1. Report: Brewers Reach Agreement with Neal Cotts

    The Milwaukee Brewers appear to have found a replacement for departed left-hander Zach Duke, as the club reached an agreement Thursday with veteran reliever Neal Cotts, a source told Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel...

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  2. Brewers Announce Spring Broadcast Schedule

    The Brewers announced Thursday their 2015 spring training broadcast schedule that will include 16 radio broadcasts on 620 WTMJ and the Brewers Radio Network, 13 additional audio webcasts, and 12 games televised by FOX Sports Wisconsin...

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  3. The Wrigley Field Renovation Has Sent a Whole Bunch of Rats to Neighborhoods

    Eventually the Cubs ' ballpark is gonna be nice and new and updated and awesome. For now, though, its renovation has caused a lot of displacement, noise, traffic problems and . . ...

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  4. No surprise: Bryant ranked No.1 among prospects

    CHICAGO -- Adding to an already impressive amateur and minor league resume, Kris Bryant was ranked No. 1 in ESPN.com's annual preseason prospect player rankings released on Thursday...

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  5. Should the Cincinnati Reds Go After Rafael Soriano?

    One of the best traits a mid-market club can have is their ability to buy when the asking price is low. It's similar to a broker on Wall Street pulling in a hot stock at a bargain price...

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  6. 2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 Outfielders

    MLBPipeline.com's 2015 Top 100 Prospects list will be unveiled on Friday, Jan. 30, on MLB .com, with the Top 50 revealed during a one-hour show on MLB Network at 9 p.m. ET. Leading up to that, MLBPipeline...

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  7. Pirates Have 5 Prospects in Keith Law's Top 100

    The Pirates have five prospects in Keith Law's top 100 list (Insider-only): Tyler Glasnow at No. 12, Austin Meadows at No. 32, Jameson Taillon at No. 36, Josh Bell at No. 60 and Alen Hanson at No...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 hours ago 47 reads 0 comments

  8. Keith Law Ranks Pirates' Minor League System 7th

    ESPN's Keith Law (Insider-only) has ranked the Pirates ' farm system seventh best in the game, noting that nearly all the Pirates' minor-league teams should have "at least one potential star...

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  9. Lind Eager to Become 'Impact Bat' as Team's New First Baseman

    MILWAUKEE — As he took his seat three stools down from principal owner Mark Attanasio on stage Sunday at the Milwaukee Brewers annual On Deck event, Adam Lind had his “I'm not in Toronto anymore” moment...

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  10. Do Cardinals Have the Payroll Flexibility to Sign Heyward?

    On Episode 15 of the Viva El Birdos podcast, Aaron Finkel and I got to talking about the likelihood that new St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward, who is set to become a free agent after the 2015 season, might sign a long-term extension...

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  11. Price: Mesoraco to Catch 145 Games

    Because of the physical abuse, the battering the position inflicts upon the body, conventional wisdome is, “Momma don't let your babies grow up to be catchers...

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  12. Even in Bronze, Ernie Banks Connects with the People

    Before the sun came up Wednesday, Chicagoans came to Daley Plaza to stare at the 7-foot bronze statue of Ernie Banks and smile wistfully about a time gone by...

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  13. Projecting the Cincinnati Reds' 2015 Opening Day Roster

    At this point in the MLB offseason, most teams have made all of their impact signings and trades. That means rosters are beginning to take shape. The Cincinnati Reds made their fair share of moves this winter...

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  14. MLB.com: Cardinals Are Still Team to Beat in NL Central

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  15. Cardinals Counting on Heyward to Fill Outfield Hole

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  16. Going Low and Away with the Brewers | FanGraphs Baseball

    Back in September, Jeff Sullivan wrote on this very weblog about The Three Most Distinctive Team Philosophies...

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  17. ESPN: Cubs Top Farm System in Major League Baseball

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  18. Boras Plan: Cubs in a World Series Not Played at Wrigley?

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  19. Cubs Fans Pay Tribute to Ernie Banks

    The Chicago Cubs continued to honor the late Ernie Banks on Wednesday by returning his iconic statue to the Windy City so fans could pay their respects to the Hall of Famer...

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  20. Will the St. Louis Cardinals Enjoy Better Luck with RISP in 2015?

    In 2013, the Cardinals enjoyed extremely good fortunes with RISP. In 2014, the Cardinals hit about as badly with RISP as they did overall...

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  21. Reynolds Brings Bench a Surge of Power and a Dash of Humor

    ST. LOUIS -- Mark Reynolds did not take long to show off a sense of humor with his new team. As the media kept piling into his introductory presser at the Cardinals Winter Warm-Up, Reynolds stood at the podium wondering about the fuss being made...

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  22. St. Louis Cardinals Farm Director Gary LaRocque Talks to Redbird Rants

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  23. Sammy Sosa to miss Ernie Banks' funeral

    Former Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa will not be attending the funeral of Ernie Banks on Saturday, a friend of Sosa's told the Tribune on Wednesday...

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  24. Cincinnati Reds' 5 Non-Roster Invitees to Watch in Spring Training

    The Cincinnati Reds are just 21 days from when pitchers and catchers report, and 27 days from the start of spring training...

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  25. Ryan Braun Says Thumb Is Feeling Good After Procedure

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