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By John Farrell On Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Fantasy Baseball & The Department of Youth

There are about four weeks left in the regular MLB season and kids are pouring into the league. Too many for most folks to keep track of. I’m lucky in that my fantasy baseball league isn’t full of fantasy More...

By John Farrell On Friday, March 4th, 2016

Mr Fantasy…A Poolie’s Dirty Little Draft Day Secrets

Send us (Kole) Calhoun, something to make us all happy. Greetings and salutations Hot Corner fans. It’s that time of year again. Everyone has reported in the proverbial best shape of their lives and hope More...

Starlin Castro
By Brendan Panikkar On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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Starlin Castro To The New York Yankees

The New York Yankees appear to be the beneficiary of the Chicago Cubs signing free agent Ben Zobrist to a free agent contract as the Yankees and Cubs have agreed to a deal that will send the once highly touted 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 Matthew Roberts On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Addison Russell Called Up By The Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are quickly reflecting their their mascot (a cub is a baby bear, after all) after they announced the promotion of top prospect Addison Russell today, hours after confirming they were grooming More...

By Matthew Roberts On Monday, April 20th, 2015

Addison Russell Now Playing Second Base in Iowa

Hot on the heels of uber-prospect Kris Bryant being called up by the Chicago Cubs comes news that fellow prospect Addison Russell has made the switch from shortshop to second base at Triple-A Iowa. Maddon on More...

Throw it Back
By Nick Rutkowski On Friday, April 17th, 2015

Will Kris Bryant Homer In His First Major League At Bat?

Kris Bryant is scheduled to make his major league debut today against the San Diego Padres, against all star James Shields. Bryant has the opportunity to join a list of 7 Chicago Cubs and 117 MLB players who hit 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 Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Top 10: Shortstops In Baseball

The position by position breakdown of the top 10 players at each position continues in this edition of the top 10 shortstops in the game of baseball. Shortstop is an interesting position. For years, the New York More...

Max Scherzer
By Tim Stoeckle On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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15 Predictions For The MLB Off-Season

While the Bay Area continues to celebrate the San Francisco Giants third World Series victory in five years, the rest of the baseball world turns their attention to the off-season, where teams will prepare themselves More...

Anthony Rizzo
By Tim Stoeckle On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Why The Chicago Cubs Will Be Relevant In 2015

Key word: relevant.  I wasn’t feeling bold enough to say “contenders,” although I really wanted to. Things are looking up on the North Side of the Windy City, and the future may be closer than More...

By Marc Keller On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Chicago Cubs Prospect Javier Baez Set To Make Major League Debut Tonight

Chicago Cubs fans get ready!  One of the main thoroughbred horses that the Cubs have in their stable of prospects is about to get his first ride around the track.  Highly-touted infield prospect Javier Baez is More...

By Marc Keller On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Iowa Cubs v. Sacramento River Cats Post-Game Analysis

For my first Father’s Day, my wife surprised me with tickets to the Iowa Cubs (Chicago Cubs Triple-A affiliate) v. Sacramento River Cats (Oakland A’s Triple-A affiliate) game, so that we could take our newborn More...

Shin-Soo Choo
By Clayton Richer On Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Where Will He Sign: Shin-Soo Choo

In a new offseason feature BHC writers will explore the possible landing spots for high priced free agents. In the first edition of “Where Will He Sign” the staff analysed the possible teams in play More...

David Price
By Mike Shimazu On Thursday, October 17th, 2013
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Where Will Tampa Bay Rays Pitcher David Price Land?

Once again, the Tampa Bay Rays have a starting pitcher at the top of his game with two years remaining on his contract, and once again, the trade rumors are flying.  This offseason, David Price could be moving More...

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