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By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, February 26th, 2017

MLB Players Closing in On Milestones in 2017

Aside from rooting for your favorite teams in any given season, one thing that draws the interest of fans is the pursuit of milestone stats by players across the league.  Last season, the magic number fans were More...

By Frank Pimentel On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

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

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 Frank Pimentel On Friday, November 20th, 2015

Would John Lackey Consider A Return To Boston?

Veteran starting pitcher John Lackey is coming off a tremendous season as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals, where he posted a 13-10 record with a 2.77 ERA over 218 innings pitched. Throughout the majority of More...

By Frank Pimentel On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
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Jake Arrieta Inches Cubs Closer To History

The Chicago Cubs were victorious in the National League Wild Card game at PNC Park over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jake Arrieta continued his streak of pure dominance on Wednesday night overpowering opposing hitters More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Jake Arrieta Is The Real Ace For The Chicago Cubs

Jake Arrieta is the true ace of the Chicago Cubs. When the Chicago Cubs signed lefty Jon Lester away from the Boston Red Sox, they were signing a proven number one starter, especially in October. Did the Cubs More...

By Marc Keller On Monday, August 10th, 2015
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Roster Moves Worth Reporting But Aren’t Worth The 300 Words – Vol. 33

For Baseball Hot Corner’s articles to be recognized by Google, they put a requirement on all blogs that each post/article should be 300 words or more. That’s usually not a problem for major breaking trades More...

By Marc Keller On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

2015 MLB Draft: No. 9 – Chicago Cubs – Ian Happ

With the #9 pick in the 2015 MLB Amateur Draft, the Chicago Cubs selected Ian Happ, outfielder, from the University of Cincinnati.  A switch-hitting junior, the 20-year old Happ has an .369/.492/.672 triple-slash More...

By Jon Erkkila On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Tigers Daily-ish: Yoenis Cespedes Needs To Get Airborne

The Detroit Tigers offense has been in constant flux so far in 2015. They’ve put up some decent stats but, more importantly, have struggled to score runs on a consistent basis. Yoenis Cespedes was brought aboard More...

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By Jon Erkkila On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Max Scherzer Dominates Cubs In Cy Young Fashion

Wrigley Field was lit on fire Wednesday night. Flame-throwing Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals took out his torch on the Chicago Cubs leaving destruction in his wake as he dominated on the way to his 97th More...

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By David Culver On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Vol 6: NL Central Weekly Wrap-Up

The Chicago Cubs had the best week of all NL Central Teams after they went on a 6 game winning streak this week, to bring themselves to within 4 games of the St. Louis Cardinals. Chicago Cubs: Could the Chicago More...

By Ryan Sabata On Monday, April 6th, 2015

Opening Night Not So Friendly To Chicago Cubs

What was built up to be the showing of the new and improved Chicago Cubs quickly turned into a flashback of teams from the past. The Cubs opened up the season against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cards opened More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Opening Day Starters: N.L Central

  Opening Day Starters: N.L Central Starting pitchers pride themselves on being named the Opening Day starter for their ball club. The assignment is motivating as you’re often pegged as the guy who will More...

By Jen Rainwater On Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Dodgers’ Hyun-jin Ryu To Start Season On DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers pitching took a big hit Sunday. The team’s number three starter, Hyun-jin Ryu, has had his throwing program completely shutdown. He will be returning to Los Angeles to consult with More...

By Michael Theed On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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The NL Central All-Star Team

Pic Credit: Dilip Vishwanat; Getty Images North America The Baseball Hot Corner is here again for another division-based all-star team. This time, we take a look at the all-star roster that would be formed from More...

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