1. Why Chicago Cubs Need to Win World Series for Ernie Banks

    Friday night, the Chicago Cubs , which had been used to getting good news during the past few months, got a piece of devastatingly bad news: "Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks, the greatest player in franchise history, died at the age of 83, per ESPN...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 17 hours ago 4,978 reads 20 comments

  2. Votto, Cueto Biggest Questions for Reds

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Spring training starts next month, but already everyone was thinking about Cincinnati Reds baseball at Louisville Slugger Field...

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  3. Reds Only Team Never to Have Japanese Player

    As soon as Ichiro Suzuki plays a game for the Marlins — and he reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with Miami on Friday — the Reds will be the only team in Major League Baseball to have never had a Japanese player play for it...

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  4. PHOTO: Ernie Banks' 1953 Scouting Report

    Before Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks smacked 512 career home runs, earned 14 All-Star selections and won back-to-back MVPs, he was a 22-year-old Negro League shortstop looking for a job in the majors...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 20 hours ago 59 reads 0 comments

  5. Mr. Cub: A Life Like a Miracle

    His story is like a movie script built around an unexpected turn, a chance that for him was easier to seize than to explain. Maybe that's because Ernie Banks had trouble believing it even as he lived it...

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  6. Twitter Mourns Mr. Cub Ernie Banks, Who Died Friday Night at Age 83

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  7. A Cubs Fan's Tribute to the Legendary Ernie Banks

    To some people, being a dedicated fan of the Chicago Cubs can seem like a struggle at times. Years—even generations—have come and gone without experiencing the long-coveted celebration of a Cubs World Series championship...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 1 day ago 234 reads 2 comments

  8. Cubs Legend Ernie Banks Dies at Age 83

    Legendary Chicago Cubs player and Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks has died at the age of 83. According to Fred Mitchell of the Chicago Tribune , Banks' wife Liz confirmed the news of her husband's passing...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 day ago 38,586 reads 162 comments

  9. Cubs Claim RP Germen from Rangers

    The Cubs announced that they have claimed righty Gonzalez Germen off waivers from the Rangers . Germen had only just been taken off waivers by Texas, after previously being dealt from the Mets to the Yankees following a DFA...

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  10. Projecting the Chicago Cubs' 2015 Opening Day Roster

    Changes are everywhere on the North Side of Chicago this baseball season. The bleachers — which won't be fully constructed until May — are undergoing renovations, a big ...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 2 days ago 857 reads 0 comments

  11. Pedro Alvarez Will Bounce Back for Pittsburgh Pirates in 2015

    The Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the top teams in MLB last season, but they still had some dark spots. No dark spot was bigger than that of the team's power threat, Pedro Alvarez...

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  12. Brewers Workout Yoan Moncada

    Over the past few years, the Milwaukee Brewers have been pretty active players on the international market...

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  13. Report: Former Cub Ted Lilly Charged with Insurance Fraud

    Former Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly has been charged with insurance fraud, San Luis Obispo's KSBY reported Thursday...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  14. Cubs, Dexter Fowler Avoid Arbitration

    The Cubs and outfielder Dexter Fowler have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal worth $9.5MM, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (Twitter link). As MLBTR's Arbitration Tracker shows, Fowler had filed at $10...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Spencer Oshman about 2 days ago 609 reads 0 comments

  15. Inside St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny's Dream Home

    The seventeen-room Wildwood mansion St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny sold to pay off his real estate debts is back on the market.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 99 reads 0 comments

  16. Wong Sets Lofty Goals for Himself, and Rightfully so

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  17. How Will Another Season in Triple-a Impact Piscotty's Development?

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 96 reads 0 comments

  18. Jonathan Papelbon Trade Rumors: Would Closer Really Help Milwaukee Brewers?

    In the modern age of baseball, there are two types of teams when it comes to the offseason. Those looking to make an immediate run to the World Series, and those willing to offload talent to get a jump-start on a rebuild...

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  19. Cincinnati Reds Head to AF Museum

    The Cincinnati Reds ' “Winter Caravan” will stop Saturday, Jan. 24, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force...

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  20. What Will Chicago Cubs Do with Arismendy Alcantara?

    After the Chicago Cubs traded for Dexter Fowler, Arismendy Alcantara became a man without a position. Manager Joe Maddon and the Cubs have another plan for him. He could turn out to be a Ben Zobrist-type super utility player that Maddon had in Tampa...

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  21. Pete Rose Will Be at Cincinnati-Hosted All-Star Game This Year

    Despite being permanently banned from baseball, local legend Pete Rose will be in Cincinnati for the All-Star Game this coming summer. Reds majority owner Bob Castellini said as much Thursday...

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  22. Piling World Series Expectations onto Youthful Chicago Cubs Is a Mistake

    When you are the Chicago Cubs , maybe the most cursed, endearing and followed team in Major League Baseball, there is no hiding. When you are this popular and have lost this ugly for this long, you cannot duck great hope...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 2 days ago 10,704 reads 49 comments

  23. Schwarber Is the Third Best Catching Prospect in Baseball, Per MLB Pipeline

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  24. Reds' Billy Hamilton Getting Stronger for Encore Season

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  25. Reds' Billy Hamilton Getting Stronger for Encore Season

    CINCINNATI — Billy Hamilton set a Reds rookie record by stealing 56 bases, tied for second-most overall in the major leagues last season. He also wore down as the months wore on, with his hitting and stealing taking a big dive...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 days ago 113 reads 0 comments