Jul 20, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT
Anthony Rizzo made a great catch on Sunday, and also allowed us to brush up on rule 7.04(c).
Jul 5, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT
Darwin Barney is feeling a little lonely in the Cubs’ clubhouse these days.
Jun 24, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT
Not all Cubans are surefire prospects. Odrisamer Despaigne certainly isn’t. But he had himself a whale of a game last night.
Jun 24, 2014, 6:44 AM EDT
Two guys had multiple homer games last night. Four teams got shutout. Just another night in the all-or-nothing age of Major League Baseball
Jun 23, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT
The Padres aren’t taking any chances with someone who could be a valuable trade chip.
Jun 23, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT
Elbows, shoulders. It’s always something with pitchers.
Jun 21, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT
Padres general manager Josh Byrnes could pay the price for the team’s disappointing start to the season.
Jun 7, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT
Andrew Cashner spent more than four weeks on the disabled list but will finally make his return in time for tonight’s start against the Nationals.
Jun 4, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT
A man who had his elbow examined and . . . survived!
Jun 2, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT
Out since May 13, Andrew Cashner reported no issues with his elbow during a simulated game today. He could start against the Nationals this weekend.
May 31, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT
There has been plenty of frustration on the fans’ side of things in regard to the delays with the Wrigley Field renovations, but the players are also unhappy.
May 23, 2014, 8:25 AM EDT
But hey, at least the weather is better in Chicago, right? Oh. Well, carry on then.
May 22, 2014, 8:11 PM EDT
Robbie Erlin will join Andrew Cashner on the disabled list.
May 21, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT
On HBT Daily yesterday I said Johnny Cueto would give up more than two runs in a game before Masahiro Tanaka got his first loss. Both happened yesterday, but I’m pretty sure the Nats got their third run off Cueto before the Yankees-Cubs game ended, so I’m gonna claim victory.
May 20, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT
Some rare news: a young stud pitcher with elbow issues does not have a torn ligament.
May 17, 2014, 4:05 PM EDT
Another day, another stud pitcher with elbow problems.
May 8, 2014, 6:57 AM EDT
Miami: kings of the walkoff win.
Apr 25, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT
Padres right-hander Andrew Cashner played left field last night–in a game he didn’t even start–because manager Bud Black didn’t want to burn through another bench player in an extra-inning game.
Apr 17, 2014, 6:06 AM EDT
Lots of shutouts yesterday. Including one that was the Platonic Ideal of a baseball game. At least if you have taste and stuff.
Apr 12, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT
A quick look around a busy Friday night in MLB, including a gem from Padres right-hander Andrew Cashner.
Mar 30, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT
Here are the starting lineups for MLB’s “Opening Night” game Sunday between the Dodgers and Padres at San Diego’s Petco Park. First pitch is scheduled for just after 8:05 p.m. ET on ESPN. Los Angeles Dodgers LF Carl Crawford RF Yasiel Puig SS Hanley Ramirez 1B Adrian Gonzalez CF Andre Ethier 3B Juan Uribe C…
Mar 27, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The San Diego Padres The Big Question: Can the Padres stay healthy enough to surprise? The last two years with…
Mar 20, 2014, 10:29 PM EDT
Padres manager Bud Black announced earlier this evening that right-hander Andrew Cashner will start the team’s season opener against the Dodgers on March 30. It will be the first Opening Day assignment of his career. Once a top pitching prospect with the Cubs, Cashner dealt with a bunch of injuries early on his career, but…
Feb 15, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT
According to Tom Withers of the Associated Press, right-hander Josh Tomlin has lost his arbitration case against the Indians. Tomlin, who was arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter, requested $975,000 and was offered $800,000 from the Indians when arbitration figures were exchanged last month. The 29-year-old had a tough case after missing nearly the…
Feb 8, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT
According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, reliever Vinnie Pestano lost his arbitration hearing against the Indians and will make a $975,000 salary this season. Pestano, who was arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter as a Super Two player, requested $1.4 million when arbitration figures were exchanged last month. After posting a 2.50 ERA…
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