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9 Major Takeaways from the Aroldis Chapman Trade

On Monday, one of the most intriguing trades in recent memory was confirmed. With a legitimate opportunity to win their first World Series title since 1908, the Chicago Cubs solidified their bullpen by acquiring Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees in return for Gleyber Torres, Adam Warren, Billy McKinney and Rashad Crawford. 1,928 more words

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Cubs make 'dark deal' in Chapman trade

The Cubs dipped into the murky waters of morality in trading for the hot-headed ex-Reds pitcher who has a little bit of a past when it comes to domestic violence. 359 more words

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We Aren't Special

Domestic violence is deplorable regardless of who you are, I hope that we are all well aware of that. It doesn’t matter if you’re a regular joe, a politician, an athlete or anyone else; committing an act of domestic violence is a sickening act. 1,396 more words

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Jed Hoyer: Cubs Won't Mortgage Future For Any Single Year, This One Included

(CBS) As speculation swirls that the Yankees desire slugger Kyle Schwarber, Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer on Tuesday made it clear the organization won’t mortgage any part of the core for any single year run at a championship, this one included. 533 more words

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Theo Epstein On Future Of Himself, Jed Hoyer: 'Not Going Anywhere Until We Have A Big Parade'

(CBS) Good friends and Cubs executives Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have already endured one professional breakup in their careers. They don’t plan on going through that experience again until they’ve reached the pinnacle of the sport. 360 more words

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What Just Happened?

Well we made it! The first half has concluded and many of us feel a bit empty about what the Cubs did in the first 88 games. 1,309 more words

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Cubs slump could be coming at the "right time"

I said it after the Miami series. I was concerned about the Cubs pitching, I think rightfully so. The sweep of the Cincinnati Reds was meaningless if they went to New York and split, or lost the series. 364 more words

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