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But although many of the things he said about his team and the way it was constructed might have been true, USA Today's Bob Nightengale says it wasn't wise for Mattingly to criticize his players and it especially wasn't wise to question the men who sign his paycheck.
Kudos to the Rockies. A year ago, they were an embarrassment. Now, the Rockies are headed into Memorial Day weekend in first place.
The Cubs never cease to amaze me. And just to prove this point, here are some mind boggling stats thus far 44 games into the season.
Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson 's 1-6 record with a 5.76 ERA is hardly impressive.
The Cubs are finalizing prep work for the First-Year Player Draft, to be held June 6, and Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations, led a group of front office executives to Oklahoma to meet Wednesday with right-handed pitcher Jonathan Gray.
Travis Snider hit a pinch-hit grand slam during a five-run sixth and the Pittsburgh Pirates spoiled a strong return to the mound for Matt Garza with a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
For the second time this month, the Reds and Cubs will meet for a three-game series, beginning Friday at Great American Ball Park.
Five of seven from the Brewers and Astros was an acceptable outcome. More would've been nice, but this is baseball.
The Orioles appear on the brink of calling up one of their future aces. The Cubs got back their ace after he battled an arm injury for months.
After hitting a grand slam to give the Pirates their first lead of the night, Snider was thrust onto the dugout steps by second baseman Neil Walker as the crowd waited for a curtain call.
Let's hope his health, and talent, are what they were before last year's injury.
Matt Garza vs. Wandy Rodriguez The crickets had a great time chirping away the GSG Saturday and Sunday with no scorers on either day.
Daniel Murphy hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning and the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday for their first series win at Wrigley Field since 2007.
May 19, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning at PNC Park.