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Senior Writer Jim Callis Ranks White Sox Top Farm System

On Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball handed down a very stiff punishment to the Atlanta Braves organization for their numerous international free agency rules violations. The punishment grants 12 of the Braves prospects free agency including their top international prospect Kevin Maitan. In other words, MLB laid the hammer down on the Braves. The sanctions enforced by MLB indirectly affect the Chicag ...

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Chicago Cubs trade James Russell, Emilio Bonifacio to Atlanta

The Chicago Cubs have at least made one deal at the MLB trade deadline today. Just after the deadline hit, reports hit the web that the Cubs traded reliever James Russell and utility man Emilio Bonifacio to the Atlanta Braves. In exchange for the two players, the Cubs will get Class A catcher Victor Caratini from Braves. With Bonifacio and Barney gone, that opens up second base for Arismendy Alcantara who w ...

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Reports: Cubs already discussing Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel trades

The Cubs will once again be sellers at this years trade deadline and we all know the one name that is popping up in those rumors. But another name has also been discussed, and it's another starting pitcher. Multiple reports out today are indicating the Cubs have already discussed trade offers for both Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. Reports from newspapers and beat writers surfaced today and I expect the ...

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Sox Top Braves To Open Second Half

The White Sox opened the second half with a series win in Chicago over the visiting, first place, Atlanta Braves. The Sox came into the break dropping two of three to the Philadelphia Phillies and were looking to take away a series from Atlanta who were 5-5 in their last ten before the series, and are single handedly responsible for the Phillies feeling like they may contend for the playoffs this fall. Game ...

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Chi City Sports Wonsover Wrap

  Braves-Cardinals blown call The NFL referee strike is over, and it appears the replacement refs left and came to the MLB. Just a few weeks after what many considered the worst call in sports history in the Packers-Seahawks Monday Night Football game, sports fans were once again left face palming after left field umpire Sam Holbrook blew a call in left field. The Braves’ Andrelton Simmons hit a fly ba ...

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