New York Yankees Sign Billy Crystal.
Comedian and New York Yankee Billy Crystal, right, congratulates Cody Ransom (67) after Ransom hit a homerun in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Legends' Field in Tampa, Florida on March 13, 2008. Crystal signed a one-day contract with the team. He will turn 60 on March 14, and it was his birthday wish to become a New York Yankee team member. The Pirates beat the Yankees 5-3. (UPI Photo/Cathy Kapulka)
Jeff Samardzija tossed 8 1/3 solid innings and Ryan Sweeney backed him with a two-run homer Tuesday, sending the Chicago Cubs over St. Louis 4-2.
Zack Cozart and Xavier Paul both hit three-run homers Tuesday to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 12-2 pounding of the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Edwin Jackson struck out eight Pirates in seven innings and Cody Ransom belted a go-ahead homer Sunday in the Chicago Cubs' 4-1 win over Pittsburgh.
Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and Alfonso Soriano and Cody Ransom added home runs Friday, pacing the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
J.J. Hoover got the final out to stem a Chicago ninth-inning rally Friday and save the Cincinnati Reds' 6-5 win over the Cubs.
Cody Ransom homered, scored twice and drove in two runs, including a go-ahead RBI single Monday in the Chicago Cubs' 5-3 win over San Diego.
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San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley will open the 2013 season on the disabled list, the team announced Sunday.
Cody Ransom cracked a three-run homer in the eighth inning Monday and the Milwaukee Brewers hung on for an 8-7 win over Houston.
Cody Ransom's grand slam broke an eighth-inning tie Friday and launched the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-7 triumph over Pittsburgh.