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This Week In Baseball: Why We Need Kris Bryant To Succeed

In case you haven’t heard, Chicago Cubs uber-prospect Kris Bryant was called up and made his debut on Friday.

04/21/2015

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30 Players: Baseball’s Top Prospect Bryant Won’t Wait Long For Cubs Debut

It doesn’t take much to explain to someone just how good Kris Bryant is. One look at his 2014 Minor League numbers will drop jaws. And then there’s this unbelievable spring training where he hit a Major League-leading nine home runs in 14 spring games.

03/30/2015

Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy delivers a pitch during LA's 7-5 loss to the Cubs in a Cactus League game in Glendale, Ariz., on Wednesday. (credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Cubs Hit McCarthy Hard, Down Dodgers, 7-5

Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy was hit hard as Chris Coghlan homered and drove in three runs to lead the Chicago Cubs over Los Angeles 7-5 Wednesday.

03/18/2015

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Will Ferrell Plays Outfield For Angels, Infield For Cubs As Part Of His Spring Training Tour For Charity

Cubs top prospect Kris Bryant homered twice, one with funnyman Will Ferrell in center field, and Jorge Soler also connected in Chicago’s 10-9 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday.

03/12/2015

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Former Dodger Juan Pierre Announces Retirement After 14-Years In MLB

Outfielder Juan Pierre has announced his retirement after a 14-year major-league career that included a World Series championship with the 2003 Florida Marlins.

02/27/2015

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Chicago Cubs Hire Joe Maddon As New Manager

Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball’s best managers.

10/31/2014

The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 to win game four of the World Series on October 27, 2004 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Top 5 MLB Playoff Sweeps Since 2000

We take a look at five of the biggest MLB playoff sweeps since 2000.

09/30/2014

Matt Kemp #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a run-scoring double in the 1st inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kemp, Dodgers Beat Cubs 8-5

Matt Kemp homered and had four RBIs, Yasiel Puig scored a career-high four times and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers used six pitchers to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-5 on Sunday.

09/21/2014

Brian Wilson delivers a pitch earlier this season against the Pirates in Pittsburgh.  Wilson gave up a two-run homer to Chris Coghlan in the eighth inning  on Saturday as the Cubs took an 8-7 win over the Dodgers at Wrigley Field.  (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Coghlan Homers Twice To Lift Cubs Over Dodgers

Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday.

09/20/2014

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Kershaw Is League’s 1st Pitcher To Reach 20 Wins, Leads Dodgers Past Cubs, 14-5

Clayton Kershaw became the majors’ first 20-game winner and A.J. Ellis hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 14-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.

09/19/2014

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Ethier, Gordon Play Big Parts In Dodgers’ Win Over Cubs

Dee Gordon and pinch-hitter Andre Ethier hit RBI doubles in Los Angeles’ five-run seventh inning, and the Dodgers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Thursday night and extend their lead in the NL West.

09/18/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

Ryan Sweeney #6 of the Chicago Cubs scores in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on August 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Coghlan’s Homer Leads Cubs To 7-3 Win Over Dodgers

The Chicago Cubs haven’t had many highlights to savor this season. Winning a series against the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers has to be right up there.

08/03/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 06: Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after hitting a double in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game Three of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Hanley Ramirez Hits Walk-Off HR In 12th To Lift Dodgers Past Cubs, 5-2

Hanley Ramirez hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.

08/02/2014

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Cubs Snap Dodgers’ 6-Game Winning Streak In Sloppy Game

Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits over seven innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and scored three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat Los Angeles 8-2 on Friday night, snapping the Dodgers’ six-game winning streak.

08/01/2014

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