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Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber talks World Series celebration, infamous “cup bump”

Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber joined Morning Men to talk World Series and more.

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Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber talks World Series celebration, infamous “cup bump”

Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber joined Morning Men to talk World Series and more.

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Jenny McCarthy knocks it out of park at World Series

SiriusXM host Jenny McCarthy gave fans a behind-the-scenes look as she stopped by the 2016 World Series and soaked up all the nostalgia of Wrigley Field. The Chicago native experienced all of the stadium’s history from visiting the booth where … Continued

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Jenny McCarthy knocks it out of park at World Series

SiriusXM host Jenny McCarthy gave fans a behind-the-scenes look as she stopped by the 2016 World Series and soaked up all the nostalgia of Wrigley Field. The Chicago native experienced all of the stadium’s history from visiting the booth where … Continued

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For MLB and the World Series, there has always been a Bill(y) Murray in the stands

A lot has changed between 1908 and 2016 but there’s always been a Bill Murray watching baseball.

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For MLB and the World Series, there has always been a Bill(y) Murray in the stands

A lot has changed between 1908 and 2016 but there’s always been a Bill Murray watching baseball.

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Cubs or Indians? Who wins MVP? It’s MLB Network Radio’s World Series predictions

Two Midwestern cities starved for a World Series title meet in the Fall Classic starting Tuesday night on MLB Network Radio (Sirius 209, XM 89). If Cleveland wins the World Series they’ll be ending a title-drought that’s been going on since … Continued

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Cubs or Indians? Who wins MVP? It’s MLB Network Radio’s World Series predictions

Two Midwestern cities starved for a World Series title meet in the Fall Classic starting Tuesday night on MLB Network Radio (Sirius 209, XM 89). If Cleveland wins the World Series they’ll be ending a title-drought that’s been going on since … Continued

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MLB Postseason: Toronto-Cleveland, Los Angeles-Chicago to square off for a trip to the 2016 World Series

The MLB Postseason is heating up as the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays are fighting it out to advance to the World Series.

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MLB Postseason: Toronto-Cleveland, Los Angeles-Chicago to square off for a trip to the 2016 World Series

The MLB Postseason is heating up as the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays are fighting it out to advance to the World Series.

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Chicago Cubs advance to NLCS; Giants melt down in the ninth

The Cubs are heading back to the NLCS, thanks in part due to over-management by Giants manager Bruce Bochy.

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Chicago Cubs advance to NLCS; Giants melt down in the ninth

The Cubs are heading back to the NLCS, thanks in part due to over-management by Giants manager Bruce Bochy.

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Chapman trade is a win-win for Yankees and Cubs

Not that there was any doubt before today, but the Cubs are officially all in, World Series-or-bust mode for the 2016 season. The team is betting that the short-term PR headache they’re taking on in acquiring Aroldis Chapman will pay dividends in … Continued

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Chapman trade is a win-win for Yankees and Cubs

Not that there was any doubt before today, but the Cubs are officially all in, World Series-or-bust mode for the 2016 season. The team is betting that the short-term PR headache they’re taking on in acquiring Aroldis Chapman will pay dividends in … Continued

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All-Cubs infield headlines a stellar NL All-Star lineup

The infield at Wrigley Field has but one thing in common with a clear night sky in the middle of nowhere: It’s full of bright shining stars. Tinker to Evers to Chance, meet Bryant to Russell to Zobrist to Rizzo. The … Continued

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All-Cubs infield headlines a stellar NL All-Star lineup

The infield at Wrigley Field has but one thing in common with a clear night sky in the middle of nowhere: It’s full of bright shining stars. Tinker to Evers to Chance, meet Bryant to Russell to Zobrist to Rizzo. The … Continued

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MLB announces All-Star Game rosters: Cubs infield leads the way

The people have spoken and they love this year’s Chicago Cubs infield. That’s the biggest story coming out of MLB’s announcement of the roster for the 87th annual MLB All-Star Game. Chicago Cubs Anthony Rizzo (first base), Ben Zobrist (second), … Continued

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MLB announces All-Star Game rosters: Cubs infield leads the way

The people have spoken and they love this year’s Chicago Cubs infield. That’s the biggest story coming out of MLB’s announcement of the roster for the 87th annual MLB All-Star Game. Chicago Cubs Anthony Rizzo (first base), Ben Zobrist (second), … Continued

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Cubs-Reds was very weird and it’s all thanks to Joe Maddon

“That came out of left field and went back to left field and came out of left field again.” That was Cubs broadcaster Jim Deshaies immediately after the Cubs locked up a 7-2 15 inning win over the Reds as … Continued

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Cubs-Reds was very weird and it’s all thanks to Joe Maddon

“That came out of left field and went back to left field and came out of left field again.” That was Cubs broadcaster Jim Deshaies immediately after the Cubs locked up a 7-2 15 inning win over the Reds as … Continued

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MLB should host a pitchers-only Home Run Derby and here’s why

The only way to conceivably improve the Home Run Derby is to let Bartolo Colon participate in the Home Run Derby. The idea of pitchers competing in the Home Run Derby, once ridiculous, has begun gaining steam, with the likes … Continued

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MLB should host a pitchers-only Home Run Derby and here’s why

The only way to conceivably improve the Home Run Derby is to let Bartolo Colon participate in the Home Run Derby. The idea of pitchers competing in the Home Run Derby, once ridiculous, has begun gaining steam, with the likes … Continued

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Songs these 18 MLB players SHOULD use as their walk-up music

Ever wonder how baseball players choose their walk-up music? Music plays before each batter steps up to the plate, before each pitcher takes the mound, but what does the music say about the player? Some players might use their walk-up … Continued

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Songs these 18 MLB players SHOULD use as their walk-up music

Ever wonder how baseball players choose their walk-up music? Music plays before each batter steps up to the plate, before each pitcher takes the mound, but what does the music say about the player? Some players might use their walk-up … Continued

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Max Scherzer makes MLB history, joins Clemens, Johnson and Wood as only pitchers to K 20+ in a game

A mere five days after the nostalgia bug had all of us giddily recalling Kerry Wood’s electric, 20-strikeout performance 18 years ago, Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals delivered a pitching clinic with a 20-K game of his very own last night. … Continued

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Max Scherzer makes MLB history, joins Clemens, Johnson and Wood as only pitchers to K 20+ in a game

A mere five days after the nostalgia bug had all of us giddily recalling Kerry Wood’s electric, 20-strikeout performance 18 years ago, Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals delivered a pitching clinic with a 20-K game of his very own last night. … Continued

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Bryce Harper is every MLB pitcher’s worst nightmare

A counterpoint to astute Cubs manager, Joe Maddon’s stance on Bryce Harper. Bryce Harper is already the closest thing MLB has to Barry Bonds since, well, Barry Bonds. I paid $70 to watch Harper take numerous walks in Chicago on Sunday. Six … Continued

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Bryce Harper is every MLB pitcher’s worst nightmare

A counterpoint to astute Cubs manager, Joe Maddon’s stance on Bryce Harper. Bryce Harper is already the closest thing MLB has to Barry Bonds since, well, Barry Bonds. I paid $70 to watch Harper take numerous walks in Chicago on Sunday. Six … Continued

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While you were sleeping: Rockets beat Warriors, Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter, Blackhawks avoid elimination

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were mourning Prince’s passing. NBA Playoffs: Rockets down … Continued

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While you were sleeping: Rockets beat Warriors, Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter, Blackhawks avoid elimination

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were mourning Prince’s passing. NBA Playoffs: Rockets down … Continued

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Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter (and the Cubs 16-0 beatdown) in historical perspective

The Cincinnati Reds never had a chance on Thursday night against Chicago’s Jake Arrieta. You could see it on their faces and in their body language as they stepped into the box to face the ace Cubs fans have been hoping … Continued

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Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter (and the Cubs 16-0 beatdown) in historical perspective

The Cincinnati Reds never had a chance on Thursday night against Chicago’s Jake Arrieta. You could see it on their faces and in their body language as they stepped into the box to face the ace Cubs fans have been hoping … Continued

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Major League Baseball’s weirdest jersey numbers

When Luis Cessa came on in relief for the Yankees on April 8th, he officially became the best player in the Yankees’ storied history to wear No. 85. That’s because he is the only player in Yankees history to wear said number. Cessa’s … Continued

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Major League Baseball’s weirdest jersey numbers

When Luis Cessa came on in relief for the Yankees on April 8th, he officially became the best player in the Yankees’ storied history to wear No. 85. That’s because he is the only player in Yankees history to wear said number. Cessa’s … Continued

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Chicago Cubs’ loss of Kyle Schwarber isn’t the end of the world it may seem like

I received a text from a friend of mine who is a die-hard Royals fan within minutes of news breaking about Kyle Schwarber being lost for the season. “Sorry for your loss,” the text read flatly, and it took a moment … Continued

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Chicago Cubs’ loss of Kyle Schwarber isn’t the end of the world it may seem like

I received a text from a friend of mine who is a die-hard Royals fan within minutes of news breaking about Kyle Schwarber being lost for the season. “Sorry for your loss,” the text read flatly, and it took a moment … Continued

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Major League Baseball’s nine best ballparks

Major League Baseball returned this week and as fans fight through the fickle winds and drizzle of these early season games, our hosts and experts from MLB Network Radio weighed in on the nine best stadiums in the majors. Consider this … Continued

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Major League Baseball’s nine best ballparks

Major League Baseball returned this week and as fans fight through the fickle winds and drizzle of these early season games, our hosts and experts from MLB Network Radio weighed in on the nine best stadiums in the majors. Consider this … Continued

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Opening Day 2016: MLB Network Radio’s experts make their season predictions

Winter is over and baseball is back! Last week, SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio’s baseball gurus had some of the smartest minds in MLB talking about who you should be drafting for your fantasy team and now we’ve got the experts from … Continued

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Opening Day 2016: MLB Network Radio’s experts make their season predictions

Winter is over and baseball is back! Last week, SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio’s baseball gurus had some of the smartest minds in MLB talking about who you should be drafting for your fantasy team and now we’ve got the experts from … Continued

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While you were sleeping: Westbrook notches another triple-double, Shane vs ‘Taker, “Deep in the Heart of Texas” debuts

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were watching reruns of Archer. #RussellMania strikes again … Continued

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While you were sleeping: Westbrook notches another triple-double, Shane vs ‘Taker, “Deep in the Heart of Texas” debuts

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were watching reruns of Archer. #RussellMania strikes again … Continued

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Fantasy Baseball brain trust: who Brian Cashman, Theo Epstein and Billy Bean think you should draft

SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio has taken fantasy baseball players closer to the game over the past few weeks by chatting with Major League Baseball general managers and team presidents about players you will be drafting this season. From Billy Beane to … Continued

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Fantasy Baseball brain trust: who Brian Cashman, Theo Epstein and Billy Bean think you should draft

SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio has taken fantasy baseball players closer to the game over the past few weeks by chatting with Major League Baseball general managers and team presidents about players you will be drafting this season. From Billy Beane to … Continued

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MLB Network Radio’s offseason winners and losers (so far)

From the winter meetings to the $100-million bids for superstar free agents, the baseball offseason is almost as much a spectacle as the regular season. Even though the offseason merry-go-round isn’t quite finished with players like Yoenis Cespedes and Dexter Fowler … Continued

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MLB Network Radio’s offseason winners and losers (so far)

From the winter meetings to the $100-million bids for superstar free agents, the baseball offseason is almost as much a spectacle as the regular season. Even though the offseason merry-go-round isn’t quite finished with players like Yoenis Cespedes and Dexter Fowler … Continued

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Baseball superlatives: MLB Network Radio’s favorite players

Who are the best players in the MLB? We polled nine MLB Network Radio hosts to find out. Take a look at the results: Miguel Cabrera beat out Bryce Harper, Paul Goldschmidt and Mike Trout as “Best Hitter.” The Detroit … Continued

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Baseball superlatives: MLB Network Radio’s favorite players

Who are the best players in the MLB? We polled nine MLB Network Radio hosts to find out. Take a look at the results: Miguel Cabrera beat out Bryce Harper, Paul Goldschmidt and Mike Trout as “Best Hitter.” The Detroit … Continued

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This week on Morning Men: Stephen A. Smith says Evan Cohen needs to floss!

WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK A lot happens on Morning Men on Mad Dog Sports Radio SiriusXM 82! It’s a good thing that a guy like me takes notes on everything I’ve learned over the course of the week. However, … Continued

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This week on Morning Men: Stephen A. Smith says Evan Cohen needs to floss!

WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK A lot happens on Morning Men on Mad Dog Sports Radio SiriusXM 82! It’s a good thing that a guy like me takes notes on everything I’ve learned over the course of the week. However, … Continued

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‘Legendary’ Cubs’ pitcher Henry Rowengartner remembers filming with Gary Busey

It may be 107 years since the Chicago Cubs last won the World Series in real life, but it’s only been 22 in the world of cinema.  On Mad Dog Sports Radio’s Morning Men, Evan Cohen and Mike Babchik were … Continued

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‘Legendary’ Cubs’ pitcher Henry Rowengartner remembers filming with Gary Busey

It may be 107 years since the Chicago Cubs last won the World Series in real life, but it’s only been 22 in the world of cinema.  On Mad Dog Sports Radio’s Morning Men, Evan Cohen and Mike Babchik were … Continued

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Johnny Damon on comparisons between the 2015 Cubs and ’04 Red Sox

Johnny Damon certainly knows something about breaking baseball curses. The former outfielder played a pivotal role on the 2004 world champion Red Sox team that conquered the 86-year-old Curse of the Bambino. Now as the Chicago Cubs advance to the NLCS, … Continued

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Johnny Damon on comparisons between the 2015 Cubs and ’04 Red Sox

Johnny Damon certainly knows something about breaking baseball curses. The former outfielder played a pivotal role on the 2004 world champion Red Sox team that conquered the 86-year-old Curse of the Bambino. Now as the Chicago Cubs advance to the NLCS, … Continued

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2015 NLDS preview: Cardinals vs. Cubs

For the Cubs, 2015 was a year where inexperienced bats hit like seasoned veterans and lifted the team to its first postseason berth in seven seasons. For the Cardinals, it was business as usual, as the team shrugged off injuries and cruised … Continued

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2015 NLDS preview: Cardinals vs. Cubs

For the Cubs, 2015 was a year where inexperienced bats hit like seasoned veterans and lifted the team to its first postseason berth in seven seasons. For the Cardinals, it was business as usual, as the team shrugged off injuries and cruised … Continued

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Former NBA players talk Kobe vs. Jordan, Bulls vs. Lakers

In the 1990’s, the NBA was all about Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls and their legendary six championship wins. Then in the 20000’s, we had Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers’ winning it all five times. Both players led their teams … Continued

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Former NBA players talk Kobe vs. Jordan, Bulls vs. Lakers

In the 1990’s, the NBA was all about Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls and their legendary six championship wins. Then in the 20000’s, we had Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers’ winning it all five times. Both players led their teams … Continued

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Joe Maddon’s agent calls tampering allegations ‘insulting’

Joe Maddon’s agent Alan Nero took issue with the Tampa Bay Rays and their reported interest in filing tampering charges against the Chicago Cubs, calling the accusation of tampering “really said and a bit insulting” in an interview with MLB … Continued

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Joe Maddon’s agent calls tampering allegations ‘insulting’

Joe Maddon’s agent Alan Nero took issue with the Tampa Bay Rays and their reported interest in filing tampering charges against the Chicago Cubs, calling the accusation of tampering “really said and a bit insulting” in an interview with MLB … Continued

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MLB Network Radio remembers Don Zimmer

Don Zimmer was a baseball lifer. He signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1949 and played for six franchises in the U.S. When his playing days were over, Zimmer managed the Padres, Red Sox, Rangers and Cubs from the early … Continued

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MLB Network Radio remembers Don Zimmer

Don Zimmer was a baseball lifer. He signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1949 and played for six franchises in the U.S. When his playing days were over, Zimmer managed the Padres, Red Sox, Rangers and Cubs from the early … Continued

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Alex Anthopoulos: We’re not actively engaged in any trade talks with anybody

The Toronto Blue Jays have won eight straight games and sit atop the hyper-competitive American League East. Toronto has done it with the major’s winningest pitcher, Mark Buehrle (9-1), and with the help of quality starts from young righty Drew Hutchison and … Continued

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Alex Anthopoulos: We’re not actively engaged in any trade talks with anybody

The Toronto Blue Jays have won eight straight games and sit atop the hyper-competitive American League East. Toronto has done it with the major’s winningest pitcher, Mark Buehrle (9-1), and with the help of quality starts from young righty Drew Hutchison and … Continued

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MLB Network Radio Spring Training Tour recaps

MLB Network Radio visited all 30 teams in March in 20 days. Click on your team’s Spring Training logo for the camp recap and check out the photo wall for pics from throughout the tour! Team Recaps AL East AL Central … Continued

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MLB Network Radio Spring Training Tour recaps

MLB Network Radio visited all 30 teams in March in 20 days. Click on your team’s Spring Training logo for the camp recap and check out the photo wall for pics from throughout the tour! Team Recaps AL East AL Central … Continued

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Chicago Cubs 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Mesa, Ariz., on Wednesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Chicago Cubs. Chicago Cubs 2014 outlook The future is bright in the north side of Chicago as Jed Hoyer … Continued

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Chicago Cubs 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Mesa, Ariz., on Wednesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Chicago Cubs. Chicago Cubs 2014 outlook The future is bright in the north side of Chicago as Jed Hoyer … Continued

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Curtis Granderson on free agency: ‘I’m open for everything’

Tuesday on MLB Network Radio, outfielder Curtis Granderson spoke with Jim Memolo and Todd Hollandsworth about his options this offseason in free agency. One option already on the table is a one-year, $14 million qualifying offer. Well, it’s definitely something … Continued

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Curtis Granderson on free agency: ‘I’m open for everything’

Tuesday on MLB Network Radio, outfielder Curtis Granderson spoke with Jim Memolo and Todd Hollandsworth about his options this offseason in free agency. One option already on the table is a one-year, $14 million qualifying offer. Well, it’s definitely something … Continued

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Joe Torre on Joe Girardi rumors: ‘The Yankees are very tough to walk away from’

With New York Yankees’manager Joe Girardi’s contract set to officially expire on October 31, rumors have already began circulating of a possible departure. One possible destination? According to reports, the Chicago Cubs. Former Yankees’ skipper and current MLB Executive Vice … Continued

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Joe Torre on Joe Girardi rumors: ‘The Yankees are very tough to walk away from’

With New York Yankees’manager Joe Girardi’s contract set to officially expire on October 31, rumors have already began circulating of a possible departure. One possible destination? According to reports, the Chicago Cubs. Former Yankees’ skipper and current MLB Executive Vice … Continued

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LISTEN: Jim Bowden breaks down MLB trade market

Bad news, contenders: If you’re looking for starting pitching at the MLB trade deadline, you’re probably not going to find it, says SiriusXM’s Jim Bowden. Bowden broke down the pitching market on Inside Pitch on SiriusXM MLB Network Radio Tuesday, … Continued

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LISTEN: Jim Bowden breaks down MLB trade market

Bad news, contenders: If you’re looking for starting pitching at the MLB trade deadline, you’re probably not going to find it, says SiriusXM’s Jim Bowden. Bowden broke down the pitching market on Inside Pitch on SiriusXM MLB Network Radio Tuesday, … Continued

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