What Could’ve Been if the Red Sox Extended Jon Lester in 2014

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Six summers ago, John Henry and the Boston Red Sox made a deal that altered the trajectory of the franchise for years to come. At the 2014 trade deadline, the Red Sox traded Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics after failing to reach an extension with the lefty the offseason prior. Today, Lester and his […] READ MORE


A Cleveland Indians Oddity

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Cleveland Indians Oddities Entering play on Wednesday, the Cleveland Indians were amid a seven-game losing streak. Unfortunately, that streak got extended to eight-games as the club lost to the Chicago Cubs by a final score of 3-2 in 10 innings. For the Indians, this has been a tough stretch of baseball and it certainly isn’t […] READ MORE


Alec Mills Throws No-Hitter vs Brewers

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Alec Mills has cemented himself into history after throwing a no-hitter versus the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon. Mills is just the sixteenth Chicago Cubs‘ pitcher to toss a no-hitter. He had five strikeouts and three walks with 114 pitches thrown. It is just the second no-hitter of the season. Chicago White Sox ace Lucas […] READ MORE


MLB Hall of Famer Lou Brock Dies

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St. Louis Cardinals and MLB legend Lou Brock died Sunday afternoon at the age of 81. Brock was a six-time All-Star, eight-time NL stolen base leader, and two-time World Series champion. The Trade Lou Brock is not only known as a great player, but he is also known for being involved in arguably one of […] READ MORE


Glove-Talking

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Do Gloves Talk Now Anyone who has watched a baseball game in the last thirty years has seen some form or another of glove-talking. Glove-talking? What do you mean? Do gloves talk now? In my day they were made of leather and you had to operate them with your hand. No, no, you still have […] READ MORE


This Week In Home Runs: Week of 8/24 Walk Off Week

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In a season where everything has been different this past week added another layer to the season. We had a few more games get postponed due to COVID-19. That’s not anything new. But the week had several games get postponed due to the racial uproar over the Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin. As a […] READ MORE


Chicago Cubs Acquire Cameron Maybin

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The Chicago Cubs have acquired outfielder Cameron Maybin in a deal with the Detroit Tigers. This was one of several moves that the Cubs made right at the deadline. Multiple sources believe the Tigers will receive infield prospect Zack Short in return. Short is listed as Chicago’s 21st-best prospect. Outfielder Cameron Maybin has been traded […] READ MORE


Cubs Add Andrew Chafin and Josh Osich

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Pair of Left-Handers Head to the Northside The Chicago Cubs bolstered their bullpen prior to the Trade Deadline with the acquisition of Arizona Diamondbacks left-handed reliever Andrew Chafin. First with the news was Joel Sherman of the New York Post on Twitter. Hear the Chafin to the #Cubs is finalized. #Diamondbacks — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) […] READ MORE


Rays Trade Jose Martinez To Cubs For Two PTNL

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The Tampa Bay Rays traded away right-handed slugger Jose Martinez to the Chicago Cubs for two players to be named later. While the Rays have been active in trade talks, this move may come as a surprise. The Rays hoped Jose Martinez could really help against left-handed pitching. In the short 2020, he was hitting […] READ MORE


Chicago Cubs Ian Happ Continues To Impress

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The Chicago Cubs have had a great season thus far. Many players have stepped up to fill big roles on the team, but no one has produced more than center fielder Ian Happ. The 26-year old switch-hitter has become a key part of their dangerous lineup. He has been a big reason for the 16-8 […] READ MORE