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The 5 Underdog Teams That Will Contend in 2015

1.  New York Mets           2014 Record:  79-83          2015 Prediction:  88-74/Lose in NLDS

Why The Mets Will Contend in 2015:  The Mets finally have the roster to make a run in the playoffs. 388 more words

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On The Prowl (Detroit Tiger News) 3.2.15

It’s finally happening!  Baseball is being played!!  Ok, it was just the Tigers spring opener against Florida Southern, but reports have it that baseball was in fact played.   263 more words

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As Expected, Jon Lester Will Start Opener For Cubs

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jon Lester is slated to make his first start for the Chicago Cubs on opening night, April 5, against the St. Louis Cardinals. 108 more words

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Cubs name Jon Lester as Opening Day starter

Making official what was expected, the Cubs have named Jon Lester as their Opening Day starter.

Lester, who joined the Cubs on a six-year, $155 million deal in December, made the Opening Day start for the Red Sox last season and in 2013, 2012, and 2011. 32 more words

3/2 Cactus League rotation

The Cubs open the Spring Training schedule with split squad games Thursday. Travis Wood will face the Athletics in Mesa, while Jacob Turner will start against the Giants in Scottsdale on Thursday. 108 more words

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3/2 Lester to start Opening Night

Manager Joe Maddon made it official Monday: Jon Lester will start Opening Night, April 5, for the Cubs against the Cardinals.

Early in camp, Maddon indicated it was fairly obvious that Lester, who signed a six-year, $155 million contract in December, would kick off the Cubs season. 167 more words

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Danny Ecker: "Jon Lester has a chance to be the highest selling jersey with a great season"

chicagobusiness.com’s columnist, Danny Ecker,  joined the show to discuss the Chicago Cubs continuing fight with the roof top owners and Jon Lester’s rise up the top jersey sells.   45 more words

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