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  1. Someone with the Yankees wonders if Cole Hamels is still an ace

    May 1, 2015, 8:25 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Is Cole Hamels an ace? The numbers seem to indicate he is.

  2. Video: Jon Lester tosses his entire glove to first base for an out

    Apr 20, 2015, 8:23 AM EDT

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    Or, as I call it, “pulling a Mulholland.”

  3. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 20, 2015, 6:44 AM EDT

    Nelson Cruz

    Nelson Cruz has eight homers on the young season. And a line that looks like something Barry Bonds put up over the course of four seasons.

  4. Video: Jon Lester throws entire glove to first base for out

    Apr 19, 2015, 3:34 PM EDT

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    Jon Lester appears to have found a solution for his problems making throws to first base …

  5. So, Jon Lester might have a problem with pickoff throws

    Apr 13, 2015, 10:30 PM EDT

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    Prior to tonight, new Cubs left-hander Jon Lester hadn’t made a pickoff throw to first base since April 30, 2013. Now we know why.

  6. Report: Johnny Cueto seeking $200 million “or thereabouts”

    Apr 10, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Johnny Cueto

    The Reds and Johnny Cueto didn’t match up on a contract extension, as the right-hander has some big numbers in mind.

  7. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 6, 2015, 6:06 AM EDT

    Jason Heyward

    A big debut for the Cardinals’ new right fielder.

  8. Jason Heyward, Adam Wainwright lead Cardinals to a 3-0 win over the Cubs on Opening Night

    Apr 5, 2015, 11:23 PM EDT

    Adam Wainwright

    The Cardinals blanked the Cubs 3-0 on Opening Night in Chicago on Sunday, officially kicking off the 2015 regular season.

  9. Opening Night lineups: Cardinals vs. Cubs

    Apr 5, 2015, 3:08 PM EDT

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    The game will be broadcast on ESPN2. First pitch at Wrigley Field is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. ET.

  10. No progress in extension talks between Reds, Johnny Cueto

    Apr 1, 2015, 10:45 PM EDT

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    Johnny Cueto is due to become a free agent five days after the 2015 World Series and he has said that he will not allow in-season extension negotiations. So the countdown clock is on in Cincinnati’s front office, and it sure looks like time is going to run out.

  11. 2015 Preview: Philadelphia Phillies

    Apr 1, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    The Phillies are going to be bad in 2015. But just how bad?

  12. 2015 Preview: Chicago Cubs

    Mar 26, 2015, 9:10 PM EDT

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    Are they ready to contend?

  13. 2015 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

    Mar 25, 2015, 7:48 PM EDT

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    Can the Bucs make a third consecutive trip to the postseason?

  14. 2015 Preview: Oakland Athletics

    Mar 23, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT

    Bob Melvin

    They’ve reshuffled the deck for 2015. But that’s OK, they do that a lot and it always seems to work out OK.

  15. Cubs scratch Jon Lester from start with “dead arm”

    Mar 20, 2015, 3:45 PM EDT

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    Gearing up for the first season of a six-year, $155 million deal.

  16. 2015 Preview: Boston Red Sox

    Mar 20, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Worst to first . . . to worst and back to first?

  17. It’s the Yasiel Puig show at Sloan Park today

    Mar 11, 2015, 5:46 PM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    He scored a run he shouldn’t have scored and saved at least two runs on defense. And the game is only half over.

  18. Cubs fans: Wait ’til next year? “Screw it, it’s our year.”

    Mar 11, 2015, 1:52 PM EDT

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    Cubs fans are optimistic. Not all of them cautiously so.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. “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 …

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

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