Tag archive for ‘Chicago Cubs’
By Jake Archer On Monday, June 5th, 2017
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One American League GM Thinks Bryce Harper Will Fetch More Than $400 Million As A Free Agent

Just in the past couple of days we’ve had a lot more Bryce Harper free agency talk. First we heard from the legend Peter Gammons who said that Harper “really would prefer to play for the Chicago Cubs.” Now More...

By Jake Archer On Monday, June 5th, 2017
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Which Contenders Are For Real and Which Are Not?

So last week I had a blog about the worst teams in baseball right now and whether or not I thought they were doomed. This week I want to look at the top of the standings and judge the best teams on whether or not More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Chicago Cubs Still Favorite To Win World Series

The Las Vegas odds-makers still have faith in the World Series champion Chicago Cubs defending their title even after getting off to a 19-19 start thus far. The Cubs are 6/1 favorites in a futures wager currently More...

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By Drew Tanguay On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Transformation of the Leadoff Hitter

When you think of the traditional leadoff hitter, you think of the fastest player on the team who will hopefully get on base, then swipe 2nd to get into scoring position to begin the game. That was the case in More...

By Ben Porter On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Pace Of Play Is Not The Problem, Impatient Fans Are

There are two problems with Major League Baseball. Neither of them are the pace of play. In the wake of the 18 inning battle between the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees on Sunday night, there’s been a lot More...

By Ben Porter On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Chris Sale Goes Eight Strong With 10K’s, Surprise! The Red Sox Score No Runs

Listen, I am just as mesmerized with Chris Sale as the rest of you. He is amazing. No question about it. But what is going on with the games he starts? Over the course of the season, he is averaging over 12 strikeouts More...

By Jake Archer On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Cubs Players Take Four of the Top Five Spots In Jersey Sales Since The World Series

I’m a big time jersey guy, and I always have been since I was a kid. A lot of people are against grown men wearing jerseys, which I think is ridiculous. I have some rules that I follow such as don’t wear a More...

By Frank Pimentel On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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2017 Major League Baseball Season Preview

Coming off one of the highest-rated and most entertaining World Series ever in which the Chicago Cubs reversed the curse in extra innings of Game 7 and the United States took home gold in the World Baseball Classic More...

By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Baseball Lifer Dallas Green, First Phillies Manager to Win a World Series, Dies at 82

Dallas Green, the old-school, gruff baseball lifer who spent over four decades in the game, died Wednesday at the age of 82.  Green had an impact as a player, manager and front office executive and is best remembered as More...

By Clayton Richer On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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Close but No Cigar for the Cleveland Indians

It is quite difficult to comprehend what losing in Game 7 of the World Series actually feels like. But that is exactly what happened to the Cleveland Indians against the Chicago Cubs earlier this month.  The two-time More...

By Frank Pimentel On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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World Series Game 7 Will Be Glorious

The Chicago Cubs’ Addison Russell celebrates after his grand slam against the Cleveland Indians during the third inning of Game 6 of the World Series Tuesday in Cleveland. Well, here we go. Put all your cards More...

By Frank Pimentel On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Battle Of The Brain Trust On Display For This Fall Classic

Before the first pitch is thrown tomorrow night in Cleveland, there are two men at the forefront of the matchup in this Fall Classic. No, I’m not talking about Game 1 starters Jon Lester and Corey Kluber More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
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MLB Playoffs Draw Attention to the Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are making great progress. They have already garnered an impressive 103 victories; this is 8 more victories than any other team in Major league baseball. If they continue along this trajectory, More...

By Clayton Richer On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Time to Place Your Postseason Wagers

The dog days of summer are behind us as the MLB schedule winds down and the playoff picture becomes clearer by the day. As teams continue to jockey for the wild-card berths, all but two divisions are signed, sealed More...

By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, June 25th, 2016
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Original Met Jim Hickman Dies At 79

Jim Hickman, the centerfielder for the New York Mets for their first win in franchise history and the player who drove home Pete Rose to win the 1970 Major League Baseball All-Star Game died Saturday at the More...








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