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Chicago Cubs: A cold free agent market; Jon Jay could return?

(Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)<p>The Hot Stove market for the Chicago Cubs and the rest of baseball has a cold one. With 15 of the Top 20 free …

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A crowded Cubs outfield has plenty to prove in 2018

After Ben Zobrist earned his second straight ring and was named the World Series MVP in 2016, you can't blame him for taking some time to relax last …

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Chicago Cubs: Looking at the current positional depth on the roster

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 25: Jason Heyward<p>The Chicago Cubs have a lot of depth when it comes to position players. The fact that the outfield and infield are …

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Chicago Cubs: Another day in an overpacked outfield

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 25: Jason Heyward<p>The Chicago Cubs will enter this season with five outfielders on the roster. Some can play elsewhere, but this is …

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Breakouts: 12 players under 25 with future star power

Heath Cummings highlights 12 budding stars under the age of 25 you should target in Fantasy baseball drafts.<p><b>Draft Prep Tiers: C | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B |</b> …

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Second Base Tiers 1.0

Second base may be light at the top, but it makes up for it with a robust middle tier that's worth buying into, says Scott White.<p><b>Draft Prep Tiers:</b> …

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MLB Trade Rumors: Top 10 remaining offseason trade candidates

Free agents aren’t doing much moving, but the MLB trade market has been going crazy this winter. These ten players could also be on the move before …

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Joe Maddon's advice to new Bears head coach Matt Nagy

Joe Maddon knows a thing or two about taking a storied Chicago franchise from a rebuilding team to a World Champ.<p>Bears head coach Matt Nagy hopes to …

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Chicago Cubs: Jason Heyward and the future of the Cubs’ right field

MESA, AZ - FEBRUARY 24: Outfielder Jason Heyward<p>Jason Heyward has failed to live up to the value assigned to his contract so far for the Chicago …

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Slow-moving market leads to winters blahs for baseball fans

Mets ace Noah Syndergaard probably spoke for the rest of his peers Tuesday morning when he tweeted a message about the long offseason:<p>“Really missing that ballpark smell right about now.”<p>With the holidays in the rearview mirror and the NFL playoffs nearing an end, mid-January is the time players …

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Albert Almora Jr. Not Worried About Full-Time Role With Cubs

<b>Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr.</b><i>(Jon Durr/Getty Images)</i><p><b>(670 The Score)</b> Before Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber or Ian Happ were drafted by the Cubs and …

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Cubs' Ian Happ Hopes To Build On Breakout Rookie Season

<b>By Chris Emma–</b><p><b>CHICAGO (670 The Score) —</b> Sporting Cubs blue in a custom suit, Ian Happ looked quite comfortable as he worked a room inside the …

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Brad Johnson Baseball Chat 1/16/2018

We’ll chat at 3:00pm ET today. As you may have noticed, I’m always tinkering with how I run these chats. This time, I’m going to answer most of the …

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Why Chicago Cubs should trade Kyle Schwarber

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images<p><i>The Chicago</i> <i>Cubs would be wise to sell high on Kyle Schwarber as they eye making a run at Bryce Harper in …

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Cubs top 20 prospects are strong on pitchers

Welcome to my annual list of the Cubs top 20 prospects. Each day this week I’ll list five of my top 20 prospects, counting down to number one. Today …

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Chicago Cubs: Healthy Addison Russell an X-Factor for Cubs

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 17: Addison Russell<p>Chicago Cubs shortstop, Addison Russell, mired in on-field, and off-field adversity in 2017, can regain …

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Ian Happ talks about his 'different' offseason

Ian Happ talks about his 'more relaxed' offseason with Vinnie Duber from Cubs Convention.

Tom Ricketts explains why Cubs decided to give Steve Bartman a World Series ring

Steve Bartman's name will live in infamy forever, but at least he has something only a couple thousand people can say: A Cubs 2016 World Series …

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Could Gerrit Cole be the answer in Cubs' search for starting pitcher?

Things going nowhere with the best starting pitchers on the free-agent market? Why not make a trade?<p>The Cubs — connected all offseason to free-agent …

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MLB Trade Rumors: 5 potential landing spots for Christian Yelich

The Miami Marlins may be looking to avoid an ugly stand-off with Christian Yelich by trading him before the end of the offseason.<p>For reasons that …

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Ha ha ha, no...the Cubs are not about to sign Lorenzo Cain

As the offseason advances, teams keep shooting their shot trying to find free agent deals.<p>The offseason is now such an unending desert of free agency without a single oasis of a signing in sight, that the rumors the baseball community is latching on to are becoming more and more delusional and …

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Yangervis Solarte and the Blue Jays’ Attempt to Thread the Needle

The Blue Jays traded a couple prospects for a versatile infielder this weekend following a season during which their own infielders had trouble …

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Chicago Cubs Rumors: Lorenzo Cain has three-year offer from the Cubs?

DETROIT, MI – July 26: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates after scoring against the Detroit Tigers on a hit by Mike Moustakas of …

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2017 Cubs victories revisited, July 22: Cubs 3, Cardinals 2

The Cubs’ six-game winning streak was broken by the Cardinals in the first game of this Wrigley series, but they came back and won the Saturday …

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Chicago Cubs fans’ emotional attachments are clouding their judgment

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 01: Justin Grimm #52 of the Chicago Cubs tosses his hat to the fans after the last regular season game against the Cincinnati …

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Why Jake Arrieta might end up back with the Chicago Cubs

After flying across the country and back in search of starting pitching, Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein and GM Jed Hoyer may find their answer …

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The Chicago Cubs offseason so far

The Chicago Cubs have already been incredibly busy this offseason making key pitching acquisitions. Tyler Chatwood is set to come over from the …

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Cubs Interested in Gerrit Cole?

PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 08: Gerrit Cole<p>Rumors: After ending the year speculating about a potential trade between the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York …

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Yankees should play let’s make a deal with Cubs

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Dellin Betances<p>The Yankees have question marks at second base and third base. The Cubs are currently without a closer. So …

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Top 5 moments of Kris Bryant's career

Kris Bryant has already accomplished a career’s worth of milestones at the age of 26. In one four-year stretch, the can’t-miss kid from Las Vegas was …

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