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Behind The Plate: One-On-One With Cubs Manager Joe Maddon

CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s batting practice, just an hour before game time and Joe Maddon sports his new Cubs pullover while going over the lineup. 661 more words


Week 3: First place Cardinals receive major setback

The Cardinals (12-5) continue to hold a solid lead in the NL Central, but they were given a major setback over the weekend. There are… 829 more words

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Cubs Respect 90

As April quickly comes to a close, was anyone surprised by the Chicago Cubs quick start? Yesterday, they beat the Reds 5-2 and took two games in the series. 334 more words

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Walk-off - #AtoZChallenge

The walk-off in baseball can mean a couple things.  First, let’s discuss the lesser-known one.  It’s lesser and not as well-known as the “normal” walk-off because it is primarily an amateurish play that you should never see in the Majors.  549 more words


Secret shame as a writer and reader

Sorry I missed last week’s blog.  I was out of town; Vegas baby, Vegas!  Had a pretty good time, didn’t lose my shirt.  But I did lay down a long shot bet on the Chicago Cubs finally winning a world series this year.  249 more words


Small isn't affected by Major League scouts at his games

All of the high-level players on the high school baseball scene get to see scouts come to their games.

But most are college scouts looking to get players for the next level. 451 more words


Addison Russell's bases-loaded double leads Cubs over Reds 5-2

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie Addison Russell doubled with the bases loaded — one of his best moments during his first week in the majors — and the Chicago Cubs held on for a 5-2 victory on Sunday and a sweep of their rain-shortened series against the Cincinnati Reds. 106 more words