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The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week

College football (FBS) starts tomorrow

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball: Nationals (66-65) @ Cardinals (86-46), 7 pm… 96 more words


Report: White Sox Pull Closer Robertson Back, No Trade With Yankees

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A little D-Rob redux was just not to be.

Having put in a claim over the weekend, the Yankees had hoped to work out a trade for closer David Robertson. 378 more words


Inside Baseball: Keys to Cubs' success, plus more MLB news and notes

Jon Heyman

Baseball Insider

With all their great young position stars, reasonable payroll and sky-high revenue, perhaps no one is more well-positioned for the future than the Cubs. 548 more words


Anthony Rizzo Is Getting a Serious Push for MVP

Chicago Cubs fans know what they have in Anthony Rizzo, and hopefully now that the team is 17-4 in August, he will get recognized nationally for MVP consideration.  485 more words


Heyman: Anthony Rizzo A 'Bona Fide' MVP Candidate

(CBS) As the Cubs have continued their strong play by moving to a season-high 20 games over .500 after completing a four-game sweep of the Braves on Sunday, first baseman Anthony Rizzo has been a consistent force in the middle of Chicago’s resurgence. 294 more words


Report: Many Nationals Players Unhappy With Manager Matt Williams

WASHINGTON — If winning cures everything, then losing must surely do the opposite.

Such is the case for the Washington Nationals, who have fallen from first place in the NL East to three games back in the Wild Card. 605 more words


Jon Heyman: 'Blue Jays Have Good Shot At Wild Card'

Shots were tired in Toronto this week – well, sort of – as Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos took a subtle jab at Jose Reyes, who was traded to Colorado for Troy Tulowitzki. 628 more words