Trade Candidates to Watch This Offseason

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Six MLB Players to Monitor This Offseason The MLB Hot Stove Season is officially underway. Tuesday, the MLB Owners Meetings get underway and last thru Thursday. In typical 2020 fashion, the meetings are being held virtually. However, they will still allow all 30 front offices to converse with one another and exchange ideas. Typically, these […] READ MORE


Chicago Cubs 2020 Recap: The End of an Era

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The Chicago Cubs 2020 season ended when they were eliminated from the playoffs last Friday by the Miami Marlins. Chicago really struggled to make contact at the plate. In the two losses versus Miami, they had nine hits and just one run. This was a story all too familiar for the Cubs, and has been […] READ MORE


Most Captivating MLB Players of 2016: Part 5

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By Brandon Murphy – Last Word On Baseball As the 2016 calendar year comes to an end, the LWOS MC50 series captures the 50 most captivating athletes from 2016 in each sport. LWOB takes a look at the 50 MLB players who drew headlines this past year, whether it be for on-field accomplishments, off-season drama, […] READ MORE


Cubs Demolish Indians, Force Game 7

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By Joshua Greenberg – Last Word On Baseball The 2016 World Series will go the distance. After being on the brink of elimination just a few days ago, the Chicago Cubs have evened things at three games a piece, and seem to have all the momentum. Tuesday evening, the Cubbies put a 9-3 beatdown on […] READ MORE


Chicago Cubs Win Game Five, Series Returns to Cleveland

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By Joshua Greenberg – Last Word On Baseball The Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs will play at least one more game before the 2016 World Series is decided. On Sunday, the Cubs downed the Indians in Game Five, sending the Series back to Cleveland for a sixth matchup on Tuesday. Chicago got its first World […] READ MORE


Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 30: 2016 World Series Preview

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By Joe Hojnacki – Last Word On Baseball It’s time for Crowding the Plate’s 2016 World Series Preview as the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians, owners of the longest championship droughts in American pro sports, meet in the Fall Classic. The Indians have made headlines with their bullpen all October long as Andrew Miller and Cody […] READ MORE


Kris Bryant Deserves the MVP

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Kris Bryant Deserves the MVP: With the season winding down it's time to take a look at who has a real shot to take home the NL MVP trophy. READ MORE


Weekly MLB Award Watch: Issue Two

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As the 2016 Season hits the final two months, our weekly MLB award watch will begin . We’re going to take a look at the rising, and falling stocks of the major award candidates each week. Last week we set the scene for the award races. Now let’s take a look at whose stock is […] READ MORE


Weekly MLB Award Watch: Issue 1

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As the 2016 MLB season draws to a close, check out our MLB award watch for the NL and AL MVP, CY Young, Rookie of the Year and more. READ MORE


Cubs Corner: Chicago Downs LA Angels

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Cubs Corner: Chicago Downs LA Angels The Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Angels in an interleague 2-game series. They have now beaten the Angels four out of four times on the season. With the two wins, the Cubs move to a league best 30 games over .500, at 71-41. Along with the great record, […] READ MORE