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Levine: Cubs, White Sox Could Battle For Same Free Agent Pitchers

By Bruce Levine-

(CBS) While the Cubs and White Sox figure to chase some combination of top free agent pitchers James Shields, Jon Lester and Max Scherzer this offseason, it’s also worth discussing another subplot. 821 more words

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Three Pitchers I Wanted the Baltimore Orioles to Get at the Trade Deadline

I’m a little late in re-posting this old article, but the timing is still perfect, isn’t it? The Baltimore Orioles are about to take on the Kansas City Royals in a best of 7 series for the right to compete in the World Series. 659 more words

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Little Joe Loudmouth: Who's To Blame For The A's Early Exit?

I won’t forget July 4th, hearing the news that the Oakland A’s traded for Jeff Samardzija.  At that time, the A’s were 3.5 games up on the Angels and had the best record in baseball at 53-33.  620 more words

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Little Joe Loudmouth: Who's To Blame For The A's Early Exit?

I won’t forget July 4th, hearing the news that the Oakland A’s traded for Jeff Samardzija.  At that time, the A’s were 3.5 games up on the Angels and had the best record in baseball at 53-33.  621 more words

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Beane Takes Heat for Trades

After an early exit from the playoffs many people have started to question the trades that Oakland’s Billy Beane made prior to the deadline. For those that don’t remember the A’s acquired Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox for prospect Nolan Sandburn, and both Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel for Addison Russell and 2 other prospects. 426 more words

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All In: How Oakland Folded Down The Stretch

In the aftermath of one of the best baseball games of this century, the defeated Oakland Athletics are back to the drawing board. Everything they had built over the last three years was leading up to one moment — the 2014 postseason — and the premium they paid for two starting pitchers this July — Jeff Samardjiza and Jon Lester — were for the soul purpose of improving on their odds of winning once they made it there. 800 more words

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9/30 The Year in Quotes

CSNChicago.com’s Patrick Mooney compiled a “Year in Cubs Quotes,” which summed up some of the highs and lows of the 2014 season. Here are excerpts: 601 more words

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