1. Highly Touted Russell Makes Appearance at Second in AFL

    MESA, Ariz. -- The scouts noticed, as did the 400-plus fans at Scottsdale Stadium and any diligent Cubs aficionados who checked the box score. Highly regarded shortstop Addison Russell started at second base this week...

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  2. Cardinals Announce Lineup for Game 4

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  3. Life After Russell Martin: Potential Starting Catchers for Pittsburgh Pirates

    Pittsburgh Pirates starting catcher Russell Martin made a huge impact on his team's performance in the short two years that he played there. In 238 games played with the Pirates, the 31-year-old Canadian batted ...

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  4. What We Learned from the St. Louis Cardinals' Game 3 Loss to the Giants

    The National League Championship Series is getting away from the St. Louis Cardinals . The errant throw by Cardinals reliever Randy Choate that unceremoniously spoiled the team’s ...

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  5. Billy McKinney's Lefty Bat Fits Cubs' Mission

    MESA, Ariz. — Billy McKinney's shock of being traded in July wore off quickly thanks to warm greetings from Class A Daytona teammates like Albert Almora.....

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  6. How the Dodgers Are Taking a Page out of the Cubs' Book

    Andrew Friedman is taking his talents to Southern California as the Dodgers take a page out of the Cubs ' playbook.....

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  7. State of the Cubs: Kris Bryant's Time Is Coming Soon*

    Kris Bryant posted a photo on his Twitter account, showing the view from the Boras Corp. suite behind home plate at Angel Stadium: “Postseason baseball! #ALDS...

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  8. A Tip of the Cap to Marco Gonzales

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  9. Molina: 'I'm Going to Have to Play with Pain'

    SAN FRANCISCO • Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, pressing his rehab so that he can contribute at some point in this series, intends to take his first swings today since injuring a rib-cage muscle Sunday...

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  10. Cards in Must-Win Situation After Brutal Loss

    SAN FRANCISCO • Before anyone at AT&T Park could finish their Dungeness crab sandwiches and grilled chicken rice bowls with pineapple-zucchini salsa, the Cardinals were down ...

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  11. Taveras Wants to Play Winter Ball

    SAN FRANCISCO • Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras said he intends to play winter ball in his native Dominican Republic, as he has done before alongside stars like Miguel Tejada...

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  12. Pirates Bench Coach Banister Finalist for Texas Job

    The Texas Rangers Tuesday named Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as one of three finalists for their vacant managerial position...

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  13. Jonathan Lucroy, Wily Peralta Honored

    Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and right-hander Wily Peralta were named the most valuable player and most valuable pitcher for the 2014 Brewers in balloting by members of the Milwaukee Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America...

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  14. Simon's Worth and Streetcar's Effect on Reds

    I get lots and lots of questions on Twitter. I do my best to answer most of them. But there are times when the 140-character limit makes it impossible...

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  15. Cubs Aim for Right Mix with Coaching Staff

    After hiring his fourth hitting coach since he took charge of the Chicago Cubs , team president Theo Epstein joked last week that the job was like the “Spinal Tap drumming situation,” ...

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  16. Why A.J. Pierzynski Is the Key for the Cardinals for the Rest of the NLCS

    After being designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox earlier this season, St. Louis Cardinals catcher A.J. Pierzynski has become the most important player for the Redbirds in the NLCS ...

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  17. FOX Sports 1's Karros unveils Cubs 2003 World Series hat (Video)

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  18. Grichuk's Game-Tying Blast

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  19. Brewers First Basemen: A Recent History of Failure

    The Brewers have been looking for a first baseman since Prince Fielder left. That search has not gone well.....

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  20. Milwaukee Brewers Free Agent Watch: Mark Reynolds

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  21. 2014 in Review: Joey Votto

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  22. Monday Mop-Up Duty: Is Stewart an Adequate Plan B?

    SOUTH HILLS - I think we all understand Russell Martin is going to be a tough sign unless he gives a discount in years or dollars to the Pirates . And discounts are usually pipedreams in free agency...

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  23. Why the Pirates Should Extend a Qualifying Offer to Francisco Liriano

    Among the first decisions the Pirates must make this offseason will be whether to extend qualifying offers to Russell Martin and Francisco Liriano. The Pirates were unwilling to extend an offer to A...

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  24. Ex-Cubs Manager Sveum a Hit as Royals' Hitting Coach

    It has been a long, strange trip for Dale Sveum, from taking the blame for the Cubs ' woes to watching a young Royals lineup grow up overnight into the surprising team that leads the Orioles 2-0 in the American League Championship Series...

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  25. Cubs: Neil Ramirez Can't Wait for Chance to Pitch in October

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