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Can the Chicago Cubs Repeat as World Series Champions?
February 24th, 2017 at 11:52 AM
No MLB team has been able to repeat as World Series champions since the New York Yankees won the Fall Classic for three straight years, between 1998 and 2000, but the Chicago Cubs are no strangers to breaking streaks and they have a great chance to win the World Series...

MLB players’ union agrees to pitchless intentional walks
February 22nd, 2017 at 10:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (AP) â?? The players' association has agreed to Major League Baseball's proposal to have intentional walks without pitches this year. While the union has resisted many of MLB's proposed innovations, players are willing to accept the intentional walk change. "As part of a broader discussion with other moving pieces,...

Ankiel says he drank vodka before starts to tame anxiety
February 21st, 2017 at 10:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** ST. LOUIS (AP) â?? Rick Ankiel says he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season's playoffs. Ankiel detailed his experience during an interview with 590 The Fan on Monday. Ankiel had a promising rookie...

Bryce Harper on Cubs: ‘We want to be the team knocking them out’
February 19th, 2017 at 5:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. â?? Bryce Harper's batting average was nearly 100 points lower last season than it was in 2015, his MVP year. His OPS plummeted from a major league best 1.109 to a who-is-this-guy? .814. His home run production â?? from 42 down to 24 â?? made nearly...

Cardinals’ Reyes to have season-ending Tommy John surgery
February 15th, 2017 at 11:44 AM
***PHOTO1*** JUPITER, Fla. (AP) â?? St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes ruptured a ligament in his right elbow and needs season-ending Tommy John surgery. General manager John ... Read Original Post at http://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/cardinals-reyes-to-have-season-ending-tommy-john-surgery/ Sports Media 101 searches and spiders for news it aggregates from across the web about your favorite sport or...