1. Tyler Thornburg Dodged a Major Bullet

    A frustrating 2014 behind him, Tyler Thornburg heads into spring training healthy and hopeful he can once again serve as a productive member of the Milwaukee Brewers ' bullpen...

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  2. Rejoice: Brewers Are Bringing Back 'Barrelman'

    You'll recall that previously in this space we've extolled the virtues of the Brewers ' "Beer Barrel Man," which is quite possibly the greatest mascot in the sprawling history of mascots ...

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  3. Jim Henderson Optimistic Heading into Spring Training

    Jim Henderson admitted on Sunday what was evident for the few short months he pitched for the Milwaukee Brewers last season...

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  4. Bernie: Is Hamels a Realistic Option?

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  5. Cardinals Eye Consistency from Double-Play Duo

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  6. Out of Options, Kozma, Freeman Could Stick in St. Louis

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  7. Pirates SS Prospect Tucker Making Progress After Thumb Surgery

    Shortstop Cole Tucker, the Pirates ' first-round draft pick last year, had surgery Oct. 1 to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb...

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  8. 2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 first basemen

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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...

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

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  15. 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...

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  16. 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...

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  17. 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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  18. 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 ...

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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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...

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  22. 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...

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  23. 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.....

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

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

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