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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

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M’s Pick Up Ruggiano From Cubs

Seattle gained the second right-handed bat it sought on Wednesday, acquiring Justin Ruggiano from the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Matt Brazis.

1090 The Fan–12/17/2014

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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

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Jeff Samardzija will head to Oakland to pitch for the best team in baseball. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Analysis: A’s-Cubs Strike Mega Deal

The Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs struck a deal Friday, sending two starting pitchers to Oakland and three players to Chicago, including a top prospect.

1090 The Fan–07/04/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ ‘Pump Up Songs’ Athletes Use

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Imagine Dragons on LeBron James, First Pitches and A Chicago Cubs World Series

The Las Vegas rockers offer up a potential song to a star NBA player and discuss how they narrowly averted disaster at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.

03/21/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 9: Junior Lake #21 of the Chicago Cubs hits an RBI single against the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning at Busch Stadium on August 9, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Cubs Hope Junior Lake Bridges Gap To Major Youth Movement

The Cubs lost 96 games last season. Young outfielder Junior Lake looks to be part of the turnaround.

03/20/2014

Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

McClendon Happy With Win, Wants More Consistency

“We executed at the end, we didn’t do much executing in between. That’s what spring training’s all about,” Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said after Wednesday’s 8-7 win over the Chicago Cubs.

1090 The Fan–03/13/2014

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