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Chicago Cubs lose finale, but don’t go down without a fight and first place
April 23rd, 2017 at 5:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** Be honest. When the Chicago Cubs scored that first run in the ninth inning, you thought they were coming back, didn't you? The Cubs fell short, but once again they fought to the last out-and left Cincinnati with first place. If the Chicago Cubs are going to win four out of five,...

The Kid Stays in the Picture: Javy Baez Needs to Play Through His Struggles
April 23rd, 2017 at 7:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** Javy Baez dazzled the world on the biggest stage last year en route to the NLCS co-MVP and 2.7 fWAR. He did so by adopting several batting changes â?? such as limiting hand movement and eliminating s his stride at times â?? under the watchful eye of Joe Maddon, who...

Chicago Cubs: It is time to admit that Javier Baez needs to sit
April 22nd, 2017 at 9:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** In an attempt to solidify the defense and use aggressive play, Javier Baez has started regularly this year. It is time to admit the truth and move forward. It was the wrong choice. The choice was difficult to make. Choosing between a young, flamboyant player versus a reliable veteran is why...

Chicago Cubs: Several Cubs top MLB list for jersey sales
April 22nd, 2017 at 6:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** Four Chicago Cubs claim spots in Major League Baseball's list of Top 20 jersey sales. All four players were ranked in the top five spots. The Chicago Cubs are the talk of Major League Baseball. A fantastic 2016 season, finished with an incredible World Series win in seven games, helped. Having great...

Chicago Cubs: Willson Contreras grand slam leads offense in 12-8 win
April 22nd, 2017 at 4:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs took the second game of a three-game series in Cincinnati, beating the Reds by a score of 12-8 in a wild contest. [embedded content] The Chicago Cubs won their fourth game in a row, beating the Cincinnati Reds 12-8 after Friday's extra-innings comeback win. The Cubs had only nine hits...