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  1. Hunter Pence and the pitcher who broke his arm chat on Twitter

    Mar 6, 2015, 11:31 AM EDT

    Hunter Pence

    See, now that’s good sportsmanship in 2015!

  2. Barry Zito’s first start in 19 months “was pretty impressive”

    Mar 6, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Barry Zito took the mound Thursday for his first game action since 2013.

  3. Cubs name Jon Lester as Opening Day starter

    Mar 2, 2015, 3:45 PM EDT

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    Lester joined the Cubs on a six-year, $155 million deal in December.

  4. Yoenis Cespedes would like to play for the Tigers beyond 2015

    Mar 1, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    Yoenis Cespedes could see himself wearing a Tigers uniform for many years.

  5. MLBPA will be monitoring how Cubs handle Kris Bryant

    Feb 27, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

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    MLBPA executive director Tony Clark will be keeping a close eye on how the Cubs handle the eventual promotion of prospect Kris Bryant.

  6. The Cubs have hired Manny Ramirez as a hitting consultant

    Feb 24, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT

    Manny Ramirez

    Last year’s experiment in which Ramirez was a player/coach for the Cubs’ Triple-A team was a success. Now it’s a real job.

  7. Mike Schmidt wants to help Domonic Brown

    Feb 20, 2015, 11:35 PM EDT

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    Domonic Brown will have the attention and assistance of Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmdit during spring training with the Phillies.

  8. Blue Jays first-rounder Max Pentecost had shoulder surgery

    Feb 20, 2015, 10:55 PM EDT

    Max Pentecost

    Blue Jays first round pick Max Pentecost had his second shoulder procedure since the end of the 2014 season. He won’t throw for another three months.

  9. Baseball America names Kris Bryant as baseball’s top prospect

    Feb 19, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT

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    Bryant earned top honors after batting .325 with a 1.098 OPS while leading the minors with 43 homers in 138 games between Double-A and Triple-A last season.

  10. Trevor Bauer built a drone. Been nice knowin’ y’all.

    Feb 19, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

    Trevor Bauer

    It’s only armed with cameras. For now.

  11. “He just kept saying: ‘They’re going to burn this city down again when we win the World Series'”

    Feb 17, 2015, 7:57 PM EDT

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    Cubs president Theo Epstein recalled his courting of starting pitcher Jon Lester in an interview this week with Patrick Mooney of CSNChicago.com …

  12. The latest Gonzalez Germen update

    Feb 13, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    Gonzalez Germen

    Gonzales Germen has been one of the more interesting players to follow this off-season for a specific reason.

  13. We should all hope to “botch” things like James Shields did

    Feb 10, 2015, 11:17 AM EDT

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    Don’t feel too sorry for James Shields.

  14. Cubs offered James Shields a three-year, $60 million deal

    Feb 10, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Shields ultimately decided to play at home in San Diego, choosing the Padres’ four-year, $75 million offer.

  15. Breaking down the offseason’s biggest free agent contracts

    Feb 9, 2015, 10:31 AM EDT

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    A total of 11 free agents topped $50 million.

  16. Cubs and Pedro Strop avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Feb 5, 2015, 7:39 PM EDT

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    Strop has posted a 2.44 ERA and 113/36 K/BB ratio in 96 innings across 102 appearances with Chicago.

  17. The Cubs are kicking the tires on James Shields

    Feb 5, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    James Shields

    The last remaining big free agent could choose a new team this week.

  18. Cardinals sign Carlos Villanueva

    Feb 4, 2015, 1:13 PM EDT

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    Villanueva is coming off a two-year, $10 million deal with the Cubs.

  19. Cardinals “have shown interest” in James Shields

    Feb 3, 2015, 8:32 PM EDT

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    Most major league teams open spring training in just two weeks, yet right-hander James Shields remains unsigned …

  20. Diamondbacks sign Gerald Laird

    Feb 2, 2015, 2:50 PM EDT

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    Laird spent the past two seasons in Atlanta.

  21. Mariners sign John Baker

    Jan 28, 2015, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Baker was once a solid starting catcher for the Marlins, but he’s been mostly injured for the past five seasons.

  22. Cubs, Dexter Fowler avoid arbitration for $9.5 million

    Jan 23, 2015, 1:10 PM EDT

    Dexter Fowler

    Fowler requested $10.8 million and the Cubs countered at $8.5 million.

  23. Ryan Vogelsong “shifts course” on Astros, now “in serious discussions” with the Giants

    Jan 21, 2015, 11:02 PM EDT

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    Free agent starter Ryan Vogelsong was said to be working on a deal with the Astros and even traveled to Houston on Monday to meet with team officials. But it appears those negotiations have suddenly collapsed. From the Twitter account of FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal …

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