Sunday Aug 17
The San Diego Union-Tribune
This Date In Baseball
Bob Thurman's three homers and double led the Reds in the 13-4 rout. 1960 - Lew Burdette of the Milwaukee Braves pitched a no-hitter, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Cubs vs. Mets Preview, Friday 8/15, 6:10 CT
It's not so long in actual time, just 14 months ago. The Cubs' last game there was June 16, 2013 , when we saw Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a three-run walkoff homer off Carlos Marmol , who at last report had left a Triple-A assignment in the Reds organization and is out of baseball.
Hartnett: Yankees Asking An Awful Lot Of Newcomers Drew And Prado
The Yankees missed an opportunity to stock their farm system at last season's trade deadline.
Top deadline deals in Jeter era
Time, as well as the deadline acquisitions of Ichiro Suzuki in 2012 and Alfonso Soriano in 2013, have caused us to look back at that list and re-evaluate it - so, in deference to us being kind of busy on July 31 this year, we've gone back and re-ranked the list, adding in Ichiro and Soriano and shuffling the deck a bit.
MLB notes: Soriano weighing future options
New York Yankees left fielder Alfonso Soriano watches his team bat against the Boston Red Sox in the ninth inning of their MLB American League game.
Yankees exile Soriano eyes 2015 return to bigs
Seven-time All-Star Alfonso Soriano , released by the Yankees earlier this month, has told friends he expects to take the rest of this season off, then consider next season whether to return to play in the majors.
The Cardboard Connection
Chicago Cubs Collecting and Fan Guide
Despite their much-publicized title drought, the Chicago Cubs have shown enough flashes of brilliance through their storied history to offer hope to their sizable fan base.
5 Reasons Why Chicago Cubs Shouldn't Trade For David Price
Contrary to what some delusional Chicago reporters think, the Cubs are not in the market for David Price.