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I'm going to JJC to become a police officer, I will get my Associate's degree after this semester. Then next semester I may go to Lewis Unniversity to finish my Bachlor's degree. I write for my beloved Cubs because I like too and it's fun. Go Cubs!

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MLB Free Agency: What’s next for Dexter Fowler?

Pitchers and catchers report to Arizona in less than one month to begin preparing for the 2016 season. Most players know what team they are going to play for in 2016. But what about outfielder Dexter Fowler? Fowler was the Chicago Cubs starting center fielder last season and was one player that helped the Cubs reach the National League Champion Series. After the season was over, the Cubs gave Fowler a quali ...

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The Latest at the GM Meetings for the Chicago Cubs (with breaking news and an update)

Day two of the GM meetings continued today and the Chicago Cubs have been staying active in the rumor mill. Breaking News: The Cubs have engaged in serious trade talks with the Washington Nationals for starting pitcher Jordan Zimmerman. If any more comes with this, I will write an article up. Right now, I won't believe it until more people report it and seems to be more serious. Update (unconfirmed rumor): ...

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The MLB is Investigating Tampering Charges Against the Chicago Cubs

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the MLB is investigating tampering charges against the Chicago Cubs. The tampering allegations was brought to the MLB by the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays are saying the Cubs talked to new manager Joe Maddon before he opted out of his contract on October 24th. Joe Maddon opted out of his contract on a Friday and the Cubs reached out to his agent, Alan Nero, soon af ...

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Alfonso Soriano has decided to call it quits

Outfielder Alfonso Soriano announced yesterday that he has decided to retire from major league baseball after 16 seasons. Soriano stated yesterday that "he has lost the love and passion to play the same. Soriano also said right now his family is the most important aspect to him right now. Soriano did mention he is still in great shape, but his mind is not focused on baseball." Soriano is 38-years old. Last ...

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Next to join the Cubs: Outfielder Matt Szczur

The Chicago Cubs are expected to call up outfielder Matt Szczur after the game, according to reports. Before today's game, the Cubs optioned outfielder Junior Lake to Triple-A Iowa and called up starting pitcher Dan Straily. Straily was called up for a spot start to give the other starters an extra day of rest. After the game, the Cubs will option Straily back to Triple-A Iowa and are expected to call up Sz ...

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Brett Jackson’s tenure with the Chicago Cubs has come to an end

The Chicago Cubs announced last night that former first round draft pick outfielder Brett Jackson was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks for relief pitcher Blake Cooper. Jackson was once the Cubs top prospect after being drafted in the first round, 31st overall in the 2008 draft. Jackson was a Jim Hendry draft pick. The Cubs cleared a spot on the 40-man roster by trading Jackson as Cooper was not needed to ...

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Could James Russell be the Next Chicago Cub Traded?

The Chicago Cubs already traded the two most named players available at the trade deadline, but who could be the next player traded? Could it be left-handed relief pitcher James Russell? According to Peter Gammons, Russell was one of the most talked about players over the weekend. Most teams are looking for relief pitching, especially left-handed ones and Russell is available. This season, Russell has appea ...

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The Chicago Cubs Could Play Competitively in 2015, Compete in 2016

The Chicago Cubs got a huge boost down in the minors on the fourth of July, by acquiring top prospect shortstop Addison Russell of the Oakland Athletics in the Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammell trade. Russell started his first game in the Cubs organization for the Tennessee Smokies today. With the acquisition of Russell, the Cubs have the top minors in the major leagues. Jason Parks was asked if the Cubs have t ...

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Breaking: Jason McLeod withdraws his name from General Manager opening

Breaking News: Chicago Cubs Vice President of Scouting Jason McLeod has withdrawn his name from the San Diego Padres General Manager opening, according to Patrick Mooney. McLeod wants to stay in Chicago and see the process through. McLeod said; "we got a good thing going here and this is where I want to be." McLeod also said he still wants to be a general manager in the future. The San Diego Padres fired Ge ...

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Bold Predictions for the Chicago Cubs for the 2014 Season

The Chicago Cubs kick off the 2014 season in Pittsburgh on Monday. Before the season starts, here's bold predictions I predict that will occur during the season: Not so bold: Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija will be traded before the non-waiver July 31st trade deadline. Not so bold: Starting pitcher Travis Wood will be the Cubs best pitcher again and another possible all-star. Medium bold prediction: First ...

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