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Scoreboard Roundup – 5/29/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/29/12Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) -- NBA Western Conference Finals: The San Antonio Spurs overwhelmed the Oklahoma City Thunder, 120-111. (Spurs lead series 2-0) MLB: The Chicago White Sox (28-22) stung the Tampa Bay Rays (29-21), 7-2.The Toronto Blue Jay...

Twins Designate Jason Marquis For Assignment

Twins Designate Jason Marquis For AssignmentStephen Brashear/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) -- The Minnesota Twins designated starting pitcher Jason Marquis for assignment Tuesday. The 33-year-old right-hander is 2-4 on the year with an ERA of 8.47. Last Sunday, he allowed eight runs in 1 2/3 innings...

ESPN: Cubs Pitcher Kerry Wood to Retire

ESPN: Cubs Pitcher Kerry Wood to RetireDilip Vishwanat/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After 14 seasons in the Majors, Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood will announce his retirement from baseball according to ESPN.One of the more popular Cubs in recent memory, Wood made his Major League debut back ...

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/14/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/14/12Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) -- NBA Playoffs – Eastern Conference Semi-Finals: The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Boston Celtics, 82-81. (Series tied at 1-1) The Oklahoma City Thunder routed the Los Angeles Lakers, 119-90. (Thunder lead series ...

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/13/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/13/12Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA Playoffs: Western Conference: The Los Angeles Clippers eliminated the Memphis Grizzlies, 82-72. (Clippers win series 4-2). Eastern Conference: The Miami Heat outlasted the Indiana Pacers, 95-86. (Heat lead series 1-...

Cubs Demote Closer Carlos Marmol

Cubs Demote Closer Carlos MarmolJoe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Carlos Marmol has always been the type of pitcher where when he's on the mound, you don't want to leave your seat because anything can happen. It’s not unusual for him to strike out the side, or give up a thr...

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/4/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/4/12Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NHL Playoffs: The Phoenix Coyotes held off the Nashville Predators, 1-0. (Phoenix leads series 3-1). NBA Playoffs: The Boston Celtics outlasted the Atlanta Hawks, in overtime, 90-84. (Boston leads series 2-1) . The Phil...

Red Sox Sign Pitcher Mark Prior to Minor League Contract

Red Sox Sign Pitcher Mark Prior to Minor League ContractStephen Dunn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Mark Prior, the former Chicago Cubs starting pitcher  whose career has been derailed by numerous injuries, has signed a minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox.Prior previously attemped comebacks with t...

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/27/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/27/12Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NHL Playoffs: The Phoenix Coyotes edged the Nashville Predators, in overtime, 4-3. (Coyotes Lead Series 1-0). MLB: AL: The New York Yankees (11-8) sliced the Detroit Tigers (10-10), 7-6. The Cleveland Indians (10-8) to...

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/22/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/22/12Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) -- Stanley Cup Playoffs – First Round: The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-1. (Flyers win series, 4-2)The Boston Bruins outlasted the Washington Capitals in overtime, 4-3. (Series tied at 3-3)...

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/13Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) -- NHL Playoffs: The New Jersey Devils sliced the Florida Panthers, 3-2.  (Devils Lead Series 1-0). The Philadelphia Flyers stunned the Pittsburgh Penguins, 8-5.  (Flyers Lead Series 2-0). The Los Angeles Kings d...

Stephen Strasburg Named Nationals’ Opening Day Starter

Stephen Strasburg Named Nationals’ Opening Day StarterGary Bogdon/MLB Photos via Getty Images(VIERA, Fla.) -- The Washington Nationals have named right-hander Stephen Strasburg their opening day starter. The Nationals are scheduled to open the season April 5 at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs.&ldqu...

Red Sox and Cubs Figure Out Compensation for Theo Epstein

Red Sox and Cubs Figure Out Compensation for Theo EpsteinJonathan Daniel/Get‚Äčty Images(NEW YORK) -- In October, when the Chicago Cubs hired Theo Epstein away from the Boston Red Sox to become their new president of baseball operations, the two sides had yet to figure out the compensation that Boston would ...

Pena and Rays Agree on One-Year Deal

Pena and Rays Agree on One-Year DealBananaStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Free agent first baseman Carlos Pena will be headed back to his former team, the Tampa Bay Rays. On Friday, he agreed to a one-year deal after spending 2011 with the Chicago Cubs. According to sources who spoke...

First Baseman Rizzo Back With Epstein

First Baseman Rizzo Back With EpsteinChicago Cubs (Chicago Cubs/MLB)(CHICAGO) -- He traded him away in Boston, and now his team traded for him in Chicago. Theo Epstein is once again reunited with talented first baseman Anthony Rizzo, after the Cubs received him in a trade with the San Die...

Cubs Shortstop Starlin Castro Accused of Sexual Assault

Cubs Shortstop Starlin Castro Accused of Sexual AssaultKent C. Horner/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- One of the Chicago Cubs brightest young players may be in some serious hot water. A radio station station in Chicago is reporting that Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has been accused of sexually assaulting a woma...

ESPN: Marlins Acquire Pitcher Zambrano From Cubs

ESPN: Marlins Acquire Pitcher Zambrano From CubsMike Zarrilli/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- ESPN is reporting that the Carlos Zambrano era is finally over in Chicago. According to reports, the team has traded the embattled Zambrano to the Miami Marlins pending physicals. In return, the Marlins will send...

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