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Another fine Villanueva outing leads to a Cubs win

Another fine Villanueva outing leads to a Cubs win

MLB.com Updated Apr 18, 2013
Anthony Rizzo and Alfonso Soriano became the first Cubs to hit back-to-back home runs this season and Carlos Villanueva turned in another fine outing for Chicago's rotation in a 6-2 win against the Rangers at soggy Wrigley Field on Thursday afternoon.
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  • Cubs tally rain-soaked win against Rangers

    Cubs tally rain-soaked win against Rangers

    ESPN.com Apr 18, 2013
    Alfonso Soriano hit his first home run of the season, Anthony Rizzo also homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 Thursday at a soggy Wrigley Field.
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  • Rangers take donations for explosion victims

    Rangers take donations for explosion victims

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Apr 18, 2013
    The Texas Rangers will hold a blood drive and accept donations this weekend for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion near Waco.
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  • Pierzynski making smooth transition with Texas

    Pierzynski making smooth transition with Texas

    MLB.com Apr 18, 2013
    Back at Wrigley Field this week with the Rangers, A.J. Pierzynski credits backup catcher Geovany Soto for helping him adjust to a new pitching staff and manager Ron Washington for making it an easy and fun transition after eight seasons with the White S…
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  • Video - Soriano, Rizzo Homer In Cubs' Win 00:31

    Soriano, Rizzo Homer In Cubs' Win

    Apr 18
    Alfonso Soriano hit his first home run of the season and Anthony Rizzo added a two-run shot to lead the Cubs past the Rangers 6-2.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Must-See TV: 17 games that highlight 2013 schedule

    Apr 18
    There will always be differing opinions on what makes for must-see TV, but now that the 2013 NFL schedule is ours for the anticipating, here are the 17 games in the league's 17-week regular season that I can't wait to see.
  • NFL - These matchups highlight 2013 schedule

    Apr 18
    Both new and old rivalries dot an exciting 2013 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
  • Lawrence Frank fired by Detroit Pistons, sources

    Apr 18
    The Detroit Pistons, as widely expected, have fired coach Lawrence Frank, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Pistons oust coach Frank after two seasons

    Apr 18
    The Detroit Pistons, as widely expected, have fired coach Lawrence Frank, according to sources close to the situation.