• Bleed Cubbie Blue

    First-batter homer and walk-off hit, Part 2

    It was the fourth time in his career that Miksis had homered as the first batter in the bottom of the first, but only the second time as a Cub. He had victimized the Cardinals in Game 2 of another Sunday doubleheader, on May 25, 1955. He would never do it again.

  • Next season will be 'personal' for Gary Sanchez: Didi Gregorius
    New York Post

    Next season will be 'personal' for Gary Sanchez: Didi Gregorius

    Didi Gregorius is betting on Gary Sanchez bouncing back. He expects his former teammate to be extra motivated by his playoff benching and to thrive — whether it is with the Yankees or someone else. I think next year he’s going to take it personal,” the free agent shortstop said on WFAN on Friday.

  • Phillies trim some notable names from scouting staff amid COVID-related cost cuts
    NBC Sports Philadelphia

    Phillies trim some notable names from scouting staff amid COVID-related cost cuts

    In a cost-cutting move, seven Phillies scouts will not have their contracts renewed at the end of this month, multiple sources from around baseball tell NBC Sports Philadelphia.