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Stop Blaming Cubs’ Losing Streak on Samardzija Trade
July 9th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Since Trading Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics last weekend, the Chicago Cubs’ are 0-5 and some Cubs fans are wining.  Stop it.  That trade had next to nothing to do with the Cubs’ current skid.  Coming into each of their respective series with the Cubs both...

Jason Hammel Learns the Danger of “Comebackers”
June 23rd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** “Comebackers,” line drives hit right back at the pitcher, can be the scariest play in sports.  Serious injuries to Alex Cobb (Tampa Bay Rays), Brandon McCarthy (Arizona Diamondbacks), and, most recently, Aroldis Chapman (Cincinnati Reds) have raised awareness and even prompted Major League Baseball to create a padded hat that...