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Addison Russell, Albert Almora Jr. make spectacular plays

It didn't take long for the San Francisco Giants to get on the scoreboard Monday night against John Lackey. Joe Panik hit a leadoff home run to give the Giants the 1-0 lead in the top of the first. The Giants could have scored more runs but Chicago's defense shut that door. Shortstop Addison Russell made a great diving play to throw out Christian Arroyo for the first out: Addison Russell.....Too easy pic.tw ...

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Milwaukee Brewers begin to stir the pot in the NL Central

The Milwaukee Brewers are in first place in the NL Central through the first 40 games of the season. They've hit well, pitched well and have played defense. Now they are starting to feel like they belong in this division and have started to stir the pot. The Brewers took game one of a three-game series at Wrigley Field on Friday and Saturday's game was postponed due to rain. But after the game was called, i ...

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Report: Chicago White Sox finalizing a deal for Luis Robert

Well that didn't take long. On the day that Cuban outfielder Luis Robert was eligible to be signed, the Chicago White Sox made their move. According to Ken Rosenthal, the White Sox and Robert are finalizing a deal to bring the Cuban outfielder to Chicago: https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/866006514162692096 With the deal being $25M, the White Sox will end up spending a total of $50M as they have to p ...

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VIDEO: Michael Barrett punches A.J. Pierzynski

It was 11 years ago today, May 20, that Chicago Cubs catcher Michael Barrett escalated a benches clearing brawl. As Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzysnki scored on a sac fly to left field, he plowed over Barrett at the plate. After slapping the plate and angering Barrett, Pierzynski then began walking back to the dugout. That's when it got interesting. Watch as Barrett punches Pierzynski: https://www.yo ...

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Jose Quintana dazzles in White Sox win

Chicago White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana just may have raised his trade value a little more. The left-handed pitcher tossed eight innings of one-hit ball, giving up just one run, one walk and striking out seven batters as the White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 in 10 innings. Quintana was on all night long and Seattle couldn't touch the 28-year-old. Despite tossing just one hit over eight innings, Quinta ...

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Kyle Schwarber broke the Budweiser sign at Wrigley Field

Chicago Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber just hates the giant right field video board. After hitting a baseball that landed on top of the video board in Game 4 of the 2015 NLDS vs. the Cardinals, Schwarber was back at it again. Except this time it was in batting practice. With the wind blowing out at Wrigley Field and gusts of 40+ MPH, batting practice featured a lot of monster home runs by the Cubs. One of ...

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Joe Maddon earns his 1000th career win as Cubs beat Reds

The Chicago Cubs opened up a 10-game home stand with a 9-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Not only did the Cubs end a two game losing streak and get back to the .500 mark, but it was a milestone win for Manager Joe Maddon. Maddon earned his 1000th career win, moving his record to 1000-870 over his 14-year coaching career. https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/864681283598917632 His record includes ...

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VIDEO: Ian Happ hits first home run at Wrigley Field

He's only played in three games as a member of the Chicago Cubs, but prospect Ian Happ is leaving a lasting impression. After collecting his first hit, a home run, against the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, Happ hit another on Tuesday night. The fifth inning home run was his first career home run at Wrigley Field and extended the Cubs lead to 5-3. Watch as Happ connects and sends one into the opposite fie ...

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Keith Law links Chicago Cubs to this starting pitcher

It hasn't been the start the Chicago Cubs had hoped for coming off a World Series in 2016 but its' still May and there's plenty of games left. At 18-19, the Cubs sit 3.5 games behind the Cardinals in the NL Central and are coming off a series loss in St. Louis. The Cubs haven't played defense well, haven't got timely hitting and haven't pitched well. But the biggest concern might be the starting pitching. A ...

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Chicago Bulls targeting a point guard in 2017 NBA Draft?

The Chicago Bulls are in a position where they need to hit on a few draft picks in consecutive years to turn around the franchise. With a lot of holes on the roster, it won't be easy to rebuild on the fly. Their 2016 first round pick, Denzel Valentine, saw limited action last season so it's tough to judge what they have in him. But the 2017 NBA Draft is more important than ever. Chicago will pick 16th this ...

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