1. Cubs' Maddon on Renteria: 'I Didn't Like What Happened to Rick'

    Joe Maddon took Rick Renteria's job as manager of the Chicago Cubs , but it doesn't mean he comes to the Windy City without feeling some remorse for his predecessor. “Well I did try to call Rick,” Maddon told WGWG-FM...

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  2. A.J. Burnett Takes Less Money to Return to Where Everything Clicked

    Despite frequent insistence to the contrary, free-agent signings are almost always about the money. That's what it's all about, you know. But not for A.J. Burnett . On Friday, he decided to be a very rare exception to the rule...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 21,819 reads 28 comments

  3. A.J. Burnett to Pirates: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Starting pitcher A.J. Burnett enjoyed two of his best seasons as a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates , and he will look to recapture that magic in 2015. The Pirates announced the deal via Twitter: Jon Heyman of CBSSports...

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  4. Tony Sanchez Thrives on Pirates' Catcher Competition

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  5. Cubs Pitching Prospect Edwards Ready for Next Step

    MESA, Ariz. — Chicago Cubs pitching prospect C.J. Edwards is ready to go home. That's where his girlfriend -- whom he said he talks to “almost all day” when he's ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 247 reads 0 comments

  6. Russell, Bryant Top Baseball Prospectus Prospect Rankings

    Baseball Prospectus released its list of the Cubs ' top 10 prospects Friday, with Addison Russell jumping Kris Bryant for the top spot.....

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  7. Jon Lester Would Further Solidify Solid Cubs Staff

    PHOENIX — After grooming Ben Cherington replace him eventually with the Red Sox , Cubs President Theo Epstein goes head-to-head against his one-time protege for the first time ...

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  8. St. Louis Cardinals Ready to Spend Wisely on 2015 Roster Upgrade

    After the St. Louis Cardinals ' season ended with the final out of the NLCS, the club looked largely set for the 2015 season. The starting rotation was overflowing...

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  9. Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein Calls St. Louis Cardinals the Standard

    Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein has referred to the St. Louis Cardinals both a powerhouse and a standard.....

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  10. Cards Might Move Carpenter from Leadoff

    PHOENIX • While third baseman Matt Carpenter has twice moved positions before to help the Cardinals upgrade their offense, if they shift him again for this coming season it's not likely to be in the field...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 487 reads 0 comments

  11. Ideal Trade Scenarios for the Cubs to Focus on Pulling off This Offseason

    Linked to major free agents this offseason like Jon Lester and Russell Martin , the Chicago Cubs are expected to make a big splash this winter in one way or another...

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  12. Jon Lester-Theo Epstein Reunion Is Must-Have Splash to Make Young Cubs a Threat

    You'll know President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein finally has the Chicago Cubs ready to make a run at ending their 106-year championship drought when he strikes a deal with an old associate of his: Jon Lester ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 13,770 reads 20 comments

  13. Bernie: Taveras and the Avoidable Tragedy

    There are tragedies that leave you feeling shocked and empty inside, and the sadness is 100 percent pure, with no conflicting emotions swirling in your mind and heart...

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  14. Pirates May Eye More Pitching Reclamation Projects

    Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but that isn't helping the Pirates in the early stages of free agency...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 1 month ago 391 reads 0 comments

  15. The Brewers Should Trade for Jonathan Papelbon

    The Brewers need bullpen help. The Phillies want to get rid of a reliever. Pretty simple right? Okay, maybe not so much.....

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  16. Brewers Inactive in Free Agency Thus Far, Could Find Deals Late in Offseason

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  17. Yan's Long, Strange Trip as a Milwaukee Brewer Ends

    It was just a line in the transactions Wednesday when the Milwaukee Brewers released left-hander Miguel Yan.....

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  18. Bruce, Votto, Cingrani Getting Well, Jocketty Says

    Spring training is still three months away, but Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said he's happy with the reports he's gotten so far on the health of his team.....

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  19. Better Bullpen a High Priority for Reds

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  20. Ike Davis Learning to Play Outfield

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  21. Pirates' Hurdle Drops Bench Coach Job as He Reorganizes Staff

    Though most baseball teams have a bench coach, a type of second-in-command to the manager, they are neither universal nor required...

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  22. Cubs Claim Donn Roach off Waivers FromPadres

    Right-hander Donn Roach has been claimed off waivers by the Cubs after being designated for assignment by the Padres last week.....

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  23. Spotlight on Cubs' Theo Epstein to Produce in 2015

    PHOENIX — Theo Epstein's moment of truth in Chicago finally has arrived, four years after he blew away the baseball world in Boston with the acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez and signing of Carl Crawford to a seven-year, $142 million deal...

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  24. Bargain Free Agents St. Louis Cardinals Should Keep on Their Radar

    Over the last month the St. Louis Cardinals ’ offseason agenda went from lacking substantial need to becoming shoppers for bargain free agents. Big-game spending is out of the question...

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  25. Mozeliak Issues Statement on Report That Oscar Taveras Was Drunk

    Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has issued a statement on the recent report out of the Dominican Republic that outfield prospect Oscar Taveras was heavily-intoxicated during ...

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