CINCINNATI (AP) — Both benches and bullpens emptied in the middle of the ninth inning of Chicago’s game against Cincinnati on Thursday after Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo apparently took exception to the Reds’ inside pitches.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo were voted by fans onto the rosters for Tuesday’s All-Star game, and Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar will replace Kansas City outfielder Alex Gordon.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Peoria Rivermen hockey team says co-owner Bruce Saurs has died.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — When it comes to those pesky Asian carp, some folks along the Illinois River are saying: If you can’t beat ‘em, compete for ‘em.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Joe Kelly is set to return to the rotation Friday from a hamstring injury that’s sidelined him nearly three months.