1. Cubs: What Kris Bryant Learned in His First Full Year of Pro Ball

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 6 days ago 298 reads 0 comments

  2. Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon Welcomes Lofty Expectations

    Cubs fans got on their feet and roared, a rousing ovation for the person they hope will lead their favorite team to prominence...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 6 days ago 41 reads 0 comments

  3. Bud Selig to St. Louis: 'You Are the Best Baseball City'

    Even though his reign as Major League Baseball's commissioner is coming to an end, Bud Selig is still doing bizarre things...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 6 days ago 113 reads 0 comments

  4. 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...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 6 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  5. Why the Reds Should Trade for David DeJesus, Volume VIII

    When the Cincinnati Reds took the "What is my Spirit Animal" quiz on Facebook last week, the answer was David DeJesus...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. Should the Cincinnati Reds Trade Aroldis Chapman?

    The question of whether or not the Cincinnati Reds should deal Aroldis Chapman has been perpetually hanging in the air from the moment the club discovered they actually had found gold in their Cuban Missile...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  7. Price for Johnny Cueto Just Got Higher

    The Reds knew signing Johnny Cueto would be difficult. In the wake of the Max Scherzer deal with the Washington Nationals , it's bordering on impossible.....

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  8. Jung-Ho Kang Aware of Role as 'Pioneer'

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  9. For Pirates, NL Central Test Just Got Tougher

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  10. Don't Count Out Jaime Garcia

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 187 reads 0 comments

  11. Wong Wants Chance to Hit Leadoff

    If Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong makes the advancements he wants to as a hitter, it's possible his batting average won't be the only thing on the rise...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 days ago 113 reads 0 comments

  12. Pirates DFA Elmore to Make Room for Kang

    The Pirates have designated infielder Jake Elmore for assignment, the club announced. The move creates 40-man roster space for the addition of Jung-ho Kang...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 7 days ago 23 reads 0 comments

  13. Trevor Rosenthal Seems to Have Embraced Closer Role for St. Louis Cardinals

    The St. Louis Cardinals have been blessed with the gift of pitching over the last few seasons. So much so that Trevor Rosenthal , once viewed as having a future in the starting rotation, has seemingly settled in to his role as the team's closer...

    Bill Ivie Jr Written by Bill Ivie Jr about 7 days ago 3,061 reads 2 comments

  14. Brewers Committed to Jimmy Nelson, so Scratch Jordan Zimmermann

    Since I previously made the case here for the Milwaukee Brewers to trade for Jordan Zimmermann, I should share with you something Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said on the subject Monday...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 7 days ago 37 reads 0 comments

  15. Are Cubs Still Fishing for a Big Name?

    CHICAGO – OK, who's it going to be? Jordan Zimmermann, Doug Fister or Stephen Strasburg? The Washington Nationals would seemingly be ready to deal one of the starters in the wake of the reported agreement with fellow righty Max Scherzer...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 7 days ago 791 reads 0 comments

  16. Brewers Designate Morris for Assignment

    The Brewers have designated first baseman Hunter Morris for assignment, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports on Twitter...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 7 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  17. Kang Trains in Arizona Ahead of Pirates' Camp

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Even without knowing he wears uniform No. 16 or being increasingly familiar with his visage, Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang was easy to pick out on Field No. 5...

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  18. Brewers GM Doesn't Expect to Pursue Shields

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  19. Grieving Martinez Ready to Compete for Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS -- Returning to St. Louis for the first time since his close friend and teammate Oscar Taveras was killed in a car accident in October.....

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 7 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  20. Cubs GM: Trading Valbuena Doesn't Change Plans for Bryant

    With Luis Valbuena headed to Houston , that leaves an void at third base but Cubs GM Jed Hoyer says it's too early to write Kris Bryant's name in the lineup for Opening Day...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 7 days ago 531 reads 0 comments

  21. Matheny on Pitching Pursuit: 'Has to Be a Line That You Draw'

    ST. LOUIS • Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, who calls St. Louis home and knows baseball chatter is a year-round business in these parts.....

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 7 days ago 76 reads 0 comments

  22. Chicago Cubs: How Much Better Does Dexter Fowler Make Them?

    The Chicago Cubs made what is likely their last major offseason move when they sent infielder Luis Valbuena and pitcher Dan Straily to the Houston Astros for outfielder and leadoff man Dexter Fowler...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 7 days ago 14,378 reads 42 comments

  23. Fowler 'Excited' to Join Cubs

    CHICAGO -- The Cubs upgraded their outfield and may have found a leadoff man, acquiring veteran Dexter Fowler from the Astros on Monday in exchange for infielder Luis Valbuena and right-handed pitcher Dan Straily...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 7 days ago 172 reads 0 comments

  24. Breaking Down the Chicago Cubs' Trade for Dexter Fowler

    Hopefully, Luis Valbuena will look back at his time at the 2015 Cubs Convention with fond memories. He may or may not have known at the time, but it was his last hurrah in a Chicago Cubs uniform...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 8 days ago 14,053 reads 13 comments

  25. Cubs Get Their Leadoff Man in Dexter Fowler

    A trade between the two biggest rebuilding franchises the past few years went down Monday morning, sending center fielder Dexter Fowler to the Cubs with utility infielder Luis Valbuena and minor-league pitcher Dan Straily going back to the Astros ...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 8 days ago 458 reads 0 comments