Fox News - Fair & Balanced

Wesley Wright

Phillies, under Sandberg, beat Cubs at Wrigley

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryne Sandberg fittingly managed his team to a win on the 100th anniversary of famed Wrigley Field Friday afternoon.Unfortunately for Chicago Cubs fans, Sandberg was managing the Phillies and not the team that made him a household name as a Hall-of-Fame second baseman.Chase Utley homered and drove in three runs and Philadelphia spoiled the Cubs' home opener with a 7-2 win on a crisp, overcast day in the Windy City.John Mayberry clubbed a pinch-hit, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Phillies some breathing room, something they sorely needed having suffered consecutive walk-off losses to the Rangers in their opening series.Offseason acquisition Roberto Hernandez (1-0) yielded two runs on three hits and a walk over 5 1/3 effective innings to pick up his first NL victory.Travis Wood (0-1), Chicago's lone All-Star last year, was tagged for four runs -- three earned -- on six hits over 6 1/3 innings as the Cubs dropped their fourth straight home ...

Read More

  1. Cosart follows excellent debut with outing against A's

    Texas-born righty Jarred Cosart makes the second start of his major-league career on Tuesday night when the Houston Astros host the Oakland Athletics in game two of ...

  2. Baseball looks to protect catchers

    The big news in baseball Monday revolved around the partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in Matt Harvey's right arm.Such elbow injuries remain a source of immens...

  3. Cobb, late offense send Rays past Orioles

    Alex Cobb pitched into the seventh inning and Matt Joyce knocked in three runs, including a two-run double in the ninth, in Tampa Bay's 7-4 victory over the Baltimor...

  4. Rangers rally to down Astros

    The Texas Rangers rallied for four runs in the eighth to down the Houston Astros, 9-5, in the opener of a four-game set.The Rangers went into the eighth trailing 4-3...

  5. Miller's HRs help Mariners edge struggling Rays

    Brad Miller hit a pair of home runs and Dustin Ackley provided the go-ahead triple in the sixth inning to lead the Seattle Mariners past the Tampa Bay Rays, 5-4, in ...

  6. Bullpen comes through as Yankees down Astros

    Eduardo Nunez scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and the New York Yankees eked by the Houston Astros, 5-4, in the rubber match of a three-game series.Robins...

  7. Lyles makes season debut versus Tigers

    Right-hander Jordan Lyles makes his 2013 debut for the Houston Astros on Thursday night when they host the Detroit Tigers in the opener of a four-game series at Minu...

  8. Tigers outlast Astros in 14-inning affair

    Don Kelly's RBI single was the go-ahead hit in a four-run 14th inning, as Detroit outlasted Houston, 7-3, in the opener of a four-game series.Matt Tuiasosopo added a...

  9. Callaspo helps Angels slip past Astros

    Alberto Callaspo's go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth proved to be the difference, as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim edged the Houston Astros, 6-5, to salvage t...

  10. White Sox return home to face Angels

    A solid offensive showing on Wednesday allowed the Chicago White Sox to close out their road trip with a much-needed win.They hope the bats can stay hot again on Fri...

  11. Culbreth suspended 2 games over Angels-Astros pitching flap

    Major League Baseball on Friday issued a two- game suspension to umpire Fieldin Culbreth and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions during Thursday's game b...

  12. Rangers homer their way past Astros

    Jeff Baker hit the go-ahead home run in the seventh inning as the Texas Rangers used a trio of long balls to get past the Houston Astros, 4-2, in the opener of a thr...

  1. Wood pitches 3 scoreless innings, Sweeney homers as Cubs beat White Sox 4-3

    Travis Wood pitched three scoreless innings, Ryan Sweeney homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 Thursday.Wood gave up two hits, striking out fo...

  2. Rays acquire LHP Wright from Astros

    The Tampa Bay Rays claimed relief pitcher Wesley Wright off waivers from the Houston Astros, both teams announced on Monday.The Astros will receive an undisclosed ca...

  3. Report: Cubs sign P Wright

    Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs have reportedly signed left-handed relief pitcher Wesley Wright to a one-year contract.USA Today first reported th...

  4. Cubs agree to terms with Wright

    Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs made it official on Monday, agreeing to terms with left-handed relief pitcher Wesley Wright on a one-year contract...

  5. Free agent pool expands after non-tender deadline

    (SportsNetwork.com) - Baseball's free agency pool expanded Monday after the non-tender deadline.Teams had until just before midnight to offer players contracts for n...

  6. Cabrera goes deep again as Jays top Astros

    Colby Rasmus hit a game-winning single in the ninth inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a much-needed 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros in the finale of a four-ga...

  7. Encarnacion homers twice in one inning as Blue Jays beat Astros

    Edwin Encarnacion homered twice during an eight-run seventh inning that helped power the Toronto Blue Jays over the Houston Astros, 12-6, in the second game of a fou...

‹ Prev12345Next ›