Central

Reds look to cool off Lackey behind Bailey
mlbrealtalk.com

At a pivotal time of the season, as the Cubs try to remain atop the National League Central, John Lackey has been helping his team rack up wins. Lackey and his club will face the Reds and Homer Bailey on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field.

204
Like
Save
Lackey rides 5-0 streak into game vs. Reds
mlbrealtalk.com

At a pivotal time of the season, as the Cubs try to remain atop the National League Central, John Lackey has been helping his team rack up wins. Lackey and his club will face the Reds and Homer Bailey on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field.

527
Like
Save
Grichuk excited for return to Williamsport
mlbrealtalk.com

The Cardinals’ Sunday stop in Williamsport, Pa., where they’ll visit the Little League World Series Complex before facing the Pirates in a nationally televised game from nearby Bowman Field, will be a return visit for outfielder Randal Grichuk, who, along with pitcher Lance Lynn, appeared in the LLWS on his way to the Major Leagues.

202
Like
Save
Broxton, Pina back Davies' outing to beat Bucs
mlbrealtalk.com

The Pirates arrived at Miller Park with a chance to climb up the division standings, but it was the Brewers on the move instead.

336
Like
Save
Nelson, Crew go for 4th straight win vs. Bucs
mlbrealtalk.com

The Brewers’ and Pirates’ strikeout leaders will go head-to-head to finish a two-game set at Miller Park on Wednesday.

534
Like
Save
Hamstring strain sends Polanco to DL; Diaz up
mlbrealtalk.com

As the Pirates look to get back in the National League Central race, they’ll have to do so without a starting outfielder.

401
Like
Save
Cole eyes more 2017 success vs. Brewers
mlbrealtalk.com

The Brewers’ and Pirates’ strikeout leaders will go head-to-head to finish a two-game set at Miller Park on Wednesday.

786
Like
Save
'First-half Nova' emerges in loss to Brewers
mlbrealtalk.com

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle noticed a different Ivan Nova on Tuesday night in Milwaukee, the version the team saw much of the first half of the season — and the one they need for the stretch run.

286
Like
Save
Bucs' bats can't back Nova in loss to Brewers
mlbrealtalk.com

The Pirates arrived at Miller Park with a chance to climb up the division standings, but it was the Brewers on the move instead.

558
Like
Save
Questions loom about Cardinals' rotation
mlbrealtalk.com

Though their recent eight-game winning streak was buoyed by an offense that averaged 8.5 runs per game during the stretch, the Cardinals’ ability to remain locked in a tightly contested National League Central race has been largely the doing of a formidable rotation.

394
Like
Save
Red-hot Lynn gets call in finale vs. Sox
mlbrealtalk.com

The Cardinals and Red Sox finish a quick two-game series at Fenway Park on Wednesday with a rematch between St. Louis right-hander Lance Lynn and Boston left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez.

887
Like
Save
Cardinals struggle in return to Fenway
mlbrealtalk.com

A triple play, an eight-run rally and a strong pitching performance by Rick Porcello made for a satisfying Tuesday night for the Fenway faithful, as the Red Sox rolled to a 10-4 victory over the the Cardinals in the opener of a two-game series between two of the game’s most historic franchises.

296
Like
Save