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Chicago fetes champion Cubs

Nov 5, 2016

Chicago fetes champion Cubs

November blazed like dazzling springtime in Chicago during a massive parade and rally Friday to honor the Cubs’ first World Series title in 108 years and fulfill more than a century of pent-up dreams. A new generation of Cubs fans — riding in strollers ...

Nov 4, 2016

Astros claim Aoki off waiver wire

The Houston Astros have acquired outfielder Norichika Aoki, the American League club said Thursday. The 34-year-old Aoki, who bats left-handed, joined the Astros as a waiver claim from the Seattle Mariners and will be playing for his fifth team in his sixth season in ...

Nov 3, 2016

Swallows acquire first baseman Green

The Detroit Tigers announced Wednesday that they have sold the contract of minor league first baseman Dean Green to the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. A 27-year-old left-handed hitter has spent the bulk of his career in Double-A. This season, he hit a career-high 23 home ...

Nov 2, 2016

Kuriyama to continue as Fighters manager

Hideki Kuriyama, who led the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters to their first Japan Series championship in 10 years this season, will continue as manager of the Pacific League club next year, the team announced Wednesday. Nippon Ham offered Kuriyama an extension of his contract ...

Cubs cruise to force Game 7

Nov 2, 2016

Cubs cruise to force Game 7

After 108 years, what’s one more day? The Chicago Cubs are far from finished. They’re frothing. Addison Russell hit a grand slam and tied a World Series record with six RBIs, and Chicago took advantage of a huge early misplay in Cleveland’s outfield as ...