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Epstein: Cubs 'welcome' MLB's Maddon investigation

Former Rays manager hired last month

Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein says the team is totally fine with Major League Baseball checking into whether there was anything improper about the way it hired new manager Joe Maddon.

Rizzo hits 32nd homer as Cubs beat Brewers

Milwaukee finishes season 82-80

Anthony Rizzo hit his 32nd home run of the season and the Chicago Cubs' collection of youngsters provided reason for optimism next year, wrapping up the 2014 season with a 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday aftern...

Brewers playoff chances on life support

Martin knocks in only run in Pirates' win

The Milwaukee Brewers are now 4 1/2 games behind in the race for the wildcard with only 6 games remaining after losing 1-0 to the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday.

Brewers edge Cardinals in 12th

Hector Gomez hit tie-breaking two out single to right

Hector Gomez scored the tying run in the ninth as a pinch-runner and blooped a tie-breaking two-out single to right in the top of the 12th as the Brewers edged the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 at Busch Stadium on Tuesday night.

Cardinals sweep Reds

Jhonny Peralta stroked a three-run double and Lance Lynn scattered four hits over seven innings as host St. Louis completed a three-game sweep of Cincinnati.

Former A's haunt old team as Twins win

The Minnesota Twins were deadlocked 1-1 with Oakland through seven innings Sunday, and they needed someone to step up and keep the A's from beating them for a 13th straight time and sweeping them for the second time this season.

Rizzo foils Rays' strategy in Cubs' 3-2 win

With the potential winning run on third base and one out in the 12th inning, Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon decided to move Sean Rodriguez from right field to the infield with Chicago Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo at the plate.

Simon first in NL to win 12, Reds beat Cubs 4-1

Alfredo Simon pitched 6 2/3 strong innings to become the National League's first 12-game winner and Brandon Phillips had two hits and an RBI as host Cincinnati closed within one win of a five-game sweep of Chicago.

Bruce helps Reds rally for DH sweep of Cubs

Billy Hamilton knocked in the winning run with a broken-bat single in the bottom of the ninth as host Cincinnati rallied from a 5-0 deficit to finish a sweep of the day-night doubleheader.

Brown helps Phils rally for 9-7 win over Brewers

Dominic Brown homered in the third inning and drove in two more runs with an RBI single in the fifth inning as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 Tuesday night at Miller Park.

Iwakuma solid as Mariners top Twins 2-0

Diamondbacks 9, Marlins 1: David Peralta had three RBIs to help back six solid innings by Chase Anderson as host Arizona rolled in the opener of a three-game set.Martin Prado slugged a solo homer, Miguel Montero had a two-run double and Pau...

Carroll stymies Red Sox and White Sox win 4-0

Red Sox 4, White Sox 0: Rookie Scott Carroll pitched 6 2/3 innings of one-hit ball while Adam Dunn and Dayan Viciedo homered as visiting Chicago claimed the opener of the four-game series. Carroll (3-5) walked two and struck out five, ea...

Bruce helps Reds overcome his error, beat Cubs 9-3

Tyson Ross is headed to his first All-Star game and receives the opportunity to justify his selection to the National League team when the San Diego Padres visit the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday in the second contest of a three-game set. Ros...

Adams' homer gives Cardinals 2-0 win over Pirates

Cardinals 2, Pirates 0: Matt Adams smacked a walk-off two-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift host St. Louis in the opener of a three-game set.Matt Carpenter walked to begin the ninth against Justin Wilson (2-1)...

D-backs knock off Brewers

Arizona scores 3 in the 8th to get the victory

Evan Marshall's first day as a major leaguer was a memorable one. The right-hander threw 1 1/3 scoreless innings of relief and thanks to a late rally, picked up his first major league victory as the Arizona Diamondbacks knocked off the Milwaukee Brewers, 7-5, Tuesday night at Miller Park.