Wednesday night at 820 games for the Boston Red Sox. The team said before the game against the Baltimore Orioles that it was not expected to be a sellout at Fenway Park. The streak began in May 2003 and includes the postseason. The string broke the record of 814 set by the NBA's

  • Sizemore tears knee ligament again, out for season

    April 11, 2013 1:24 AM 150

    Infielder missed 2012 following ACL surgery; A's call up Parrino ANAHEIM -- Having already missed all of 2012 while rehabbing his surgically repaired left knee, A's second baseman Scott Sizemore again has torn the same ACL and will be sidelined for the remainder of the season. Sizemore initially felt pain in the knee while chasing after a fly ball in Tuesday