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Chicago Cubs: Team USA would have benefited from Cubs’ stars
March 24th, 2017 at 1:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** Star players from the Chicago Cubs could have taken the World Baseball Classic and Team USA to a completely different level. Is it socially acceptable to critique something that recently achieved great success? Wednesday night, Team USA won the World Baseball Classic, defeating Puerto Rico handily 8-0. The title is the Americans' first...

Chicago Cubs: Theo Epstein named World’s Greatest Leader
March 24th, 2017 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** As if Theo Epstein needs anything else to brag about, the Chicago Cubs' President of Baseball Operations was named the World's Greatest Leader by Fortune Magazine. The reason: Chicago united America in a time of its worst division. Tom Verducci, senior baseball writer at Sports Illustrated, penned the Fortune article explaining why...

The Rundown: Bryant Wants to Play in WBC, Cubs Announce Rotation, Help Rizzo Raise Money with Dingers
March 24th, 2017 at 8:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** The lack of participation from some of America's best players in the World Baseball Classic has been a frequent topic, but the rising popularity of the event could change things on a couple fronts. The most influential factor might be FOMO, aka fear of missing out, as the guys playing meaningless Spring Training...

Chicago Cubs: Why Ian Happ doesn’t have a chance at the big league roster
March 21st, 2017 at 7:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** Despite having a superb Spring Training, infielder Ian Happ should not make the Chicago Cubs' Opening Day roster. Like recent top prospects before him, many view Chicago Cubs' 2B Ian Happ as the next big thing. Drafted ninth overall in 2015, Happ has been absolutely tearing the cover off the ball...

Chicago Cubs News: David Ross impresses, Jimenez shut down with injury
March 21st, 2017 at 9:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez was shut down for three weeks with a bone bruise, while David Ross surprised the judges with an above-average performance on Dancing with the Stars. Chicago Cubs fans breathed a sigh of relief Monday when it was revealed prospect Eloy Jimenez needed only three weeks on...