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  1. Phil Coke wins spot on Cubs’ Opening Day roster

    Mar 30, 2015, 10:10 PM EDT

    phil coke getty

    This day has mostly been about who will not be on the Cubs’ Opening Day roster, but it was announced this evening that reliever Phil Coke has earned a spot on the team.

  2. The Cubs assign Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to the minors, option Javier Baez as well

    Mar 30, 2015, 1:07 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant

    Service time manipulation, the depth chart and hacktastic tendencies mean that the future is not quite here for three of the Cubs’ top prospects.

  3. 2015 Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks

    Mar 30, 2015, 12:04 PM EDT

    Chip Hale, Dave Stewart, Tony LaRussa

    New regime, different results?

  4. Felix Doubront granted his release by the Cubs

    Mar 28, 2015, 3:40 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v Chicago Cubs

    Doubront really struggled during Cactus League action, allowing nine runs on 17 hits (including two home runs) in seven innings across four appearances.

  5. 2015 Preview: Chicago Cubs

    Mar 26, 2015, 9:10 PM EDT

    kris bryant

    Are they ready to contend?

  6. 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?

  7. Google Maps made Edwin Jackson miss his start Tuesday and things went downhill from there

    Mar 25, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT

    Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals

    As if enough things haven’t already gone wrong for Edwin Jackson during his time with the Cubs.

  8. 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.

  9. Kris Bryant homered twice again

    Mar 21, 2015, 8:10 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant

    Kris Bryant’s incredibly hot spring continued on Saturday as he socked another pair of dingers.

  10. 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.

  11. 2015 Preview: Boston Red Sox

    Mar 20, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT

    Ortiz Ramirez Sandoval

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

  12. Joe Maddon on Javier Baez: “Of course, there’s a chance he doesn’t make the team”

    Mar 20, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT

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    Baez has been penciled in as the Cubs’ starting second baseman.

  13. Video: Joc Pederson slugs second home run of the spring

    Mar 18, 2015, 6:52 PM EDT

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    He’s batting .429 with a 1.217 OPS through 30 plate appearances this spring.

  14. My last day in Arizona will take me to visit the Kansas City Royals

    Mar 16, 2015, 9:20 AM EDT

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    My previous two days in the desert took me to a couple of cool places.

  15. Kris Bryant scratched, still hits fifth and sixth spring homers

    Mar 14, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant

    Kris Bryant has been as advertised as we near the midpoint of spring training.

  16. Read an interesting excerpt from a new book on Mets GM Sandy Alderson

    Mar 14, 2015, 3:13 PM EDT

    Sandy Alderson AP

    Steve Kettman’s new book provides an interesting perspective on the Mets GM.

  17. Cubs shut down Jacob Turner for one month

    Mar 13, 2015, 2:02 PM EDT

    Jacob Turner AP

    Turner had been in the mix for the final spot in the Cubs’ rotation.

  18. VIDEO: Cubs prospect Kris Bryant hits two more home runs

    Mar 12, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT

    Chicago Cubs photo day

    Dare I say that Bryant looks…ready?

  19. VIDEO: Will Ferrell fields ball in center field

    Mar 12, 2015, 6:46 PM EDT

    farrell

    Ferrell picked it up cleanly and hit the cut-off man. Not bad. Not bad at all.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. Cubs shut down Jacob Turner with an elbow injury

    Mar 11, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Jacob Turner

    Acquired from the Marlins last August, the 23-year-old former top-10 draft pick is out of minor-league options.

  23. Jorge Soler, Javier Baez, and Kris Bryant go back to back to back in Cactus League game

    Mar 10, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT

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    Soler and Bryant are both 23 years old and Baez is 22. It’s an exciting time to be a Cubs fan.

  24. Two points of spring training optimism, one point of spring training pessimism

    Mar 10, 2015, 5:35 PM EDT

    Kershaw

    In spring training, everything good is wonderful, everything bad is terrible.

  25. Giants likely to fill Hunter Pence void with in-house candidates

    Mar 6, 2015, 6:55 PM EDT

    Hunter Pence

    Gregor Blanco will probably get the lion’s share of the available playing time with Hunter Pence absent for six to eight weeks.

Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. J. Fernandez (4585)
  2. C. Rodon (4117)
  3. Y. Tomas (3899)
  4. K. Bryant (3856)
  5. S. Doolittle (3842)
  1. A. Cobb (3610)
  2. T. Walker (3590)
  3. K. Jansen (3582)
  4. A. Rendon (3557)
  5. K. Uehara (3509)